What Assets Should Be Included In A Will?

What Assets Should Be Included In A Will?

When it comes to estate planning, a Will is one of the most important documents you can have. It dictates how your assets and property will be distributed after you die, and can help to prevent any disputes between your loved ones. But what type of assets should you include in a Will?

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In general, you'll want to include all of your major assets and property in your Will. This can include things like your home, your cars, any investments or savings you have, and any valuable personal belongings. You'll also need to specify who you want to inherit these items, as well as how they should be divided up.

In addition to your assets and property, you'll also need to include any specific instructions for their distribution. For example, you may want to stipulate that a certain piece of property can only be sold and not given away, or that it must be divided evenly between your children. Including these types of instructions can help to avoid any confusion or conflict after you're gone.

Finally, don't forget to name an executor for your Will. This is the person who will be responsible for carrying out your wishes and ensuring that everything is distributed according to your specifications. Choose someone you trust implicitly, and make sure they're aware of your wishes ahead of time.

Here is a list of 80 assets to include in your Will

  1. Home
  2. Investment property
  3. Business interests
  4. Intellectual Property
  5. Stocks and bonds
  6. Retirement accounts
  7. Cash and checking accounts
  8. Savings accounts
  9. Certificates of deposit
  10. Cryptocurrency investments
  11. Insurance policies
  12. Timeshare
  13. Season tickets
  14. Frequent flier miles
  15. Pension
  16. Annuities
  17. Disability benefits
  18. Worker's compensation benefits
  19. Alimony payments
  20. Child support payments
  21. Social security benefits
  22. Paypal account
  23. Investment accounts
  24. Real estate
  25. Automobiles
  26. RVs
  27. Motorcycles
  28. ATVs
  29. Snowmobiles
  30. Boats
  31. Aircraft
  32. Livestock
  33. Farm equipment
  34. Household goods and furnishings
  35. Tools
  36. Machinery 
  37. Furniture
  38. Appliances
  39. Electronics
  40. Artwork
  41. Jewelry
  42. Collectibles
  43. Coins
  44. Stamps
  45. New or antique firearms
  46. Wine collection
  47. Liquor collection
  48. Perfume and cologne collection
  49. Book collectibles
  50. Comic book collectibles
  51. Sports card collectibles
  52. Trading cards
  53. Video games
  54. Toys
  55. Dolls
  56. Action figures
  57. Model cars
  58. Model trains
  59. Music instruments
  60. Song recordings
  61. Movie recordings
  62. Television recordings
  63. Photo albums
  64. Scrapbooks
  65. Memorabilia
  66. Keepsakes
  67. Family heirlooms
  68. Souvenirs
  69. Clothing
  70. Sports equipment
  71. Exercise equipment
  72. Camping gear
  73. Bicycles
  74. Outdoor furniture
  75. Lawn and garden tools
  76. Patio furniture
  77. Garden shed
  78. Grill
  79. Hot tub
  80. Swimming pool

Making a Will is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones.

By taking the time to create a comprehensive and well-written Will, you can ensure that your final wishes are carried out exactly as you intend.

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