Wills and Estate Planning For Canadians For Dummies
Part I: Estate Planning Basics.
Chapter 1: What Is Estate Planning, Anyway?
Chapter 2: What Are You Worth? Preparing an Inventory of Your Estate.
Chapter 3: The Taxman Cometh: Taxes and Your Estate.
Part II: Estate Planning Tools.
Chapter 4: Money to Die For: The Mysteries of Life Insurance Revealed.
Chapter 5: Free to a Good Home: Giving Away Your Things Before You Die.
Chapter 6: Pass the Buck: Using Trusts in Estate Planning.
Part III: Creating an Estate Plan.
Chapter 7: A Crew for Your Ship of Estate: Beneficiaries and Executor.
Chapter 8: Who's Minding the Kids? Planning Your Children's Future.
Chapter 9: Giving Them the Business: What to Do with the Family Firm.
Chapter 10: You Gave at the Office, But . . . : Charitable Donations.
Chapter 11: Goodbye to All That: Plan Your Funeral and Organ Donation.
Part IV: Putting Your Plan into Action.
Chapter 12: If There's No Will There's No Way: Why You Need a Will.
Chapter 13: Will Power.
Chapter 14: Powers of Attorney: Who'll Manage Your Money for You if You Can’t?
Chapter 15: Living Wills: Caring for You if You Can't Care for Yourself.
Chapter 16: Getting Professional Help.
Part V: Readying Your Estate and Keeping It Up to Date.
Chapter 17: Don’t Leave a Mess Behind: Putting Your Affairs in Order.
Chapter 18: It’s Even Better the Second Time Around: Updating Your Estate Plan.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Lawyer.
Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Using Your Computer for Estate Planning.
Appendix A: Prepare to Meet Your Lawyer.
Appendix B: Instructions for Your Executor.
Appendix C: Inventory for Your Executor.