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How Much Should You Give to Your Children?

It’s the most common question I get in estate planning: How much should I leave to my children? The answer to that question is not a simple formula. However, I read a thought provoking article by Stephen Lewis, Music To My Heirs: The Challenge of Generational Wealth and How to Succeed. Lewis  »  Read More

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The Rise of the Great-Grandparent Generation

Many of us never knew our great-grandparents. But that’s changing. As Americans are living longer and are healthier than in previous generations, demographers are now saying that future generations are likely to have at least one living great-grandparent. Kenneth Wachter, the Chairman of the  »  Read More

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Is Addiction Sinking Your Family Business?

In September 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a plan to spend an extra $144 million toward fighting the opioid crisis. Ninety-one Americans die each day from opioid abuse. But as Mitzi Perdue, prominent family business specialist, noted in her commentary on Fox News  »  Read More

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