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    May 01, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner Nicole Jackson Leslie provides five tips for vetting charitable organizations before you give.
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    • Private Banking
    The decision to pursue an outside exit strategy, as opposed to a traditional family ownership succession path, is a difficult one. We lay out several steps that owners who are grappling with this issue can take as they seek to determine the best strategy for themselves, the family and the business.
  • Full cover of the Spring 2024 issue of Women and Wealth Magazine
    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women and Wealth, we release our annual list of Women to Watch, investigate the gap in women’s health care, and discuss the power of storytelling. We also learn how to navigate the tensions of the coming election season and explore the meaning of financial feminism.
  • Dr. Joy Buolamwini, Jodie Kaufman Davis, Missy Godfrey, Alisha Goldstein, Tina Kramer, Shawnee Knight, Amanda Rice, Karla Trotman, Catherine Ulozas, Kristi Vo and Allison Whalen
    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    We highlight inspiring and groundbreaking women pushing barriers and capitalizing on new opportunities in 2024.
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    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Despite living longer than men, women spend 25% more time in poor health. McKinsey partners Lucy Perez and Megan Greenfield explore what is driving this gap in health outcomes and what we can do to close it.
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    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    A recent report by the McKinsey Health Institute found that investments addressing the women’s health gap could add years to life and boost the global economy. In this infographic, we dive into the statistics of the report and what they mean for women’s health.
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    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    We look at the art and science of storytelling as an important tool for navigating wealth planning and family legacies.
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    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Emotions are high this election season. How can we improve communication and foster family relationships during a divisive election year?
  • Jacki Zehner
    April 17, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Executive Director of the Center for Women & Wealth Adrienne Penta sits down with Jacki Zehner, founder of SheMoney, to talk about the lessons she has learned from Gloria Steinem and how they have inspired her life and work. May they inspire you as well!
  • ""
    April 02, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Setting up a proper buy-sell agreement is key to mitigating conflict when a stakeholder wants to leave the family business.
  • March 22, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner Stacia Kroetz and Senior Relationship Associate Max Kesner address a common question we see clients wrestle with: Should I buy a house with my trust or other assets?
  • Owner to Owner Spring Issue 2024
    March 07, 2024
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Owner to Owner, we look at the business environment so far in 2024, explore how to cultivate innovation and motivation in family and privately-owned businesses, discuss the benefits of creating a family constitution, and give an update on the Corporate Transparency Act.
  • March 07, 2024
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch looks at the science behind how business owners can pass down motivation and determination to younger generations.
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    March 07, 2024
    • Private Banking
    President of the BBH Delaware Trust Company Beth King covers the essentials of the 2024 Corporate Transparency Act: what it is, who it affects, and how to take action.
  • ""
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz share why it may be beneficial to “freeze” a GRAT in today’s market environment.
  • Dollar coins falling to glass jar with books and stationary around 3d vector illustration line art
    December 13, 2023
    • Private Banking
    The formula is simple: As we grow and mature, we turn our human capital into financial capital. BBH Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons and Relationship Manager Laura Salibello pull apart how we can turn that formula into a way to plan for the future – and the unexpected – using a personal balance sheet.
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    December 13, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Relationship Associate Elise Johnston provides strategies for making the most of your income and getting on the path toward achieving long-term financial growth, stability, and success.
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    December 13, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Relationship Manager Laura Salibello and Associate Maddy Pellow outline key considerations for getting your first credit card.
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    November 30, 2023
    • Private Banking
    A comprehensive tax plan considers not only federal gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax, but also state and local income tax and transfer tax rules. Here, we break down a common scenario of moving from New York to Florida.
  • The hardest part of estate planning: Sharing the plan
    November 28, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we provide strategies for overcoming one of the key issues business owners voiced in our inaugural Private Business Owner Survey: how to communicate their estate plans with their family. In addition, we dive deeper into the statistics behind business owners’ approach to risk-taking. Even for the most experienced business leaders, change management can be complex. Learn new strategies to make lasting impacts in your organization. Finally, learn why being confident – despite discomfort – is so important.
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    November 28, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Our 2023 Private Business Owner Survey revealed that nearly all business owners have an estate plan, but almost none of them have discussed it with their families. In this issue’s feature article, Adrienne Penta, the executive director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth, explores five common communication obstacles and how to navigate them.
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    November 28, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In this issue’s “By the Numbers” infographic, we take a closer look at the statistics from our 2023 Private Business Owner Survey, particularly around estate and succession planning communication hurdles and how different genders view risk-taking in business.
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    November 28, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch explores some of the psychological barriers to effective communication and provides five strategies for overcoming them to successfully plan for the future.
