6 Ways to Save the Family Farm

6 Ways to Save the Family Farm

When you pass away, what will happen to your farmland? Maybe it’s land that has been in your family for generations. For many families, saving the family farm is important. Without a specific estate plan in place, the land is at risk. You may even know families like...
Do You Like to Gamble? Advice for Those Who Haven’t Planned Yet

Do You Like to Gamble? Advice for Those Who Haven’t Planned Yet

Michelle and I don’t gamble very often. But when we do, watch out! A few years go, the kids went to the grandparents’ and we spent the weekend in St. Louis. We were staying near Laclede’s Landing at a new hotel near the Lumiere Place Casino. The...
Can your estate plan pass the Down Low test?

Can your estate plan pass the Down Low test?

What a Child’s Game Can Teach us About Planning… In our house, the “Down Low, Too Slow” game is very popular. It goes like this: Give me five (hand slap) Way up high (another hand slap) Down low (pull hand away before it can get slapped) Too...