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How Do Family, Legacy, and Generosity Go Together?

I write often about family, legacy, and generosity. (You can find my blogs at www.billhigh.com.) I was having a conversation with a colleague who questioned me about those ideas–how do they go together? He emphasized that family and legacy are felt needs but that generosity is not. True  »  Read More

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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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