The Perfect Father’s Day Gift

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My First Try at the Perfect Gift Was Rejected by my Wife and Daughter Father’s Day is just around the corner, and I have been searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift recommendation.  I had a great one (I thought) that I was going to tell you about – that is until my wife and…

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What Do Elder Care Lawyers Do?

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Estate Planning & Elder Law A few days ago, I met with an estate planning attorney I have known since the mid-1980s (a long time to know someone).   I was surprised to learn that this well-known attorney had no idea what elder law lawyers did for a living or why.   So, my friend, the estate…

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Were You A Facebook User? You Should Apply!

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The Facebook Class Action Settlement Is Real In April 2023, people who use social media online started to wonder if a proposed class action settlement for $725 million was actually a scam.  It is real.  The case started with the Cambridge Analytica scandal in 2018.  It turned out that the now-defunct political ad marketing firm…

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What Happens To Your Facebook Page After You Pass Away?

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Facebook: An Essential Tool Facebook has become an essential tool to connect with friends and family.  When something good happens, or you want to share a picture of your family, for millions of Americans, Facebook is the media upon which they share.  While we share good things on Facebook, life is not all a “bed…

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Additional Boosters and Updated Vaccine Guidelines

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As COVID-19 vaccine technology and learning advances, the FDA is adjusting its guidance (which is a good thing).   Today, the FDA announced updated vaccine guidance, including when additional boosters should be administered.  If you would like to view the FDA guidance, click here.   Since the FDA press release with the new guidance is a bit…

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How Will You Be Remembered

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  As I get older, I often wonder how I will be remembered after I die.  What will I leave behind that will be of lasting value?  A long time ago, I started creating my legacy without realizing it.  Below are some of my experiences and some guidelines so that you can take control of…

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Avoid Cheap “Will Mills”

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We have all seen the advertisements… Are Will Mills Worth It If They Are Free? Online “will mills” are undoubtedly cheap, but are they worth it even if free?  The short answer is getting a will for $19.95 seems like a great deal, unless you need the will to protect assets while you are alive…

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Scammers Can Clone Your Voice

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Just imagine you are at home and the telephone rings…it’s your grandson calling, and he says he is in big trouble, and you need to send him money for lawyers and bail.  He is a good kid and has never been in trouble before.   The Newest Scam The most recent scam is faking your grandson’s…

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A Feel-Good Apple Story With A Happy Ending

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This is a very personal story for me that fortunately ended well.   My History I was born with severe congenital heart defects that, in the middle of 2021, resulted in more than 14 hours of open heart surgery.  The operation affected something called the “bundle branch.”  The bundle branches are part of the heart’s electrical…

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