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  • Wealth and Relationships: When Do We Tell Our Family About The Wealth?

    Wealth and Relationships: When Do We Tell Our Family About The Wealth?

    The question stems from the historical system of estate planning that says there is a certain age when kids are ready. The inevitable and…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: Start the Conversations Now

    Wealth and Relationships: Start the Conversations Now

    A successful business owner was becoming forgetful, but he wouldn’t admit it. He was making uncharacteristic decisions and becoming…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: Your Estate Plan Won’t Protect Family Relationships

    Wealth and Relationships: Your Estate Plan Won’t Protect Family Relationships

    A patriarch wanted to leave his wealth to his three daughters; however, he wanted to be hands-off and did not care how they utilized the…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: How to Talk About the Family Money

    Wealth and Relationships: How to Talk About the Family Money

    Talking to the kids about the family money is often a conversation that gets “kicked down the road” until it is too late. Left…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: Little Questions Can Make a Big Difference

    Wealth and Relationships: Little Questions Can Make a Big Difference

    By Joel Kimmel, Senior Lead Family Consultant Through my work with The Williams Group for over 20 years, I found the biggest difference…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: The Dichotomy of Cordial Hypocrisy

    Wealth and Relationships: The Dichotomy of Cordial Hypocrisy

    Speaking honestly about draft picks for the NFL is one thing. Speaking honestly about inheritance is another thing entirely. Family…

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  • WSJ article “How to Know When to Quit Your Job”

    WSJ article “How to Know When to Quit Your Job”

    Great article by Betsy Morris for The Wall Street Journal. In a family business, knowing when to step aside rather than down makes the…

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  • Wealth and Relationships: Alignment vs. Agreement

    Wealth and Relationships: Alignment vs. Agreement

    Alignment vs. agreement. Merging expectations inherent in generational wealth can be tricky if an agreement is the only option. Conflict…

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  • Family Meetings About Wealth and Wealth Transfer

    Family Meetings About Wealth and Wealth Transfer

    Amy Castoro is quoted in this article from the Institute for Preparing Heirs on how important it is for advisors to refer families to…

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