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More than likely, you already make regular and sizable charitable contributions to the causes and organizations you care about most. But have you thought about getting your family—especially your children—involved in philanthropy?

As you’ll read in this Whistle Stop Report Five Reasons to Make Philanthropy a Family Affair philanthropy can be about much more than just donating your money. It can also be a vehicle for imparting values,

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Have you taken the steps to protect the assets you’ve worked so hard to build? As a successful person in our litigious culture, you’re a potential magnet for lawsuits—which may very well be frivolous and unfounded—and other attacks that can wreak havoc on your financial health.

If you’re at all concerned about the safety of your assets, I encourage you to read this Whistle Stop Report, Smart Ways to Build a Moat Around Your Wealth.

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Chances are, there are many days and weeks that leave you frustrated by how many tasks on your to-do list—at home, at work or both—you didn’t get done. But what if you could take action steps to streamline your work habits, get more done in less time, and free up more hours and more energy to devote to the people and activities that really matter to you?

In this Whistle Stop Report, Work SmarterNot Harder!

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You’re a successful person, but that doesn’t mean you’re ready to rest on your accomplishments. If you’re like so many successful people, you want to achieve the goals that are deeply meaningful to you—like taking care of your family and supporting your most important causes.

As you’ll see in this Whistle Stop Report, The Billionaire Money Rules, self-made billionaires tend to follow some pronounced, dominant and persistent rules.

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The decisions families make about their wealth—how to manage, transfer and spend it—can lead to serious conflicts among family members.  With affluence comes the risk of family in-fighting that can damage a family’s financial position and even ruin intra-family relationships forever.  The good news: It doesn’t have to be that way.

This Whistle Stop Report, The Value of Multigenerational Family Meetings, reveals a formal process used by ultra-wealthy families to educate heirs and potential heirs about sound financial decision-making,

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We all know how important our health is, but we don’t always make it a top priority.  Given our very busy lives, it can be easy to set healthy choices and routines on the back burner, and wait until there’s a real problem before we give our health the attention it deserves.

This Whistle Stop Report, A Common Sense Guide to Heart Health, spells out the specific steps that can keep us as healthy and as active as possible—for as long as possible.  

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Many people are not aware of it, but a medical revolution is underway. There is now technology that can make it possible to stop disease before it starts by identifying risk factors in the human body long before they impact health.

As you’ll see in this Whistle Stop Report: The Road to Longevity: Living to 120—and Beyond?  biomarkers and genome sequencing are being used to reveal specific future health risk.

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We all find ourselves in conversations where it’s important to connect with and understand the other person while still communicating our own aims and point of view.  The secret is to ask very insightful questions—and then to be an engaged listener.

This Whistle Stop Report, Insightful Questions That Can Ramp Up Your Success, sets out the most important questions you can ask, along with why, how and when to ask them,

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As you may know, trusts can be a good tool for minimizing taxes, transferring wealth and protecting assets.  You may have already set up a trust, or you may hold an inheritance you received in a trust created decades ago.

One challenge can arise when families give up more control over their trusts than they need to, which can potentially put their goals for their trusts at risk.  This Whistle Stop Report, Smart Ways to Take Control of a Trust,

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Certainly, none of us ever wants to face a medical crisis.  However, it’s quite likely that you or a loved one will someday receive a serious health diagnosis.  And when that happens, it’s important to know what to do.

This Whistle Stop Report, What To Do When the Doctor Has Bad News, spells out how to get a handle on the best steps to take to smooth out the treatment process,

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