Remember the Benefits of Estate Planning

Remember the Benefits of Estate Planning Barnett Financial & Tax

Estate planning can be difficult to think about, let alone plan for. Maybe you’ve avoided putting together a concrete plan because you don’t want to think too far into the future when it’s time to pass on what you have. Or maybe you don’t think an estate plan is necessary because you’re not rich enough…

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A Refresher on Estate Planning Basics

  Estate planning is a big deal. It’s a way for us to leave what we’ve built over the course of our lives to our loved ones. Gifts of property and belongings can pass on a sense of family, care, and love and can also help your loved ones financially. So, what is the first…

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Creating and Maintaining Generational Wealth in Retirement

In today’s fast-paced world, ensuring financial stability for future generations can be a daunting task. However, it is a common goal for retirees to create and maintain generational wealth in retirement. What better way to leave a legacy than to provide financial security? That’s why this article will provide valuable tips and insights to help…

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What Happens to Inherited Retirement Accounts?

You may know plenty about the differences between traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs, as well as the risks to your IRAs in this market, but what happens to an IRA (or other retirement account) that still has money in it when its owner passes away? You may think that the beneficiary just gets all the…

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Protecting and Passing Down Your Financial Legacy

Protecting and Passing Down Your Financial Legacy Barnett Financial & Tax

When it comes to passing on your wealth to your family, it is important to know the best ways to manage the process. An estimated 90% of wealthy families lose their wealth by the third generation, so if you are planning on leaving behind assets to your family, knowing the unique risks to the affluent…

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Trusts vs. Wills – What’s the Difference?

Trusts vs. Wills – What’s the Difference? Barnett Financial & Tax

Planning for after your passing can be difficult. But creating a plan for what happens to your estate is highly important for your family and your legacy. If left unattended, your estate can potentially be caught up in arduous court processes and cause disputes amongst your loved ones – and you don’t want to be…

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4 Easy-to-Overlook Estate Planning Mistakes

4 Easy-to-Overlook Estate Planning Mistakes Barnett Financial & Tax

It’s easy to avoid making an estate plan, but not having one won’t be easy on your loved ones. Having your affairs in order can greatly help your family, so consider creating a comprehensive estate plan. Unfortunately, there are many easy-to-overlook estate planning mistakes, such as not naming beneficiaries on retirement accounts, not doing so…

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Legacy Planning – Thinking About the Next Generation

Legacy Planning – Thinking About the Next Generation Barnett Financial & Tax

You’ve probably passed on pieces of wisdom to your children, but have you considered how you’ll pass on your wealth? Now that you’re reaching a certain age, you may be wondering how you’ll pass on family heirlooms, property, or the wealth you’ve built over many years. Proper legacy planning could be one of the greatest…

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Your Business Succession Plan Checklist

Your Business Succession Plan Checklist Barnett Financial & Tax

For many years, you’ve been the captain of your ship. Running your own business hasn’t been easy, and success was never guaranteed. Now that you’re getting closer to retirement, you’ll have to make some big decisions. In order for your business to outlive you, you’ll need to map out a path forward. This means setting…

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Estate Planning 101

Estate Planning 101 Barnett Financial and Tax

Did you know that Baby Boomers will pass down an estimated $68 trillion in wealth in the coming decades?[1] You’ve worked hard for your money and likely want to see it passed down in the most efficient way possible for your loved one’s benefit. Unfortunately, costly mistakes are all too easy to make. Understand the…

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