Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

News icon Larry King recently passed away in the midst of his eighth divorce.  We will remember his many memorable interviews and nearly as many trips to the altar. He brought the famous and influential into our homes for decades, and those interviews bridge eras and...
#FreeBritney is the Pandemic Project We All Need

#FreeBritney is the Pandemic Project We All Need

This week’s pandemic guilty-pleasure television takes a more serious look at the butt of our collective joke: Britney Spears, her 2007 breakdown, and the decade-plus control her father has exercised over her life and finances thanks to a conservatorship proceeding....
New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

Within the past year, a combination of new legislation and the recent change of leadership in the White House and Congress stands to dramatically increase the income taxes your loved ones will have to pay on inherited retirement accounts as well as increasing the...
Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

If you own a business, you almost certainly have intellectual property. However, because your intellectual property is intangible, it can be invisible to you and those who aren’t familiar with the nature of intellectual property and its value, so it often gets...
5 Tips For Keeping Kids Connected With Grandparents During the Pandemic

5 Tips For Keeping Kids Connected With Grandparents During the Pandemic

While the quarantines, shutdowns, and social distancing measures related to the pandemic have been difficult for everyone, the elderly have been particularly hard hit. Since seniors face the most health risks from COVID-19, most of them have been careful to avoid...
King’s children battled over Bible and Nobel Prize

King’s children battled over Bible and Nobel Prize

It’s hard to imagine that someone like Martin Luther King, Jr. would end up being the focus of almost endless court battles. After all, Dr. King was the unfaltering champion of peaceful resistance during his quest for full and equal civil rights for all Americans. He...