7 Things You Need to Do Now to Protect Your Beloved Pets

Pets sometimes outlive their owners. If you suffer an accident or illness, it could leave your cat, dog, horse, iguana, or any other pet without a caregiver, which, without proper planning, could result in your beloved pet being sent to an animal rescue or shelter that is not of your choosing. Take a few steps […]

Who Will Care for Your Pet?

If you have a severe illness or accident or pass away, who will you trust to look after your pet? There are many ways to ensure your pet continues to have a loving home. Guardian of Your Minor Children If you also have minor children, the nominated guardian of your minor children can be a […]

Ways to Provide Money to Care for Your Beloved Pet

As of 2023, 66 percent of US households own a pet.[1] A Forbes Advisor survey of more than 5,000 dog owners found that 41 percent of dog owners spend between $500 and $1,999 a year on their dogs and 8 percent spend more than $2,000 annually.[2] In addition to the annual cost of care, there […]

Do I Really Need a Will when living in California?

There are certain financial goals that it’s important to check off your list, like having enough money in a savings account to cover emergency expenses and eliminating unhealthy debt. However, here’s one goal many people gloss over — creating a will.

Remind Me Why I Need a Will

A will is a legal document that allows you to decide what happens with your estate after you passed away. Unfortunately, not all people consider creating one because they think that it’s complicated and just an extra expense.

Estate Planning Tips for Couples without Children?

If you and your spouse are child-free, you may think you don’t need to think about comprehensive estate planning—but you’d be wrong. You’ll still want to ensure your assets go where you’d like them to after you’re gone, rather than being divvied up by the state.