Patti B. Black

Design Your Summer

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It’s summertime and the living is easy…or not….because you still have to go to work, cook supper, mow the lawn, chauffeur your children to camp…Summer living may not be easy, but it is a good opportunity to live life a little differently and, hopefully, to incorporate more fun into life.
Just as we know the benefits of being intentional with our money – with our saving, …  read more

Five Ways to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable about Your Final Wishes

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You’ve done the hard work of meeting with your estate attorney to prepare and sign your power of attorney, advance directive for healthcare, and will, but have you had the uncomfortable conversation with your adult children to share the decisions you made in these documents? Having a family meeting when you are healthy and life is going smoothly is a great opportunity to share the …  read more