Estate Planning Tips and Tricks
How to Protect Your Documents in an Emergency
Follow these important steps to protect your essential documents like your will and power of attorney documents in an emergency.
November 23, 2023
Life Insurance: What to Do When a Policyholder Passes Away
Get clear answers to what happens with life insurance when someone dies in Canada. From death benefits to payouts, learn how to navigate this complex topic now.
September 8, 2023
Divorce Financial Planning: A Comprehensive Guide
Divorce is a challenging time for everyone involved. Our divorce financial planning guide can help you prepare for divorce and plan for financial success.
August 21, 2023
Estate Planning Guide for Digital Nomads
Read our estate planning guide for digital nomads & remote workers to learn how to secure your assets and future while living and working abroad.
August 16, 2023
How Much is Barbie’s Estate Worth?
How much would Barbie’s estate be worth? We estimated Barbie’s net worth and outlined tips & tricks to help Barbie plan her estate and distribute her assets.
August 1, 2023
What Happens When A Canadian Dies Abroad?
Losing a loved one is especially difficult and complicated if they die while traveling abroad. Learn about the documents you need and the steps to take when a Canadian dies in another country.
July 10, 2023
The Most Important Roles For Estate Planning: Who To Choose?
Assigning roles and responsibilities in your estate plan is challenging. Here's what to consider when choosing your executors, power of attorney and more.
June 12, 2023
2SLGBTQIA+ Considerations For Estate Planning
Not all relationships and health care needs are treated the same by Canadian law. Here are some special estate planning considerations for 2SLGBTQIA+ couples and individuals.
June 12, 2023
Updating Your Will: A Simple Guide to Protecting Your Assets and Loved Ones
Having an outdated will could be a costly mistake. Read about the importance of keeping an up-to-date will and what you need to do after it's updated.
May 24, 2023
5 Smart Ways To Include Your Kids In Your Will
We’ve rounded up the top 5 things we think you should consider when including your kids in your will. (And how you can use our new testamentary trust feature to do so.)
March 13, 2023
4 Reasons Women Should Talk About Wills And Estate Planning
This International Women’s Month, we’re shining a spotlight on why women should make will-related convos a priority – even if they can feel overwhelming at times.
March 7, 2023
5 Willful Estate Planning Features You Didn't Know You Needed
Technology is constantly innovating to make our everyday lives easier. And to make estate planning easy for Canadians, Willful uses technology to create a will from the comfort of your home! In doing so, we’ve developed some snazzy features to help you make an end-of-life plan that is uniquely for you.Here are 4 things you can do with Willful, that you might not have known about.
January 6, 2023
What's The #1 Financial Resolution For 2023?
As the clock strikes 12, and the new year rings in, many adults are setting their 2023 resolutions.With high inflation and rising interest rates this past year, many of us are taking a good hard look at our personal finances. We conducted a survey on the top financial plans for 2023 to see what Canadians are prioritizing going into the new year. Here’s what we found!
December 21, 2022
6 Unique Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season
Snow is falling, festive decorations are hanging... Tis the season to be giving! The holiday season is upon us and that means gearing up for holiday cheer, family gatherings, and of course一gift-giving! But, what’s the best gift of all? Giving back to your community! Here’s a list of 6 unique ways you can give back to your community this holiday season.
November 29, 2022
How Much Should I Leave In A Pet Trust?
Leaving a pet trust is one of the best ways to ensure your furry friends are taken care of - even when you're gone. But how much should you leave in a pet trust?
November 16, 2022
Debunking 8 Common Myths About Wills
Sharing urban legends is a great form of storytelling around the campfire. What’s also great? Getting the truth! Telling stories about ghosts or aliens are fun ways to scare your friends and family. They’re also not true—we hope! Over the years, wills have gotten a rep for things that aren’t exactly true. And these myths are often the cause.
November 11, 2022
7 Surprising Facts About Wills That You Probably Didn’t Know
Even though making a will might sound a bit… dry with all the legalese and paperwork, there’s a lot of things that can still surprise you! We’re here to help make estate planning easier for Canadians, so we rounded up some of the most interesting that facts that you might not have already known about wills.
October 27, 2022
4 Tips For Making Estate Planning Feel Less Spooky This Halloween
Spooky season is just around the corner. We’ve rounded up 4 tips to make estate planning feel a bit less trick and a little more treat this Halloween!
October 20, 2022
4 Unexpected Ways To Give Thanks This Thanksgiving
Tackle an important to-do this Thanksgiving: estate planning. Here are 4 ways your estate plan can help you show your family some love this Thanksgiving.
September 20, 2022
How to Help Your Aging Parents With Their Finances
While some people don’t look forward to getting older, it’s a natural part of life. And although it’s inevitable for everyone, there’s not always a clear path when it comes to making major life decisions. Here are a few suggestions to help you and your loved ones discuss and organize their finances and other important documents.
July 21, 2022