With the holidays upon us, many of us wonder what to get the one loved one that has everything. We all have an aunt, uncle, cousin, sibling, or parent that already has everything. Each year we struggle to find that meaningful, unique gift that they need but do not have. In the end, we end up … [Read more...] about The Best Present for the Person Who Has Everything!
During this time of year most people are running around frantically trying to finish up their Christmas shopping and getting those last minute items for the kids and grand kids. It can be a very stressful thing to try and shop for those that you love the most, when you are dealing with the crowds, … [Read more...] about Top 5 Estate Planning Ideas for the Holidays
Part of the annual holiday tradition is to make resolutions for the coming year – things that you want to accomplish or habits that you want to break. But you may ask why am I writing about New Year’s almost two weeks before the calendars are set to flip? Because now is the time to complete your … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolution
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends and family. … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving!
This day brings to my memory a number of events and thoughts about a number of the events of the past. How freedom is not free. How the sacrifice by brave men and women and good moral leadership of great people have given us in this nation the freedom we enjoy. My memory, which covers the time … [Read more...] about Veterans Day November 2014
Halloween is a holiday steeped in tradition and superstition. This holiday is said to originate from the ancient Celtic festival. 2,000 years ago, the Celtics lived in what is now divided between Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France. They celebrated their New Year on November 1, marking … [Read more...] about Happy Halloween
Memorial Day was originally titled Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War. This holiday was created to honor and commemorate the fallen Union soldiers. By the 20th century, the holiday was changed to Memorial Day and was extended to honor all Americans who have died serving … [Read more...] about Happy Memorial Day!
As much as we hate to admit it, there may likely come a time in our lives when we are incapable of making decisions for ourselves. We may find ourselves incapacitated mentally, physically or emotionally, impairing our judgment and making it necessary for someone else to protect us and make vital … [Read more...] about What is a Power of Attorney and Why Do You Need One?
When you plan a family vacation there is definitely some time and effort spent in organizing this anticipated fun-filled event. In the weeks prior to the vacation, the air is filled with excitement and happiness of what is expected to come. Every detail of the pre-planning is combed over and over to … [Read more...] about Are We Spending More Time Vacation Planning Than Estate Planning?