Many investors may be feeling as if they got coal in their stockings for Christmas, given the 650-point fall in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) in its Christmas Eve trading session. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indices performed similarly, falling 2.7 and 2.2 percent, respectively.
There’s a great quote by Jean-Paul Sartre: “We are our choices.” When it comes to our happiness and our overall success in life, that’s truer than you might have realized.
Being named the executor of a family member’s (or other loved one’s) estate is, in many ways, an honor. The decision shows that the person saw you as a highly trustworthy, capable person of integrity.
One of the reasons some analysts have given for the recent jitters in the stock market is the much-publicized threat of a government shutdown on Friday at midnight, as President Trump demands $5 billion to build a border wall and his Democratic opponents refuse to cooperate with the demand.
As odd as it may sound to some people, having a million dollars in your retirement account may not guarantee you a financially secure retirement. Several variables could erode your savings much quicker than anticipated, making that million dollars dry up too soon. Here are three common scenarios:
A key objective among many single-family offices serving Super Rich families (those with a net worth of at least $500 million) is to enable future generations of family members to build their own wealth and create their own entrepreneurial legacies.
This is the time of year when many of us are feeling the desire to be charitable with our fellow humans, perhaps even more than usual. While that is commendable in any season, it’s also important to be thoughtful and perceptive with our giving.
The Super Rich (those with a net worth of $500 million or more) who have family offices typically engage a sizable lineup of professional advisors to help them create and implement financial plans.
Most of us have seen some version of the motto stitched on a cap, printed on a coffee mug, or slapped on a bumper sticker: “No boss … No schedule … No pressure … No money … RETIRED!” Especially amid the tension of a busy and stressful work week, many of us sometimes idealize retirement as a time to slow down, sleep late, set your
Many successful families use trusts to minimize taxes, transfer wealth and protect assets from creditors and others.