Create your ethical will

You may not be able to take it with you, but you can let the generations to come know what you valued if you create an ethical will.


An ethical will can be a vital component of an estate plan because it reflects your concerns and hopes for the next generation. Most wills mainly focus on distributing assets and deciding who gets what. An ethical will provides families with the chance to know their loved ones better and for the writer to express what often goes unsaid.

1.  What values or beliefs are of special significance to you? Why?

2.  What are your wishes and hopes for the generations that follow you?

3.  What are your greatest life lessons? How have they influenced you?

4.  Do you have any regrets?

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