Lisa Dickerson, left, consults with her father, Don, as they make out his will on Sept. 30, 2013, at her apartment in Alameda. Dickerson attended last
Lisa Dickerson, left, consults with her father, Don, as they make out his will on Sept. 30, 2013, at her apartment in Alameda. Dickerson attended last year's Financial Planning Day sponsored by the neighboring city of Oakland and plans to return for this year's event Oct. 5. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff)