Stories of poor estate planning leading to disaster are the inspiration for the updated The Collector’s Handbook: Tax Planning, Strategy, and Estate Advice from Collectibles Experts for Collectors and their Heirs, 7th edition, now on sale by Heritage Auction.
Is it possible simply to be a collector anymore, or do you have to be a collector/investor, or worse, an investor these days to be a success in numismatics? Read this week's Viewpoint. I can understand collectors sometimes feeling like tourists in their own land.
Ronald Reagan would turn 100 Feb. 6, 2011, though he left this life in June 2004 at age 93. His legacy lives on to the point that acolytes and others continue to try to cement his achievements by placing his image on and American coin paper note or both.