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Inheriting Your Parents’ Stuff? Check Out These Smart Coping Strategies

Part of estate planning is deciding the inheritance, and part of inheritance is deciding what to do with all your parents'... stuff. Diplomacy is king when it comes to graciously saying 'no' to keeping their possessions.

Category: Society

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Things To Consider When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Future Spouse

It's a very tricky situation when you don't like your friend's future spouse. Above all, you must consider the wellbeing of your closest friend. Do you step in and say something, or ignore the issue? 

Category: Engagement

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Expand Your Wedding Party With These Lesser-Known Roles

While we're all familiar with groomsmen and bridesmaids, there are many other roles you can include in your wedding party if you've got a lot of people you'd like to include in the ceremony on your big day.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Ideas for Including Your Favorite People in Your Wedding

There are many creative ways to incorporate your closest friends and family directly into your wedding, but none is more meaningful than having a loved one get ordained online and officiate the wedding ceremony.

Category: Get Ordained Wedding Planning

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Considerations for a Funeral Slideshow or Remembrance Video

A slideshow of photos or short videos is a great way to remember a departed loved one at their funeral. Here are some tips on how to celebrate the departed's life with a beautiful and moving funeral slideshow.

Category: Funeral

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Tips for Planning a Blended Family Wedding

Nowadays, it's very common for both wedding partners to have children. From including the kids in the photos to blending traditions, there are a variety of ways to support your newly blended family in your wedding.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Finding the Right Words and Avoiding the Wrong Ones at a Funeral

Speaking at a funeral, or even speaking privately to those that are grieving, can be a high-stress ordeal. It can be tough to know what to say, but choosing the right words to comfort others is paramount.

Category: Funeral

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The Poor Man’s Will: A Sound Estate Planning Strategy?

With COVID-19 turning life upside down, many are revising their wills just in case the worst happens. And some are turning to "poor man's wills" to avoid expenses. Here's why that might not be the best idea.

Category: Society

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Tips for Dealing With Pressure From Loved Ones When Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding is an exciting and stressful time. Despite your best attempts, you might find your or your partner's family pushing or pulling you one way or another. Manage that wedding pressure with these tips.

Category: Wedding Planning

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The Role of the Godparent

Being asked to be a child's godparent is a great honor. But many don't know exactly what that entails. While the expectations can vary, there are a few universal things that parents will expect of you.

Category: Society

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