GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Dying without a will can create one big mess for loved ones left behind. You might think a will is only for the wealthy or people with children, but you’re wrong. 

Experts say it doesn’t matter how much money you have or property you own, if you’re single or married, you need a will.  

August is “Make-A-Will Month”, a time to raise awareness about the importance of having a plan in place for your assets and children. Elijah Kovar, lead advisor at Great Waters Financial, shares the stories of celebrities who made big mistakes with their estates, and a few helpful tips to keep you from making the same errors. 

For more information, check out the estate planning checklist on the Great Waters Financial website.