Did you know that divorcing after the age of 50 is becoming a common occurrence across the nation? Called "grey divorce," some believe it's happening because of changing perceptions on divorce. Others believe it's happening because seeing women in the workforce is considered more acceptable now than it was during the Baby Boomer era, which is causing some women to rethink whether or not they want to be married still.
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The nine "most terrifying words in the English language," according to one of President Ronald Reagan's favorite jokes, were these: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help." The line never failed to get an appreciative laugh. Of course, few pointed out to the president that he, too, was from the government and was there to help.
There is a mistaken impression that many people have that estate planning is exclusively for wealthy or older folks. The reality is that any St. George resident with a child, a house or a business should have an estate plan that will take care of your family and assets should you die or become incapacitated.
Disputes are simply an inevitable part of life. In many situations, it is simply best to address the issues directly and resolve differences amicably. However, that is not always possible in families, among friends and in business.
Even the most carefully conceived and detailed plans do not amount to much if they are not executed. This is true in a wide variety of places, including business offices, football fields, traffic management and in estate administration.
Are you married? Do you have children? Do you own a house? Do you have a 401(k) at work or otherwise own stocks? Or do you own a business? Or do you simply want to have control of your fate should you be incapacitated by injury or illness?
St. George Mayor Jon Pike is optimistic and simultaneously realistic about the place he calls home. While acknowledging in his state of the city address to the Chamber of Commerce that the city has work to do to improve, he said that the overarching goal is an optimistically lofty one: to make St. George “the very best place to live, work and play in the United States.”