Northwestern Mutual

Everyone Needs an Estate Plan

Learn why everyone over age 18 needs an estate plan, and why you should update your estate plan after major life changes.

Learn why all adults need an estate plan to maintain control over what happens to their money and other assets. Certain life events often require additional estate tools or updates to existing documents:

  • Reaching age 18 (Health Care Power of Attorney)
  • Marriage (Beneficiary designations)
  • Birth of a child (Guardianship)
  • Divorce or death of a spouse