Have you ever contemplated helping out a family member or someone you love financially with a gift or loan? While it’s wonderful to be able to help a loved one, especially if they’re in need, it’s important to ensure that you’re financially able to do so. Furthermore, the gift or loan must be appropriately structured for tax and family reasons. Here’s what you need to know about family gifts and loans.Read More
It seems like one minute you’re proudly holding your new grandchild in your arms, and the next they’re heading off to college. As the College Board’s annual report, ‘Trends In College Pricing’ highlights, that college experience comes with a high price tag nowadays. If supporting your grandchild’s academic success is important to you, here are 6 ways you can help with your grandkid’s college costs.Read More
The holidays are traditionally a time of gathering together and giving, sharing good times and good fortune with family, friends and those we care about. What happens, though, when the gifting is financial in nature and substantial in size?
SageVest Wealth Management’s advisor, Michael Fuhr, was recently quoted in a CNBC article that looks at the impact of large monetary gifts on the lives of the recipients, and discusses the taxable, financial, and long-term planning implications for those generous individuals who make sizeable gifts to their loved ones: ‘Smart Ways To Gift Money During The Holidays‘.Read More
A common objective within families is sharing wealth with family members and loved ones. Sometimes it’s a desire to do so, carefully planned and executed. Sometimes, it’s an unexpected need.
Whatever the circumstances, there are many ways to maximize your giving potential. Jennifer Myers of SageVest Wealth Management presented a recent session at McLean Community Center on how to balance family priorities and values, tax strategies, estate provisions, and other considerations, to help create financial security for you and subsequent generations, both now and in the future.Read More