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Estate Planning: 16 Things to Do Before You Die

Estate planning goes beyond drafting a will. Thorough planning means accounting for all of your assets and ensuring they transfer as smoothly as possible to the people or entities you wish to receive them. Along with implementing your plan, you must make sure others know about it and understand your wishes.

Here’s a checklist of the 16 things to do before you die.