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When it comes to self-improvement, most of us have a hard time with follow-through—and whether you stuck to your Keto diet or not, there are likely items on your financial to-do list that just never get crossed off. One of the easy actions to delay is creating a will. After all, no one wants to think about their own mortality and, unfortunately, a legal will is one of those things that becomes crucial only after you’re gone. 
More than half of Canadian adults—57%—don’t have a will. And of those who do, many are out of date because life events like marriage, divorce or the arrival of children haven’t been factored in. If you pass away without a will (what the courts call “intestate”), it doesn’t mean the government can take your money—that’s a common myth. It does mean they get to decide how your assets will be distributed, and you may not have say over who takes care of your children. 
So, just like every responsible adult needs life insurance, retirement savings and an exercise routine (thanks a lot, slowing metabolism), creating a will is a key “adulting” milestone…

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