Wills & Estates
Passing money and assets from one generation to the next, before death or after, is a big part of financial mobility and security. This section provides financial planning information for families.
Many parents are tempted to add their children to their home title’s before they pass on. This article explains why this may not be a good idea.
Financial expert Liz Westin explains why bequeathing a home is a much better idea than gifting a home.
How to save money on taxes when it comes to transferring property to children.
All the reasons why giving money to your adult children is not a good way to help them.
About The Author
In his 40-plus-year newspaper career, George Morris has written about just about everything -- Super Bowls, evangelists, World War II veterans and ordinary people with extraordinary tales. His work has received multiple honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press and the Louisiana Press Association. He avoids debt when he can and pays it off quickly when he can't, and he's only too happy to suggest how you might do the same.