What happens to your digital estate and online holdings when you die?

Have you planned your online estate? While nobody wants to talk or think about their own death, you owe it to the ones left behind to do some serious planning. My estate planning attorney says treat that just about like any other property you own. That's the starting point. Although your digital estate carries its own set of rules, it needs careful, accurate estate planning just like your real-life estate. April 21, 2013

#211: Rush does it again

Thursday, I got a phone call from a reader who remembered an old 2003 article of mine in 60-Second Windows. The near frantic voice on the line said "Fred, you've got to turn on the radio right now ... " and once again Rush Limbaugh proves a theory about the internet. April 24, 2010

Online shopping was never like this

Perfect for "Cyber Monday" ... Fred shares the rich experience of actually shopping off-line, the joys of visiting your local bookstore. Try it, you might just like it! November 30, 2009

The Rich get Richer?

The NPR article said "Americans gave $300-billion to charity last year" -- which reminded me of a conversation about how bad rich people are. The rich get richer, but where would we be without them? September 15, 2009

#187 Net Neutrality... or, The Bandwidth Wars

Big changes are afoot in the way the internet works and 'net neutrality' is a conundrum with so much misinformation, confusion and media lip service floating around that no one seems to really know what's going on. Two things are for sure: it is NOT going away, and it IS going to be a media feeding frenzy. July 16, 2006