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The top ten things your kids don't want

assets estate planning Jan 01, 2019

The following is excerpted from No Thanks Mom: The Top Ten Objects Your Kids Do NOT Want (and what to do with them) by Elizabeth Stewart.

In the following list of the Top Ten Objects Your Kids Do Not Want — inspired by conversations (or lack thereof) about my keepsakes with my 30-year-old son, Lock, and his wife, as well as by similar conversations I’ve had with hundreds of boomer clients and their millennial heirs — I will help you find a remedy for dealing with...

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What to do?

assets Dec 22, 2018

We were sitting in the coffee shop

Telling lies and swelling tea

When the subject of our treasures rose

Mainly those belonging to me

I thought about the question

And all the stuff I've come to cherish

50 years I've been collecting things

Where'd they go if I should perish

You see my kids, they're not mechanical

Though I taught them the best I knew

To save these things all wizzy

Some were rolled, a lot were new

Now the barn's right full of old car parts

Some fenders, lots of chrome

But I just...

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