Wealth structuring is certainly not the preserve of the ultra-wealthy, and there are a number of strategies families should consider to ensure that their wealth has maximum benefit for generations to come.
The younger generations have serious debt problems, which may make the older, better-off ones feel obliged to help. But any debt rescue must be weighed up carefully for the risk of derailing your own financial plans.
Owners of family businesses are often very much in need of holistic wealth management advice, to ensure that their wealth works as hard as it can throughout their entrepreneurial journey.
How to save and invest effectively for the next generation often comes up in our users’ top concerns. There are a number of strategies to pursue, many of which – like child pensions – you may not have considered.
Nero Patel, Wealth Planning Director at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, explains why High Net Worth Individuals should be wary of persuasive marketing and only transfer a final salary pension if it absolutely makes sense.
Wealth planning and inheritance are fraught with complexity, and there is great need for families to air issues around amounts, timings and tax as early as possible to ensure the wellbeing of all their members.