Did your New Year’s resolution include sorting out your Will?

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The start of a New Year is always a good time to sort out things that you have put off or promised yourself you’d do but never quite managed to get around to.

Latest research reveals that the top five New Year resolutions are:

  1. Diet or eat healthier (71 percent)
  2. Exercise more (65 percent)
  3. Lose weight (54 percent)
  4. Save more and spend less (32 percent)
  5. Learn a new skill or hobby (26 percent)

Disappointingly, making or updating a Will did not even make it into the top ten. This is despite the fact that many people admit that sorting out their Will is on their ‘to do’ list but they have not found the time to do it.

Tim Steele, a partner with Palmers and an expert in Wills and Probate said: “Making a Will doesn’t have to be a painful, time-consuming experience.

“Many clients who have gone through the process admit it is far quicker and more straightforward than they had imagined.

“Putting your affairs in order provides peace of mind, enabling you to get on with the rest of your life. It’s also good to be able to tick off one of those nagging ‘to do’ jobs from your long list of tasks.

“Deciding to sort out your Will is one New Year’s resolution that is easy to keep and we would urge anyone who has been putting it off, to get in touch now.”

For more information about Palmers’ Wills and Probate services, please contact us.


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