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Are Seniors Surfing the Web?

Posted September 1st, 2002

The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently released the results of a survey on Internet usage among American seniors. “Wired Seniors: A fervent few, inspired by family ties,” principally authored by Susannah Fox, is available at http://www.pewinternet.orgreports/pdfs/PIP_Wired_Seniors_Report.pdf. The report provides findings that may be of special interest to those who are responsible for encouraging …Read More


Posted September 1st, 2002

Editor’s note: The feature article of the August issue of Give & Take, entitled “Where Do We Go From Here?,” offered a number of recommendations including helping donors make “balanced sales” of securities that enable donors to make gifts while minimizing taxes that would otherwise be due. A number of readers asked for more details …Read More

Finishing 2002 on a Strong Note

Posted September 1st, 2002

There is no doubt the U.S. economy has experienced a recession this year, though experts may differ on when it began and whether it has actually ended. Unemployment has risen and many workers—and donors—have lost their jobs. In addition, investment markets have fluctuated in value, and interest rates have reached lows not seen in decades. …Read More

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