Alterra Advisors

Do I Need Life Insurance?

Who depends on you? Family, employees, charitable organizations? How would they be provided for if you died and your income stopped? Life insurance is a way to transfer this risk to an insurance company. Here’s a simple breakdown of the types and applications of life insurance.

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How to Prepare for the Biden Estate Tax Increases

The Biden administrations has proposed big tax law changes, with some of the most sweeping changes being made to taxes on assets passed on at death, often called estate taxes. Here’s a summary of the most notable proposals and strategies to consider if they are passed into law.

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3 Ideas to Connect Generations with Generosity

Making connections across generations isn’t always easy. But building an intentionally-designed Family Generosity plan is a great place to start!

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Financial Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Planning for a child with special needs carries a range of complexities. There is no single best strategy – your situation needs a customized approach, but these strategies should help make an informed decision for your child and family.

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Out of Your Estate, Not Out of Reach

Can we reduce our estate tax bill without losing access to our assets? When properly coordinated, strategies like these can help move assets out of your estate without putting them entirely out of reach!

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