What Happens If You Die Without a Will?
Every state has rules for the distribution of a person’s assets/ property if they die without a Will. There are many differences in how states determine how to pass assets, so it pays to develop and put an Estate (assets/property) strategy in place. This starts with a Will.
In the Markets: Week-Ending January 29
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Friday for a second straight weekly gain. But despite Friday’s big rise, the main indexes ended January with steep monthly losses of 5% to 8%.
In the Markets: Week-Ending January 22
U.S. stocks ended sharply higher Friday, scoring their first weekly gain of the new year, as oil futures surged and investors were encouraged by hints of potential central-bank stimulus in Europe and Japan after a tough week for global markets.
In the Markets: Week-Ending January 15
U.S. stocks ended the day with sharp losses Friday, posting the worst 10-day calendar start in history. A combination of plunging crude-oil prices CLG6, -4.94% and worries about slowing growth in the U.S. and China unsettled investors. Stocks trimmed their losses in the last hour of trading, but remained sharply lower.