News and Updates
The SickKids Foundation is Willful’s Featured Charity for November and December
A leading not-for-profit and a powerhouse for pediatric medical research, the SickKids Foundation is Willful’s featured charity for both November and December.
November 29, 2023
Awareness vs. Action: The Estate Planning Disconnect Among Canadian Parents
After a survey of 1,008 Canadian parents, Willful explores the current state of estate planning in Canada—particularly for Canadian parents of minor children.
November 7, 2023
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is Willful’s Featured Charity in September
Willful has partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada as our featured charity for the month of September 2023. Learn more about how legacy impacts the lives of future generations of Canadians.
September 5, 2023
Introducing Willful Membership: The Smarter, Easier Way to Keep Your Estate Plan Up-to-Date
Keeping your estate plan documents updated is just as important as creating them in the first place. That’s why we created Willful Membership.
May 1, 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
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
Willful Unwrapped: You And Willful In 2022
To celebrate the end of 2022, we thought we’d unwrap some of the top Willful milestones from the last year. And you might even find that you were a part of some of them!
December 12, 2022
Celebrating 1 Year Of Digital Wills In BC: What Does This Mean For You?
It’s the one year anniversary of fully digital wills in British Columbia! We’re celebrating how BC has embraced technology to make it easier to complete necessary legal documents. On December 1st, 2021, the first legally valid and fully digital will was executed under the newly legislated Bill 21 in BC.
December 1, 2022
Law Society of Ontario Selects Willful As First Company Participant In Legal Innovation Project
What is the Law Society of Ontario's Access to Innovation project? (And what does any of this mean for Willful customers?)
November 15, 2022
November is Make a Will Month: Answering Our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning
In honour of Make a Will Month in Ontario, we’re covering some of the estate planning questions we get asked most frequently.
November 1, 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
The Toronto Humane Society Is Willful’s Featured Charity for July
Willful is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Toronto Humane Society as our featured charity for the month of July 2022.
July 5, 2022
Limited Time Offer: Free Virtual Witnessing In British Columbia
For a limited-time only. BC residents get free virtual witnessing and execution with their Willful will.
May 1, 2022
Legacy Of Past Donors Gives Patient A Second Chance: UHN
Patrick experienced a life-threatening health issue. Now he's supporting foundations like UHN. Leaving a charitable gift in your will can make an impact.
March 14, 2022
Using Willful To Notify Your Loved Ones In Your Will
You can now notify your loved ones of their role in your will directly from your Willful account.
February 8, 2022
As Seen On Dragons’ Den: Willful’s $750,000 Deal
We’re still reeling with excitement from Willful’s Dragons’ Den debut. Learn more about the deal that was struck in the Den!
December 3, 2021
Levelling the playing field with Jays Care Foundation
Willful is thrilled to announce our partnership with Jays Care Foundation as our featured charity for the months of December 2021 and January 2022.
December 2, 2021
Willful Officially Executes The First Digital Will In Canadian History!
Learn how Willful took part in this historic moment and how Bill 21 in BC is changing the way wills are created.
December 1, 2021
Our Experience Pitching The Dragons On Dragons' Den
Dreaming of pitching in the Den one day? Willful's Erin Bury shares her experience on Dragons' Den!
November 25, 2021