Older parents are becoming more common, driven in part by changing cultural mores and surrogate motherhood. Comedian and author Steve Martin had his first child at age 67. Singer Billy Joel just welcomed his third daughter. Janet Jackson had a… Read more
I recently had my living trust updated after 20 years. Now I regret that I didn’t convert the trust to an irrevocable trust. I recently had a mini stroke and am scheduled for some surgery. Can I convert the… Read more
We celebrated Phyllis’ retirement on December 1, 2017.
While most of the new tax law – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — has to do with reducing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, some provisions relate to individual taxpayers. Before we get into … Read more
This spring, after more than 100 years of life, my great grandmother passed away. She left a legacy of stories and traditions that will live on in our family. What she didn’t leave, however, were directions for her funeral arrangements. … Read more
No one wants to think about his or her death, but a little preparation in the form of a prepaid funeral contract can be useful. In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be … Read more