Category: Life Planning

October 19, 2023

As we grow older and accumulate wealth, it’s natural to start thinking about how to ensure our loved ones are taken care of after we’re gone. However, passing our estate along isn’t as simple […]

May 19, 2023

Planning for the future is a crucial step in ensuring our loved ones are taken care of after we’re gone. Legacy planning involves making important decisions about how our assets, values, and memories will […]

March 12, 2023

One of the most exciting adventures any parent can undertake is planning and growing a legacy for their children. It’s not just the peace and security of knowing that your family will be taken […]

February 1, 2023

Most of us don’t like to think about our estate and legacy planning in general, much less the details. Ruminating about what happens after you pass on is just a little scary when you’re […]

January 21, 2023

Science has cured thousands of diseases, technology has connected us through space and time with streams of quantum particles, and art and literature have revealed new ways of thinking and being that were in […]

December 5, 2022

The holidays are right around the corner. It’s the time when families get together and create memories that will last a lifetime. Those memories can be represented in heirlooms that could one day be […]

August 1, 2022

Many people begin their entrance into estate planning with the goal of creating a will, or, specifically — making sure that life’s loose ends are taken care of upon passing away. Maybe you have […]

July 5, 2022

Nothing reminds us of our own mortality and raises all sorts of existential questions (and sometimes crises) than discussions about a last will and testament. For some, it’s just another piece of paperwork they […]

December 20, 2021

If you are just getting started with estate planning, it might seem like you’re learning a new language. There’s a lot of legal terminology that isn’t commonly used in day-to-day conversation for most people. […]

September 21, 2021

It’s that time of year again. The season where the air becomes cooler, the leaves begin to change, and loved ones find their way back home to celebrate what they’re thankful for. Fall is […]

September 20, 2021

One of the facts of life is that eventually, it will end. As age increases and health concerns progress, a person’s health may be affected to the point where end-of-life care becomes a reality. […]

April 5, 2021

In the U.S., it’s not uncommon for a single funeral to cost thousands of dollars — with a median cost of $7,640, according to the National Funeral Directors Association. And if a cement vault […]

March 31, 2021

Although many people view funerals and related ceremonies as an unpleasant experience, these rituals are an inherent part of what it means to be human. We all die, and honoring the deceased is one […]

February 3, 2021

One of the most nerve-wracking parts of end-of-life planning occurs as you begin to lose control of your faculties and abilities. Learning more about the different “Power of Attorney” concepts is essential, especially if […]

May 25, 2020

The phrase “Get your affairs in order” immediately conjures up images of a doctor diagnosing you or a close family member with a terminal illness. As uncomfortable as that conversation is, health care professionals […]

May 24, 2020

According to research by The Conversation Project, 90% of Americans want to talk to their family members about what happens when they die. This makes sense, as we’re a country of independent people who […]

May 23, 2020

We get it: no one really wants to think about death and dying. Imagining your own passing or that of a partner, parent, or even child is unpleasant. However, the result of ignoring this […]