Deciding what to do about your estate can feel stressful, especially if you feel intimidated by the whole process. There can be lots of different things to think about, and you might not be sure whether or not it is right for you.
The upside is that you do not need to feel stressed about making plans. By taking some time to consider where you are at in your life you can better decide what is right for you.
After having a child
If you are unsure about planning for your estate, having a child might cause you to become motivated to do so. The reality is that many begin to think differently about the future once they have children. Having more concern about the future is natural in this situation, and it can also be a great time to set up a will or trust.
After retirement is another time when you might begin to think differently about the future. Not only that but having more free time can mean that you are more able and prepared to make a will, and think seriously about how you want to manage your finances going forward. Not only that, but by this time you may have accumulated more funds, and have more reasons to want to make plans for your estate.
Estate planning can be stressful, especially if you do not know where to start. The good news is, though, that by taking it one step at a time and considering your options carefully you can be better able to make the best choices for you.