Twice in one week! Everplans got another awesome press mention this week from GigaOM.com.
Blog Archive: June 2013
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Everplans has been featured on SpryLiving.com, in a piece exploring the importance of planning ahead for your family.
The piece specifically focuses on the necessity for planning for those in the so-called "Sandwich Generation": people who are at once caring for aging parents and young or teenaged children.
From the piece:
What happens to your Gmail when you die? What happens to all the photos you've shared on Facebook? Who gets your text messages? And who can access your online accounts?
The more of our lives we spend online, the more digital property we collect, and the more complicated settling our estates will be in the future. And so we need to create digital estate plans for three main reasons:
Today, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed into law by President Clinton in 1996, is unconstitutional. At the core of the case was the issue of whether DOMA violates equal protection rights that are guaranteed in the Fifth Amendment's "due process" clause, and whether the federal government can deny Social Security, tax, health care, pension, and veterans' benefits (among others) to same-sex couples in states where they can legally be married.
And what was the impetus for the case? Estate taxes. According to CNN:...