A Unique Estate Planning Idea: How to Write Your Memoir

Anyone can turn their life experiences into a legacy worth remembering.

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Do you sometimes feel like your life isn’t valuable? Everyone does at one point or another. I’ve interviewed all kinds of impressive people about their legacies, and you know the most-common response I get? “My life isn’t that interesting.” Some of these people are at the top of their fields and doing incredible work in philanthropy. By all accounts they’re extraordinary, but they don’t always view themselves that way.

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Laura A. Roser
Founder and CEO, Paragon Road

Laura A. Roser is the founder and CEO of Paragon Road, the leading authority in meaning legacy planning (passing on non-financial assets, such as values, wisdom and beliefs). For more information about legacy planning, visit www.paragonroad.com.