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NEW BABY

So you just had a baby…Congratulations! A new baby, whether it’s your first or fourth, is such an exciting and happy time. You want to cherish every moment – yes, even those sleepless nights and zombie-like days you experience because of a lack of rest! You want to be the best mom or dad and do everything right. You’ve probably been reading parenting magazines (or...
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A TRUST FOR YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Did you know you can set up a Trust for your dog, cat, bird, horse, or even guinea pig, to be sure they will be taken care of after you’re gone? It’s true. Illinois’ Pet Trust Statute has been in existence since 2005, and it allows you to provide in your Revocable Living Trust or Last Will and Testament that one or more Trusts will be created and maintained for the sole benefit of your pet o...
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SINGLE? YOU NEED A PLAN!

If you have never been married, or are divorced or widowed, you need to consider the following: What will happen to you if you are in an accident or become ill and cannot make your own health care decisions? Who will be able to pay your bills for you and take care of your insurance, 401k/IRA accounts, cell phone bill, and other financial matters for you if you are ever unable to ...
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START OFF YOUR NEW YEAR WITH A PLAN

2018 is behind us and many are looking forward to a brighter, happier, healthier 2019.  There is so much happening in the world right now that we can’t control -- the government shutdown, Brexit, stock market fluctuations, to name just a few.  What can we each do in our own lives to ensure our own family is protected if an unexpected crisis happens in 2019 or future years? We can...
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BROKEN-HEART SYNDROME

He was the 41st President of the United States. He also served in the Navy, was a successful businessman, and held many other political offices during his life. But George Herbert Walker Bush was also a husband – a loving husband of 73 years to Barbara. Together they had six children and lived a very full life. Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, and her widower, George, died less than 8 ...
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