3 Tips for Surviving Your Kid’s Fall Sports Schedule

3 Tips for Surviving Your Kid’s Fall Sports Schedule

Congratulations – your kid made the team! Now what? Here are a few tips to help you (and your kids) survive the season! 1. Be Prepared. Sometimes games, tournaments or meets will be far away. Your athlete, and other family members who are coming along, will need...
5 Places to Look When Closing up the Cabin

5 Places to Look When Closing up the Cabin

The kids are back in school and the leaves will start to change soon. You may have just a few more weekends to enjoy your place up north, so it’s not too soon to start thinking about closing it up for the season. Here are a few of the best suggestions we found....
If I Have a Will, Do I Need an Estate Plan?

If I Have a Will, Do I Need an Estate Plan?

By simple definition, a Will basically states who is supposed to get your money and possessions after you’re gone. In reality, a Will isn’t quite so simple. Wills must go through Probate Court. A judge has to agree to it and give permission for the contents to be...
Have Some Faith in Trusts

Have Some Faith in Trusts

Previously we talked a little about what it means to have a Will versus having an Estate Plan. An Estate Plan usually includes a Trust, but a Trust is not a Will. Both are legal documents that say what you want to happen with your assets (money and possessions) after...