11.1 Segment 1 Surviving the loss of a spouse

JENNIE Show Episode 12

Marianne McCuller talks to Jennie about legal tasks that have to be taken care of when a spouse dies.

Television Park– Think about the vast material available for wedding planning, childbirth– What to Epect When You’re Expecting comes to mind– for child rearing and so on. But, where do you find help for end of life issues?

The death of a spouse is one of the most devastating events of a person’s life. To make matters worse, you’re slammed with an avalanche of financial tasks that require immediate attention. This can be particularly stressful if the surviving spouse, usually the wife, did not play an active role in the household finances.this is precisely the wrong time to make major financial decisions. if you act precipitously, you may make costly mistakes.

Marianne McCuller knows how challenging it can be.  Sadly, her husband, Don, died suddenly in April.

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