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Subject: Re: Will bequest vs. account beneficiary designa Date: 3/13/2012 8:13 PM
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My response is definitely colored by my experience. You own all real estate ? No mortgages ?

Who will make medical and financial decisions in case you are both alive but incapacitated ?

Not sure how cars can automatically go to the surviving spouse but that was about the only issue I didn't have to deal with.

Each have credit cards in your own names ?

If you are dead and she is not, will she know where everything is and what to do ? Will she have access to enough money in her own name to pay bills for a few months ?
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