You may have missed the news – buried in a much bigger spending bill and passed in the thick of the holiday season, but after months of nearly bringing it to the finish line, it’s now official: On Friday, December 20, 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was signed into law.
Urban legends, urban myths and the latest that’s on everyone’s lips — fake news, whatever you call it, in our age of information, claims of spurious repute can go viral in minutes. Anyone with a PC can start a blog and offer up opinions on just about any subject, whether he or she is an authority or not. Sources? Who needs sources?
Over the past few years, several wildfires have been blamed on power lines downed during periods of low humidity and gusty winds, which typically occur in the fall. The 2018 Camp fire, sparked by downed power lines, was the deadliest in California history, claiming 85 lives and causing more than an estimated $16 billion in damages.
Sometimes it takes celebrities like Whitney Houston or James Gandolfini, to show how poor estate planning can be costly and disruptive in so many ways. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s untimely death on February 2, 2014 ended a great film career and we mourn for both the man and the future film-going pleasure we will all now be denied.