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Short and Sweet Summary: One of the biggest headaches of flying solo is the responsibility to manage your accounts and financial records all by yourself. You have enough to worry about without adding identity theft to the mix. Limit your online vulnerability and get some extra peace of mind with...
Short and Sweet Summary: There are lots of creative ideas to honor your dead husband through keepsakes, tributes and dedications. If you’re looking for unique ways to ensure your husband’s memory lives on, consider these one-of-a-kind ideas. Are you searching for ways to celebrate your husband’s life and honor his...
Short and Sweet Summary: Disposing of a deceased spouse’s belongings is right up there with sticking a hot poker in your eyeball. It’s not something anyone is eager to do. But once you’ve tackled the terrible job, learn about some creative ways to discard your deceased husband’s stuff. Sorting through...
Short and Sweet Summary: Deciding to remove your deceased spouse’s belongings is a tough job. It takes a tremendous effort to finally make a decision about what to remove and how to do it. However, there are ways to mentally prepare and process the job to help you in the...
Short and Sweet Summary: Options vary with each social media brand and online profile regarding what happens to an online account after someone dies. If it’s been left up to you to decide what to do with your deceased spouse’s social media accounts, start with these suggestions. As if there...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you knew you only had months to live would you be able to write your own goodbye letter? My husband was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor and penned this letter less than 30 days after receiving the devastating news. Would your goodbye letter look...
This smart sprinkler solution post is Part 2 of the 5-Part Blog Series, The Sophisticated Widow’s Guide to Smart Home Gadgets. This blog post series is dedicated to helping you learn why you need smart home gadgets in your life and how they’ll make your tasks easier and less stressful....
Short and Sweet Summary: The cost of higher education is enough to make your head explode. But lots of scholarship and grant opportunities exist if you know where to look. Learn how and where to uncover free money for college so you or your kids don’t take on any unnecessary...
The Widow 411 guides and binders for sale on the SHOP page are easily downloadable and cost-efficient PDF files. You have the option to view the files online or print and organize your guides and binders in any way you choose. You might already have all the supplies you need...
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