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  1. Roger, great article – short and sweet!

    Now, as someone at Nike once said, “Just do it” . . . that is if you haven’t set up your own personal Estate Plan.

    • Roger Wohlner says

      Don thanks for the comment. Just do it is a great way to put it, nobody likes to deal with their own mortality.

  2. Great article on the estate planning lessons that can be take away from celebrities. While some make take the warning of planning an estate from friends or family members, celebrities can step in as an extended friend in the absence of having a close example to learn from.

    • Roger Wohlner says

      Thanks for the comment Evan. Often folks need to be nudged into doing what they need to do in terms of estate planning to protect their families and loved ones. This nudge can come from a celebrity death and if so that is a silver lining in an otherwise sad situation.

  3. Thanks for sharing this great advice on estate planning, and what you want to do with your estate. It really is important to take care of your minor children in your will- they are the ones who need the most help from you. However, your other tips on figuring out where you want your money to go is also great!

    • Roger Wohlner says

      Delores thanks for the comment and I’m glad you enjoyed the article. Certainly family farmers have unique estate planning services as I would guess they are often asset rich and cash poor in many cases.


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