The Postage In The News

September 17, 2021   -  

A DIY will is a low-cost alternative to hiring a lawyer. If you are considering it, here are the important requirements to be aware of to make sure your will is legally sound, according […]

August 25, 2021   -  

Who are Houston’s rising stars across energy transition, sports tech, health, and more? InnovationMap set out on a quest to discover that for its inaugural awards. Ahead of the September 8 event, we’re revealing […]

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The Houston Business Journal has named 78 women as honorees for the 2021 Women Who Mean Business Awards, which recognizes women in leadership roles that have demonstrated excellence in their careers and community. The […]

August 24, 2021   -  

Wills and trusts are an essential part of your estate plan. Here are the key differences you should be aware of, to help you plan better for your—and your kids’—future.

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Estate planning is a crucial part of mapping out your family’s future. While there are many different components of an estate plan, wills and trusts are an important part of assuring how your assets will be […]

August 4, 2021   -  

Anyone who’s ever lost a loved one knows how stressful the process can be. Not only are you navigating your own grief, but you’re bombarded with decisions you have to make. And if that […]

June 17, 2021   -  

Like most hard-hitting, yet mild-mannered, columnists, I’m inundated by publicists pitching their clients’ products and services for special occasions and holidays, like birthdays, graduations, Christmas, weddings, Valentine’s Day, National Hot Fudge Sundae Day and, […]

May 21, 2021   -  

A special conversation between co-founders Ilana Yahdav and Kim Hanlon of Yahdav & Hanlon with our friend, Emily Cisek, founder and CEO of The Postage to share some insight and tips for grief that […]

May 13, 2021   -  

Lynn Atchison has joined the board of directors for Houston tech company The Postage, a full-service digital platform and mobile app for afterlife planning. Based in Austin, Atchison most recently served as CFO at Khoros (née Spredfast) […]

May 11, 2021   -  

Emily Cisek from The Postage joins The Dr. James Show, where she discusses the importance of having full control over your legacy, views on how to talk to family members about planning for death, […]

March 26, 2021   -  

It has been said that the currency of the modern world is not gold, but information. If that is true, then nearly every business is storing financial information, emails, and other private information that […]

February 26, 2021   -  

Emily Cisek from The Postage joined Yahdav & Hanlon Grief Support to talk about what legacy and estate planning work you can do for yourself and your family. Yahdav & Hanlon Grief Support and […]

February 22, 2021   -  

The Postage is a startup that helps people plan for end-of-life, so that they can live fully now. Through the company’s use of .NET, including Blazor and Xamarin, its technical team was able to […]

December 28, 2020   -  

As a long-time nanny myself, it’s only natural for people to choose caregivers to care for their affairs and honor their wishes after they pass. In early 2020, I had learned that a dear […]

November 12, 2020   -  

Three years ago, Emily Cisek was struck with immense grief when she lost three family members back to back. She says she learned first-hand how arduous the process of wrapping up someone’s life is […]

November 10, 2020   -  

Keynote with Scott Hunter, Director of Program Management for .NET at Microsoft

October 16, 2020   -  

Your focus vs. the noise — As a startup CEO you have to focus on finding the answer, and you can’t pay attention to the noise. If you think and focus on making it […]

October 7, 2020   -  

When my father died in late 2018 at the age of 88, his affairs were mostly in order. He’d been ill for a while, and his passing was something for which our family was […]