New Year, Same Old Problem — Why this is the best time to think about your estate plan

New Year, Same Old Problem — Why this is the best time to think about your estate plan

It’s a new year, which means we’re finally ticking off things from our to-do list that have been long neglected.

We all know the typical resolutions — getting in shape, paying off debt, eating better, cleaning out that pesky inbox. Then there are the fun picks, like finally decorating the guest room or starting a savings account for your dream Disney vacation.

If you’re like a lot of people, putting together your estate plan probably isn’t high on your list of priorities. It's one of those incredibly important things we all know we need, but can never find the time to follow through on.

If you've been thinking about those first steps towards getting your estate in order, but you aren't ready to do a full fledged legal plan just yet, here are a few tips that can help you in the meantime.