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
 
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