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Organizing After a Death

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: estate planning, Grief, Organizing Tips, Planning|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of dan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net   When a loved one passes away there are many things to do.  So many things in fact, that it can quickly become overwhelming.  Whether it’s sudden or after a long illness, you will experience grief and probably aren’t thinking straight. My aunt passed away recently and this article provides insight from my personal experience.  This subject is not a topic that most want to think about but it is necessary and I hope it will be helpful.  One thing I would like to mention that helped me, is that when I was planning [...]

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Go Green During Spring Cleaning

By | April 26th, 2015|Categories: estate planning, Planning|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of Arvind Balaraman / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Spring cleaning is a process that can take quite a while.  It’s not typically done in a weekend.  There are many rooms and spaces to consider, along with the yard and perhaps a vehicle or two.  As we clean, we declutter and clear our homes of items we no longer need, want or love.  Some of the items to discard are still in good shape while others are not.  The items that still have life in them could be donated to a charity so that someone could reuse them.  Non-working items such as, [...]

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What is a Digital Estate Plan?

By | April 15th, 2015|Categories: estate planning, Planning|Tags: , |

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net There’s a lot of talk in the organizing industry these days, about what happens with your online accounts after you pass away.  You may be asking yourself, ‘why do I care?’ After all, you’ll be gone so does it really matter?  The answer is, yes it does matter. Whether you’re active on social media, or just pay bills online, you have an online presence. When you have an online presence, you’re vulnerable to hackers - identity theft aficionados. They are ever vigilant to your online activities.  They can wreak havoc on the living [...]

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