Category Archives: Wills

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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The Pitfalls of DIY Wills: Lessons Learned from a Florida Probate Case… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Happy Thanksgiving week! We are back from our 60 mile walk in San Diego.  Our group of walkers in San Diego raised $6.5 million to fund research, and breast cancer education.  I have sore feet, a few blisters and much … Continue reading

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Could an Out of Date Will Leave You Facing Eviction?.. Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello- I had another somewhat low key weekend.  I house sat for a friend, watching her pooches along with my own.  I enjoyed the change of scenery, and the quiet of being away from my own home with all of … Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Buy Your Will From Living Social or Groupon… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: The weather is awesome, finally cooling down. I hope to get out and walk to begin, in earnest, training for my 60 mile walk in November. I still have time to train but have been remiss in getting in … Continue reading

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