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...
Lessons From Kobe  1-Year Later

Lessons From Kobe 1-Year Later

It may seem like a distant memory due to more recent events, a pandemic, and a presidential election, but it has only been ONE year since NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna (“Gigi”), tragically passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas,...
What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

With people living longer than ever before, more and more seniors require long-term healthcare services in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. However, such care is extremely expensive, especially when it’s needed for extended periods of time. Traditional...
Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Dies Without A Will—Part 1

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Dies Without A Will—Part 1

On November 27th, nine days after being pulled unconscious from a house fire in a beachfront home in New London, Connecticut, Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of the online shoe retailer Zappos, died due to complications of smoke inhalation.   Hsieh, who was single and...
5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2

5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2

Since you’ll be discussing topics like death, incapacity, and other frightening life events, hiring an estate planning lawyer may feel intimidating or morbid. But it definitely doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, it can be the most empowering decision you ever make...
Remarrying In Midlife? Avoid Accidently Disinheriting Your Loved Ones

Remarrying In Midlife? Avoid Accidently Disinheriting Your Loved Ones

Today, we’re seeing more and more people getting divorced in middle age and beyond. Indeed, the trend of couples getting divorced after age 50 has grown so common, it’s even garnered its own nickname: “gray divorce.” Today, roughly one in four divorces involve those...