Clients can experience a variety of wealth events that lead to a financial windfall, including the sale of a business or real estate, an inheritance, lottery winnings, or a legal settlement. An increase in wealth, especially when unexpected, large, and/or sudden, requires thoughtful planning. This is a critical time to provide guidance and value to your clients, and offers a unique opportunity to make a significant positive impact.
This checklist helps guide your conversations when advising clients that experience a sudden wealth event, and covers:
Updated for 11/15/2020