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Should I Have a Will?

Do You Have a Will?

Although it may sound morbid to draw up a will when you're young and healthy, it is a wise move, especially for those who are married or who own a lot of assets. Writing a will doesn't mean you are about to die — all it means is that you're being organized about your finances and well prepared for any scenario. A December 2010 survey from FindLaw.com found that 55 percent of Americans don't have wills, which means they will have no say in what happens to their property or money when they pass away. Tell me, do you have a will?

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RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
Gdeeaz, I feel the same way. My parents and my husband have legal access to all my bank accounts, and I don't have any kids. I will make a will once we have kids, because I assume (hope) that by then, I will have accumulated a little more wealth.
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 5 years
I'm 21 and don't really have anything to my name besides my car and a few thousand saved up that my dad has access to in case something happened to me. I don't really see a need for one.
amber512 amber512 5 years
My husband and I have discussed it, but we haven't actually made one yet.
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