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Creating a Will: Myths & Facts

Myth

Wills are only important for people who have a lot of money.

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Fact

Wills are important regardless of your wealth. It’s important to have a place to protect your children, your pets, and your legacy –  while saving your loved ones stress and uncertainty.

Myth

My family knows what I want – I don’t actually need a Will.
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Fact

Your family does not get to make decisions for you if you don’t write them down in a Will; The government does, and often slowly, while costing money from your estate.

Myth

Writing a Will is a long, complicated, and expensive process.
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Fact

Writing a Will takes less than 20 minutes and can be done online. FreeWill.com lets you create your will easily and 100% for free!

Myth

I’m young, I can make a Will later.
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Fact

No one wants to make difficult decisions, think about death or talk about money. Making a plan to provide for the people you love is beneficial at any age. Since 2020, the number of 18-34 year-olds with Wills has increased by 50%.