How Women Should Protect Their Assets With Wills and Trusts

January 12, 2009
Hosted by Jordan Goodman

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Episode Description

Women usually face unique issues that are often ignored in typical discussions of estate planning. Wynne Whitman, author of Smart Women Protect Their Assets: Essential Information for Every Woman about Wills, Trusts and More, knows what women should consider when doing their estate planning. In this interview she will discuss issues such as caring for children from previous marriages and elderly parents. Women in many cases do not have assets or credit in their own names which can create difficulties when their husbands die. They often do not have the correct papers completed such as powers of attorney or health care proxies to be able to deal with health related issues. Whitman will explain all the steps people need to take to make the whole process of settling estates as efficient and painless as possible.

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Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman has a mission: to help everyone do better with money. Since graduating the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1977, he has spent the past 32 years combing the country to find the very best ways to help consumers make and save money and then sharing these gems with the public. As a staff writer/reporter at MONEY Magazine for 18 years, a weekly commentator on NBC News at Sunrise and Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report, and through his 12, soon to be 13 highly respected books, and his website www.moneyanswers.com, he has provided useful, common-sense information to the public. Some of his better-known books include Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Master Your Money Type. Jordan is a rare combination: someone who possesses not only encyclopedic knowledge about every area of personal finance but also a passion for helping his listeners not only to get educated but to take action to help their dreams become realities.

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