Surviving Financial Crises

Death of a Spouse

What is the first thing that you should do if a spouse dies?

It is very important to get at least 5 to 10 certified copies of the death certificate, as you will need this to transfer assets to the surviving spouse. Most financial accounts, where there is only one account holder named, will require the death certificate in order to effect the transfer.



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