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BROKEN-HEART SYNDROME

He was the 41st President of the United States. He also served in the Navy, was a successful businessman, and held many other political offices during his life. But George Herbert Walker Bush was also a husband – a loving husband of 73 years to Barbara. Together they had six children and lived a very full life.Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, and her widower, George, died less tha...
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THANKSGIVING…A TIME TO COUNT OUR BLESSINGS…

The weather has turned colder and holiday decorations and sales are popping up everywhere, which means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Plans for family get-togethers are being finalized and excitement (or anxiety, for many) is growing, as we look forward to seeing relatives who we may not see often throughout the year.The world outside our homes is a bit crazy ri...
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TIS’ THE SEASON TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

This is the season of giving and making a difference by giving back to our communities, which can be extremely rewarding both to the recipients and to the “giver”.  We all have the power to make a difference in the lives of others, we just have to make the effort to do so.In addition to making a difference in the lives of those in your community, take this opportunity to consider ho...
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WHAT IS A LIVING TRUST? 

You may have heard of “Living Trusts” or “Revocable Trusts” as a means to avoid probate at death. But what are they? How do they work? What is the difference between a Living Trust and a Living Will? Before we answer these questions, let’s start with a more basic question -- What is a Trust?What is a Trust?Merriam-Webster defines “trust” as a property interest held by one pe...
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WHO GETS WHAT?

Great-grandma’s favorite necklace….Grandpa’s monogrammed cuff-links…your favorite family portrait.  Who will inherit these treasured items after you’re gone?  If you have children, chances are that your Will leaves all of your “personal effects” to your children in equal shares as they shall agree, or something along those lines.  If you do not have childr...
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