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
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
3 Things Parents Should Think About When It Comes to Life Insurance
How much life insurance is enough? Here are 3 things parents should think about.
March 29, 2023
7 Things To Do For The Long Weekend 2023
To help you make the most of your long weekend, we asked the Willful team to share their best Family Day long weekend activity ideas.
February 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
Get To Know Your Property Insurance And How To Secure Your Home
Like updating your will, once you’ve purchased a homeowner’s policy, it’s a good habit to review your insurance plan with an agent from time to time to make sure the coverage keeps up with your changing needs. Here are some tips to help you learn what home insurance covers, and how to keep your home secure.
December 8, 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
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
4 Tips For Talking To Your Parents About Their Final Arrangements
Making funeral and cemetery arrangements is the next step after writing a will. Here are 4 tips for talking to your parents about their final arrangements.
October 19, 2022
What Happens When You Inherit A Home With A Reverse Mortgage?
Reverse mortgages are a common solution for homeowners who want to retain ownership while benefitting from a rise in their home equity. But what happens if you inherit a home with a reverse mortgage?
September 29, 2022
7 Life Insurance Tips For The First-Time Policy Buyer
Looking to purchase life insurance for the very first time? Here are seven important tips to help you out as a first-time policy buyer.
September 9, 2022
Surprising Things You Can Leave In Your Will That Aren’t Money
When you think of leaving things behind in your will perhaps you think of the money or assets you want to give your loved ones. But there are many other ways to leave a legacy in your will. We’ve rounded up some fun and interesting things you can leave in your will that aren’t money or property.
August 12, 2022
What Happens To Frozen Eggs And Sperm When You Die?
Have you considered the ways our DNA can live on after we die? In this article, we cover frequently asked questions regarding what happens to your reproductive assets when you pass away.
July 28, 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
Playlists For Making Your Will
We’ve created a playlist to listen to while making your will to hopefully make it a little more… fun? Here are 20 songs that you can listen to while writing your will.
July 19, 2022
6 Tips For Navigating Unexpected Travel Chaos This Summer
After over 2 years of WFH and exploring our own backyards, Canadians are taking back to the skies again. To help your summer 2022 travel plans go as smoothly as possible, we’ve rounded up some of our top tips for travel this summer.
July 15, 2022