What Your Loved Ones Want and Don’t Want May Surprise You!

Q. I visited my mother the other day, and we sat on the sofa in her living room with my children enjoying each other’s company. We reminisced about memories of me growing up and looked at old photo albums with the kids. In some of … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Leaving a Legacy and Tips for a Family Discussion

Dear Oakley, I have heard people speaking of leaving a legacy for their loved ones for when they die. The few times I’ve brought it up, my family does not want to talk about death and changes the subject. What exactly is … [Read more...]

Live a Legacy for Your Grandchildren; Then Leave One for Them

Q. The discussion of leaving a legacy recently came up in conversation among our friends and family. It seems our friends are way ahead of us on what they will leave future generations and how they hope to instill values in their … [Read more...]

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

When Jennifer’s father died, her first worry was about her mother and how she will recover. Her mother was so shocked and saddened when it happened that she didn’t want to get out of bed and face the world, let alone deal with … [Read more...]

Passing Along Your Values Along with Your Valuables

Q. My wife and I are approaching retirement, and we are updating our estate planning documents. We read something about writing a legacy letter along with our estate planning, where we leave more than material things to our … [Read more...]

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