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Deciding How to Divide Your Estate Among Your Children—And Charities
Posted November 2018

There are difficult questions to answer when deciding how to divide one’s estate among children—and charity.

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A Charitable Gift with Payments More Predictable Than a Box of Chocolates
Posted October 2018

Charitable remainder trusts are a way to make a gift to us and get payments in return.

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It’s Back to School—And a Charitable Gift Can Help Pay for College
Posted September 2018

Parents and grandparents of college students can help them pay for their education and make a gift to us by setting up a charitable trust.

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Accelerating Testamentary Gift Can Yield Major Savings
Posted August 2018

Following the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) at the end of 2017, philanthropic American taxpayers are facing steeper hills to climb in pursuit of estate-tax savings ...

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A Charitable Gift Plan for Investors That Accomplishes Four Objectives
Posted July 2018

Charitable gifts of stock that can save capital-gain tax and accomplish several other objectives

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8 Changing Life Circumstances That Should Prompt You to Take Action and Review Your Will and Estate Plan
Posted June 2018

A change in your family means it is time to review your will and estate plan.

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The Season of Life, the Gift of Life Insurance
Posted May 2018

Your taxes are paid, the flowers are blooming, those April snow showers are a distant memory as spring takes full hold.

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It’s Tax Filing Season: Did You Take Advantage of Financial and Charitable Strategies?
Posted April 2018

If March Madness describes the three-week college basketball tournament that ends April 2, then April Madness describes tax time.

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So Where Are Your Most Important Estate-Planning Documents?
Posted March 2018

For most of us, encountering one of life's milestones prompts us to prepare a will—and we finally go through the process of assigning assets to our loved ones and charitable beneficiaries.

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Six Steps to Getting Your Estate Plan in Order in the New Year
Posted February 2018

Sometimes things you don't address today can come back to haunt you tomorrow.

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Booming Stock Market Creates Charitable Giving Opportunities
Posted January 2018

The stock market went on quite a run in 2017, up about 25% during the course of the year. Even more impressive, it essentially went straight up throughout the year, with very few minor dips ...

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Take Advantage of the IRA Charitable Rollover for This Tax Year
Posted December 2017

The IRA charitable rollover has become one of the most popular ways to make gifts to charity, and many donors make IRA gifts in December as part of their year-end strategy to reduce taxes ...

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Five Ways to Make a Charitable Gift with Retirement Funds
Posted November 2017

Our donors often ask if they can make a charitable gift to support our work with some of their retirement funds.

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Three Tips on Timing Your Year-End Charitable Gift
Posted October 2017

Now that the leaves are falling, it’s high time to think about your year-end charitable gifts—and to make sure that you time them to your best advantage.

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