Art and Sentimental Items in Estate Planning

The New York Times has an interesting article on the value of an art collection in estate planning.   That’s not something most people think about. After all, most people aren’t serious art collectors.  Even among those who are, these collections usually exist more for personal satisfaction than financial gain.   “Art investors are nearly …

Pets ARE Family

Many of you know that my son, Jacob, was fortunate enough to be one of Texas A&M University’s mascot, Reveille’s caretakers last year. I am an Aggie, Class of ‘88, and thought I knew a lot about Aggieland,, but my appreciation for Reveille and her care grew watching Jacob compete and then care for her. …

PASSWORDS

Passwords!  If you are like me, you hate getting notices you must update or change your password.  With the digital world we live in, it seems like we have a million passwords.  Electronic passwords are a relatively new concept, but a reality in today’s world.   When I was a kid I could remember 100 phone numbers and call …