Where Have All The Tough Guys Gone?

Where Have All The Tough Guys Gone?

I love old movies, especially old Westerns.  I love the tough guys – not the actor who plays the tough guy on screen, but the actual tough guys.  Lee Marvin, with the gravelly voice, sustained an injury during World War II, or Charles Bronson’s icy stare, also a...
Safe Goals

Safe Goals

Like most people, you may fail to use your Will or Living Trust to its full potential. You should “program your wishes” to live on after you die. It should be your “periscope from the grave” to accomplish the major goals of inheritance planning. Goal #1: Prevent...
The Vacation Home: Uniting or Dividing?

The Vacation Home: Uniting or Dividing?

One day the dream comes true, siblings inherit the most coveted possession, the family vacation home.  Everyone happily uses the home for family vacations and fun times for several years.  The property appreciates considerably and now one sibling wants to either sell...
A Heart Throb Dies

A Heart Throb Dies

Luke Perry, TV star, recently died of a stroke. His death raised the issue of health care directives and the use of a Do Not Resuscitate order. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders originated as directives, almost routinely entered into patients’ medical records preventing...
And In a Flash, It’s Gone

And In a Flash, It’s Gone

You may remember three weeks ago,the 30-year-old founder of QuadrigaCX, Gerald Cotton of the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, died suddenly.  Unfortunately for his shocked heirs and investors, he took the whereabouts of some 188 million dollars in cryptocurrency to...
To Get Started, Just Get Started

To Get Started, Just Get Started

It’s February, and the New Year has really started, so let’s look at the scorecard for resolutions. Oh the wonderful plans…losing weight, new organizational skills, relationships, nutritional regimens…where are they now? What happened to these new vistas, goals,...