Last week on the show, we asked for your stories about wills. What experiences have you had with wills? Do you have a will? Why, or why not? What questions do you have about wills?
One thing we realized while working on this story, we’re not so great at opening up about death with our loved ones, or even admitting it to ourselves. Mortician and death theorist Caitlin Doughty discuss where our denial and fear of death may come from, and how that compares to cultures around the world.
Plus, CBS Business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins the show again to answer more of your questions about wills, estates and trusts.
You can read Jill Schlesinger’s checklist on estate planning here, or click play above to hear more from our interview. Have a question of your own? Get in touch on our Facebook page, on Twitter @MarketplaceWKND, or call us at 1-800-648-5114.
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