Why Unmarried Couples Need Estate Planning the Most

If you have ever watched Judge Judy on TV, you may have heard the iconic judge tell couples who have been living together “without the benefit of marriage” that courts are not designed to handle the legal ramifications of “setting up shop” together. Yet it is happening more and more. For many reasons, older couples

Don’t Leave Your Health & Welfare Decisions in “Jeopardy”

When Alex Trebek announced his cancer diagnosis, my first thought was that I hoped he had taken care of his legacy planning so he could concentrate on beating his disease and spending quality time with his family.

On Being Prepared and Estate Planning

Why BEING PREPARED should not stop when you leave scouting as a young person, but be a life long goal. I am blessed to say that my kiddos, along with those of some of my co-workers and friends, are involved in scouting. I love scouting because the lessons and experiences teach our kids fundamentals in

I Am Moving to a New State: What Happens to My Estate Plan?

If you planned your estate, but are moving from one state to another, check for these major discrepancies in laws and procedures. It used to be that after college, people found a position with a great company and spent much of their lives in loyal service to said employer. They’d put down roots and grow