Death and Finances: Eight Things to Do After a Loved One Passes Away

death and finances
death and finances

Dealing with the death of a loved one is stressful enough. But not knowing what to do with someone's finances after the person has passed away poses an additional burden on a grieving family.

To make the process a bit easier, here's a checklist of the top eight money matters you must deal with -- and mistakes to avoid -- after someone you care about dies.