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Will Your Business Die When You Die?

Will Your Business Die When You Die?

While 88% of business owners believe their family will control their business in five years, statistics from Family Business Institute show that only 33% of businesses survive to transfer to the next generation, and only 10-15% continue to the third generation.

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How to Protect Valuable Assets in Estate Planning

How to Protect Valuable Assets in Estate Planning

Planning for your future should start after you get a job. Therefore, it is advisable to start saving a certain percentage of your salary every month and buying assets whenever you can. That will guarantee that you will have a comfortable life after retirement.

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How Should I Plan to Sell My Business?

How Should I Plan to Sell My Business?

According to the Exit Planning Institute of Ohio, recent studies show that over 60% of the current U.S. business market is owned by baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964), who are ready to exit or transition their business over the next 10 years.

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Why Did ‘The Boss’ Sell His Music Catalog?

Why Did ‘The Boss’ Sell His Music Catalog?

Last week, Bruce Springsteen made headlines for selling his entire music catalog to Sony Music Entertainment in a reportedly $500+ million deal. A number of fans are now asking, “Why did Bruce Springsteen sell his music rights?

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How to Avoid a Family Fight over Company

How to Avoid a Family Fight over Company

In coming years, millions of Baby Boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — are expected to retire in the U.S. In fact, by some estimates nearly a quarter of this country’s population will be aged 65-or-older within a few decades.

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Estate Planning when So Much Is Uncertain

Estate Planning when So Much Is Uncertain

Taxpayers should, of course, carefully consider whether to engage in a lifetime gifting strategy, which has other considerations beyond just estate taxes (such as the tradeoff with the ‘step‑up’ in basis, and non-tax family related considerations).

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