5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ethical Wills

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from our partner, Buried In Work

While you’re likely familiar with the concept of a Last Will & Testament for handling one’s affairs after passing, there’s a lesser-known, yet equally impactful counterpart that doesn’t deal with material assets. Enter the world of ethical wills – a concept that may not be in your current life playbook, but one that presents an extraordinary avenue to impart your values, beliefs, and hopes to the future.

This isn’t about the tangible wealth you might amass. Instead, Ethical Wills help you pass on the intangible riches of your life experiences, wisdom, and hopes.

Here are 5 things about ethical wills that might just surprise you.

1. Values Over Valuables: The Heart of Ethical Wills

2. You Can Get Creative With It

3. It’s Like Time Travel for Your Values

4. Great for Reflection and Closure

5. Anyone Can Do It

So, how do you start creating an ethical will? Begin with some self-reflection. What lessons have been most important in your life? What values do you want to share? What wishes do you have for your loved ones? You don’t have to do it all in one go. Your ethical will can evolve just like you do.

If you’re intrigued by the concept and eager to learn more, our free guide “Introduction to Ethical Wills” is a fantastic resource to help you create your Ethical Will today.

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