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How is estate planning different for women?

Men and women alike could benefit from estate planning. The tools and strategies available for men and women are roughly the same, but there are often special elements in estate planning for Texas women to consider for retirement. A report by the United States Census Bureau suggests that the amount of widowed women over the age of 65 is at 36 percent.

Same-sex estate planning in Texas

Whether a person is single or married, an estate plan is an important tool to ensure that wishes are carried out after death. Understandably, many Texas couples choose to have their spouses listed in their estate. Same-sex couples, however, may have complications when it comes to creating their estate plans.

Do-it-yourself estate planning in Texas may not be good idea

There are many people who would like to save money on estate planning services. Due to this, a number of Texas residents utilize do-it-yourself web sites to create wills and other estate planning documents. While this can be cost-effective, blunders can occur that can cause disaster in the long run.

Estate planning for the younger crowd in Texas

Age does not matter when it comes to planning an estate. Nothing is guaranteed in life, and estate planning can help surviving family members to be more at ease when handling affairs. Even for Texas residents who feel that they do not have many assets, having an estate plan can still be crucial.

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