Superannuation Proceeds: Where Will They Go?

Superannuation Proceeds: Where Will They Go?

Many people who are writing their will and beginning to decide how to distribute their estate do not know that the superannuation proceeds are not technically part of their estate. It is only part of the estate if the trustee of the fund pays the money into the estate...
Powers of Attorney & Mental Capacity

Powers of Attorney & Mental Capacity

Powers of attorney may sound complex, but in essence, it involves giving another person the authority to make decisions for you in the event that you lose the capacity to make your own decisions. These decisions can be both personal and financial. Personal decisions...
Why You Need More Than Just A Will

Why You Need More Than Just A Will

Having a will is an excellent first step, but you need more than just a will. You may believe that having a will or estate planning is only for those with a large amount of assets and money. This is not the case. Having a will is about being prepared and ensuring that...
Five Estate Planning Misconceptions

Five Estate Planning Misconceptions

it is easy to be fooled by these estate planning misconceptions, because there is a lot of misinformation out there. That’s why we’ve decided to clear up the most common estate planning misconceptions for you, so that you can better prepare your own estate...
Talking About Death: Why We Avoid It

Talking About Death: Why We Avoid It

Why do we find talking about death so hard? There are multiple conversations in life that are hard to discuss; the end of every relationship, the rejection of a job opportunity or even having THE talk with our kids. However, no conversation seems harder to discuss...
Writing A Will in 8 Easy Steps

Writing A Will in 8 Easy Steps

Let’s look at the steps to writing a will. The hardest part of writing a will is often finding the will to write it. After all, it’s a document you hope won’t be used for a long time – plus, it makes you think of your own death. By writing a...