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Educating Clients Before It’s Too Late

Thoughts on accomplishing a complex mission.

It seems to me that this publication, as well as others, has recently started to place more emphasis on the “softer side” of the practice, by which I mean the non-tax-related issues, such as the psychological and emotional aspects. For example, in “Filling in the Gaps,” Marvin E. Blum encourages clients to create a “red file” that contains their wishes for future care, financial intentions and a list of personal information in the event of incapacity.1


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