Category: Pre-Planning

January “Spill the Beans” Event Was a Success!

It’s a new year, and you know what that means: Tax season is upon us. Over the next couple of months, everyone will be scrambling to get their taxes completed, and they also may have questions that come up along the way. On Tuesday, January 17, Senior Education Ministries, Inc. hosted a Spill the Beans

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August is National Make-A-Will Month!

You may not know this, but August is National Make-A-Will Month. Making a will is important so that your family and friends won’t have to be left second-guessing your final wishes in the event of your death. When you make a will, you are able to plan out where your money, possessions, and estate will

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What Obituaries and Funeral Planning Have in Common

Recently, the Wall Street Journal released an article about former newspaper man, Tom Vartabedian, who’s applying his years of industry experience in writing to help seniors construct the story of their life—he’s walking them through the process of writing their own obituaries. “Don’t leave anything to chance,” said the retired newsman in the Wall Street

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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Planned His Funeral Program in Advance

There’s no guessing when it comes to Muhammad Ali’s legacy. He was an icon for civil rights, boxing, and toward the end of his life, the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. And when he passed away on Friday, June 3, his family and friends weren’t left guessing when it came to his final wishes. Ali had

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Prince’s Death Teaches Us an Important Lesson

There have been many shocking deaths in 2016, including David Bowie who preplanned his entire funeral down to gifting the world with one last album.  But whereas Bowie had every detail nailed down before his death, pop legend Prince wasn’t so fortunate. When the artist suddenly passed away at 57 years old in April, he failed

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