Baby Boomers are set to inherit $8.4 trillion, and have already inherited $2.4 trillion, according to The MetLife Study of Inheritance and Wealth Transfer to Baby Boomers. Overall, two-thirds of Baby Boomers stand to receive some inheritance in their lifetime.

The median amount that Baby Boomers will receive is $64,000, with the wealthiest being bequeathed $1.5 million, and those on the other end of the spectrum being left with $27,000.

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