Legacy Question: Family History

What do you know about your family history?  How far back has your family tree been traced?  Have you considered a DNA test?  Why, or why not?  If you have ancestors from another country, where did they come from?  What made them come to America?  When did they come?  How did they come?  When they arrived where did they settle and why?

Vets Need to Complete Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR’s) by March 1st

The U.S. Veterans Administration requires all veterans who are receiving benefits to re-qualify on an annual basis.  The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys has a nice piece for advising vets on the process.  See the complete article here.

Don West Jr.’s – Legacy Pyramid

This is our first release of the Legacy Pyramid, as with all creations it remains a work in progress. Your comments and feedback are greatly appreciated and all are utilized to help improve future editions. Thank you in advance for sharing your insights on our blog. — A.I.L.E.P.

The Legacy Pyramid is a visual model depicting the core principles that underline the course CREATING YOUR STRATEGIC LEGACY PLAN – A Step-by-Step Course for Impacting Multi-Generational Success and Prosperity.

The methodology incorporates the lessons of numerous scholars, coaches, leaders, researchers and teachers, including: Coach John Wooden and his legendary Pyramid of Success, Benjamin Franklin, Napoleon Hill, Prentice Mulford, Carl Jung, John Kotre, John Butler Bowdon, Michael Hyatt and James E. Hughes, Jr. to name a few.

The Legacy Pyramid completely incorporates Wooden’s Pyramid of Success and adds principles of Generativity and Families of Affinity.

The Legacy Pyramid is distributed as a service of The American Institute of Legacy & Estate Planning where Don West, Jr. serves as the Associate Director of Education. All Rights Reserved.

Estate Planning For Women (And the Men Who Love Them) – Forbes.com

Estate Planning For Women (And the Men Who Love Them) – Forbes.com.

Understanding Generativity – Presentation

Generativity – “The ability to generate anything tangible that will exist beyond one’s physical life; particularly when exhibiting a need to nurture and guide younger people and contribute to the next generation.”