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Ten Questions to Help Families Navigate the Great Wealth Transfer

Read Phil Tobin's latest article published in Wealth & Management: Americans are currently experiencing the greatest transfer of wealth in history, and many may be unprepared to successfully navigate it. The statistics paint a picture: An estimated $59 trillion will pass from an aging generation to younger generations by 2061, including $21 trillion destined for charities. At its peak [...]

Ten Questions to Help Families Navigate the Great Wealth Transfer 2019-03-15T13:21:13+00:00

Are Your Kids Suffering from Too Well Off Syndrome?

Are your kids suffering from too well off syndrome?  If so, how do you turn things around? You, like so many successful individuals, have a nagging concern about teaching your children and grandchildren the mindset and skills to handle the challenges that come with inherited wealth. Simply growing up watching you make sound financial decisions isn’t [...]

Are Your Kids Suffering from Too Well Off Syndrome? 2019-03-15T13:41:13+00:00

Why Craft a Mission Statement for Your Donor Advised Fund?

Regardless of their size, most businesses have some sort of mission statement meant to guide the focus and general intent of their daily activities. But it’s not only the typical business that benefits from the clarity of a mission statement. Many non-conventional organizations, as well as sole proprietorships, have them: poetry websites, yoga studios, and classic car [...]

Why Craft a Mission Statement for Your Donor Advised Fund? 2019-03-15T13:43:19+00:00

How to Change the World – Finding Philanthropic Focus

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 2019-03-15T13:47:22+00:00

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

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 2019-03-15T13:49:03+00:00