Leave a lasting legacy

It's never too early to think about where, and to whom, you want your wealth to go after you're gone – and in the most tax-efficient way possible. Whether you're in or near retirement, or new to the workforce and just beginning to plan, we'll help you create a personalized strategy.

Benefits of a Plan

Diminish the chances of family conflict

Preserve your wealth and maximize what you can pass on to your heirs

Minimize estate costs

Reduce taxes

Start crafting your legacy

We will work with you as you translate your estate plan into a road map for how you pass on your assets while incorporating your wishes for your children, grandchildren and future generations.

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What's your vision?

  • Besides immediate family, is there anyone else who should benefit from your wealth?
  • How and when should your heirs receive bequests?
  • How will you cover medical and potential care costs as you and your spouse age?
  • Do you want to give a portion to charity or other causes you support?
  • Do you need to designate money for specifics like your child or grandchild's education?
  • Do any of your children or grandchildren have special needs or circumstances that require more support?
  • Is there a family business and a clear plan for succession?
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Talk, teach and learn

While the decisions are yours and your spouse’s to make, you will more than likely want to make sure your children understand the reasons and purpose behind your choices.

Some parents choose to hold one or more meetings with their adult children to outline their wishes for:

  • The estate’s executor
  • Medical directives
  • The division of the estate
  • Distribution of furniture, heirlooms, family photos or other treasures and property

Use what you learn in these conversations as you finalize specific bequests or other decisions. Let your children know you’ve been thinking of the future and would like them to be part of the process.

We can help you get there

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Estate Planning

An estate plan identifies the right people to help make decisions for you in the case of incapacity or for others in the case of guardianship. It will also determine a trustee to execute your plan.

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Establish Your Legacy

Determine what story you want your wealth to tell about you and your family. If your financial plan indicates that you have more than necessary for a lifetime of financial independence, your wealth can be used now to create your legacy.

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Business Succession Planning

As a multigenerational family business, we are attuned to the needs of business owners at every stage, from that initial creative spark to your retirement and beyond.

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Candice Baker
Candice Baker, VP Wealth Advisor , Kenosha, WI

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