Roberta Brooke Astor (1902-2007) - Philanthropist … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
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Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) - Actress … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
Early Beginnings Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on September 24, 1896, Fitzgerald was born in a middle class environment. Growing up as a kid, he showed signs of a very vivid imagination. He attended Princeton University, where he involved himself in the literary life of the school. He became part of Princeton’s famous Triangle Club. At Princeton, Fitzgerald had his heart broken he went into the army with the intention of finding death in battle. While in the army, Fitzgerald met Zelda Sayre … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump
Jane Austen (1775-1817) - Novelist Jane Austen was an English author whose works of literature earned her a place as one of the most widely known writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary, as well as acclaimed plots, have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics. "Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of the English landed gentry." Due to social stigmas against educating women, she was … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump? Jane Austen
Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919) - Civil Rights Activist, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on a cotton plantation near Delta, Louisiana. Her parents were recently freed slaves, and Sarah, their fifth child, was the first in her family to be freeborn. Sarah began to experiment with both home remedies and store-bought hair care treatments in an attempt to improve her scalp disorder which caused her to lose much of her hair. At this point her husband Charles … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump? Madam C.J. Walker
Adam Michael Goldstein (1973-2009) - DJ, Remixer, Record Producer & Musician Goldstein’s stage name, “DJ AM” stands for his first and middle names, Adam Michael. He was a member of the rap/rock group Crazy Town between 1999 and 2001. He collaborated with Travis Barker of Blink-182 and +44 in several performances, including the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. He and Travis Barker were DJs together, known as TRV$DJAM. Barker and Goldstein both survived the 2008 South Carolina plane crash that … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump? DJ AM
John F. Kennedy was an American politician who served as the 35TH President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Notable events that occurred during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the establishment of the Peace Corps, the Space Race, the building of the Berlin Wall, the African-American Civil Rights Movement, and the increased U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Kennedy was the … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump? John F. Kennedy
The best approach is to meet with an attorney who understands the Legacy Wealth Planning process. This will ensure you address the financial and non-financial assets of your family. The right attorney will help you, first, set up a Family Wealth Trust to preserve your financial legacy. Then, you will be educated about completing the My Legacy workbook, to share in your own words about your life story, family history, memories, and life lessons. And finally, writing a Legacy Planning Letter to … [Read more...] about What steps can I take to preserve my legacy?
Robbie Sue Chasen (1946-2010) - Publicist Robbie Sue Chasen, born Veronica Cohen, in Kingston, New York, was raised in both the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx and the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Chasen began her career as a publicist for her brother, film director Larry Cohen, who hired her as a publicist for his 1973 film, Hell Up in Harlem. Chasen represented Michael Douglas, Hans Zimmer, and Mark Isham, among others. Chasen directed the Academy Award campaigns for more … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) - Actress Katharine Hepburn was an American actress known for her fierce independence and spirited personality. As a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years she appeared in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama. Hepburn received four Academy Awards for Best Actress and in 1999 she was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star in Hollywood history. Upon her death President George W. Bush said Hepburn “will be … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?