Тoday's 30-somethings risk being poorer than their parents. In our quest to avoid impoverishing our children, we’re helping them get on the property ladder.
We recall a case in the news a while back of a couple who spent £380,000 in legal fees in their attempt to prevent their estranged daughter-in-law from walking off with half the cash they’d given their son to buy a house.
How can we prevent such an ugly episode in our family? In short, can we use a trust to avoid inheritance tax and other nasties?