Thursday, August 5, 2010

How to talk to your parents about the estate tax

Talking about estate taxes is very important right now, since the federal estate tax doesn't exist this year because of a legal quirk. Next year it's back, with an exemption of only $1 million (down from $3.5 million in 2009), unless Congress acts.

Bringing up the topic with your aging parents isn't easy. Adult children often fear appearing like money-grubbing kids, while older adults sometimes prefer to avoid the topic altogether. This article features helpful tips on how get this important conversation started.

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