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  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Some Clubs are Killing for Members   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    ThumbnailCall it pop culture phenomenon, weird curses, coincidental trivia, or dub it a statistical anomaly on par with the number 23 enigma, but unlike the Mile High Club or the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the 27 Club seems to find its members literally dying for a membership. Anyone who is a fan of music, [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Mystic, Secret, Closed or Sealed Will   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A closed will, or a mystic will is for those who prefer to keep the contents of their will a secret and when it is completed, signed and sealed, the testator delivers the document to a notary who then confirms the validity and signs the document. While this is done in front of witness, the [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Notarial Will   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A notarial will is a kind of formal will drawn up by a notary and requires the presence of a witness, or in certain cases, two witnesses. This form of will must indicate the date and place where it was made, and must be signed by the testator, the notary and the witness(es), in each [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Inheritance for Children   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Leaving an inheritance to your child is easier said than done. If you die and leave your child alone make plans so your child is taken care of in the future. There are some big questions you have to ask yourself when anticipating the worst. In the event of premature death, it’s important to plan [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Living Trusts   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail You create a living trust while you’re alive, rather than one that is created at your death under the terms of your will. With the cost of dying becoming more and more expensive and complex, many people are bombarded with various options of handling their estates, not only after they have died but also while [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Even Superheroes Aren’t Invincible   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail It’s a risky business being a superhero. The job alone is labor-intensive, requiring physical endurance, mental and emotional discipline and a strict moral philosophy. However, the dangers are high, with family members and loved ones constantly at risk of being targeted by the adversaries and then there’s the threat of imminent death at any moment. [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Dos and Don’ts when Filming a Video Will   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Lights, camera, action! Make sure you do it all in one take when videotaping a will. Editing is not allowed. Video taping a will is often considered an alternative means of preventing a will from being contested in court. It shows that the testator is of sound mind when he or she bequeaths their estate [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Ashes to Ashes, Pixie Dust to Disneyland   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Peter Pan wasn’t kidding when he said, “To die will be an awfully big adventure.” Fans are taking their loved ones’ ashes with them to Disneyland. Disneyland, that magical Kingdom known for its motto of being the happiest place in the world isn’t without its own controversy. Since as far back as the early 90s, [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: One Foot in the Ground   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail In 1836, Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna led a 13-day siege against Texan soldiers as he fought to recapture the Alamo. However, his success was short-lived when the Texan army reclaimed the Alamo, taking the general and his troops captive. After being sent back to Mexico City, Santa Anna was given control of [...]

  • M-Gillies wrote a new blog post: Tips for Survival: Never Beam Down in a Redshirt   6 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail “I’m not even supposed to be here. I’m just Crewman #6 – I’m expendable. I’m the guy in the episode who dies to prove how serious the situation is. I’ve gotta get outta here,” Guy Fleegman, Galaxy Quest. With the Starfleet medical facility offering medical tricorders for quick analysis and medical diagnostics, and a sickbay so [...]