Michele Houck

Education of an Executrix: A “When-I’m-Gone” Plan is a Lasting Love Note

You've no doubt heard the phrase that the only certainties are "death and taxes." But we rarely talk about how death doesn't get anyone off the hook for filing taxes. The death of a loved one leaves us with stacks of paperwork, frustration, and, in many cases, a team of professionals who gladly bill the estate $400 per hour to clean up those untidy stacks. 

A Military Brat and Her Airman Father

Caring for loved ones who are dying is always difficult. When that loved one is a decorated war...