Losing a loved one

Life Events > Losing a loved one
The last thing anyone wants to prepare for is the loss of a loved one. But there are important decisions to make, and planning ahead can help make this time a little less stressful.
Keep in mind:
Gather important financial documents
Notify institutions responsible for payments and assets
Set a budget for the funeral, if it was not preplanned
Consider the executor

What to know when a loved one passes

Considerations related to settling the deceased's estate, particularly bills, taxes and other outstanding debt.

Planning and paying for a funeral

Funeral costs vary widely; understanding your rights and responsibilities can help to make the process smoother.

My spouse died with no will. What does this mean?

What you should consider when an individual dies without a will or trust to bequeath.
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