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About Rita Call

Rita Call is a licensed CPA who performed audits of small businesses, employee benefit plans and non-profit organizations prior to retiring in 2015. After retirement, she started an internet business, My Affairs in Order https://www.myaffairsinorder.net, that sells flash drives with convenient and easy-to-use software for recording and storing personal and financial information.
Latest Posts | By Rita Call
Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?
3 months ago

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?

By  •  Family

If we haven’t already, we need to make sure we’ve had “the talk” with our children by the time we reach retirement. This does not refer to the infamous sex talk we have with our children during their pre-teen stage, but about our end of life planning and final wishes. Both talks can be difficult, but for different reasons. Read More

Consider Forgiveness for a More Peaceful Life After 60
4 months ago

Consider Forgiveness for a More Peaceful Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

It’s hard to get to retirement age without having been wronged or hurt at some time in our life. No matter the infraction, some individuals can forgive easily and move on with their life. But there are others of us who continue to hold a grudge. Read More

20 Serious (and Fun!) Things You Can Do in Retirement
6 months ago

20 Serious (and Fun!) Things You Can Do in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

My best friend was recently forced into an early retirement. While she was within a year of wanting to retire anyway, it came as a bit of shock when her job position was eliminated and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day. Read More

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing
7 months ago

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing

By  •  Lifestyle

I have written several articles and given presentations on the importance of getting your affairs in order for your loved ones prior to your death. In fact, I created a flash drive called My Affairs in Order that allows you to record financial and personal information for your family. Read More

Do I Need a Trust? One of the Most Important Estate Planning Questions
10 months ago

Do I Need a Trust? One of the Most Important Estate Planning Questions

By  •  Making Money

While marketing a product I created – the My Affairs In Order flash drive, a convenient way to organize and retain personal and financial information for your loved ones before death – I get asked a lot of questions. The questions that come up more than any others are: What is a trust? And, do I need a trust? Read More

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult
11 months ago

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult

By  •  Lifestyle

As I discussed in a previous article, having your personal and financial information readily available for your executor or loved one at the time of your death or incapacitation is one of the most thoughtful things you can do. Read More

No Matter How Healthy You Are, Preparing for Your Death is Wise
1 year ago

No Matter How Healthy You Are, Preparing for Your Death is Wise

By  •  Family

I bet you couldn’t wait to read this article! This site has so many fun and interesting articles about living life to the fullest – and we should – but we should also make sure we have taken care of the business of our death. Read More