Are you or your children thinking about getting married? Think about your estate planning basics too.

It’s February here in South Dakota and many of you or your children are probably thinking about weddings. For all the bad jokes planning a wedding can be a lot of fun, dreaming about the cakes the reception the special gifts and in particular the romantic honeymoons. This is really a great time for everyone but for the newlyweds once were making that commitment – for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health, there are some other very important decisions to consider.

Newlyweds need to plan for the unexpected.

Here you are getting married and dying is probably the last thing on your mind. But everyone – young or old married or single – needs to protect themselves and the ones they love.

The tragedy is many young couples spend more time planning their honeymoons