Tamara D. Block, Attorney at Law
Timely Topics and Discussion
Tax law changes may be coming -we are watching and keeping track for you. https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-house-ways-and-means-committee-5890468/
Fall is upon us and the natural beauty in nature surrounds us! If you want to plan a road trip to witness the lovely colors of fall here is a Fall Foliage Prediction Map. https://smokymountains.com/fall-foliage-map/
Is your child getting ready to go to college? There are so many things we do to get our kids ready for their next milestone. We buy them new dorm items, groceries, books, (can’t forget the books), clothes and so much more. One thing you should think about doing is making sure your child also has a Health Care Directive. We don’t ever want to think about the worst-case scenario, but it is so important to be prepared.To view the Health Care Directive Form go to the first page of my site.
Do you have a family cabin? Review this article about the important decisions families need to have regarding the transition of these cabins. https://www.startribune.com/it-is-time-to-talk-about-the-family-cabin/561470392/
Whether you camp or “glamp,” there are so many beautiful places to see in Minnesota. You can go deep into the woods or stay close to a small town. If you need some ideas of where to go, check out the Explore Minnesota website. Have fun! https://www.exploreminnesota.com/places-to-stay/campgrounds#!grid~~~Featured~1
I know it is May and not January 1st, but saving money can still be a resolution. Here are 6 ideas on how to stick to your 2021 money goals.
Are you a bird watcher or maybe you just enjoy seeing them when you do? Spring is a prime time to view Minnesota birds before the trees get full of leaves. Listen to the sounds of nature that surround you in your own back yard.
Are you thinking about retirement? If not, you should start planning ahead. One thing that is important to think about in your planning is having a will and trust in place. Wills and trusts can be written starting at age 18. Take a few minutes to learn more about the basics and why it’s important to get your affairs in order now.
Tax time! Do you still have questions regarding your 2020 taxes? When are they due? What is exempt?
Here is the MN Dept of Revenue site for more information. https://www.revenue.state.mn.us
Are you getting bored with the same weekly meals? If you feel like spicing things up in the kitchen and learning about the 2021 Food Trends, take a look at this site for some really interesting trends. https://www.delish.com/food/a35036824/food-trends-2021