Would you be in a better financial position if you spent more time managing your finances and less time doing your job? Time is money and there is real value in outsourcing the time to plan, compare alternatives, research options, stay current on tax laws, and execute your financial plan.
Should you provide financial help to your adult children now or leave them an inheritance later? It’s up to you but giving away some of your wealth while you are still around to see the effects of your generosity can have significant advantages.
It’s easy to imagine using an insurance policy for a water leak damaging office equipment or if you back your car into a post and crush your bumper, but a disability insurance claim is an unpleasant and abstract event.
February is a month for showing people how much you care about them. So make February the month for a family chat about money and your estate plan. Talking about money is never easy but it does show how much you care about them.