Jackie’s Columns

(Archived from Jackie’s writings in the Bowie Blade-News)

October 21, 2010

Do you have a case? Read on and find out if you really do

Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.—Les Brown, American motivational speaker Tim Leahy, today’s guest columnist, is an […]
October 14, 2010

Start the 'downsizing process' as early as you can before relocating

The best age is the age you are.—Maggie Kuhn,U.S. activist and social worker If you or your parents are at the stage of life to consider […]
October 7, 2010

House rules: Estate planning devices can be tricky

If the forms aren’t in sync, the wrong person might inherit or an adult child might get less than the parents intended.  Risks multiply with divorce […]
September 9, 2010

Happy 500th Column! (or just about) Byrd reviews some important points

I’m very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an […]