Category Archives: Quality of Life

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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4 Warning Signs Your Elderly Relative May Be the Victim of Financial Abuse… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: It’s that time of year already! Spending time with your Valentine and those you love takes center stage.  We will likely avoid the crowds and get out a few days before, also celebrating  Dave’s birthday too. We’ve been mulling … Continue reading

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The Real Planned Parenthood: Platonic Parenting… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello- I worked the ENTIRE weekend, which was tough, but necessary.  It reminds me that I am not as young as I once was.  Recalling my early days in practice, frequently working very late nights and weekends, with endless energy. … Continue reading

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Tax Benefits of Buying a Second Home… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: Our boys arrived early Thursday morning and we spent a very nice Thanksgiving afternoon in Davis with family and friends. It was wonderful spending time with the boys and have us all together as a family again. Daniel headed … 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Could an Out of Date Will Leave You Facing Eviction?..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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What to do When Your Business is Out of Bounds and Work Starts to Take Over Your Personal Life… The Christine Chronicles

Hello We plan to head to San Francisco to watch the last Giants game of the season with a group of friends. I have been so looking forward to a change of pace. Despite the fact that the Giants had … Continue reading

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(Re)Defining Family: Estate Planning for the Post-Nuclear Family… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello. It’s amazing to me that tomorrow is the last day of February! I’ve had a list of projects to start or work on, and some to finish.  I told myself that if I started soon after the holidays, by … Continue reading

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Three Health Care Documents You Need to Include in Your Estate Plan… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello- This weekend I spent time walking my dogs, Odie and Finn, also working toward my walking training.  I walked about 4 miles on Saturday and Sunday, which raises my spirits with all the darkness and rain. We watched the … Continue reading

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How to Discuss Estate Planning With Aging (or Sick) Loved Ones – Part 2… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: We had small gathering last night with friends for the annual fondue holiday party. The fondue was a hit, despite the cheeses not mixing exactly as they should. Who can resist cheese and wine right?  One more week of … Continue reading

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What Is Elder Abuse and How Can You Keep Yourself (or Your Parents) Safe?.. Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: We are off in a few days for our Komen 3-day, 60 mile walk with our NorCal based group, Hands Up for Hooters!! If you are a facebook friend, keep an eye out this week as I will be … Continue reading

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