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The Saturday Trust—Useful Definitions

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Important terms you'll need to know if you are a successor trustee




Beneficiary

An organization or a person for whom a trust is created and who thereby receives the benefits of the trust. One who inherits under a will. A person entitled to a beneficial interest or a right to profits, benefit, or advantage from a contract.
Citation:  Beneficiary. (n.d.) West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. (2008). Retrieved March 17 2015 from http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/beneficiary

Living Will A written document that allows a patient to give explicit instructions about medical treatment to be administered when the patient is terminally ill or permanently unconscious; also called an Advance Directive.
Citation:  Living Will. (n.d.) West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. (2008). Retrieved March 17 2015 from http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/living+will

Living Trust A property right, held by one party for the benefit of another, that becomes effective d…

Saturday Special—Not Just an Ordinary Pi Day

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A date and time combo accurate to the first 10 numbers of Pi


Happy Pi Day of the Century!


It's irrational because the numbers never end or repeat.

Pi embodies the inherent order in a perfect circle (that's super elegant, if you ask me).

It's random & it's orderly at the same time.  It sits in the space between two things that cannot exist in the same space.  

It represents everything we don't get about the simplicity and the complexity of why things exist.


Read This: 
WHY Pi Matters by Steven Strogatz, Professor of Math at Cornell


Do This:
The Pi-Search Page  by Dave Andersen, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

Find out where your favorite series of numbers appears in the Pi sequence