Discussing inheritance is too important to be left until someone has died

With wealth for millennials set to double in the next 20 years, it’s time to get over the awkwardness and have the conversation now

Inheritance, a fantastically awkward familial topic during life and after death, can ease – or cause – serious stress. It is never convenient to discuss taxes and wills with your dad, or reveal to your aunt that you are not that interested in the heirlooms that have been in the family for, oh, centuries. But, then again, squabbling with your siblings over the silver after the funeral doesn’t seem appealing either. It is all strange and morbid because, whenever you have it, the conversation ab...