Updated Friday, July 11, 2014 as of 5:38 PM ET
Family Wealth Transfer: How Advisors Can Help
Talk about the generation gap: When it comes to planning issues, retirement and wealth transfers, the disconnect between parents and their adult children appears to be getting worse, according to a new study.
Yet the same study found good news for financial advisors: Both parents (61%) and their adult children (57%) report they are more comfortable talking to a financial advisor than to one another about these sensitive issues.   more »
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