Undue influence from family members on mom’s and dad’s estate plan can lead to costly estate litigation. Vivian Thoreen, partner, Holland and Knight, sat down with Wilmington Trust’s Brian Oard, president, Western region and Alvina Lo, chief wealth strategist to review the steps you can take to reduce the risk of painful and expensive estate litigation.Download Transcript >Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.
May 12—In this time of economic and market uncertainty, many are asking: Is there a planning silver lining to this economic downturn? Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo discusses how using a grantor retained annuity trust (GRAT) as an estate planning tool may be beneficial in our current economic climate. Why? Because its success is tied to two things: low interest rates and low valuation of assets—both of which we have today.
Amid chaos, there is a silver lining for estate planning opportunities. Although we are facing many challenges on the health, economic, and market fronts, we would be remiss not to explore the positive ways that your estate plan can benefit from low interest rates and depressed asset values.There are several wealth and estate planning strategies that are particularly attractive in this kind of climate.
Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo shares her insights with Family Wealth Report in this article reprint about how advisors need to get creative and understand more innovative wealth planning strategies when working with today’s “convenience” generation.Please see important disclosures at the end of the article.
Wilmington Trust’s Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo discusses the impact of longevity on wealth transfer with Editor in Chief of Trusts & Estates magazine, Susan Lipp, at the 54th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.