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What are the benefits of having a will?
- You choose who will receive which assets that you?ll no longer need
- You lessen the hardship on your family by making your wishes known.
- You choose a legal guardian for minor children.
- You can leave a final testimony of your faith in Christ.
- You can leave a lasting legacy through charitable bequests.
In the absence of a Will, a judge will name an executor, bond may have to be posted, and the court will name a guardian and determine the distribution of your assets and property.
How can I learn more?
How do I make a bequest?
A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Gospel for Asia as part of your estate plan.
What are my options?
A bequest can be made in several ways:
- You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
- You can gift a percentage of your estate
- You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
- You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets
How do I get started?