The High Cost of Summer Fun
(MONEY Magazine) – $171.19 - Average cost for a family of four to attend a Major League Baseball game 29% of people surveyed say the price keeps them away.
$6.41 - Average cost of a movie (not including popocorn) 59% of people surveyed say the price keeps them home renting DVDs.
SOURCES: MONEY/ICR poll, Team Marketing Report.
Moneymatics NOW? LATER? WE DO THE MATH.
Bequeath assets in life, or in your will? If you've been frugal enough to amass a chunk of money to pass down, you've got a high-class problem: Do you share it now, or include it in your will?
SHELTERS UP TO $24,000 FROM TAXES + AVOIDS A NASTY BATTLE AMONG YOUR HEIRS + LETS THE KIDS THANK YOU IN PERSON = GIVING ASSETS AWAY WHILE YOU'RE ALIVE
GIVES YOU CONTROL UNTIL THE VERY END - POSSIBLY INCURS HIGHER ESTATE TAXES + IS ALMOST AS GOOD AS TAKING IT WITH YOU = BEQUEATHING ASSETS IN YOUR WILL
BOTTOM LINE If you can, give it away now. For more reasons why, see page 72.
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