According to WealthCounsel’s recent inaugural Estate Planning Awareness Survey, a shocking 47% think that estate planning is mainly for the wealthy:
Based on the survey results, it’s fair to say that Americans are confused about
estate planning: Three-quarters of respondents (74%), in fact, answer affirmatively when asked whether estate planning is a confusing topic.
Some of this relates to the erroneous belief, shared by half of respondents, that estate planning is only for the wealthiest people. Forty-seven percent think that estate planning is primarily for those who are most prosperous, while 49% say their assets aren’t worth enough for them to even consider having an estate plan. And only 3% mention the word “trust” — a fundamental planning tool for all that, typically, is associated with the wealthy — when asked what estate planning means.
As a result of these misconceptions, 61% say that a will is enough to meet their
Actually, the LESS money you have, the MORE important is Asset Protection.
And you cannot really put a price on Family Protection, can you?
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