Becoming a Philanthropist: It’s More than Just Writing Checks

Wealth Planning

There are many factors to consider when becoming a philanthropist or starting a charity.   Establishing a new charity requires many important considerations.Adopting a strategic vision for the charity brings discipline and focus to philanthropy.Prudent investing and fundraising are key to a charity’s growth potential.Just as an individual goes through life cycles, so does a charity.


Planning is Vital for Family Business Owners

Marguerite C. Weese |
My Business

Take steps now to secure your future while reducing taxes on your estate.A number of tools are available to help you ensure your firm’s future, reduce the size of your estate, and lessen your tax liability.Stock redemption, special-use valuation, and discounting stock can all help to ease the estate tax burden.Entities such as LLCs and charitable trusts also offer unique tax minimization benefits.