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Happy Thanksgiving Cubs!

By Jennifer Cowan / November 3, 2016

I say this every year, but Thanksgiving is really my favorite holiday. I love the theme of gratitude and making due with what you have. That said, I would like to give a big shout out to the Chicago Cubs. I tend to root for the underdog, and the Cubs were the ultimate underdog. Rooting…

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June is for Jury Duty

By Jennifer Cowan / June 1, 2016

Believe it or not, last month I was called for Jury duty. In all the times my number has come up I have never made it on a jury, in fact this was the first time I made it to the voir dire stage (where the judge questions potential jurors for factors that may impact…

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May is for Mother’s Day

By Jennifer Cowan / May 3, 2016

Welcome to May. Mother’s Day is May 8th, an important holiday for all of us. Who doesn’t have a mother, is a mother, or is a partner with a mother? For some of us, it may be all three. For all of us, it is at least one of those. For some reason this year…

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End of Year Real Estate Wrap-Up

By Jennifer Cowan / December 1, 2015

Last month I took a trip to Monterey with my mom. We spent hours at the aquarium; what an amazing place. It was so peaceful to stare at the jellies. Mesmerizing. What has not been peaceful in the estate planning community is the current issue of whether transfer of your home to your revocable living…

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