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10 Legal terms (in plain English) you need to know

Some days when I’m watching TV, or even the news, I hear new words like twerking, YOLO and binge watching and it often sounds like […]

By |December 10th, 2014|
  • Advice on naming a guardian and giving care directions for your children

Advice for parents with children under 18

As a parent, it’s your job to prepare for the unexpected. Just like you grab an extra diaper on the way out the door, provide […]

By |September 15th, 2014|
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A Look at the Life, Love, and Courage of a Special Needs Family

A few months ago I had the great pleasure of meeting Ashli Matus George at my sister’s bachelorette party. Ashli works with my sister, and […]

By |June 10th, 2014|
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3 Things Responsible Parents Do

As a new mother to a 16 month old, I never really thought about naming a guardian in a will. Because of my hectic schedule, a […]

By |April 25th, 2014|
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3 Steps to Beating Procrastination Using The Torch

Since the biggest challenge sometimes with anything is simply getting started, I thought I’d share a little humor about procrastination. What type of procrastinator are […]

By |April 11th, 2014|
  • Share directions not details using The Torch

Did you pass your Torch?

There are so many people in our lives, it’s sometimes hard to know what information we should share and with whom.

When you pass your Torch, […]

By |January 3rd, 2014|
  • 3 Common Mistakes When Naming Beneficiaries

3 Common Mistakes When Naming Beneficiaries

Recently I was giving my friend a demo of TheTorch.com and I asked her if all of her beneficiaries on her accounts were up-to-date. She […]

By |October 14th, 2013|
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Financial Tips for New Parents from Experts

The Royal Baby has been all over the news, including the Financial section of Fox Business with the article “Financial Planning Tips for Will, Kate […]

By |September 16th, 2013|
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Dorm Rooms and Healthcare Directives

If you have children in college, there are some surprising facts we learned from the Fox Business article “You’re Never too Young to Think About […]

By |September 6th, 2013|