Elissa Suh

Personal Finance Editor

Expertise

Wills, trusts, estate planning, personal finance

Education

Elissa has a B.A. from Barnard College

About

Elissa Suh is a senior editor of estate planning at Policygenius in New York City. She has researched and written extensively about wills, trusts, and personal finance since 2019, with an eye towards making difficult (and at times gloomy) topics easy to understand for readers. Her articles and data stories has been cited by the likes of MarketWatch, CNBC, PBS, Inverse, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and more.

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Selected stories from Elissa

Does a will override a beneficiary?

Updated January 11, 2022 | 4 min read

If you named a beneficiary to your bank account, it can transfer directly to them without a will

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How do UTMA accounts work?

Updated January 10, 2022 | 5 min read

This custodial account for a minor can hold a wide variety of assets

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What is a testamentary trust?

Updated January 04, 2022 | 6 min read

Testamentary trusts are the opposite of living trusts, and they only go into effect when you die

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