Preparing Your Heirs

Don’t put off having an inheritance conversation

Everyone is familiar with Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Yet despite talking excessively about the latter, very few of us ever seem comfortable when it comes to discussing the former. Parents are reluctant to broach the subject because it forces them to contemplate their own mortality. Adult children avoid the topic so as not to appear greedy or insensitive.