Feb 242012
 
Pet Estate Planning Should Be A Priority For Any Pet Owner

According to the Humane Society of the United States, every year 400,000 dogs and cats need to find new homes after their owners die.  Undoubtedly, this can cause much unnecessary stress on the pets themselves, as well as the family members left to find a home for the pet once their owner has passed.  Interestingly, Channel 4 News in Jacksonville recently ran a report on the peace of mind that pet owners feel once they have made arrangements to care for their pets in the event of their incapacity or death. Overall, I thought that the piece was informative and More…

Feb 142012
 
Whitney Houston’s Estate Will Likely Swell Following Her Death

Within hours of her untimely death, artist Whitney Houston was already fast on her way to becoming a hot commodity, as downloads of her singles soared and those who played a part in her career development began preparations to bring her impressive, if troubled, career to the forefront once again.  Whitney may join the ranks of other famous artists who have achieved the dubious distinction of great commercial success beyond the grave.  According to Forbes, the top five highest-earning dead celebrities of 2011 raked in almost $300 million last year and three of them; Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and John More…