Estate Planning Pitfall – You haven’t made funeral arrangements
Abstract: No one likes to contemplate his or her own death but making funeral arrangements is a necessary evil of estate planning. Family members usually are distressed in the immediate aftermath of a loved one’s death. Thus, they may be hard-pressed to follow through with funeral arrangements that have been stipulated in a will or other document. This brief article suggests ways to ease the burden on one’s family by making clear funeral arrangements.