Take Care of Your Loved Ones by Updating Your Beneficiary Forms

The saddest phone call an advisor will ever receive is that a client passed away. This happened to me recently. One of my dear clients, a former school teacher, passed away a month ago at the tender young age of fifty-nine.Her children will inherit her retirement accounts. But if something unforeseen happened to you, who would get yours? Would your assets go to those you choose? If you’re not certain who your retirement account would go to, it would be a good thing to double check. Updating your beneficiary forms is one of those ‘important but not urgent’ personal finance To Do’s. Which means it can get put off until it’s too late. When was the last time you spoke to your advisor about updating your beneficiary forms?Life happens and…
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