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    • Private Banking
    A leader’s openness to exploring a future for themselves represents a crucial turning point in beginning the transition journey. We lay out several steps owners can take to begin on the path of a successful business transition.
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    • Private Banking
    We outline key year-end opportunities as they relate to gifting, income tax planning, retirement planning, and planning in a high interest rate environment, as well as provide a year-end checklist based on your goals.
  • ""
    September 14, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Relationship Manager Elizabeth Madden reviews some of the benefits included in employee health insurance plans that go beyond your typical retirement and insurance elections.
  • ""
    September 14, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Senior Relationship Associates Sean Kennedy and Lucy Townend discuss the key differences between HSA and FSA plans so you can best plan for the future.
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    • Private Banking
    BBH Partner Kathryn George, Head of the Center for Family Business Ben Persofsky, and Senior Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson explore the various roles of a family business’s board of directors in succession planning.
  • Murray Nossel
    • Private Banking
    In this issue’s feature interview, we speak with Narativ Co-Founder Murray Nossel about his passion for storytelling, why it’s so important that people – especially business owners – record their stories, and how they can negotiate their legacies.
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    August 16, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Lewis Hart, our head of corporate banking, reviews the potential effects of the Inflation Reduction Act tax credits and more on private business owners.
  • The Future of Women's Health: Discussing Innovation with Three Women Leaders in Healthcare. Featuring Dr. Connie Lehman of Clairity, Heather Monroe of Monroe Wellness, and Dr. Katherine Saunders of Intellihealth.
    August 02, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we speak with a group of women driving change in the healthcare space, explore the complexity of teaching the value of digital currency to children, provide three strategies for maximizing time, and learn more about the current state of motherhood in the U.S.
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    August 02, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch provides three time management strategies in order to maximize your time affluence.
  • Jill Koziol
    August 02, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In Five Questions, we sit down with Jill Koziol, co-founder and CEO of Motherly, to discuss why she started the platform, the results of Motherly’s latest annual State of Motherhood survey, and where she sees the company and herself in the next five years.
  • What We Believe: The 10 Ps of Manger Selection
    July 25, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of InvestorView, we cover our “10 Ps” of investment manager evaluation, review the current state of the markets, discuss our approach to investing in private markets, examine the rise of generative AI, and look at results from our 2023 Private Business Owner Survey.
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    June 26, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Senior Relationship Associates Amy Orser and Holly Rule look at several tax-efficient strategies for parents looking to pass wealth to children: 2503(c) trusts, trusts with Crummey withdrawal rights, UGMA/UTMA accounts, and 529 education savings plans.
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    June 26, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Associate Maddy Pellow covers three types of insurance – health, life, and disability – to review if you’re expecting.
  • ""
    June 26, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Relationship Associate Lucy Townend discusses the risks and challenges involved with the decision to leave the workforce and the steps you can ‎take to make the decision a positive one for the entire family.
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    June 26, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Senior Relationship Associate Sean Kennedy looks at the benefits and drawbacks for couples considering a DINK, or “dual income, no kids,” life.
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    June 08, 2023
    • Private Banking
    We speak with Kevin Duncan, the BBH Trust Company’s director and head of estate administration, about the role estate administration plays in helping families thrive for generations and why a corporate executor may be the best option in certain situations.
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    June 06, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Wealth Planner Peter Moshang covers considerations for those looking to help family members buy a home.
  • Brown Brothers Harriman Private Business Owner Survey 2023
    May 15, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH presents its 2023 Private Business Owner Survey, which was conducted to see how owners are addressing current economic conditions, future succession planning, and family communication dynamics. Read the results.
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    May 09, 2023
    • Private Banking
    The tax benefits for investing in or founding certain startup businesses can be incredible. Not all investors or founders can take advantage of these benefits, but for those who can, millions of dollars of tax can be saved – and with proper planning, potentially even more.
  • Women to Watch in 2023
    April 27, 2023
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we feature a group of inspiring women business owners and leaders to watch in 2023 and look at the next generation of women business owners, estate planning for blended families, and time affluence.
  • ""
    • Private Banking
    BBH Wealth Planner Michael Shapiro provides a primer on estate planning for blended families and considerations for couples who are remarrying to create blended families.
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    April 27, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch explores “time affluence” – a term that refers to the idea that, like money, time can be saved, spent, and wasted. He addresses wealth’s impact on time affluence, how to cultivate it, and how to avoid “time poverty,” which can lead to a lack of mindfulness and cognitive overload.
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    April 25, 2023
    • Private Banking
    Alison Hutchinson and Melineh Ounanian discuss the fundamentals an individual must follow in order to be a good trustee when the trust owns business interests.
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    March 29, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch shares insights gleaned from research on how money – and in particular, wealth – might influence happiness.
