If you’re counting on a big inheritance to get you through your
retirement, you might consider a backup plan. The median inheritance
of Americans in 2004 was just $29,000 in today’s dollars, according to
the Federal Reserve Board.
Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.