*** Time for this post? Reading… 3 minutes. Completing documents… unknown and worth every minute. Dancing… as long as you want!
Quick! Do your near and dear know where your mother was born? Or your father’s full name exactly as it is on his birth certificate?
They should…because the funeral home will ask for these details (unless you’ve prearranged your funeral and already given them the information).
Do your kids know if you or your spouse ever received Family Allowances or the Child Tax Credit?
They should know that too…because the government will want the answer when your family applies for the Canada Pension Plan Death Benefit.
Not me, until I began getting all my paperwork ducks in a row. Continue reading