I’m a big fan of Ben Stein’s books.
I also read his column, How Not To Ruin Your Life. This weeks issue is about letting the non-financially savy spouse in on what to do after you pass away. But best of all, he professes his love for real estate!
We’re currently somewhat overweighted in real estate — not because I bought it with a view toward investing in real estate, but because I love houses. So my wife should know how much we owe, if anything, on various properties; which ones I would advise her to keep and which ones to sell; and whether she should refinance if rates fall.
You can read the whole thing here.