On a daily basis, I seem to be having conversations my clients, my own family members and friends about ageing. My baby boomer Mother is constantly lamenting about her various woes and fears as she edges towards her golden years. The general theme amongst many I know is avoidance, fear and talk of taking [...]
This episode, hosted by Andrew Baron, CFP®, EA, featuring Lizzy DiPietrantonio, J.D. touches on several points surrounding inheritance, both for those that leave money, and those who recieve it. This includes taxes, interesting stories, and how this can relate to you. Firstly, Lizzy discusses what you should do if you recieve an unexpected inheritance. Most would react by wanting to pay off debt, but listen closely as Lizzy gives other ideas that may be worthwhile. The next talking point is taxes. There are two types that are discussed; federal estate tax and state inheritance tax, which effects those within 6 different U.S. states - listen to learn the difference and what to look for. Lastly, there are three fun stories that are discussed: a woman who left her dog $12 Million dollars, a man who left his local waitress $500,000, and a man who randomly picked 13 people to leave his estate to. Listen till the end to find out the exciting conclusions to these bizarre stories. Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions or comments or visit us at www.jgua.com/about-us/our-team to learn more about Andrew and Lizzy.
Are You Prepared for a Disaster? Nora Smith, Information Services Manager This Holiday season, so many of us are watching the news helplessly as the fires rage in California and thousands have been forced to leave their homes. The ongoing natural disaster in the West comes on the heels of a horrific Hurricane season that [...]