Monthly Archives: December 2014

Joan Rivers Has Last Laugh Through Use of a Family Trust… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello and Happy Holidays: Our Christmas was somewhat quiet after our raucous party on Tuesday, December 23 – great fun. We still burned the fondue but laughed a lot with friends and family. There were some very interesting entrants in … Continue reading

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Special Needs Trust: Protection for Those Who Need It the Most… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas: We are hosting another party this year, with less fondue and hopefully more time to enjoy our guests. Dave makes the best cheese fondue, which everyone loves and I am convinced it’s what brings people … Continue reading

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How to Create a Bulletproof Independent Contractor Agreement… The Christine Chronicles

How to Create a Bulletproof Independent Contractor Agreement One of the most common issues facing small businesses is how to govern relationships with independent contractors (ICs). Which is not really surprising, since many small businesses use ICs to perform critical … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Be Gifting: How to Do It Right… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: Brrrr, it is finally feeling like winter. Glad to have the rain and cold, which means snow in the mountains. Hopefully we are on our way to reaching rainfall goals for the year. We officially have our tree up … Continue reading

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How to Have an Office Holiday Party with No Legal Hangovers… The Christine Chronicles

Happy Friday: Well, I have managed to get sick, again. Unbelievable. We are heading to Hawaii for New Years so on the bright side, I am glad I have a few weeks to recover so when we go, I will … Continue reading

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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to…Diamonds? Creating an Ever-Lasting Memorial Through Science… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: My week is off and running. We finalized plans for a holiday trip to Hawaii. Very excited. The boys have never been and with Daniel leaving for college next year, it seems fitting to be together in an amazing … Continue reading

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How to Keep Suppliers From Putting Your Business at Risk for a Data Breach… The Christine Chronicles

Happy Friday to you: Gearing up for the holidays again. Hoping to see a movie tonight with my family, but the boys never want to do anything but stay home on Fridays- bah humbug. I suppose that they are tired, … Continue reading

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How to Reduce the Cost of Long-Term Care Insurance…Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: I hope you had a restful Thanksgiving holiday. We had 2 Thanksgivings of sorts. Dave and Cameron were not feeling great, so just Daniel and I headed to Davis to spend time together with my father, his wife Carole, … Continue reading

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