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Footnotes for Gift Planners

Posted June 1st, 2000

Giving in financially turbulent times As stock markets fluctuate, unprecedented amounts of wealth continue to be created and lost on a daily basis. In this environment, many donors who are also investors June be unaware of special strategies that can help with their financial and gift planning, regardless of the direction the economy turns. If …Read More

What Are We Doing About Endowment?

Posted June 1st, 2000

One of the favorite topics of trade journals, convention planners, and others these days is “endowment development.” Like other jargon in our field, the term has become a codeword for any number of activities. For some, endowment development means the process of encouraging committed donors to make gifts for general or restricted purposes to be …Read More

Planning Matters

Posted June 1st, 2000

At the 24th conference of the American Council on Gift Annuities held in April in St. Louis, it was announced that there would be no change in the recommended gift annuity rates at this time. The board of the Council met and determined that the current rates continue to be prudent in light of today’s …Read More

Riding the Rollercoaster

Posted June 1st, 2000

With the ups and downs that the stock market has experienced so far this year, one might expect some investors to be reconsidering their level of commitment to a market experiencing this kind of volatility. But news reports indicate that the roller coaster market has thus far not yet shaken the confidence level of most …Read More

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