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Feb 27, 2018

Podcast: Why You Need a Will with Sara Benincasa

By Stash Team

Author and comedian Sara Benincasa tells us why we shouldn’t be creeped out and why it’s a smart thing to do at any age.

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There’s nothing funny about making a will. The idea of it seems so depressing and well, final. So sometimes, you have to laugh.

A lot of us put it off until it’s too late. Why do we put off making a simple document that will make our family’s lives easier?

I can tell you that. Because it scary to think about death and dying, especially when we’re in our 20s and 30’s. But making a will isn’t just for parents and grandparents. It’s for writers, artists, aunts, uncles, and anyone who cares about where their money, stuff, and legacy is handled after they’re gone.

Photo cred: Alejandra Gatan 2017

Let’s not get grim about it. Let’s get real. Let’s laugh about it.

Today’s guest is Sara Benincasa, comedian and author of fantastic Real Artists Have Day Jobs.

She dismisses my superstitions and tells me to make a will and get my afterlife together.

Got a question you’d like us to answer on the show? Drop us a line at teachmehowtomoney@stash.com. We’ll do our best to get to all of them.

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