The Boomer Burden

The Boomer Burden Author Julie Hall
ISBN-10 9781418566357
Year 2008-06-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Thomas Nelson Inc
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A practical guide to advise Baby Boomers how to deal with the daunting task of facing a parents' eventual passing as it relates to residential contents, heirlooms, and the often difficult family interactions and feuds that accompany them. With fascinating stories and comprehensive checklists, professional estate liquidator Julie Hall walks Baby Boomers through the often painful challenge of dividing the wealth and property of their parents' lifetime accumulation of stuff. From preparation while the parent is still living through compassionately helping them empty the family home, The Estate Lady® gives invaluable tips on negotiating the inevitable disputes, avoiding exploitation from scam artists, and eventually closing the chapter of their lives in a way that preserves relationships and maximizes value of assets.

How to Clean Out Your Parents Estate in 30 Days Or Less

How to Clean Out Your Parents  Estate in 30 Days Or Less Author Julie Hall
ISBN-10 9780984419159
Year 2011-05-01
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher eBookIt.com
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"How to Clean Out Your Parents' Estate in 30 Days or Less" is a take-along manual packed with meticulously compiled checklists, resources, and information. This guide provides step-by-step instructions to clean out your parents' home at the time of their infirmity or death, beginning in the attic and ending when the last item has been packed up. This indispensible resource offers you solutions and answers from an expert who has seen it all: *How to prepare when parents are still living and in their home *Transitions for parents in failing health *What to do immediately upon parents' death *Do we keep, sell, or donate? *Step-by-step clean out process *Compare options for selling the contents: Which method is best? Julie Hall, national personal property expert and author of the best-selling book, "The Boomer Burden - Dealing With Your Parents' Lifetime Accumulation of Stuff," was inspired to create this step-by-step guide as either a true companion to her book or a stand-alone resource. She wants every reader to clean out their parents' home in literally 30 days or less, so they can resume their lives instead of becoming swamped by this overwhelming task.

How to Divide Your Family s Estate and Heirlooms Peacefully and Sensibly

How to Divide Your Family s Estate and Heirlooms Peacefully and Sensibly Author Julie Hall
ISBN-10 9780984419135
Year 2011-02-05
Pages 98
Language en
Publisher eBookIt.com
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"How to Divide Your Family's Estate and Heirlooms Peacefully and Sensibly" is a must-have resource packed with practical expertise and a fair, equitable process for dividing personal property within a family estate. From how to minimize fighting and manage the emotional roller coaster that comes with a loved one's loss, to understanding legal responsibilities and suggestions for executors, this guide offers solutions based on decades of experience in working with families and their estates from coast to coast.Written by Julie Hall, national personal property expert and author of the best-selling book, "The Boomer Burden - Dealing with Your Parents' Lifetime Accumulation of Stuff," this guide is a must-read for every family challenged with dividing an estate and not wanting the family to divide in the process.This guide includes:* Practical problems and solutions* Sample letter from executor to heirs* Sample wish list* Helpful resourcesJulie was inspired to create this solutions-based guide as a true companion to her book, or a stand-alone manual to guide people through the relational minefields caused by the combination of sorrow, confusion, and greed.

Sell Keep Or Toss

Sell  Keep  Or Toss Author Harry L. Rinker
ISBN-10 9780375722400
Year 2007
Pages 257
Language en
Publisher
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Describes how to recognize valuables, preserve mementos, and find a reputable appraiser in order to help determine what to sell, keep, or throw away when moving into a smaller house or settling an estate.

Who Gets Grandma s Yellow Pie Plate Workbook

Who Gets Grandma s Yellow Pie Plate  Workbook Author Marlene S. Stum
ISBN-10 1888440082
Year 1999-01
Pages 95
Language en
Publisher University Extension Services
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Educational materials developed by University of Minnesota Extension Service educators as a guide to deal with personal property inheritance issues.

Toss Keep Sell

Toss  Keep  Sell Author Leah Ingram
ISBN-10 9781440509186
Year 2010-11-18
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The American house is one cluttered place. Frugal folks need to get their homes in order and find ways to make money from the junk they no longer need or want. That's where this book comes in! Organized by rooms of the house and tasks of the day, this book becomes a veritable clutter checklist. Each chapter in this reader-friendly guide features: Cashing In: A profile of everyday people who have earned big while clearing out Quick Clutter Challenge: Easy ways for you to declutter a space in thirty minutes or less A Keep, Toss, Sell Chart: A visual organizer to help get every room of the house under control Cash Back in This Chapter: What better way to motivate you than to point out potential earnings from one chapter's worth of tips? You can forget paying big bucks for a professional organizer. With Leah Ingram as your guide, you'll have extra money--and a home you can be proud of--in no time!

