Tamara D. Block, Attorney at Law
Timely Topics and Discussion
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
Tax time, everyone’s favorite time of the year. Questions many people are asking themselves: When can I file? When are taxes due? If I received a stimulus check, will that affect my tax return? Find out answers to your great questions and so much more at https://www.usnews.com/360-reviews/tax-software/when-can-you-start-filing-taxes
Many times, people think Estate Planning is for older people or wealthy people. Estate Planning is something that can be done as young as 18 years old and you do not have to be wealthy. There are many aspects to Estate Planning. To learn more about Estate Planning and how it protects you and your loves ones, read further at the link below.
There are so many New Year’s Resolutions and whatever you decide to conquer, will be great! One idea is to get more organized with your home files. Maybe papers are in random places throughout your home, or in one giant folder in a drawer or maybe just in a drawer. Now would be a good time to go through your files, organize and see what important documents need updating! Check out this site on setting up a home filing system. https://www.thespruce.com/organizing-a-home-filing-system-264825
Homemade Apple Cider! This sounds delicious. I also think you could also find other ways to spice up the recipe. Be creative! It's always comforting to cozy up with a warm beverage that soothes the soul. https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a28224491/homemade-apple-cider-drink-recipe/
Here are some really great ideas on how to decorate your home for Thanksgiving. https://www.thespruce.com/decorate-your-home-for-thanksgiving-4153453
What is your favorite decor? Have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving.