The National Underwriter reports that nearly half (46 percent) of benefactors have not discussed their inheritance plans with their children, according to new research.

UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) discloses this finding in its latest quarterly UBS Investor Watch report, which explores the issues around inheritance and why families avoid the topic.

To read more, see UBS: Affluent are avoiding inheritance discussions with kids | LifeHealthPro.

See full report here.

Editors Note: For help with such conversations, see the The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking with Your Adult Children about the Rest of Your Life.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.