You probably don't need a full-blown pet trust, but you do need to take steps to make sure your beloved animals are cared for if you die before they do.
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The actor, who died earlier this month, hadn't updated his will in 10 years. Experts say that, along with other troubling issues, he didn't pay enough attention to estate taxes.
No one wants to think about money when they're dying, but making some wise financial decisions at the end of your life can be a final gift to your loved ones.
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It's no longer unusual to set the record straight before you expire. Make it interesting and worthwhile.
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