Be Prepared

As I write this blog, Hurricane Lane is approaching Hawaii and residents are facing the largest storm in 26 years.  News footage is dominated with charts of the storm’s path, balanced with residents buying water and other staples or evacuating.

Got $11,180,000?

Believe it or not, that’s how much you can die with before having to worry about federal estate taxes. And, if you’re married, you and your spouse can double that to $22,360,000. So, why would anyone worry about doing any

Independence Day

Happy 4th of July eve!  Tomorrow we celebrate our nation’s fight for independence with BBQs, pool parties, and fireworks—and oddly enough lots of hot dogs.  Apparently, Americans consume over 150 million hot dogs on July 4th.  Pretty impressive. Our forefathers