July 21—The unexpected arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic created much disruption for families and businesses alike. Now is the time to ask: What can I do to better prepare my family and our business for the next potential crisis? National Director of Family Legacy Planning Marguerite Weese discusses the importance of taking the time to equip your family with the tools they need to weather the next storm.
Being prepared for whatever comes your way is the best way to protect what you’ve builtNo matter what role you play in owning and running your business—the entrepreneur, the CEO of an established business, or somewhere in between—you may often be so focused on building and growing the business that you’ve forgotten that your most important role is to protect what you’ve already built.
During times when we are most anxious, keeping a focus on your planning can help.Consider protecting your loved ones with a strong and updated estate plan, being sure your beneficiary designations and current.Work to ease your portfolio panic with a solid diversification plan, which may help you better weather the storm when volatility occurs.