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Will You Leave a Fair Will for Your Children?

How to preserve family harmony if one child gets more

Are you planning to leave one of your adult children less (or more) money in your will? Bad idea, was the consensus of 49 financial planners who offered me their thoughts on this delicate and emotional issue. They agreed: Equal inheritances help maintain family harmony when you're gone. Planner Martin Shenkman of Paramus, N.J., put it succinctly: "Kids equate money and love, no matter what you say." … Back to Article

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