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The Rise And Rise Of Celebrity Philanthropy

Celebrity-charity strategic alliances benefit both parties in multiple ways. Very importantly, they provide established as well as fast-tracking entertainers and athletes meaningful opportunities to leverage their current and growing stature to drive support to philanthropic [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Rise Of Self-Made, Super-Rich Women And Single-Family Offices

While the ranks of the super-rich, people with a net worth of $500 million or more, is dominated by men, women are joining this cohort at a proportionately greater pace. The Forbes 2017 Billionaires List, [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Professionals Negotiate With Single-Family Offices

There is a boom in single-family offices in the U.S. and throughout the world. They are multiplying in number as well as the amount of wealth they control. Concurrently, the number of professionals that are [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Is A Perpetual Tourist? (How Never To Pay Personal Taxes)

There are indeed many ways to legally avoid paying taxes. One approach is to become a perpetual tourist, also known as a perpetual traveler. The basic idea is that by not spending very much time [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Most Family Businesses Mistakenly Lack Formal Asset Protection Plans

There are a number of ways family members can lose their hard earned wealth. One possibility for loss is frivolous lawsuits. Furthermore, they often take a serious psychological toll. A way for family business owners to potentially [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Two Biggest Mistakes In Setting Up A Single-Family Office

With the boom in private wealth and the rich getting richer, the number of new single-family offices is keeping pace. A consequence of the boom in single-family offices is that a percentage of them are [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|