Monthly Archives: September 2017

How to Inventory and Assign Value to Estate Personal Property

There is an old saying that goes: What is the best way to eat an elephant? One bite at a time! Personal property is the elephant of an estate. It is the responsibility that can take up most of your … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on How to Inventory and Assign Value to Estate Personal Property

How to Wash a Microbead Pillow

Every so often, after repeated use, or due to messy accidents, micro bead pillows will need to be cleaned. Unlike memory foam or down pillows where only the pillowcase may be washed, micro bead pillows may be washed, just as … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on How to Wash a Microbead Pillow

Best Finds From the Antiques Roadshow

The comforting, familiar nature of the Antiques Roadshow has been likened to ‘the feel of a warm bath’. From its beginnings in 1977, the show delved through the possessions of others, with guests telling us stories of the current owners, … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Best Finds From the Antiques Roadshow

Factors That Affect the Price of an Airline Ticket

The wide range of prices encountered when shopping for an airline ticket, make this a daunting task. What factors affect the price? Fuel cost has one of the greatest effects on tickets. As the price of crude rises, so do … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Factors That Affect the Price of an Airline Ticket

Important Issues For Green Card Holders to Remember and Consider When Traveling

Clients who are Green Card holders (ie permanent residents) frequently ask me about issues that need to be aware of when traveling internationally, outside of the United States. Here are some things to consider to minimize the potential for problems … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Important Issues For Green Card Holders to Remember and Consider When Traveling

Backpacking Vs Organized Tours – A Decision Every Traveler Faces

In planning my RTW adventure, I have been giving considering thought to the options of backpack solo, or booking into an organized tour. In my past travels, I have done a combination of both organized tours and backpacking solo and … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Backpacking Vs Organized Tours – A Decision Every Traveler Faces

Benefits of International Travel

International travel can be a great experience; it allows you to witness many new cultures and lifestyles. International travel has many benefits which make it better than your traditional domestic vacation. Depending on your destination, traveling abroad can also save … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Benefits of International Travel

Insurance As a Device For Handling Risk

The real nature of insurance is often confused. The word “insurance” is sometimes applied to a fund that is accumulated to meet uncertain losses. For example, a specialty shop dealing in seasonal goods must add to its price early in … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Insurance As a Device For Handling Risk