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Ensure a smooth transfer to the next generation with the essential steps outlined in our latest blog. Readers will learn valuable insights on how to prepare the next generation for managing wealth. Don't miss out on how to secure your family's financial legacy for generations. A lifetime of hard work and smart financial moves have rewarded you with generational wealth. Now, as you enter your golden years, it’s time to develop a plan for transitioning that wealth to your heirs. Conversations around money can be difficult, especially when family is involved. For instance, there may be...
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Most high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) aren’t just sitting on a pile of cash. They’re investing, buying, selling, and exploring ways to grow their wealth through new ventures. The best part? You might classify as an HNWI without even knowing it. Wealth is a loaded word. So, let’s unpack what ‘wealth’ means for today’s high-net-worth individuals. What metrics classify them as such? And what moves can they make this year to enshrine their wealth for future generations? Why You Might Be a High-Net-Worth Individual Without Knowing It It sounds ludicrous. How can someone not realize they’re a high...
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Check out these actionable strategies to coordinate your estate and tax planning documents—and minimize your 2022 tax liability. Let’s dive into some actionable strategies to consider over the next several weeks to coordinate your documents and minimize your 2022 tax liability. File Your Taxes Online Instead of by Mail Shopping, dating, ordering takeout—you can do practically anything online these days, including filing your taxes. But while filing online is significantly easier, is it better? Let’s unpack the overwhelming advantages of online filing and why this should be integral to your...
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Teach your kids about saving money Money management is a complicated subject even adults have trouble mastering. So, it’s understandable that the prospect of teaching your kids about money might not be your favorite parental to-do. Start simply with a simple savings account to teach your kids the fundamentals of saving money. Setup an Account Speak with a Personal Banker who will walk you and your child through the process of opening a savings account or certificate of deposit. Seeing their name on the account will provide your child with a sense of ownership over their money and incentivize...
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Easy Financial Education Exercises For Your Kids Putting your children on the path to making good financial decisions is one of the best ways to set them up for success later in life. It is never too early, or too late, to teach them the value of money and how to save for a rainy day. Below are some suggestions to help get you started. Teach Them to Budget An allowance can be a great first step in showing your kids how to manage money. Practice makes perfect, after all. If they blow their allowance on a new toy and don't have enough left to get ice cream, that can actually a good thing. This...