Category Archives: Wills

I Don’t Have Kids, So Why Do I Need Estate Planning? Part 1… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: I had an eventful, fitness weekend.  I walked both Saturday and Sunday with my walking group Hands up for Hooters, and attended a gait clinic at Fleet Feet on Saturday morning to fix what is wrong with my form … Continue reading

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Steps to Select and Name the Right Guardians for Your Children… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

  We are back and up and running.  We returned from Spain on Wednesday 6/20/18, having walked 500 miles over 33 days. I lost about 20 lbs.–now to keep it off. Spain was beautiful and our family had an amazing … Continue reading

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The Key Differences Between Wills and Trusts… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi there.  It’s Jean Marie this week. Christine and her family have been on their trip of a lifetime in Spain for over 2 weeks.  They are walking the Camino del Santiago, which is a network of pilgrimage routes to … Continue reading

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Before Your Kids Leave For College, Make Sure They Sign These Documents… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, This weekend was a weekend of work for me. I enjoyed a Friday night out with Dave….dinner and a movie, but that was it for fun. I am on a fast countdown to our departure in about six weeks … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Tips for Ensuring Your Pets Are Properly Cared For… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, I am feeling amazing after having the brilliant idea to work on our lawn yesterday. Despite being slightly sunburned, we mowed a reasonably substantial portion of our property. While I know this sounds like nothing special, having close to … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Best Practices Gleaned From Famous Celebrity Deaths….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: I am off and running this Monday.  I have my two backpacks and walking shoes and plan to make a decision about which backpack I will use in Spain. I plan to walk the Camino de Santiago from mid … Continue reading

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Common Estate Planning Issues You Must Navigate When Contemplating a Second (or more) Marriage… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, I’m in Scottsdale Arizona at the moment about to embark on the go to local hike…..Camelback. I’m looking forward to hitting the trail with my son Daniel and his girlfriend Serena. We celebrated Daniel’s 21st birthday yesterday and it was great … Continue reading

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What to Expect From An Initial Estate Planning Appointment With Us… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Brr, it finally feels like winter. I walked my dogs about 3.5 miles this morning in the cold, and it was so quiet.  I listened to my Spanish tutorial and practiced during my walk.  I am at the point in … Continue reading

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Ready to Write Your Will? Consider This Before You Go It Alone or Online… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Happy Tuesday: I hope you had a wonderful holiday.  We had a very low key Christmas, with a few gifts, but mostly sleeping in, hanging out in our PJs and cooking dinner. Our holiday was really about spending time together, … Continue reading

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The Downsizing Generation: How to Handle a Surplus of Stuff When a Loved One Ages… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello. At this very moment, Christine and family are headed home from their short jaunt in Iceland. As expected–it’s called Iceland for a reason!–they’ve all had to endure lots of cold, snow and ice.  Just the thing to put them … Continue reading

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