4 Rules for Guilt-Free Photo Downsizing

If you’ve reached a point in your life where you’ve started to downsize, then you’ve likely grappled with the difficult task of getting rid of photos. After decades of life, how are you supposed to choose which memories are important enough to keep and which aren’t? These four rules can help make this daunting task… Read More »

Enjoying the Summer Sun

The past month has been incredibly busy as we work to get our office back up to speed. We’re all excited to be fully open once again and to return to having face-to-face meetings. Of course, we’re continuing to take all manner of precautions as we welcome people back into the office, as the health… Read More »

A Memorial Day Tribute. . .

The story goes that an unnamed World War II soldier wrote a prayer to St. Peter on the wall of his hospital room. Singer Edwin McCain took that prayer and put it to music.  It is a beautiful tribute to all our fallen service members this Memorial Day. Let them love Peter, For they’ve had… Read More »

Taking It One Day at a Time

In our community and around the country, countless people are adapting to a new way of doing things. Many people are now working from home, at least temporarily, or they may have been furloughed or laid off. Those who are already retired may find themselves with less to do. But no matter your situation, we’re… Read More »

FOR FUN: 3 Incredible Thrift Store Finds

Thrift and antique stores are often packed with objects no one wants. But in the mix of Depression-era glassware, dusty books, and vintage clothing, you can find treasure. Sometimes, you just have to look very closely. Here are three thrift store finds that were later discovered to be something amazing. The Declaration of Independence Though… Read More »

Spring-Clean Your Finances

With the arrival of spring comes the annual tradition of spring-cleaning. You clean out your home and organize your garage — at least, you try to. But with all the tidying up, are you also “spring-cleaning” your finances? Cleaning up your finances every year is just as important as organizing your home. It’s an excellent… Read More »

Two Ways to Cut the Stress Out of Estate Planning

From my perspective, the goal of estate planning is to provide peace of mind. It’s a way to ease the burden for your loved ones in the future. Many families end up in a situation where they’re dealing with countless people and challenges following the passing of a loved one. When an estate plan isn’t… Read More »