The Spring 2011 edition of “Worthwise for Women,” put out by Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, focuses on estate planning for women. Here’s a preview:

…The word “estate” often conjures up images of vast wealth well beyond our own means. But that line of thinking can be dangerously naive, particularly for women. Many wives out-live their husbands, inheriting both assets and financial obligations. Other women, including single working professionals or single mothers, may put off estate planning until it’s too late. But estate planning is simply a way of preparing for the unexpected and ensuring that your heirs and beneficiaries receive the assets you intend, with the smallest tax impact possible…

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