Starting a family right time to make a will
by Daniel Jones
People tend to use various excuses to avoid making a will
, but having children should give them the incentive they need to get their affairs in order.
Dying intestate can create all sorts of problems that can easily be avoided by writing a will
, which is likely not to be as scary as people first think.
Addressing death is not something that appeals to the majority, but is nevertheless a crucial part of planning for the future.
It is ultimately a spouse or the children of the deceased who will be required to deal with all the problems if a will has not been made, adding stress to an already difficult time.
Research from Skipton Financial Services recently showed that as many as one in five adults in the UK have already received their inheritance from family members.
In many cases, this is because the individual had faced a period of financial hardship.
Published on: August 12, 2011
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