The different ways to leave a bequest
There are many ways you can include a legacy to Beyond Blue in your Will. Whichever way you choose will make a huge difference to the over three million people in Australia currently experiencing a mental health condition, along with their family, friends and loved ones.
A residual gift is a portion of your estate, or the balance remaining after loved ones and expenses are provided for.
This is the gift type is reflects your intention at the time that you draw up your Will and should not decrease in value over time, as it automatically adjusts to changes in the value of your estate.
A percentage bequest is a nominated percentage of your estate. This too will adjust its value over time as the value of your estate changes.
Specified items of value
Anything of value, such as property, shares, jewellery or works of art, may be specifically named in your Will and given directly to Beyond Blue.
Specified amount of money
This type of gift is sometimes called a pecuniary legacy. A pecuniary legacy allows you to nominate a specific amount of money to be left to Beyond Blue.