Category Archives: Death and Dying

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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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, About.com’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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Tax Returns for Decedent

It was not until my mom died that I discovered that my dad needed to file a tax return for the last year she was alive. Of course it makes sense, it just never occurred to me. As a staunch … Continue reading

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