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Another Great Tool for Closing Online Accounts After a Death

My wonderful friend Mary sent this link to me and what a great site it is! Everplans (currently in beta) is a great tool for funeral and death planning with a few tools for after a death including an extensive … Continue reading

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14 Questions to Ask a Creditor When Reporting a Death

Another blog worth repeating since someone asked me about this recently. Here is the PDF if you would like to print it. It is in our Downloads tab on this website. When I contacted the Social Security Administration to notify … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Another Woman Who Changed My Life – Maya Angelou 1928-2014

This morning my New York Times headline email in my in box brought me to tears in a matter of seconds. This post is a bit unusual, as I do not address grief often on this site. As Maya was … Continue reading

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California Bookstore Day, May 3, 2014 – What about the rest of the world?

Please visit your local independent bookstore on May 3 and suggest they join the California celebration! If you are in Northern California (Corte Madera or San Francisco), stop in at Book Passage to pick up a copy of Begin Here: … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Should Follow Chris Raymond,’s Death and Dying Expert

Editor’s note: This is a confession. It is about breast-cancer awareness. It is about the pink. For years I have taken silent issue with this unending media frenzy while simmering in a frustrated pot of pink that permeates everything I … Continue reading

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