Should an inheritance be strictly an inheritance, to be left to children when their parents die? Or should parents use at least some of that money while they’re still alive to help out their adult children financially? And if parents give while they’re alive, how much should they give and when?
Of course, every family is different—both in terms of what they can afford and what brings them joy. But there are some things every family should consider when deciding how to pass wealth from one generation to the next. The Wall Street Journal invited three financial advisers to discuss
The stock market is arguably the greatest wealth creator on the planet. Though there have been short periods throughout history where investment vehicles, like commodities or housing, outperformed the benchmark S&P 500, there’s nothing that can match the return potential of equities over the long run.
It’s also impossible to keep a good market down. Despite undergoing 38 stock market crashes or corrections since the beginning of 1950, the S&P 500 has eventually erased each and every one of these declines.
The point is this: The stock market is a money machine that can grant patient investors their financial
A bill to protect banks that work with state-legal marijuana businesses that was reintroduced in the House this week will advance before lawmakers tackle more comprehensive cannabis reform, a key congressman said on Friday.
During a press call to discuss the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and other cosponsors answered questions about the state of play of the legislation, which cleared the chamber as a standalone bill in 2019 and twice as part of COVID-19 relief packages last year.
Blumenauer, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus and an original cosponsor of
House managers reversed course and decided not to call witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial.
It was a surprising twist given they had demanded witnesses and the Senate approved the request.
The House managers and Trump’s lawyers will now get two hours each for closing arguments.
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Democrats abruptly reversed course Saturday on their demand to call witnesses in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, deciding after several hours that they wouldn’t call witnesses after all. It was a surprising twist in an already tumultuous trial, given that Democrats had asked to call
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