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Why silence isn't necessarily bliss

In Brief: Why silence isn't necessarily bliss

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Have you discussed you’re Will with your loved ones? If you haven’t you are not alone, 26% of people with a Will have decided they will not discuss it as they don’t want to think about dying. What is more 27% of people don’t want upset people who would benefit from their Will. Reasonably, talking about dying can be seen as ‘taboo’ and it is not always easy to bring it up. Parents and adult children are often unwilling or nervous to raise this topic. Nearly half (45%) of UK parents, with adult children believe their will is ‘no one’s business’ but their own. Being able to put aside ‘death anxiety,’ means you might be able to have important conversations to ensure beneficiaries are aware of your wishes and understand them.

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