Estate Planning: Download a Free Financial & Legal Records Book

Lists Upon Lists We prepare to-do lists, lists of goals, grocery lists, lists for our spouses and children; we make notes...more

Choosing Conflict: A Blog

My grandmother died in June. She was 94. She lived a full, wonderful life, and suffered little in the end. We were very close; when her daughter (my mother) died (at the young age of 32) (cancer), my grandmother took care of me in many ways. And I did my best to honor her final years with lots of visits, with taking care of her when I could. And now that she’s gone, I find myself in a quandary....more

I have no advice for you I'm afraid but good luck with whatever action you decide to take. ...more

Get Organized - Don't Wait: Get Your Parent's Documents In Order

by Alicia Rockmore If you are like me (or many of us) our parents are more active and often healthier than their parents were. While that is great, there is not excuse put off an important conversation with them now about their finances and wishes…before an event or emergency makes it an urgent necessity....more

All the President's Cards

While on vacation with my American nephews and niece, we got to talking about the hullaboo in America over Barack Obama’s (supposed lack of) birth certificate, the ‘Birther’ movement (which to this blogger sounds a lot like people proposing natural childbirth), the bill introduced in Congress to force Presidential candidates to ‘prove’ their certificates are for real (as if government seals on original birth certificates were not enough ‘proof’), and so on. ...more