Wealth In Families

Wealth In Families

A few decades ago, I met Charles W. Collier. He was the Senior Philanthropic Advisor at Harvard University and somewhat of legend in his own time. He had written a book entitled, Wealth in Families, which is an effective manual on the subject of helping families deal...
A Timely Resource

A Timely Resource

Recent events have many development professionals scratching their heads with regard to asking for needed funds. With all the media attention being given to the reduced economic activity and diminished wealth, not to mention an unprecedented  health crises, it’s no...
A Missed Opportunity

A Missed Opportunity

Recently, I attended a dinner in support of a charity. A board member who was seated next to me, asked me the question, “Do you offer family meetings? I am concerned about what the next generation is going to do with their inheritance and I want to share with them...
When Will You Develop Your Legacy

When Will You Develop Your Legacy

There is a lot of interest these days in financial planning circles about Legacy. This may be the result of the county’s aging demographic and the fact that the greatest wealth transfer in history will soon be taking place as the current generation passes on. Clients...
Be the Quarterback of your Legacy

Be the Quarterback of your Legacy

With football season underway, I’ve been thinking a lot about the parallels between the sport and retirement, specifically legacy building. In today’s game, there’s no quarterback with a greater legacy than Tom Brady. Forgive me, Falcons fans, but it’s true, and we...