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Here’s How Copper Beech Helps Business Owners Plan For Generational Wealth (Ep. 102)

Today’s topic is pertinent to business owners. If you’re grappling with unique financial challenges related to entrepreneurship and business ownership, this episode is for you.

This week, John and Michael Parise explore a case study about a client who owns a business. They provide a detailed walkthrough of their process from start to finish while detailing how they helped the client gain a generational wealth mindset by emphasizing education around how he thought about his finances.

John and Michael discuss:

  • The three key areas the client wanted to focus on and sought help from Copper Beech
  • Copper Beech’s approach to managing wealth for future generations (long-term instead of short-term planning)
  • Why family meetings were critical to the planning process
  • The recommendations their client’s family implemented and why
  • And more!


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Cost Segregation In Real Estate with Isaac Downing (Ep. 92)

Cost segregation in real estate has been a taboo subject for many investors. 

However, there are several tax benefits to consider when implementing cost segregation within the properties you own.

In this episode of The Truth About Wealth, Michael Parise sits down with Isaac Downing, regional director at Capstan Tax Strategies. Isaac unpacks the ins and outs of cost segregation and its role within your real estate properties. Isaac also details Capstan’s approach to supporting clients with different case studies around the subject.

Isaac discusses:

  • The advantages of cost segregation
  • Tax laws affecting cost segregation
  • What you should know about bonus depreciation 
  • Who qualifies for cost segregation 
  • And more!


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About Our Guest:

Over the last decade, Isaac Downing has played every role in the cost segregation industry – he’s been an engineer performing studies, an accountant reviewing studies, and a salesperson selling studies.  Now he’s bringing that wealth of experience – and the associated unique perspective — to Capstan Tax Strategies.

It’s not typical for salespeople to have accounting and engineering experience, but Isaac is anything but ordinary.  A proud Marine, Isaac spent 4 years as a USMC Engineer, and then earned an additional degree in Accounting and Finance. 

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Episode 55 – Case Studies: Annuities as Helpful Multi-Generational Planning Tools – Part 2 – With Michael R. Harris, CFP®, ChFC

Annuities can be hugely beneficial for multi-generational planning, but how do you really go about doing that? What are the technical components of including annuities in your plan?

In part two of this two-part series, Mike Harris, senior education advisor at the Alliance for Lifetime Income, once again sits down with John and Michael Parise to explain the use of annuities as multi-generational planning tools, sharing successful case studies and real-life experiences. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The emotional components of annuities and planning: Creating legacies as a way to remember loved ones
  • The eye-opening truth about annuity guarantee and protection policies 
  • How to use annuity structures for special needs children
  • How and why it’s important to use the correct annuity for your situation within your plan 
  • And more!

Remember, annuities for multigenerational planning need the assistance of a financial advisor. Discover how you can get started today! 

Resources:  Part 1 | Copper Beech Financial Group: (856) 988-8300 | Michael R. Harris, CFP®, ChFC | The Alliance for Lifetime Income