Do you have a will & power of attorney in place?MoneySaving Poll Results

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There are two crucial documents that can protect your dependents in the future.

a) A will: This dictates what you want to happen to your assets if you die (eg, what happens to your house if you share it and arenít married). See Cheap or Free Wills.

b) A lasting power of attorney: This allows loved ones to take over your finances if you lose your faculties, see the Power of Attorney guide.

So we want to know which you already have in place.

Results

Iím single (no kids) and aged under 25 (175 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place4 votes (2%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney13 votes (7%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will0 votes (0%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney76 votes (43%)
Iíve never even thought about this82 votes (47%)
Iím in a couple (no kids) and aged under 25 (100 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place5 votes (5%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney8 votes (8%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will1 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney44 votes (44%)
Iíve never even thought about this42 votes (42%)
Iíve got children and aged under 25 (228 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place18 votes (8%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney71 votes (31%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will0 votes (0%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney99 votes (43%)
Iíve never even thought about this40 votes (18%)
Iím single (no kids) and aged 25 to 34 (388 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place9 votes (2%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney39 votes (10%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will2 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney205 votes (53%)
Iíve never even thought about this133 votes (34%)
Iím in a couple (no kids) and aged 25 to 34 (521 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place14 votes (3%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney76 votes (15%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will1 votes (0%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney282 votes (54%)
Iíve never even thought about this148 votes (28%)
Iíve got children and aged 25 to 34 (575 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place47 votes (8%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney132 votes (23%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will5 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney301 votes (52%)
Iíve never even thought about this90 votes (16%)
Iím single (no kids) and aged 35 to 49 (561 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place40 votes (7%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney147 votes (26%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will6 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney293 votes (52%)
Iíve never even thought about this75 votes (13%)
Iím in a couple (no kids) and aged 35 to 49 (740 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place72 votes (10%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney228 votes (31%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will5 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney352 votes (48%)
Iíve never even thought about this83 votes (11%)
Iíve got children and aged 35 to 49 (1932 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place142 votes (7%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney601 votes (31%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will7 votes (0%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney931 votes (48%)
Iíve never even thought about this251 votes (13%)
Iím single (no kids) and aged 50 to 64 (610 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place81 votes (13%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney274 votes (45%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will12 votes (2%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney206 votes (34%)
Iíve never even thought about this37 votes (6%)
Iím in a couple (no kids) and aged 50 to 64 (762 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place131 votes (17%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney352 votes (46%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will10 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney244 votes (32%)
Iíve never even thought about this25 votes (3%)
Iíve got children and aged 50 to 64 (2375 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place406 votes (17%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney1060 votes (45%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will24 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney808 votes (34%)
Iíve never even thought about this77 votes (3%)
Iím single (no kids) and aged 65+ (293 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place88 votes (30%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney133 votes (45%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will4 votes (1%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney60 votes (20%)
Iíve never even thought about this8 votes (3%)
Iím in a couple (no kids) and aged 65+ (376 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place122 votes (32%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney167 votes (44%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will9 votes (2%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney74 votes (20%)
Iíve never even thought about this4 votes (1%)
Iíve got children and aged 65+ (1835 votes)
Iíve got an up-to-date will and power of attorney in place655 votes (36%)
Iíve got an up-to-date will, but NOT an up-to-date power of attorney839 votes (46%)
Iíve got an up-to-date power of attorney, but NOT an up-to-date will35 votes (2%)
I DONíT have an up-to-date will or power of attorney272 votes (15%)
Iíve never even thought about this34 votes (2%)

                   11,471 votes received.

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