1. 3 Unique Ways to Handle the Guilt Inherent to Being a Parent

    Currently, the burden on you as a parent, is to both carry on with your work and manage your child’s full-time care and education. Two full-time jobs that you’re trying to do by yourself, likely without teachers or care providers to help you. Here are 3 unique ways to handle the guilt inherent to being a parent. If you are like most parents, you were probably strugglin…Read More

  2. Protecting Your Parents From Undue Influence During Covid and Beyond

    In a previous article, we shared steps to understanding your parents’ estate planning and the nature of their assets, as well as how to ensure you’re not left with a mess when something happens to them. Today, we want to focus on one of the major risks of not being “in the know” when it comes to your parents’ estate planning matters: the undue influence of bad ac…Read More

  3. Important Questions to be Asking Your Parents and Why

    Are You Clear About How Your Parents Estate Plan Will Impact You?   Do your parents have an estate plan? Is it up to date? These are important questions to be asking your parents. No matter how rich or poor you or your parents are, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, you need to be asking these and several other important questions. When your parents become i…Read More

  4. Protecting Our Parents

    How To Talk To Your Parents and Get Them To Stay Home There’s no doubt that your parents have survived frightening world events, whether that was World War II, the war in Vietnam, nuclear threat, illness, poverty, civil unrest, or all of the above. However, the use of the word “unprecedented” regarding what’s happening now is not an exaggeration. And they may not u…Read More

  5. Money and Kids

    Money Talk: How Much Will You Share With Your Kids (and When)? In many families, money still is not a typical dinner table discussion, but we think it should be. Surprisingly, this is especially true when it comes to affluent parents. And, we hope to change it because one of the most important things you can do is talk to your kids (and your parents) about money. According…Read More

  6. When To Start Planning

    Is Your Family “Too Young” to Need an Estate Plan? Young families face different estate planning needs and challenges than those who have had a long life behind them. While established families may be concerned about what will happen to their family when they pass on, young, growing families can be more focused on what is happening to their family in the present. And y…Read More

  7. Estate Planning Essentials for Parents

    A comprehensive estate plan can protect the things that matter most. For many, this means their property and their family. Including provisions for the care of your children in your estate plan is essential for peace of mind. But many parents struggle with including such provisions as naming a legal guardian for their child in their plan. Indeed, even the fictional parents…Read More