Estate Planning Checklist: Steps For Asset Protection

When it comes to estate planning and asset protection, the rules and regulations and statutes are amazingly vast. It is always recommended that you visit an experienced attorney that specializes in asset protection and estate planning before you decide to make any decisions that impact the future and how it is preserved.

Per Legal Zoom, there are about 9 important steps to follow to execute a successful estate plan. Remember, having an experienced attorney do this planning for you is highly recommended. Continue reading Estate Planning Checklist: Steps For Asset Protection

Estate Planning: Saving Your Money Can Be Very Satisfying

Sounds like a simple adage, right? If you really want that big ticket item, work hard and save your money so you can afford it. But in this day and age, a lot more people are opting to open lines of credit and get their instant gratification with the purchase of their big ticket item. But what about investing in estate planning?

Sure, it could be a TV or a vacation, a car or a home, either way people want things and they want them now. I’m guilty of this as I’m sure you are too. However, we have all had the satisfaction of paying for something in full and the euphoric feel that comes along with it, even if it is that pesky credit card.

But seriously though. Have you ever saved up your money, went into the store and bought the item you really wanted? There is no better feeling in the world than getting that new piece of technology and enjoying it knowing that you don’t owe a minimum payment on it the next month.

But how do can you save?

There are a multitude of ways to save money. You can just stuff cash in a sock drawer. That’s tried and true and if you need money in a pinch, it’s always there. But that’s also the downfall. It’s accessible at all times!

Is Estate Planning Right for Me?

YES. Estate planning is right for EVERYONE! Maybe you don’t have a problem saving for yourself? Maybe you want to save for your loved ones? Estate planning with an experienced attorney in Ohio is a good start. These lawyers are trained and will show you all the steps it takes to protect your assets.

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In addition to estate planning, you could also go the traditional route and open a savings account at your local bank. You can have it at the same bank as your checking account and then link the two for easy transfers. But beware, you run into the same potential problem as the sock drawer situation.

What Else Can I do?

Glad you asked! One last recommendation would to look into online savings accounts. I have an online savings account with and it’s fantastic. Every few days they scour my bank account and take small amounts, some as small as a couple bucks, and put it in a savings account. The idea is to take an amount I won’t miss. Their technology learns my spending habits with my bills, so it won’t over draw my account. I can check my balance anytime by sending them a text with an instant response. I can transfer and save more money at anytime as well. If I want to withdraw my money, it will be in my checking account the next day.

Whatever you choose, just remember that it is possible to get instant gratification along with instant satisfaction.

The Food Lovers Guide To Technology

The kitchen can be a place of solitude and extreme chaos all at once. One moment you’re cooking up a storm and the next, the storm in your pot looks like it’s takeout time for the family. Don’t let Thursday Takeaways become a routine in your household. Cooking is a passion that anyone can master; all it takes is some creativity and determination, and healthy recipes are a dime a dozen.

The general rule of cooking nowadays is; if you can read you can cook. This statement has never been truer; modern technology can literally place you in the kitchen and guide you through the cooking and or baking process, with Gordon Ramsay’s flair and panache.  Continue reading The Food Lovers Guide To Technology

Definition of In-App Purchases

In-app purchases refer to goods or services bought from an app on a mobile service which includes devices such as smartphones or tablets.  Many in-app purchases are offered at no charge with the option to upgrade for a certain fee.  Developers will often add new features to the app but users will not have to download the app again as these features will be available on their current app.

In-app purchases allow users the option to upgrade their apps while in the app instead of having to use other marketing options.  An example would be if the app allowed users to skip a level if it was very difficult for a certain fee. Continue reading Definition of In-App Purchases

Top 5 Things to Do in Shirdi

Shirdi, nestled in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, is a religious site for Sai Baba devotees. This religious site is quite close to Nasik and can be easily accessed. The place holds a strong religious importance as a holy place. The small town Shirdi is filled with religious spots and various activities that calm your mind and soothe your soul. When you visit there, you will feel that the air there carries chants linking your soul with spirituality. It will leave you speechless. Since the place is a tourist attraction, it welcomes thousands of tourists. It is advised to book Shirdi hotels before your trip that will also help you avail many discounts.

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Going On An Island Getaway Without Leaving The United States

Often times, people think that in order to get away to a tropical paradise, they will need a bag of money and a passport. I’m here to tell you that is not the case at all! You can get that tropical island getaway feel all without having to leave the United States!

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Is There Anything You Can’t Do With Pinterest?

One of the best tools on the internet for wasting time is Pinterest. Whether you are just bored and looking for new ideas to clutter your home or you have a genuine need to repurpose that old truck tire, Pinterest can give you, quite literally, an endless amount of ideas.

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