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Newsletter Archive

 

January 2019

 

A Life-Changing Situation

The new year has begun, and that means people are thinking about setting and accomplishing their New Year’s resolutions. This time of year is often busy in the office — most people have gone to see family over the holidays and are now thinking and planning for the future — including getting their affairs in order with … CONTINUE READING

How to Spend Wisely in Retirement

When it comes to retirement and finances, there’s enough material about saving to fill a library. You see commercials on TV showing one tiny domino gradually becoming a massive tower, you hear advice from coworkers and family members, and you read books and articles on the topic. Much less attention, however, is paid to how to spend those savings once … CONTINUE READING

A Message of Universal Love

In many of his speeches and sermons, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about love. He wasn’t talking about the romantic kind, though. King often used the term “agape,” an Ancient Greek word used to refer to the unconditional love of God for man, to talk about universal love for all people, regardless of … CONTINUE READING

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February 2019

Day or Night, We Are Here For You

In general, people don’t like lawyers, and that’s a fact: I’ve seen more jokes at lawyers’ expense than any other profession. If I had to quit being a lawyer in order to stay honest, I wouldn’t hesitate, because integrity matters. However, that’s one reason Thomas-Walters Estate Planning is different… CONTINUE READING

How Super Bowl XXXIV Made an Icon Out of a Grocery Store Clerk

Going into the 1999 NFL season, no one expected anything from the St. Louis Rams. When starting quarterback Trent Green went down with a gruesome knee injury in the preseason, ESPN The Magazine slated the Rams to be the worst team in the NFL that year… CONTINUE READING

3 Health Myths You Probably Believe

We live in the golden age of information. The answers to many of life’s questions are just an internet search away. Despite this readily available wisdom, we still have a bad habit of believing health-related myths. Here are three popular health “facts” that are total works of fiction… CONTINUE READING

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March 2019

 

 

Updating Your Plans: Why is it so important?

Spring-cleaning doesn’t just mean tidying your house. It can also refer to organizing all of your important documents. If you’ve been neglecting to put an estate plan in place or you haven’t had the chance to update it in the past couple years, now is the perfect time to sit down and work it out… CONTINUE READING

3 Ways to Honor International Women’s Day

On March 8, people around the world will honor International Women’s Day. Adopted by the United Nations in 1975, the holiday is meant to highlight the immeasurable accomplishments of women throughout history and draw attention to the ongoing struggle for global gender… CONTINUE READING

Getting the Most out of Your Digital Home Assistant

More and more people are welcoming in the Amazon Echo or the Google Home into their spaces. Everyone knows they make great Bluetooth speakers and can tell you the weather forecast, but they’re also capable of so much … CONTINUE READING

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April 2019

 

Looking at Anne Sullivan’s Life And Her Inspirational Dedication

This month, April 14 marks the 153rd birthday of Anne Sullivan. I’m sure many of you remember that Anne Sullivan was the teacher who helped Helen Keller learn to interact with the world around her through fingerspelling. Keller was in a dark world, and it was Sullivan’s effort and determination that opened her up… CONTINUE READING

The Best Opening Days in Baseball History

Baseball’s opening day has been an American holiday of sorts since the Cincinnati Red Stockings threw out the first major league pitch in 1869. To celebrate the start of the 150th season of professional baseball, here are three of the best opening days in baseball history… CONTINUE READING

Companies That Participate in April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day might be the only appropriate time of year for you to prank your friends or coworkers with gags like dipping an onion in caramel and offering it as a candy apple or loosening the tops of the salt and pepper shakers. It’s also the one day of the year when big companies get to join in the mischief as well… CONTINUE READING

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June 2019

 

Medicaid and Life Insurance: Our Medicaid Asset Protection Trust Plan

For National Insurance Awareness Day this month, I wanted to write about some of the insurance topics we see the most in the estate planning field. Insurance is something you can’t escape in any part of life, and it’s important to discuss with our clients, especially if they are retired or are looking to move into a nursing home… CONTINUE READING

Good Boys of Antiquity: Dogs in Ancient Legend

Far before humans had written histories, we had dogs. From hunting and shepherding to playing and relaxing, our early ancestors had canine companions by their side, and their appreciation shows. As storytelling developed around the world, our four-legged friends became important characters. Here are a few ancient legends for the historical dog lover… CONTINUE READING

Unlikely Pro Athletes Who Beat the Odds

The life of a professional athlete can seem like all glitz and glamour, shaking hands, kissing babies, and occasionally performing in the spotlight under a little bit of pressure. But for every athlete you see on your television screen, there are actually hundreds more in the minor leagues fighting against all odds to make it to the big stage… CONTINUE READING

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