Amid chaos, there is a silver lining for 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.
Financial experts weigh in to help guide business owners if sales, supply chains, spending, hiring, and planning are negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Survey reveals deterioration of national economic sentiment from 78% to 48% within one week.81% of survey respondents have experienced direct or indirect impacts on their business due to the virus outbreak.83% view the outbreak as either a “serious” or “extremely serious” threat to the global economy.
March 20, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic is going to hit the U.S. and world economies hard, that much is clear. But the clarity stops there. As we witness the rapid spread of the disease and the ensuing mitigation efforts, we face immense uncertainty about the ultimate economic impact, and, hence, the impact on financial markets.