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How to Leave an Inheritance to Your Kids

5 simple steps can prevent a lot of bickering or hurt feelings

En español | About $30 trillion. That's the amount of money boomer parents — i.e., you and me — are expected to leave to our millennial offspring over the next 30 to 40 years, according to consulting firm Accenture. That number will rise or fall depending on many factors, including the economy, the markets, how long we parents live and so on.
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