The long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are numerous and far-reaching. It will likely take time to fully comprehend how much everyday life has changed since March 2020. From doorstep grocery delivery to virtual meetings, there are positive and negative aspects to which individuals are still adjusting. After living in close quarters through quarantine, it may come as no surprise that many marital partners are considering divorce.
Now is the time to consider both conventional and situational strategies.Routine year-end planning includes income tax, capital gains, annual exclusion gifting, and estate planning considerations.Supplementing your routine strategies with situational strategies can help further enhance your financial and tax positions.A well-coordinated plan is key to utilizing this year’s opportunities and being well prepared for what may come in the future. First and foremost, wealth planning is a process.
Oct. 19, 2021—Asset protection planning is an important part of financial and estate planning. Certain personal trusts can be used to help safeguard your assets from future creditors and frivolous lawsuits, while other trust structures can be used to help protect your wealth for future generations. In today’s podcast, Jeff Wolken, national director of Delaware Trust Planning, discusses several key measures you can take to help keep your assets safe.