AARP Crash Course in Estate Planning

AARP Crash Course in Estate Planning Author Michael T. Palermo
ISBN-10 9781402758607
Year 2008-02-01
Pages 266
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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A guide to estate planning discusses such topics as wills, the probate process, selecting an executor, living trusts, naming a guardian for young children, living wills, and setting up a power of attorney.

The Settlement Game

The Settlement Game Author Angie Epting Morris
ISBN-10 0976993422
Year 2005-09-01
Pages 119
Language en
Publisher Voyages PressInc
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Dividing an estate fairly may sound easy, but in fact very few people know how to do it. Because of this, an event that should be dedicated to remembering the good times and paying honor to the deceased often becomes a time of strife and divisiveness, resulting in bad feelings that can sometimes last a lifetime. Now, there is a resource that helps to avoid such conflicts. The Settlement Guide provides clear, useful advice about how to divide the family estate of the deceased parents in a fair and peaceful manner.

Let It Go

Let It Go Author Peter Walsh
ISBN-10 9781623367794
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Say goodbye to clutter, reduce stress, and live simply with this easy-to-use guide to downsizing! Whether you are selling your family home, blending households into a new home, or cleaning out your aging parents' home, sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful experience. Decluttering guru Peter Walsh recently went through the process of downsizing his childhood home and dividing his late parents' family possessions. He realized that making these decisions about mementos and heirlooms creates strong emotions and can be an overwhelming chore. In Let It Go, Peter will help you turn downsizing into a rejuvenating life change with his useful tips and practical takeaways, including how to: • Understand the emotional challenges that accompany downsizing • Establish a hierarchy of mementos and collectibles • Calculate the amount of stuff you can bring into your new life • Create strategies for dividing heirlooms among family members without drama This new phase brings unexpected freedoms and opportunities, and Peter walks you through every step of the process. You’ll feel freer and happier than you ever thought possible once you Let It Go.

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

I Will Teach You To Be Rich Author Ramit Sethi
ISBN-10 9781848944886
Year 2010-01-21
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a practical approach delivered with a non-judgemental style based on the four pillars of personal finance – banking, saving, budgeting and investing – and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship. Witty, entertaining, wise and practical, Ramit Sethi explains how to automate your money flow - i.e. earn while sleeping, why your new best friend should be the taxman and how to beat banks and credit cards at the fee game. How do you negotiate a raise? How can you manage student loans? And can you still enjoy your daily latte and buy that iPhone? Sethi's 6-week plan shows you how: Week 1: Optimise your credit cards and learn exactly what to say to get fees waived Week 2: Set up no-fee, high-interest bank accounts that won't cost you Week 3: Open investment accounts even with a small amount of money Week 4: Figure out how much you’re spending. And then learn how to make your money go where you want it to go! Week 5: Automate your new infrastructure to make your accounts play nicely together Week 6: Why investing isn't the same as picking stocks - how to get the most out of the market with very little work.

It s a Girl

It s a Girl Author Marianne Richmond
ISBN-10 140229400X
Year 2014-06-25
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks Incorporated
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It's a girl! What a wonderful blessing. Her ten tiny fingers. Sweet kissable toes. Chubby cherubic cheeks and cute button nose. Do you ever think someone so little could make you feel love so big?

How to Protect Your Family s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs

How to Protect Your Family s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs Author K. Gabriel Heiser
ISBN-10 9780979080111
Year 2006
Pages 237
Language en
Publisher MedicaidSecrets.com
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Written by an elder law attorney with over 23 years experience, this book will help anyone with a family member faced with a long-term stay in a nursing home who wishes to preserve at least some of their assets by qualifying for the Medicaid program. You dont have to be broke to qualify! For the first time ever, the inside secrets of high-priced estate planning and elder law attorneys are revealed. Includes a summary of all income and asset rules for both married and single individuals, together with numerous examples and several case studies, which take the reader through the same thought processes that an experienced elder law attorney would go through when analyzing a real-life clients situation. The book includes tips on: how to title your home so you do not lose it to the state; how to make transfers to family members that wont disqualify you from Medicaid; how annuities make assets disappear; smart tricks for spending down your assets; what to change in your will to save thousands of dollars if your spouse ever needs nursing home care; avoiding the states reimbursement claim following the nursing home residents death; and much more. Completely up-to-date, the book includes the massive changes made by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 as well as the December 2006 Tax Relief and Health Care Act amendments.

What to Do with a Houseful of Memories

What to Do with a Houseful of Memories Author Marni Jameson
ISBN-10 1454916338
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Sterling
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It s a rite of passage: the emotional journey of downsizing your or your aging parents' home. Here, syndicated home columnist Marni Jameson chronicles her own experience and blends it with advice from national experts to sensitively guide readers through the difficult process. From opening that first closet to selling the house, she provides guiding lights and a strategy to help readers accomplish the task quickly, respectfully, and rewardingly."