Family trusts, set up to take care of the welfare of family members, are often a source of confusion for beneficiaries. Education about the specific details of trusts is as important as legal structures and will ensure the long-term success of the family business
The ultimate challenge is to create the global ‘family business’ focused on improving the health of the global economic system. How can you contribute your business knowledge and finance to the welfare of those in need – and sustain profit?
Increasingly, family business members expect a far more specialist knowledge in asset management from their advisors and it is up to the potentional advisors to be able to supply relevant and informed advice, taking into account their client’s individual needs
In the February issue of Families in Business, Katharine Pulvermacher explained that gold, as a portfolio diversifier, can help families protect their wealth. In this issue, she takes a closer look at the fundamentals of the gold market
Many family business owners use their entrepreneurial skills and vision in their philanthropic endeavours. As a result, these ‘philanthropic entrepreneurs’ have challenged traditional charity and set up some of the most successful foundations in the world
REIT stocks can offer family business owners a low-risk investment opportunity – an attractive alternative to direct ownership of real estate where the investor still gains stability and diversification benefits combined with quality professional management