Disappointment

I love my online savings account at FNBOdirect. Love it, love it. They have one of the highest interest rates right now, and the set up process was very easy. But… I recently realized that they don’t offer POD (payable on death) accounts, beneficiaries, or...

The sign

We passed a sign the other day that was a little disturbing. It said: CAR WASH (Funeral donations) Unfortunately, money is often an issue when someone dies, and funerals are expensive. (If I remember right, my mom’s funeral was about $10,000, and it was not...

How would you like to hold title?

“Well, I don’t know. What are the choices?” That was always my answer in the past when asked how I would like to hold title. That question generally comes up if you are buying property with someone else, but it should come up every time you buy...

There’s more to do

We finally got our estate planning documents signed & notarized, and I’m very happy that step is done. I feel better knowing that I have given the future gift of less stress and confusion to loved ones. (Things are stressful and devastating enough when...

One thing (almost) off the list

One of our financial goals has been to get our estate planning squared away. My husband has never had a will before, and mine needed updating, so we had an appointment with an estate planning attorney recently to do just that. They will be doing a will, a living will,...