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  • Ten Things I Did Right

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    July 31, 2013 | 1:00 am

    My husband and I just got our Estate Planning documents done. By that I mean we each signed a Will regarding how we would like our assets distributed after our death, Power of Attorney documents in case we’re incapacitated and medical instructions saying to pull the plug if we’re...

  • Ethical wills hope to ensure that our values live on

    By Amy Hirshberg Lederman

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    I count myself among the most fortunate of 50-somethings because both of my parents are still alive.

    Sometimes this weighs heavily on me, like when my mother leaves multiple messages on my answering machine because I haven't called her back -- within the hour. Or when I realize that...