9 Steps To Take After The Death Of A Spouse
The loss of a loved one can leave a woman crippled with grief, sorrow and a sense of lethargy. But circumstances all too often push her into making life decisions she feels she’s not ready for. Following are some suggestions that, hopefully, can ease the burden.
1. Locate all important documents. These include insurance policies, deeds, stock & bond certificates, bank & brokerage statements, employee retirement statements, wills or any estate planning documents.
2. Contact Social Security because you (or minor children) may be eligible for benefits now or at retirement.