4 Tips to Prepare for a Disaster Share

Across the country, we have friends and family members who are at risk of natural disasters. From hurricanes and tornadoes to wildfires, we want you and your families to be safe. Regardless of the type of storms you see in your area, here are a few basic tips you can follow. Monitor the weather. An important part of keeping everyone safe is knowing what is … Continue reading 4 Tips to Prepare for a Disaster Share

Honor Those Who Have Served and Their Families

Although my husband nor I were ever in the military, we raised three children who all became members of our Armed Forces. I guess staying at home was not a very attractive alternative to any of them. My daughter joined the Army after graduating from high school, and after basic training was sent to a remote town in Germany to serve our country. My middle … Continue reading Honor Those Who Have Served and Their Families

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Some of the lessons we were taught at a young age have a way of staying with us as adults. Take sharing, for example. We encourage children to share their toys, share with their class, and share lessons learned. As they get older, they learn there are exceptions to the sharing rule—like toothbrushes, passwords, and account information. While the rules of sharing are not always … Continue reading Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Enjoy Your Home’s Equity-Wasatch Peaks Credit Union

Maybe you’ve recently noticed that your kitchen isn’t quite as functional as you thought, the summer heatwave has you considering a pool, or you’re just looking to do some preventative maintenance on your house. Before reaching for your high-rate credit card to fund your home improvements, consider tapping into your home equity! For many people, your home is a large piece of your net worth … Continue reading Enjoy Your Home’s Equity-Wasatch Peaks Credit Union

succession plans for your business

Many of us are familiar with family estate plans, but did you know that you can create a succession plan for your business?  Entrepreneurs understand the difficulties of starting a business; especially one that succeeds over a long period of time.  How can you protect the business you have put so much blood, sweat, and tears into creating?  A buy-sell agreement is a planning tool … Continue reading succession plans for your business

Intervivos – Peace Legal’s Goals and Values

Thanks to all who came out and supported us at the open house for our new office location! It has been a pleasure getting to know more of you in person over these past few months. Since I started writing in your magazine, the content has been primarily about estate planning. With the opening of our 25th Street office and the partnership between Inter Vivos and Peace Legal, I … Continue reading Intervivos – Peace Legal’s Goals and Values

The Changing Face of Today’s Buyers: Home Functionality & De-Cluttering

If you are thinking of selling at any point, whether to downsize as you get older or to upsize due to a growing family, know that the face of today’s buyer is changing and your listing agent is going to have you do things to your home that might not make sense to you at the time. One reason you hire a realtor is because … Continue reading The Changing Face of Today’s Buyers: Home Functionality & De-Cluttering

Are your investments safe Wasatch Peak Credit Union

What’s your first thought when you consider the safety of your investments? You might think about federally insured deposit accounts through National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). That’s a logical and comforting first thought for most credit union members, because your deposit accounts are covered up to a total of $250,000, and not one depositor has ever lost money in a deposit account that … Continue reading Are your investments safe Wasatch Peak Credit Union

Heiner’s Insurance – How to stay safe while driving  at night

Did you know that driving at night can be just as dangerous as distracted or impaired driving? Darkness brings additional challenges to see and be seen on the road so here are some tips to help you drive safely at night. The eyes have it. The more birthdays we have, the more important it is to get our eyes examined. Get routine checkups and schedule … Continue reading Heiner’s Insurance – How to stay safe while driving  at night

Moving Mom and Dad

Some requirements to qualify for my Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) certification have included touring many communities in two counties and reading a number of books on downsizing, reverse mortgages, long-term care insurance, plus my favorites How to Say it to Seniors and Aging in the Right Place.  It’s been a crazy time of 14-hour days preparing for this exam and doing 30 days of … Continue reading Moving Mom and Dad

7 Things to do before you leave on vacation

Close your eyes and picture—wait, I guess that would make it hard to read—don’t close your eyes. Instead, picture this. You return from a nice seven-day trip feeling relaxed and refreshed. But then you walk into your house, and it’s a mess. The sink is full of dishes, you have clothes all over your floor from packing, and the dog’s toys are all over the … Continue reading 7 Things to do before you leave on vacation

Tips to getting clean dishes from your dishwasher

We came home this past fall to blood running across our garage floor. After realizing it wasn’t the scene of a murder, I found that we had stored a folding table behind our freezer and it had hit the plug just enough that it lost power. Our meat storage was lost, BOO! There are few things more frustrating than having your appliances not work properly.  … Continue reading Tips to getting clean dishes from your dishwasher

What is a Gun Trust

If you own every gun Chuck Norris ever used in his movies, then you might need a gun trust! Gun trusts are becoming increasingly popular as more restrictive gun control laws are being implemented, the last of which was by executive order in July 2016. Certain firearms are restricted under Title II of the National Firearms Act (NFA). The most common Title II weapons include suppressors, short barreled rifles and shotguns, and automatic weapons. A gun trust … Continue reading What is a Gun Trust

Home Warranties for Existing Homeowners? yes

A home warranty is designed to cover mechanical, plumbing and major appliance repairs that homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover, such as clogged pipes, furnace failures, or appliances that stop working. For an a la carte fee to the main package purchase, extra items such as minor roof leak repairs, septic tank pumping, water softeners, guest homes, wet bar refrigerators, re-key services, portable spa equipment, additional pool … Continue reading Home Warranties for Existing Homeowners? yes

5 Things to Think About Before Buying a New Applicance

Are you looking at replacing an appliance soon? Whether it’s a fridge, washer, dryer, oven, or something else, household appliances can be a significant investment. Before falling in love with the latest and greatest, follow these steps to make sure you find the right appliance for you.   Know the dimensions. Before you go to the store, measure the space you have available. This is … Continue reading 5 Things to Think About Before Buying a New Applicance

Winter Driving Tips & Tricks Share

Winter driving can be challenging with snowy and icy weather, inexperienced drivers, and uncertain road conditions. If you can stay home on blustery winter days, good for you! If not, here are some winter driving tips to help you get to your destination safely. 1. Before winter Perform a maintenance check on your vehicle so it is ready for the season. Lower temperatures can affect … Continue reading Winter Driving Tips & Tricks Share