Once you have paid off debt and set up an emergency fund, you need a financial plan.
Note: this article is six years old so the retirement contribution limits are outdated but the pitfall remains the same: If you don’t know exactly how your employer 401(k) match works, you could be losing free contributions to your retirement kitty.
How well you understand the ins and outs of the Social Security program could make a big difference in how much you receive over your lifetime.
A will alone won't cover all of your estate planning bases. Make sure you have these estate planning documents and devices in place so your final wishes are carried out.