And that brings us back to Great Aunt Edna’s rings.
There’s no harm in taking them in and asking for a bid. But before you take the cash and walk away from the family gold, I’d recommend leaving the buy-back place and going home. One night’s sleep could help you reach a decision you won’t regret, one way or another.
There was, after all, only one Great Aunt Edna.
E. Kirsten Peters, PhD, a native of the rural Northwest, trained as a geologist at Princeton and Harvard. Her column is a service of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. CNHI News Service distributes her column.