Should You Leave Your Children an Inheritance?
According to one recent study, around 25 percent of American parents are planning to spend alltheir money in retirement, and not leave their children an inheritance. Interestingly enough, not leaving an inheritance seems to be somewhat of a trend among the ultra-high net worth these days. Investing guru Warren Buffet, tech titan Bill Gates and
Nationwide, about 20% of students ages 12-18 experienced bullying, and every day, 160,000 kids skip school because of bullying. Sadly, almost 70% of students believe schools respond poorly to bullying and find adult help infrequent and ineffective. Solutions to bullying are not simple; bullying prevention approaches that show the most promise address the problem from
Four Good Ways to Protect Your Assets During Divorce
High net worth couples tend to face several unique and specific issues during a divorce. Last month, I wrote about the divorce team you need for your high net worth divorce; this month, we’re talking about how to best protect your assets and preserve your wealth. Before we dive in, the first thing you need
Divorce is a complex process that affects just about every aspect of your life, from financial to emotional, physical to legal. For affluent couples with ultra-high net worth, the complexity is high, and the stakes are even higher. You will be making some of the most difficult and important financial decisions of your life during

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