Talking to Your Children About the Family Wealth

Libby Turner, CEPA™️ |
Emerald GEMs

Nov. 16, 2021—Wealthy parents often avoid talking with their children about the family wealth. Some may feel the subject is taboo, others may worry that knowledge of an inheritance will negatively affect their kids. However, it is important to have these conversations to prepare your children for the wealth they will inherit.

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How to Help Professional Athletes Make Their Money Last When They Retire

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
Irresistible in attack. Multi sports collage about basketball, American football players and fit running woman. Conceptual photo with running athletes in motion or movement at stadium with sand, smoke

This article was published in the July 23, 2021 issue of MarketWatch. In it, Sharon Klein shares her insights on why many professional football players, and athletes in general, don’t enjoy the long-term financial stability of their dreams. While athletes are making more money than ever, they can be financially vulnerable, potentially depriving them of a secure, long-term financial future.

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Estate Planning for the Modern Family: Why Trusts Still Matter

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
Multi racial step family preparing for barbecued lunch in garden, bonding, togetherness, food and drink

Comprehensive estate planning allows individuals and couples to maximize control over where their assets will go upon their death — while helping to minimize taxes so they can leave as much as possible to each other, their loved ones, and charitable causes.While this sounds simple enough, most laws regarding how estates are handled are designed with a traditional nuclear family in mind—a husband and wife and their biological children. Although the U.S.

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