In my presentation on risk, I discuss how we all focus on the wrong things: We fear large, emotional, visceral — and statistically improbable deaths. We ignore the boring mundane, and statistically likely — demises. This chart via The Economist does a wonderful job of putting the same idea into proper context: Source: The Economist Thanks, Chris!
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Estate Taxes: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Family and Your Business
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Your debts become the responsibility of your estate.
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How To Keep Your Family Vacation Home In The Family
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An Idiot's Guide To Destroying Your Country In Six Easy Steps
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Tips for Building and Protecting Your Retirement Income
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In today’s digital world, everything from your lightbulbs to your locks, your TV speakers to even your car, can be connected to the internet and controlled by a handheld device. While these devices add convenience, smart home devices also bring unique cybersecurity dangers. The main issue? The more devices you have connected to the internet …
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What Happens After You Die
Let's be super real... when you die, aside from your mom, sister, and uncle, you're not going to be talked about a whole lot. Nobody cares after the first 24...
This One Tip Could Save Your Family Legacy
Do you want to leave a lasting legacy for your children and grandchildren? Are you building a business or accumulating wealth with the hope that it will benefit your heirs and provide them with the opportunity to live happy, fulfilled lives?