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Most kids are clueless about parents’ estate plans

Parents are expert procrastinators when it comes to getting their estate-planning documents in order, and they’re even worse at communicating their wishes to those they’ll leave behind. A survey of 1,000 adult children by senior-care resource site Caring.com found that just over half (56 percent) of respondents said their parents had a will or living trust document in place. Nearly one-third (27 percent) said their parents do not have estate documents, and 16 percent were unsure. “People don’t want to think about end-of-life issues, but the human condition is that everyone is going to pass away,” said Caring.com CEO […]