When it comes to estate planning, not having a plan is a plan. But not a good one.
A common misconception is that people with significant wealth spend their time as they please. But high-net-worth families rarely have as much free time as people believe.
While most financial institutions provide expertise around money matters, few can provide the completely personal services of a family office—much less help someone with a longing for a llama.
Here’s an incentive to move estate planning to the top of your to-do list: The next few years are an opportunity to maximize wealth transfer to the next generation.
In the past decade, we have seen an unprecedented era of low market volatility and positive returns. Conversely, what goes up must come down.
Private philanthropy has always played a critical role in disaster relief efforts.
The down market and low interest rates present significant estate planning opportunities – making this a very favorable time to consider wealth planning strategies for your family.
Whittier Trust is proud to announce Christina Rogers has now joined our company as Associate General Counsel.
The world currently has over $13 trillion of negative yielding bonds and the German government is able to borrow for ten years at negative -0.40%.
The beginning of a new decade is one of those personal milestones that often prompts reflection and introspection.