Financial Lessons from one woman’s tragedy (as reported by Ron Lieber via

This New York Times article of a woman trying to take the reins on her finances after the sudden death of her husband highlights the importance of estate planning and being financially literate. Chanel Reynolds faced many difficulties coming from the lack of a signed will and little information about her insurance, retirement account, and bills. Her struggles can serve as an example of the problems associated with not being actively involved in one’s own finances. To read the full article, click here.


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