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Three Key Challenges Facing Wealthy Australian Families
Jeff Steiner, The Mutual Trust Pty Ltd
Market research reveals that nearly 70% of intergenerational wealth transfers fail by the third generation and almost 90% by the fourth. These are compelling statistics which have become top of mind
A Positive Approach to the Prenuptial Agreement Discussion
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Nothing says, “I'm not sure our marriage will last,” like asking your new fiancé for a prenuptial agreement. This situation can be made even more touchy if the parents of the bride or
Getting the Conversation Started
Peter Whitehead, The Mutual Trust Pty Ltd
Delivering what matters most to families includes resolving appropriate succession plans to make sure that the purpose of family intergenerational wealth is delivered. Although confronting succession
Why the Great Wealth Transfer Is More Like the Great Wealth Trickle
Pitcairn
There’s no denying that the looming transfer of wealth will be great—the largest in history. However, for all the hype and years of coverage, the Great Wealth Transfer is more like the
You Can't Always Get What You Want: Talking with Children about Wealth and Entitlement
Kelly Arrillaga and Anna Howard, First Republic Private Wealth
Many wealth management clients often encounter the same issue—they want to know how to prevent their children from becoming entitled. From consulting with therapists, a parenting coach, and an
Strengthen Your Family Business With a Family Governance Plan
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Most family businesses take on the characteristics of their founder or founding family, especially in their formative years. As the company grows, the family expands and the founder begins to
How to Make a Family Business Last Generations
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Thomas Calandra, who is in his mid-twenties, is the owner of Calandra Enterprises. At least that’s how he introduces himself to customers and clients of the bakeries, hotels, and restaurants he
Get the Most From Your Board of Directors
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
A board of directors is more than just a legal formality that meets four times a year. When used to its full potential, a well-designed board can help you grow your business, serve your
Addressing the Complexities of Communication and Family Learning
Ascent Private Capital Management
Families that have accumulated significant assets want to know how to best prepare the rising generation to help them maximize the benefits available to them, while also minimizing the unique
Wealth and Wisdom Across Generations
Northern Trust
Talking about wealth is every bit as important as creating a technical wealth plan—if not more so. Preparing a wealth transfer plan without helping your loved ones understand how to manage