Michigan Land Owners Will Get Property Tax Relief in 2015

Michigan House Bill 5552, signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder, will add much needed exemptions to Michigan’s property tax uncapping law effective for transfers occurring after December 31, 2014. If you are a Michigan land owner, you know that the annual increase of a property’s taxable value is “capped,” which means that although the […]

Is There Life After Death? Maybe

An article from The Telegraph published in the National Post reports that, according to a British study into near-death and out-of-body experiences, awareness may continue for a short time after the brain has shut down completely. Scientists at the University of Southampton spent 4 years studying more than 2,000 people who suffered cardiac arrest at […]

SSA Facts and Figures

New Social Security Booklet Released

The Social Security Administration has released a handy booklet entitled Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2014.  From the Preface: Fast Facts & Figures answers the most frequently asked questions about the programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It highlights basic program data for the Social Security (retirement, survivors, and disability) and […]

Welcome to my Blog!

Whether you came to the website on your own, through error, or “StumbleUpon” brought you here, thanks for stopping by.  I am an attorney and Certified Financial Planner™ professional located in Rochester, Michigan, a bedroom community about 45 minutes north of downtown Detroit.  The plan is to write on topics related to financial and estate planning, […]