As longevity continues to increase, many children and grandchildren are filled with mixed emotions: The joy of having loved ones with them for many years longer is tempered by another somewhat less enjoyable reality, that of the postponed inheritance. A recent Wall Street Journal article, “Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs Seek Early Inheritances,” makes note of this phenomenon.1 Human ingenuity knows no bounds, of course, and in this instance, that means children and grandchildren ...

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