Sudden death and family finances

A recent piece on the CNBC website addresses an important issue that many people tend to not think about: the impact of a sudden death on family finances. Writer Carmen Reinicke uses the celebrity suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain as her jumping off point to discuss what attorneys, financial advisors and therapists say what you should do if you are faced with a sudden death in the family.

To read the details see Sudden deaths like those of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain can devastate family finances

Here is what they recommend:

Get organized and find an expert

Address your mental as well as your financial health