Ashley Shepherd is the founder and managing director at Over50choices. With over 30 years’ experience in financial services, he has held senior roles in building societies, banks and insurance companies.
A recent news story in the Daily Mail says that a cascade of wealt of more than pound;400billion is set to flow to younger generations from their grandparents; Wills in the coming years.
From May, grieving families could be forced to take out short-term loans in order to implement the probate process suggests Government analysis, following an increase to fees.
Many of these risks can be avoided by the use of a lsquo;living willrsquo;. You can read more about what a living Will is here
Writing a will allows you to keep control of your assets after you die. Prepaid probate could save your estate money. Read more
It may surprise you to learn that over 8 million UK adults aged fifty or over have not made a will
You are never too young to make a Will, in fact doing so may give you peace of mind. There are various ways to write a Will take a look
In 2013 the average cost of probate was pound;2,160; a figure that has increased by a massive 39% over the last year. Read more
New intestacy rules come into effect 1st Oct 2014 see who the biggest loser is by not making a Will. Read on
Unfortunately the need for making a Will is a question asked and dismissed by almost two thirds of the UK. Read more
Do you know if your parents have made a Will yet? Making a Will is pivotal to later life planning
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