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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Four Tasks To Complete Before Death

CoffinForbes contributor Mike Lewis, suggests that completing the below four task can ensure that your final wishes are carried out during and after your lifetime.

  1. Draft an estate plan so that your assets can be smoothly transferred to the intended beneficiary.
  2. Draft a living will and a heath care power of attorney, these documents will help keep your family informed about your desired medical treatments.
  3. Forgive and forget so that you do not spend your final days angry or full of regret.
  4. Create a bucket list and start doing things on the list. 

See Mike Lewis Closing the Books-4 Final Tasks Before Death, Forbes, Jan. 14, 2014.

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