On 16 August, Aretha Franklin passed away, aged 76, in hospice care after battling pancreatic cancer. She didn’t leave a will. This leaves her four sons and other family members to work out her total assets and divide them amongst themselves.
A national saving and investment survey has shown only 7% of people have spoken to their parents about inheritance.
Talking about money with your parents can be difficult. However, these conversations can also be some of the most important ones you will have with those you love.
The UK has taken steps in equality for same-sex couples. With marriage the only option for heterosexual couples do we have a new inequality?
When someone dies and leaves a will, an executor is usually appointed in the will to deal with the deceased person’s estate.
Despite having a will in place being the accepted way to leave details about your inheritance, the number of people without one is very high.
“Sort the finances out” is a popular New Year’s Resolution, but that’s a little vague. So we look at 10 resolutions you can make and stick to.