Tagged: family

Family Meetings

Teach each other using family meetings by holding them with your adult children and grand children. A multi-generation family meeting can be a great forum to guide your adult children and to learn from...

Parents As Resources for Adult Children

When I was a young adult, fresh out of school, my desire for separation from my parents was fierce. I was stubbornly determined to live independently. Now that I am the parent of adult...

Multi-generation Mortgage Help

Among experts dealing with multi-generational wealth, one of the precepts is that each generation helps the next ones out. One way to do that – if certain issues are properly handled – is for...

Tips for Traveling Without Your Spouse

Discussions on how couples feel about travel should be required premarital counseling! Some folks love to travel and feel it is educational, fulfilling and worth the time and money. Other folks think it is...

Newlyweds (after five years together)!

In 2009 CNN reported that research from the University of Denver indicated that over 70% of couples are living together prior to marriage. These statistics are probably no surprise to you. The number of...

Will Your Family Business Survive You?

A family business, or a series of family enterprises, can fuel the growth wealth for your family from the first generation on down – if it survives. Statistics vary on exact percentages, depending on...

Family Meeting Checklist

Family meetings can be a great way to build solid relationships, create a family legacy and train the next generation. A couple of weeks ago I shared our path towards holding family meetings.  As...

Why We Have Official Family Meetings

After Mom died in 1996, Hubby and I had to deal with her estate. It was then that we started establishing our own wills, trusts and etc. In the years following 9/11, I realized...