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How do you reward yourself?

As you gear up for the New Year, you may be thinking about when you'll make the 2023 updates to your contingency plan. The first quarter-ish is usually a good time of year to...

Be Prepared for

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Contingency Planning for Agriculture Entrepreneurs

Why would a girl from West Philly and corporate retiree apply to speak at the Pasa Sustainable Agriculture conference? The short answer is they’re my people. It’s challenging to think...

Millennials Are Leading the Way

I 💜 Millennials! One of January's highlights is reading's estate planning survey results for the prior year. And the headline says it all:For the First Time,’s Wills Survey Finds that Younger Adults Are More...

2022 Group Practice Owners Summit

Date: July 7 to 9, 2022 Attend this conference specifically designed for mental health group practice owners. In this interactive session, I will share the essential elements of Creating a...

Pasa Sustainable Agriculture Conference 2022

Date: Friday, February 11, 2022 Join me at the in-person conference. I'll be hosting a workshop on How to Keep Your Business (and Your Life) Running Smoothly in an Emergency.
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How to Maximize Retiree Benefits

You may have noticed that Vanguard was in the news this month for eliminating retiree medical reimbursement accounts for current and retired employees. Retirees collaborated in a private FaceBook group to break the story...
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Reassessing Your Home-keeping Habits

Once you start contingency planning, it's hard to know where to stop. Planning for the unexpected becomes part of how you see the world and how you organize your life. Last...
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How to Store Your Vaccination Card

One example of how our contingency plan evolves is how we now need to determine our storage strategy for our Covid vaccination card. When I received my second shot, the...
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How to Prevent Family Fraud

As you may already know, I get to work with the best clients. The people who work with me are often motivated by compassion for their business partners and family...
Fireproof Safe

How to Choose a Fireproof Safe for Your Home or Business

When exploring fireproof safe options, there are many variables to consider. Sometimes there are so many choices that people decide not to buy a safe, risking the privacy and security...