We outline key year-end opportunities as it relates 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.
BBH Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch explores the two ways businesses and other organizations can create a resilient staff: growing resilience within an organization’s existing workforce and hiring candidates that demonstrate resilient character traits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by private aircraft offers a multitude of benefits; however, these advantages come at a price. Stacia Kroetz and Lindsay Hodgkins evaluate ownership options and related financial, legal, tax and regulatory matters for those considering private air travel.
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.
Senior Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson looks at spousal lifetime trusts – an estate planning strategy that may be the right fit for individuals who wish to transfer assets to others during life, but who also want to maintain access to the funds.
Relationship Manager Reed Smith and Retirement and Trust Associate Matthew Senger break down the differences in setup, administration and contribution limits among three retirement strategies for small-business owners and the self-employed: the SIMPLE IRA, the Solo 401(k) and the SEP IRA.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we speak with a nationally recognized healthcare and business leader, feature 22 women to watch in 2022 and look at trends in philanthropy, including shifts in how women give and international philanthropy.
In this issue of Owner to Owner, we examine succession planning from several angles. Our Center for Family Business looks at the requirements of the founder or CEO both during and after transition, next generation family members as well as boards of directors, and also explores options in a situation where traditional ownership succession may not be the best path forward.
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 transition.
Many family businesses rely on their boards of directors to help them during succession planning. Here, we share our top considerations as it relates to boards of directors and their involvement in the process.
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.
Adrienne Penta, the executive director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth, and Alison Hutchinson, a senior wealth planner, focus on the topic of families, wealth and communication, discussing the guiding principles that we believe help families create life-affirming, enduring, effective wealth plans.
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, BBH Wealth Planner Michael Shapiro breaks down a common scenario of moving from New York to Florida.
Senior Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson breaks down several estate planning techniques for individuals who have maxed out their available gift tax exemptions, as well as techniques that can be used to enhance gifts that have already been made and trusts that are already in place.
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.
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.
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.
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, share insights on engaging the next generation in philanthropy and take a look at the sustainable clothing industry.
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.
We examine the story of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first female self-made millionaire and a Black woman, which offers some useful lessons for the intersection of business, personal values and philanthropy.
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.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we kick off the new year with a focus on wellness, which is particularly important in the time of COVID-19 and all of its many implications for our daily lives.
In this edition, we speak with “Bones” creator Kathy Reichs about her journey from forensics to fiction, explore COVID-19’s dramatic impact on all aspects of women’s lives and cover the Democratic party’s tax proposal as we near the November election.
This summer’s family meetings may not look the same as past years, but Senior Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson and BBH Senior Advisor Ellen Perry share tips for how you can effectively conduct your meeting virtually.
BBH Senior Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Brett Sovine and Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins share how you can provide financial support for family members in this time of crisis without unnecessary tax and complexity.
Investing in private markets is an important component of many client portfolios, and in this article, Thomas Martin, a Senior Investment Analyst, provides advice on how to construct a prudently-sized private markets portfolio with adequate diversification.
We sit down with philanthropist Lea Culver, co-founder of fast-casual restaurant chain Culver’s, to discuss the work that is being done through the Culver’s Foundation, her personal approach to philanthropy and how she has engaged the next generation in her giving.
Senior Wealth Planner Kerri Mast explores innovative solutions today’s philanthropists are using, including implementing new organizational structures, maximizing the impact of their investments and making nontraditional grants.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus on women who are breaking the mold and making history. We had the pleasure of speaking with women who are pioneers and leaders in their fields – these are women who have been “firsts” and are taking care to pave the way for the women coming after them.
BBH 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.
In this issue of Women & Wealth Magazine, we focus on women who are pushing for change in some unexpected places: NASCAR and fly fishing! We also spent time with women and men who are making great strides in leveling the playing field in technology, entrepreneurship and board leadership.
Managing Director Brett Sovine discusses section 6166 of the Internal Revenue Code, which in certain situations permits the executor of an estate to defer federal estate tax on a closely held business following an owner’s death.
In this issue’s feature article, we review why a charitable mission is important and provide guidance on how to approach crafting a mission statement that enables you to take philanthropy beyond just “being charitable” or “giving back.”
Many parents and scholars would like to understand how the transmission of generosity from parents to children occurs. Andrea Pactor and Jacqueline Ackerman of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Women’s Philanthropy Institute share their findings on the “generosity gene” and how to create a strong foundation for the continuity of family giving.
We sit down with Jeff Schoenfeld to discuss his experiences as a BBH Partner, why seeking out LGBTQ-knowledgeable investment advisors and wealth planners may be useful for LGBTQ individuals, some of the financial and wealth planning obstacles that remain for LGBTQ individuals, and more.
Parents may think that after high school, there is not much more they can do to educate children about the value of money. In our latest “Guide to Talking to Children About Money,” we explore the ways that parents can prepare their college-age and emerging adult children to be financially responsible adults.
Senior Vice President Melineh Ounanian discusses how business owners who have established a trust can get their family to understand how beneficial a trust can be, setting forth some of their top benefits from the beneficiary’s perspective.
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