According to AARP, only 4 in 10 Americans have a will. Most millennials, do not have one, though the proportion of people with a will does increase as people age. It may surprise some to learn that even some extraordinarily wealthy and famous people never get around to finalizing and executing a will and die without one (this is called dying “intestate”). For example, the entertainer, Prince, who died last spring (April, 2016), left no will. Neither did Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., Pablo Picasso, and Howard Hughes.
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