• Real estate Q&A: How can I help my children avoid probate after I'm gone?

    4 days ago - By Stl Today

    Q: I live in a condo in a 55+ community and want to help my children avoid probate when I eventually pass away. What should I do? - Sheryle A: This is a question asked of me many years ago...
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  • I've been helping kids get into top colleges for nearly 15 years, and parents always seem to ask me the wrong questions

    I've been helping kids get into top colleges for nearly 15 years, and parents always seem to ask me the wrong questions

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is a college admissions expert who's helped hundreds of students get into top schools such as Harvard and Princeton, and a former admissions interviewer for Cornell, his alma mater.
    In nearly 15 years of college admissions consulting, he finds parents want to ask him technical questions about increasing their kids' odds and applying strategically.
    But just as important, he's found, is the language parents use with their kids to talk about college applications.
    To explain, he shares his own experience applying to a college on the other side of the US as a teenager...
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