When Do You Need a Will? When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Diversification, Patience, and Consistency Three important factors when it comes to your financial life. Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy Do you have an estate strategy? You should. Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire Reasons to retain your coverage into your retirement years.