May 2021 | Curtis Parkinson

Are you protecting your children’s inheritance?

There is a developing old-age crisis amongst millennials (those born between the early 1980s and late 1990s) as a generation hit with higher costs, huge debt and less opportunity to own property, few are successfully financially preparing for retirement. Many are simply not saving at all, expecting an inheritance windfall from their parents. A recent…

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Checklist for Making Your Will

Understandably, post-Covid, we’ve seen an increase in clients making their Wills. But it’s not always easy to know what to include. So, here’s a short ‘checklist’ to help you with the process. 1. Beneficiaries If you leave your estate to more than one person, think carefully about how you’d like to distribute your estate. For…

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Managing Conflicts of Interest & Trustee Self-Dealing

When a Trustee is appointed, they’re usually aware that they must take their responsibilities very seriously. They have a legal duty to act only in the best interests of the Trust’s beneficiaries. Trustees must not seek to benefit from their position as a Trustee or knowledge of the Trust’s assets or put themselves into a…

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