“Purposeless” Life Insurance Is Valuable

Oftentimes, the original purpose of a life insurance policy no longer seems relevant. The purchase may have been to ensure your children can go to college even if you die. Alternatively, it may have been to replace your salary if you died early but now you are retired and no longer receive a salary. The [...]

2017-03-21T11:04:33-07:00March 21st, 2017|Current Affairs|Comments Off on “Purposeless” Life Insurance Is Valuable

You Are Not Done When You Get an Estate Plan

Getting a formal estate plan from an attorney is not the final step to prepare for your estate. Estate planning is a lifelong process. If you have taken the important steps of going to an estate planning attorney, discussing your wishes for your estate, having the attorney craft your plans and executing those plans, congratulations. [...]

2016-11-18T09:52:00-07:00November 18th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on You Are Not Done When You Get an Estate Plan

The Right-to-Live Movement

In a counter to the right-to-die movement, one woman wants to be the face of the right-to-live movement. You may remember the case of Brittany Maynard. Two years ago the young woman became the face of the right-to-die movement. She was terminally ill and argued that she had the right to end her own life [...]

2016-11-10T10:12:00-07:00November 10th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on The Right-to-Live Movement

Is Death Better than Watching the Debates?

Many Americans can probably relate to retired trucker George Norman Davis who said he would rather die than watch the Presidential debates. George Norman Davis was a retired veteran and long-haul trucker. While not famous in life, his obituary is giving him some fame on the Internet. It tells how, on the day of the [...]

2016-11-08T10:20:00-07:00November 8th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Is Death Better than Watching the Debates?

Get a Will at Walmart?

Legal services can be expensive, which leads many to seek out cheaper options than traditional attorneys. Now, some people can get a will in Walmart, but should they? If you are reading this, then you probably know there are several services that allow you to purchase and download a form you can fill out to [...]

2016-11-03T11:57:00-07:00November 3rd, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Get a Will at Walmart?

Tupac’s Pendant for Sale

If you would like to purchase a pendant that Tupac Shakur was wearing when he was shot, you can. You might get sued though. The deceased rapper Tupac Shakur remains one of the biggest stars of the music genre years after his death. Fans still cannot get enough of his music, but his personal items [...]

2016-11-02T12:26:00-07:00November 2nd, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Tupac’s Pendant for Sale

Human Lifespan Limit Reached

People all over the world have been living longer and longer than in previous generations. That trend might be at its end in advanced nations. Most people would consider the fact that Americans live a lot longer on average than they used to a wonderful development. Many would like to see that trend continue. On [...]

2016-10-26T11:33:00-07:00October 26th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Human Lifespan Limit Reached

Estate Planning Awareness Week

If you are one of the millions of Americans who do not have an estate plan, then the upcoming National Estate Planning Awareness Week is a great time for you to get one. More than half of American adults do not have a current estate plan. The benefits of having a plan should be obvious. [...]

2016-10-21T10:49:00-07:00October 21st, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Estate Planning Awareness Week

Post Death Termination Fees

Families and estate executors have enough to worry about after someone passes away. Should they also have to worry about termination fees for canceling a contract with a utility? One state says no. If you have ever wanted to move to a different cell phone provider, you are likely to have come across a problem. [...]

2016-10-19T10:49:00-07:00October 19th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on Post Death Termination Fees

When a Relative Is Missing

If a loved one has been missing for a long time, it is possible to have him or her declared deceased so that an estate can be administered. You might have seen a television documentary or a movie about someone who disappears. With hundreds of channels in need of content the genre is a popular [...]

2016-10-12T11:42:00-07:00October 12th, 2016|Current Affairs|Comments Off on When a Relative Is Missing
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