It's an Election Year; Is Your Will Updated?
Voting for President Provides A Good Reminder to Reassess Important Personal Choices
By KAREN BLUMENTHAL
August 27, 2008; Page D1 WSJ
The most important decision you'll make this fall may be whether to vote for John McCain or Barack Obama. But as you mull that over, you might also take the opportunity to make some important choices for your own financial future.
If you're like me, you may have let some financial tasks slide for way too long. My husband and I knew we needed to update our wills, but it took us months to actually call the lawyer -- and then we stalled nine more months before signing the paperwork. ...(more)