Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Why Support Favorite Causes Through a Donor Advised Fund?

2017-11-30T16:26:00+00:00

A donor-advised fund can help you maximize the power of your philanthropy. Many of us procrastinate until the last minute to consider donating to charities at year-end. If this describes you, don’t feel bad, you’re in good company. But you can do something about it. A donor advised fund can help you with both short and [...]

Why Support Favorite Causes Through a Donor Advised Fund? 2017-11-30T16:26:00+00:00

How to Change the World – Finding Philanthropic Focus

2017-11-29T20:33:00+00:00

Some people already have a fairly good idea as to where they’d like to direct their philanthropic giving. But given the wide array of social, scientific research, and environmental needs, many others find it difficult to decide on a specific area of grantmaking from their donor-advised fund. Should you make grants to organizations that support researching new [...]

How to Change the World – Finding Philanthropic Focus 2017-11-29T20:33:00+00:00

Year-End Giving Strategies

2017-11-29T20:31:42+00:00

Anyone who’s ever given to charity knows about year-end giving and the pressure that comes along with it.  You want to get the right deduction by December 31st.  Right now you may be waiting for recommendations from your financial advisor and accountant about what needs to be done to offset potential taxes. Giving cash is quick and [...]

Year-End Giving Strategies 2017-11-29T20:31:42+00:00

A Donor Advised Fund Can Be the Glue That Keeps a Family Together

2017-11-13T17:58:25+00:00

America is experiencing a growing interest in genealogy. There are even TV shows on the subject, and one common theme is that our memory and knowledge of family is fragile. We’re lucky if it extends three generations. Do you know your parents’ cousins’ children? Why is it that family ties so easily come undone? Part of [...]

A Donor Advised Fund Can Be the Glue That Keeps a Family Together 2017-11-13T17:58:25+00:00

Legacy is More Than Passing Wealth between Generations

2017-12-19T18:00:03+00:00

Wealthy families lose their money every day. Statistics show that 70% of the family fortunes created in America are gone in two generations and 90% within three. One of the factors contributing to this dismal record is a misunderstanding of what comprises a legacy. Legacy is more than the sum total of the material assets one [...]

Legacy is More Than Passing Wealth between Generations 2017-12-19T18:00:03+00:00