As we approach the holiday season, I am reminded of Christmas gatherings and the exchange of gifts between family and friends. While we all enjoy receiving gifts, it is the joy I get from giving that is most fulfilling. It’s especially so when the gift is something that has lasting impact for the recipient.
Throughout my career at Parsec, I have had the opportunity to join our founder, Bart Boyer, at several client appreciation dinners. During these events, Bart would famously review the current economic environment and discuss how to build long-term generational wealth. Without fail, he always reminded clients that “there are only two ways to build wealth:
Why are we ending a stressful year talking about debt management?
Losing a spouse or partner is a dramatic and emotional experience that can have a serious impact on the financial health of the surviving spouse. Financial planning and investment management needs vary dramatically depending on what stage of life the surviving spouse is in.
Roger A. James, Partner and Director of Trust Services at Parsec Financial, provides guidance on how to strategically transfer wealth generationally.
Parsec Partner Michael Ziemer shares a strategic approach to family wealth.
I’m big into rowing – I’ve competed in quite a few boat races as the coxswain. For non-rowers, it’s pronounced “cox-en” and as Business Insider puts it I’m the “motionless member in the back of the boat.” But don’t let that fool you – even though I’m not powering the boat, I’m playing an important role steering it and directing my teammates.
If I have learned anything during this global pandemic, it is that self-care is everything when it comes to keeping your sanity, and that self-care goes far beyond natural hair and skin care routines. Holistic care is mental, physical and financial, which means being intentional when it comes to your financial routines and habits.
After a long, prosperous career and strategically saving 20% of your earnings and investing in equities, you have successfully created a retirement paycheck for yourself. Even as you spend 5% a year in retirement, your investment account should continue to rise, totaling approximately $3.8 million after 55 years!
CNBC: Are you prepared for tax impact of the $68 trillion great wealth transfer? Here are some options to reduce the bite
Parsec Co-Director of Tax Services Larry Harris was quoted in a recent article from CNBC on wealth transfer strategies: