A will is one of the most consequential documents you'll ever create because it spells out, in clear and legal terms, how you would like the resources you've spent your life building and stewarding to be used long into the future, creating a better life for those you love and care about.
And yet, only 33 percent of Americans report having a will that describes how they would like their money and estate to be handled. (Source) According to the 2022 Wills and Estate Planning Survey, some adults have simply put it off, while others believe they don't yet need a will to protect their assets.
Making a will is important for many reasons, but especially if you'd like your will to help end hunger, eradicate poverty and reach families in need around the world.
Here are three ways your will can help do just that, no matter what stage of life you are in.