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Splitting Heirs: Giving Money & Things to Your Children Without Ruining Their Lives

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Finish well. That is what we are called to do in Scripture, but where will our money and possessions finish? The Bible has the principles that provide answers to the challenge of parenting and passing along an in heritage. Within the next decade, over ONE TRILLION DOLLARS will change hands from one generation to the next. Individuals with adult children will need to transf ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Northfield Publishing
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Rachel
Jul 05, 2012 Rachel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


A must read for everyone. Common sense mixed with some wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee -- you're going to die and what you do or don't do about your God given resources is of utmost and lasting importance. It really got me thinking about what we need to do about preparing our will and considering our estate. Be prepared for him to suggest that the way we do estate planning in America is very haphazard and potentially destructive for us heirs. We may need to --GASP-- not just split our money among t
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Randy Alcorn
Inheritance is risky business, often damaging lives, marriages and children. Few of us bring an eternal perspective to leaving money behind or to handling unearned wealth. But God has entrusted us with His assets and we need to consider how best to invest them in eternity. Ron Blue sets our sights high, offering biblical and practical insights on a vital subject. Ron has written some fine books, but none more important or timely than this one.
Laura
May 11, 2016 Laura rated it liked it
Glad I read it, but this is not my type of book. :) Jeff loved it though. Helpful to think practically about how to best plan for $$$ now in order to use it wisely until and after we die. And the importance of discussing this with heirs and professionals.
David
Mar 20, 2015 David rated it liked it
Chps 5 and 7 useful
Kimberly Norton
Jun 29, 2016 Kimberly Norton rated it it was amazing
Excellent book. God owns it all and we are just stewards.
David Ellis
Nov 05, 2008 David Ellis is currently reading it
Christian Financial Planning guide based on Biblical Wisdom and Stewardship Principles. Basis of my Finacial/Estate Planning Practice through World Capital Consulting.
Douglas Wilson
Didn't agree with the particular emphasis he placed on giving to charity over against family, but the principles were good and the book contained a lot of valuable info.
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Ron Blue. Following his graduation from Indiana University in 1967 with a master’s in business administration, Ron joined the management group of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. and worked with the firm in New York City, Dallas, and San Francisco.
In 1970, Ron founded an Indianapolis-based CPA firm that has grown to be one of the 50 largest CPA firms in the United States. Leaving the CPA firm in
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