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    • Private Banking
    Adrienne Penta, executive director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth, and Nicole Jackson Leslie, senior wealth planner, explore how a donor can guide a trustee, even after a trust has been created, to help ensure the trust is used to support and perpetuate a family’s core values for generations to come.
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    February 02, 2023
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch looks at investment-related biases and offers solutions to help recognize and minimize their negative effects.
  • ""
    • Private Banking
    BBH Senior Wealth Planners Ali Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz outline the importance of having a flexible estate plan. The future is unknowable, but centering your plan on your values and communicating regularly with your fiduciary and your family will set your family on the path to success.
  • Opening the door: creating inclusive pathways for next generation leaders in family businesses
    October 24, 2022
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we explore how to develop leaders in family businesses, examine how to make hybrid work successful for everyone and look at how we can foster motivation in those we love.
  • ""
    October 24, 2022
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch discusses the many different types of motivation and what role “flow” plays in keeping us interested and engaged in life.
  • ""
    August 09, 2022
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner Kerri Mast discusses qualitative matters related to business succession, focusing on the importance of family values.
  • ""
    • Private Banking
    Ali Hutchinson, a BBH senior wealth planner, and Ben Persofsky, the executive director of the BBH Center for Family Business, discuss the different methods for transferring shares in a private business to the next generation and cover the implications families need to consider from both a corporate and tax angle.
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    August 01, 2022
    • Private Banking
    For those hesitant to create an estate plan, Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson discusses tax-efficient options for transferring wealth to future generations or charity that require no long-term commitment, trusts or legal fees.
  • Love and Money
    July 25, 2022
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus in on the value of communication as it relates to a range of subjects. We look at the criticality of intergenerational communication around wealth values, cover skills to teach our girls so they can thrive, discuss how to support a grieving friend and share guidance around how we can prepare ourselves to live in a world with more frequent disasters.
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    July 25, 2022
    • Private Banking
    Adrienne Penta, executive director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth, re-examines the criticality of intergenerational communication around wealth values. She discusses three steps for families to use in articulating, living and communicating their essential values.
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    July 12, 2022
    • Private Banking
    In this video, BBH Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons discusses current market dynamics, explains how to calculate your organization’s unique spending rate, and provides tangible solutions to organizations grappling with these issues.
  • ""
    • Private Banking
    Engaging and preparing the next generation in the succession planning process can be daunting. We share several components that can help the process run smoothly.
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    January 26, 2022
    • Private Banking
    To say choosing a legal guardian is an important decision in an understatement. Here, BBH's Lindsay Hodgkins outlines some factors you might wish to consider.
  • 10 Strategies for Raising Kids with Wealth
    December 03, 2021
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we explore leadership, mentoring and life lessons from a wide range of perspectives. Whether you’re a parent hoping to raise children to be responsible with wealth, an executive leading a diverse team, a young person starting out or an engaged philanthropist learning from the past, we believe you’ll find important and helpful insight in this issue.
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    December 03, 2021
    • Private Banking
    Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins outlines considerations and steps young adults could consider in order to begin the estate planning process.
  • Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman
    December 03, 2021
    • Private Banking
    Senior Wealth Planner and Director of Philanthropic Advisory Kerri Mast recently spoke with Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman about his research on Madame C.J. Walker, America’s first self-made woman millionaire. They explore her approach to charitable giving, activism, social service provisions and how we might better foster equity and inclusion in grantmaking.
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    July 13, 2021
    • Private Banking
    This issue of Women & Wealth Magazine focuses on sustainability – both personal and global. We speak with the co-founders of Sakara Life about building a successful plant-based meal delivery business, explore how to build and maintain personal resilience, and share insights on engaging the next generation in philanthropy.
  • ""
    July 13, 2021
    • Private Banking
    BBH Partner Kathryn George and Senior Wealth Planner and Director of Philanthropic Advisory Kerri Mast discuss how to best approach engaging the next generation in family giving – and some strategies for when it doesn’t go as you expected.
  • Creating jobs, changing lives, a conversation with Shelly Wilson, Co-Founder and COO of Chime Solutions
    April 28, 2021
    • Private Banking
    In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus on women who are having an impact through the communities in which they work, the businesses they operate and the philanthropic endeavors they pursue.
  • Giving at a glance: at least 70% of all chartable contributions in the United States can be attributed to individuals. Giving in the 1970s vs. 2000s*
    January 09, 2019
    • Private Banking
    Our “By the Numbers” infographic explores the patterns behind booming charitable giving and the impact of parental giving on the next generation.
  • Bill Tyree
    March 20, 2018
    • Private Banking
    As BBH kicks off its bicentennial anniversary, we speak with Managing Partner Bill Tyree about critical turning points at the firm, the company’s culture and values and the importance of speaking up.

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