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Gift Annuity Rates Unchanged

Posted May 1st, 2006

At the 27th Conference on Gift Annuities held this spring in San Francisco, California, the American Council on Gift Annuities announced its recommendation for rates to take effect July 1, 2006. The ACGA board voted not to change the recommended payment rates for immediate gift annuities, therefore current immediate gift annuity rates will remain in …Read More

Easing Into E-marketing

Posted May 1st, 2006

No one can deny it—the Internet offers a powerful way for people to communicate with one another. Not surprisingly, many planned gift development programs are increasingly turning to e-mail and Internet-based techniques to share gift planning concepts with donors and prospective donors. But, since effective gift planning depends heavily on building and maintaining personal relationships, …Read More

Great Expectations?

Posted May 1st, 2006

When considering one’s expectations for the future, the age old question, “is the glass half empty or half full?”, comes to mind. This is especially true when considering the future of income to nonprofits from bequests and other planned gifts. If expectations and goals are too low, the cup may seem to “run over.” If …Read More

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