What will happen to this villa and its unique collection of 16th- and 17th-century ceiling paintings?
Kath O'Connor’s debut novel, Inheritance, follows two women – an IVF hopeful and her grandmother – who carry the BRCA1 gene and contract ovarian cancer. It’s very close to being memoir.
The game’s roots provide insights into capitalism that form part of teaching and research to this day.
Yvon Chouinard, his wife and their two adult children have given the company he founded away. From now on, its profits will fund climate and conservation work.
Our study in mice shows epigenetic changes in the mother can be passed to her offspring to influence a critical time in how the spine develops.
Death creates grief and sometimes grief overwhelms good sense and creates greed leading to disputes. Making a will is the best way to smooth the process of transferring your estate once you die.
Communicating your intentions and expectations during your lifetime is key.
Online tools promise to democratize estate planning and will preparation, but users are responsible for complying with state laws.
The investor has already given half of his $100 billion fortune to charity and he has pledged to disburse nearly all of the rest.
News about how little income tax some of the richest Americans reportedly pay is adding to questions about the value to society of their massive charitable donations.
Most Indian farmers are women. But few own their land, and gender inequality limits their access to markets. These issues won’t be fixed by recent agricultural reforms; in fact, they may get worse.
We find low taxes on the rich bring economies little benefit. This suggests there is a strong economic case for raising taxes on the rich to help repair public finances following the pandemic.
Like it or not, the facial feature most influenced by your genes is your nose. Researchers investigate which genes are involved in sculpting the face.
A careful review of more than 200 letters written by the wealthy people who signed the Giving Pledge over its first decade suggests a big contradiction.
Far fewer Americans include plans for bequests to nonprofits in their wills than give to charity on a regular basis. The pandemic could be a good reason to change that.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
Not only do we not tax inheritances, we actually subsidise them, making the already well off even better off.
As the debate over what ails philanthropy heats up, the questions are going beyond whether massive charitable donations help or hurt society.
From wealth, to the natural world, to genes and intelligence, a podcast exploring the theme of inheritance.
Canada is the only G7 country that doesn’t have an inheritance tax. A new report says that should change. The idea of sharing the wealth from one generation to another is not new.