Best Of 2017: 10 Things We Covered That You May Have Missed

Friday, December 15, 2017 • by Gene Newman
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It’s actually much more than 10, but if we put the real number in the headline you might have become too overwhelmed by all the goodness.

Where did 2017 go? Seriously, we’ve been looking all over for it (even under the couch.) In the meantime, why not check out all these interesting, informative, and downright entertaining features we crafted over the past 12 month.

1. JACKPOT!!!

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You Just Inherited $1 Million. Now What?

Before you run to the nearest Lamborghini dealership, read this article.

Related: How To Find Unclaimed Or Forgotten Money | 6 Things People Never Budget For | Rich People Who Aren't Leaving Their Fortunes To Their Kids

2. ALWAYS BE PREPARED

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All The Things You Should Consider Taking With You In An Emergency Evacuation

If you ever find yourself in the middle of an emergency evacuation, here are some essential and irreplaceable items you take with you. (Checklist Included!)

3. BE INSPIRED

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Resources To Start Or Complete Your Bucket List

You’ll never get to the top of Mt. Everest (or the top of the tall slide at the water park) if you don’t have a little organizational help.

Related: English Professor Hands Out 10 Life Lessons On The Last Day Of Class

4. AN EXPLOSIVE SENDOFF

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9 Creative Things To Do With Ashes

From outer space, to the sea, to diamonds, to becoming a tree...

Related: Unusual Wills, Burial Requests, And Final Wishes

5. YOU SNOOZE, YOU LOSE

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Types Of Insurance You Should Consider Buying Before It’s Too Late

You should definitely consider these often overlooked types of insurance sooner than later.

Related: Life Insurance Is Still Worthwhile For The Young, Single, And Healthy | Why You Need To Plan For Your Senior Years Right Now

6. MEDICAL MADNESS

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Are You A "Daughter From California" When Dealing With Family Medical Emergencies?

Symptoms includes showing up out of nowhere, meddling in medical treatments, and being a general nuisance to everyone.

Related: Spit Test Could Predict How Long You’ll Live | Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In America | Here’s How You’re Most Likely To Die

7. GET IT TOGETHER

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Declutter And Organize Your Life Using These Digital And Analog Tips

Time to purge.

8. THE BEST LAST WORDS

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10 Funny, Thoughtful, And Extremely Clever Obituaries

Who says obituaries have to be solemn affairs? It’s your legacy, have some fun with it like these people did.

Related: Creative And Unique Ways To Express CondolencesHow You Can Get Buried Next To A Celebrity | Your Tattoos Can Be Framed As Artwork After You Die

9. TAKING CARE

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Tips For Helping Your Aging Parents Get Organized

A combination of careful planning and tough decisions make all the difference.

Related: Uplifting Ways Younger People Are Collaborating With The Elderly | Shanghai Residents Face Lower Credit Scores If They Don't Visit Elderly Parents | Crazy Stories From Nursing Homes  | Japan Spends More On Diapers For Adults Than Babies

10. JUST PLAIN WEIRD

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Who Wants To Be A Mummy? (Pets Included)

Something to, umm, wrap your head around.

Related: 8 Things You Need To Prepare For A Zombie Apocalypse | Horribly Inappropriate Things That Happened At Funerals  | Technology And Gadgets That Tell You When You'll Die

BONUS: OUR FRESH NEW LOOK

We completely redesigned the Everplans platform earlier this year, helping making it easier to navigate, faster to use, and so much prettier. This is just the beginning of our efforts to make getting a plan in place as easy and satisfying as possible. Stay tuned because we've got big plans* for 2018. Literally.

*Pun completley intented