Give A Gift That Will Last A Lifetime and Beyond

Give A Gift That Will Last A Lifetime and Beyond

Now is the time to give the gift of estate planning to those you love. This is a gift that will last a lifetime and beyond - and one your family will thank you for! It’s my mission to make sure your family makes the very best legal and financial decisions and is...

What is a POLST and do I need one?

What is a POLST and do I need one?

In estate planning, the decisions we make about our health care directives in the event of illness or injury protect our wishes even if we are unable to communicate them. In most cases, an individual will appoint someone, a loved friend or family member, to ensure...

Why College Students Need Health Care Directives

Why College Students Need Health Care Directives

We are fairly certain the last thing your 18-year-old kid is thinking about is an estate plan. And you are probably not thinking about one for them either, but you should be. Here’s why: once your child turns 18, you are no longer entitled to know about their medical...

Android Health App

Android Health App

Have you given any thought to how emergency medical care providers know who to contact or what to do if you are in an accident? Some people wear wristbands that contain important health information, such as drug allergies. Did you know that there’s a great tool...

Should My Business Be an LLC?

Should My Business Be an LLC?

Many small-business owners have heard that they should operate their business as an LLC (limited liability company). But is that true for you? Three major factors you should consider in choosing a type of business entity are liability protection, taxation, and...

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part Four

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part Four

Welcome back to the fourth and final article in our series on How to Raise Responsible Kids. You can read part 1, where we defined what responsibility means here, and part 2, where we shared the first step to raising kids who are responsible with money here, and part...

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part 3

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part 3

This is the third article in our series on How to Raise Responsible Kids. You can read part 1, where we defined what responsibility means here, and part 2, where we shared the first step to raising kids who are responsible with money here. Today, we are focusing on...

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part Two

How to Raise Responsible Kids – Part Two

Welcome back to the second article in our series on How to Raise Responsible Kids. You can read part 1, where we defined what responsibility means here. In short, responsibility means your children are “able to be trusted to do what is right.” So let’s look at what...

Wearable Technology: What Does It Mean for You?

Wearable Technology: What Does It Mean for You?

Recent headlines have been replete with data breach stories in the last few years. The number of companies and government agencies that have had their systems hacked is staggering. Names, addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and other personal...

Will the Legislature Write Your Will?

Will the Legislature Write Your Will?

What Happens if You Die Without a Will? Most people know they need a will. And many of them fully intend on writing a will … someday. But life is busy and the will keeps getting put off. Eventually, someday becomes never. In fact, nearly half of American adults will...

A Green Burial – A Gift to Your Family and the Environment

A Green Burial – A Gift to Your Family and the Environment

The practice of burying our dead in the ground has been traced back over 100,000 years ago. For the vast majority of that history, those burials have been green. In fact, the practice of embalming, one of the most environmentally harmful aspects of modern American...

Raising Responsible Children

Raising Responsible Children

My guess is that if we did a poll of every parent we know and asked them what they most want for their kids, what we would find at the core is that we all want to raise responsible kids. We may each have a different definition of what responsible means, but after...

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