Microsoft hires Kurt DelBene to head corporate strategy and planning


REDMOND, Wash. — April 13, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that Kurt DelBene has been named executive vice president of Corporate Strategy and Planning reporting to Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella. DelBene is returning to Microsoft, where he was most recently president of the Microsoft Office Division. After leaving Microsoft in 2013, he then served as senior advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services where he was appointed by President Obama to oversee implementation Read more [...]

Insider Buzz: Titans Planning ‘Aggressive’ Free Agency Push, Eyeing Greg Hardy


The Tennessee Titans have about $ 46 million in cap space and plan to be aggressive in free agency. Who are the Titans planning to go after in free agency? What positions should they focus on? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discuss the Titans' free-agency plan in the video above. Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Lou Reed Walked On The Wild Side With His Estate Planning


Maybe we shouldn't be surprised.  After all, Lou Reed was the man who famously crooned, "Hey babe, talk a walk on the wild side."  The late lead singer and guitarist of The Velvet Underground -- and of course, a musician and songwriter with a successful, decades-long solo career -- may [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Report: Miami Heat Already Planning Free-Agent Run at Carmelo Anthony


Miami Heat mastermind Pat Riley just might be on the verge of adding another superstar to his Big Three. According to ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein: Sources told ESPN.com that Heat officials and the team's leading players have already started to explore their options for creating sufficient financial flexibility to make an ambitious run at adding New York Knicks scoring machine Carmelo Anthony this summer in free agency. Yep, that Carmelo Anthony—the one who Read more [...]

A Financial Planning Guide For Expectant And New Moms


For first-time mothers, pregnancy is an overwhelming physical and emotional experience. Aside from carrying up to 40 extra pounds, there’s the constant anxiety surrounding issues like preparing a baby’s room, picking a name and dealing with a host of logistical items, including selecting an OBGYN (if you don’t already have [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Nike and Penny Hardaway Planning to Release Penny 6’s


Four-time NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway hasn't played in the league since 2007 with the Miami Heat, but that doesn't mean he's not still working with Nike. During an interview with Peter Walsh of Complex, Hardaway opened up about his relationship with Nike, even claiming that the company is planning to release the Air Penny 6, saying: I have a great relationship. We’re still doing contracts and we’re working on the Air Penny 6. I’m in a great place, man. Being retired and having not played Read more [...]

Oscar Winners Teach Five Lessons On Estate Planning


It's time for the 2014 Oscars!  While we at Trial & Heirs won't make any Oscar predictions, we can look back at past Oscar winners like Philip Seymour Hoffman, Elizabeth Taylor, Heath Ledger, Frank Sinatra, and Marlon Brando.  Their estates illustrate important estate planning lessons that everyone can benefit from -- even those who aren't walking the red carpet at the Oscars. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]