For many of us, money is a taboo subject within the family. But financial conversations can also be important and even necessary. What do existing estate plans look like? Do older generations intend to contribute to grandkids’ college or wedding bills or give everything to charity? Do family elders have enough to support themselves without family assistance? Do we need to add “financial support to parents” to our own financial plan?
Rachel Elson Articles
Inflation! Recession! Market Volatility! OH MY! How do we handle scary economic news?
The news – coming at us from every channel, broadcast, blog, or tweet – can sound scary and grim. Inflation, potential recession, rapidly rising interest rates, the wildly gyrating stock market … It’s enough to make us want to tune out the news completely or throw our investment statements in the shredder unopened.
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Stock Market But Were Afraid to Ask
Join Perigon for our next Women's Conversation Circle. BY: Rachel Elson, Mary Ballin, Andrea Hamilton, and Anne SappDate: Thursday, February 24, 2022Where: Online via Zoom – we'll send out a conference link the week of the circleTime: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Pacific TimeRSVP:...
4 Tips for Smarter Gifts to Charity
How to use a donor-advised fund to get the most tax bang for your charitable buck.By Rachel Elson, CFP® Wealth Advisor, Perigon Wealth ManagementDon't give to charity for the tax benefits: Give because you're committed to using your money for an important cause. But...