Estate Planning in a Politically Uncertain, Economically Turbulent and Interest Rate Environment

Virtually, all estate planners are aware that the current “conditions” in the United States are quite different than they have been for several years. One critical condition is that the wealth that was eroded in 2009 and 2010 by the Great Recession has largely been restored while interest rates have remained low and that likely is reflected in part by the stock market reaching historic highs and very high price earnings ratiosfor publicly traded securities.