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Monday, October 10, 2022

NEW SERIES! Are your gifts causing more harm than good? When generosity backfires...

As an estate planner, I deal with lots of generous, kind folks with very big hearts (and sometimes, big wallets to match). 
That’s not always the case- sometimes clients have a more modest estate that belies their generous spirits. 
In this series, I’m offering a weekly Q&A to outlines some mistakes I've seen my generous clients make- along with my recommended course-correct plan of action!

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Don't fall into the trap of a "Quick" and "Simple" Estate Plan!

“I just need a simple will.” It’s a phrase estate planning attorneys hear practically every other day.  

From the client’s perspective, there’s no reason to do anything complicated, especially if it might lead to higher legal fees. 
Unfortunately, what may appear to be a “simple” estate is all too often rife with complications that, if not addressed during the planning process, can create a nightmare for you and your heirs at some point in the future.  
In this post, I go over some of the potential pitfalls & unintended problems that can arise from so-called "simple wills"...

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Student Loan Debt: The Albatross of the Average College Student

Student loans have become a necessary evil for many college students.  The increase of college tuition along with the rise of college attendance creates the perfect storm for more student loan debt. 
Why is this happening and why is the term, "crisis" used when discussing the issues involving student loans?

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Three Types of Lawyers to Consider for Your Estate Planning

It seems that there are many options out there when choosing an estate planning attorney. 
This week, I give you three different types of lawyers you may come across when looking for right fit to protect your legacy!

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Back to School Checklist #2: Get Your Estate Plan in Order

On last week’s blog, we shared some easy, practical tips on how to get organized prior to the upcoming school year (See Part 1 Here). 
Today, we're sharing Part 2, with some reminders & advice on how to get your estate plan in order, before your schedule fills up and procrastination sets in!


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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Back to School Checklist #1: Easy Tips to Get Your Life Together!

It’s hard to believe that the start of the school year is right around the corner (especially as it’s approx. 112 degrees right now in Las Vegas!).   
On this weeks’ blog, I’m sharing some practical back to school tips (Part 1) before school is back in session!


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Monday, October 1, 2018

How to Find the Right Legacy Planning Attorney for You + Your Family

Are you thinking about creating an estate plan or restating your existing plan?  Are you trying to find where to start and who to represent you in assisting with this?  This week, we discuss how you can find the right legacy planner for you.  


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