Month: January 2018

New Year’s Resolution: Leave a Lasting Family Legacy

Family Legacy Trust: Planting a Legacy

It’s never too late to start making better choices. Each New Year offers an opportunity for a bit of healthy introspection, a chance to do something differently. Here is why creating a Family Legacy Trust should be at the top of the New Year’s Resolution list this year: New tax reform laws effective as of… Read more »

6 Estate Planning Secrets the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know

Estate Planning: Secrets for retaining wealth

“Despite their wealth and business savvy, more than one-third of high-net-worth families have not taken the most basic steps to protect and provide for their loved ones when they die,” cites a 2015 millionaire survey. Don’t Get Overwhelmed You’re not alone if the words ‘estate planning’ make you feel like a deer in the… Read more »

3 Tips Savvy Investors Use to Manage Insurance

Couple Managing Insurance Plans

Let’s face it, even with the new tax laws in place, insurance policies are the most tax efficient ways to generate wealth and transfer it to the next generation. Savvy advisors and investors know that well-managed assets should include a strategic use of life insurance, along with other investment vehicles.  An Investor’s Secret Weapon Just… Read more »

The Gift that Lasts a Lifetime

gift planning for a lifetime

You can’t help but catch your breath a little as you gaze into the eyes of your first grandchild, baby Ava. You hold her closely, feeling the warm bundle settle in your arms, and you gently kiss the top of her delicate, sweet face. You want nothing more than for her to be happy and… Read more »