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Need Suggestions to Jump Start Family Communication? (part 1)
Not long ago, we had a question about suggestions on how to encourage communication with the younger, or future, generation of owners in a family about intergenerational transfer possibilities. The question could have as well been from the future generation … Continue reading
Involve the next generation before it is too late!
Two questions that are asked in many of our Landowner Legacy Communication© workshops, is “how do I get my children involved in our land” and “how did the Nippers do it.” In reality, they are the same question. In my … Continue reading
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Members of Your Intergenerational Transfer Team
In order to be sure you have a positive experience with intergenerational transfer, please consider using a team approach. Not only will the team members be a benefit in their own areas of expertise, but this will also help develop … Continue reading
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What Do I Do Now?
A few weeks ago, a gentleman emailed me because he had read an article I wrote a couple of years ago. This gentlemen planted a 20 acre tract not quite 20 years ago. He now wants to thin or final … Continue reading
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Fiscal Cliff Resolution and Landowners
Several issues that forest landowners consider to be important were part of the fiscal cliff resolution that Congress passed a couple of weeks ago. As part of this resolution, Congress passed a last-minute farm bill extension, essentially kicking the can down the … Continue reading