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Advice for family wealth transfers

Roger Wohlner •
Investopedia Stock Analysis

Money conversations between parents and adult children are difficult at best. Issues such as investments, retirement planning, estate planning wishes, and elder care are never easy. A study by Fidelity Investments entitled, Intra-Family Generational Finance Study, highlights some of the key issues involved. A lack of communication and planning can be costly to the family in

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Preparing your teen for college dorm life? Don’t over-pack

Lisa A. Flam •
The Associated Press
Preparing your teen for college dorm life? Don't over-pack

You’ve shared a home for a lifetime and felt secure knowing that child of yours was just a bedroom away. Now, you’re shipping your teenager off to begin a new chapter in an unfamiliar place, possibly hundreds of miles away — all without you. Dropping a child off at college for the first time can

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Make sure your wealth serves your family, not the other way around

Daniel Scott •
Forbes

Shutterstock Families are complicated. Creating a system of governance to preserve family wealth for multiple generations is even more complicated. How complicated? Well, let’s just say that the current industry standard has a 70% fail rate. That is, if you employ traditional estate planning methods, there is a 70% chance that your family’s wealth will

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