Got Family Quick Bits: Nepotism

This is Got Family and I am Carey Berger. You know, George Carlin so many years ago talked about the 7 dirty words. For some folks there’s another one, there is an eighth and it is called nepotism. Isn’t nepotism a dirty word? And it kind of is in one setting to the extent that … Continue reading “Got Family Quick Bits: Nepotism”

Got Family Quick Bits: Dynasty Trust

This is Got Family. I am Carey Berger and again we’re telling stories from the crossroads of business and family. We always talk in terms of personal, financial and structural. This one is structural again, and in this particular case we are going to talk about a specific type of trust known as a dynasty … Continue reading “Got Family Quick Bits: Dynasty Trust”

Got Family Quick Bits: Superman

Hello this is got family and I am Carey Berger. Today we are reminding you that you are not superman, you are indeed a human being. And even though you are the owner of this business and the head of this household and this family. The biggest challenge that we as business owners face many … Continue reading “Got Family Quick Bits: Superman”

Got Family Quick Bits: How To Pay Your Board

Hello, this is Got Family and I am Carey Berger, and we are telling stories from the crossroads of business and family. As you probably know, we’ve talked in the past about boards. You’ve heard about a Board of Directors, or Board of advisors, and we’ve talked about a family board. What is a board, … Continue reading “Got Family Quick Bits: How To Pay Your Board”

Got Family Quick Bits: Charitable Giving

Hello. This is got family and I am Carey Berger and today we’re talking about charitable giving. First, why? Hopefully because you have a cause you believe in beyond that there are tax advantages. Cash is of course simple and immediate. Appreciated assets allows you potentially to have that tax at the charities tax rate … Continue reading “Got Family Quick Bits: Charitable Giving”