Looking back at the article that skyrocketed the Get Your Sh*t Together website into, well, everywhere, do I see improvements a decade later? Sure. However, despite the hard of many long before me, gobs of start-ups entering the ‘death space’ and living in a post-pandemic world…we still have a long, long way to go. … More New York Times Article: A Shocking Death, a Financial Lesson and Help for Others. Do we still suck at dying in this country ten years later? Yup.
Get your notebooks ready and check out Chanel’s conversation on the “What Nobody Tells Us” podcast. This episode is your ultimate guide to getting your affairs in order (and what happens if you don’t!) before the unthinkable or eventual happens.
From wills and advance directives and insurance, to finances, family, parenting and relationships – this is the critical *stuff* everyone needs to know. … More New Podcast: Chanel Reynolds goes deep on “What Nobody Tells Us”
How’s your summer going? It’s been a busy few months for me and September coming quick. What do you say we get a few more ‘what-if’ tasks done before labor day weekend? You’ll feel better and have one less thing to worry about this fall. Here are your August to-dos… … More Monthly Nudge: Your GYST Guide for August
For those who prefer to begin a thousand-mile journey by putting on pants and making coffee – try preparing for life’s big ‘what-ifs’ just 5 minutes at a time. … More Monthly MicroTasks to GYST 5-min at a Time
Article in TheStreet by Jeanette Pavini: I connected with Chanel Reynolds, for insight on how to organize and store important information and prepare for those “what-if” moments. … More TheStreet Interview: How to Prepare, Organize and Store Estate-Planning Documents
It may be damn hot out now but fall will be here before you know it – my favorite season to get important life *stuff* done. GYST is here to help you get a head start. … More Upcoming Events & Classes
When it comes to what the legal professionals call estate planning it easily overlooked or quite intentionally avoided, which certainly explains why over half of US adults don’t have wills or some basic ‘what-if’ plans in place. However, it’s really not optional anymore. The cost of *not* doing it far outweighs the reward of not getting started today. Here’s how. … More WILLS 101: The GYST Guide to Estate Planning
ASK GYST: How can I make sure my family doesn’t contest my will? … More ASK GYST: How can I make sure my family doesn’t contest my will? How to write someone in (and out) of your will.
Making big and often very hard decisions during a stressful and emotional situation adds more pain, suffering and confusion to what is already a terrible time. … More [Top Article] Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan
If you’re one of the 50% of U.S. adults who don’t have your will completed, this month’s Ask GYST is for you: “What happens when you can’t find a will?” What do you do – and what shouldn’t you do?
Ask GYST replies to this all too common question. … More ASK GYST: What do you do when you can’t find the will?