Is money the most important part of your legacy?
The legacy you leave your family goes far beyond money. Through this planning process, you will
Communicate your values.
For your family—and your wealth—to remain unified and healthy for generations, it is also important to pass down the wisdom and values that have made you and your parents successful.
Create a family mission.
The Legacy Planning process makes it easy to develop a family mission, vision and purpose statement, a family governance protocol, an incentive based practice for current and future benefactors and, finally, performance measurement benchmarks to help sustain the significance created by each respective family member.
Your family will learn to work together to resolve complex issues and fulfill the family mission. This is the ultimate gift passed from you to the next generation.
Treat your children equitably.
How do you pass your business assets to a child who wants to be active in your business—without the other children resenting it? How can you create an estate plan that treats your children equitably and also fosters close family ties between siblings?
Legacy planning can help develop a solution based on your children’s personalities—their strengths and needs—so that all of your children are treated equitably.
Legacy planning is based on values. Usually during the process, families begin to give greater consideration to the causes in which they believe. And philanthropy is a great way unite your family in common purpose.
We can help you determine the approach to giving that is best for your family, based on your objectives and values. Whether you decide to create a private foundation, charitable trust, a donor-advised fund or an outright gift, we can help you develop and implement your philanthropic plan.
Your heirs can live life with financial freedom and a sense of purpose. Start the Legacy Planning process today. We will guide you and your family each step of the way through this meaningful process of discovery.