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Clark Howard’s Important Advice on Funeral Planning Wills & Funerals January 14, 2022
Having a conversation about death can be difficult, but because you may have to plan the funeral of a loved…
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die Wills & Funerals December 3, 2019
Have you thought about what will happen to all of your online accounts when you die? So much of what…
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Best Online Will Maker: 5 Free or Cheap Options Wills & Funerals January 9, 2019
Looking for the best online will maker? Here are five free or cheap services that can help you create a…
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FreeWill: A New Way to Prepare Your Will for Free Online Money & Credit September 18, 2018
For years, the topic of wills and estate planning was the province of lawyers almost exclusively. Then the Internet came…
Looking to Lower Your Funeral or Cremation Costs? Join a Non-Profit Memorial Society
Looking to Lower Your Funeral or Cremation Costs? Join a Non-Profit Memorial Society Life June 7, 2018
Death isn't a topic people generally like to talk about. But the financial burden that is placed on the family…
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How to create a will online for FREE in just 5 minutes Money & Credit April 13, 2018
For years, money expert Clark Howard has tried to drive home to his listeners and readers the importance of having…
3 simple money moves to make in 2018
3 simple money moves to make in 2018 Money & Credit January 8, 2018
As we welcome 2018, it's a great time to do a look-see ahead and make sure your finances are in…
Can tech save the funeral industry?
How technology is taking some of the pain out of planning a funeral Wills & Funerals September 27, 2017
Losing a loved one, whether it be a close friend or family member, can be a devastating blow to a…
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones Money & Credit July 27, 2017
Readers of People magazine were wowed earlier this year by the touching story of a California man who cared for…
Beware of burial insurance offers
Beware of burial insurance offers Insurance August 24, 2016
When it's your time to go, imagine getting all your funeral expenses paid up to $35,000. That's the promise residents…
Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney FAQs
Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney FAQs Wills & Funerals May 1, 2016
Have you thought about what happens if you are incapacitated in some way and can't make health care decisions for…
Checklist: What to discuss with aging parents about finances
Checklist: What to discuss with aging parents about finances Life May 1, 2016
Very few people like to think about the end, but there's an uncontested 100% chance that we're all going to…
One thing parents don’t want to think about, but really should
One thing parents don’t want to think about, but really should Money & Credit January 27, 2016
Editor's note: Liz Seymour is a stay-at-home mom and author of 'Moms and Money,' a new clark.com series focused on…
5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them)
5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them) Insurance July 17, 2015
Nursing homes aren't all bad. For those with medical needs who require specialized care, a nursing home can provide a…
5 things you probably didn’t know about inheriting a house
5 things you probably didn’t know about inheriting a house Wills & Funerals July 10, 2015
Inheriting a house may seem like winning the lottery, but you need to be prepared to make a number of…
Are POLST Forms The New Living Wills?
Are POLST Forms The New Living Wills? Health June 9, 2014
There's a new medical form you need to know about if you want to be sure that your end-of-life wishes…
Are POLST Forms The New Living Wills?
Your Final Wish To-Do List Money & Credit May 23, 2013
What are your final wishes? You should already have a will and a Power of Attorney or Living Will, but…
Getting old is unaffordable
Getting old is unaffordable Insurance May 19, 2013
Around two-thirds of Americans over age 65 will need long-term care, either through at-home health care services in the home…
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever Wills & Funerals February 19, 2013
If you have aging parents and kids you're still raising, then you're a member of the "sandwich generation." People in…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills Life June 25, 2012
Got a parent in a nursing home? A surprise big bill could be headed your way even if you haven't…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
New online funeral shopping site launches Life February 17, 2012
Shopping for a funeral online could become commonplace if two entrepreneurs have their way. Cleveland residents Mike Belsito and Bryan…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Advance directive forms available for free online Life January 13, 2012
If you want to save your family from making important but difficult decisions about your end-of-life wishes, I recommend that…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Big banks target grieving widows over debts they don’t owe Protect Your Rights & Identity December 6, 2011
The nation's biggest banks are specifically and strategically targeting grieving widows with harassing attempts to collect on the debts of…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Louisiana monks win right to make cheap caskets Life August 18, 2011
It's always been a special issue for me how people get ripped off at a time of great sadness when…