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Learn About Wills and Bequests

What are the benefits of making a bequest through your will?

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings

How can I learn more?

How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Mercy Health Muskegon as part of your estate plan.

What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

How do I get started?


Create Your Plan

Here, you can create a plan for your future or make updates to an existing plan.


Planning Guide

This guide will help you plan your estate and avoid an accidental disinheritance.



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