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Some Dos and Don’ts of Donor Acknowledgement

Posted September 1st, 2006

In today’s world, there are more nonprofits than ever asking donors to give from income and assets that may be increasingly uncertain. Therefore, now may be a good time to re-examine the ways in which we thank donors. A well-organized gift acknowledgment system can help form the foundation for relationships that lead to more frequent …Read More

Inheritance: Boom(er) or Bust?

Posted September 1st, 2006

Fundraisers are beginning to closely examine a variety of factors that may determine the direction that individual and estate giving will take over the next 5 to 10 years. One question that has received much press is how inheritances received by Baby Boomers will impact their ability to make charitable gifts now and in the future. …Read More

Understanding IRAs and the PPA

Posted September 1st, 2006

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) have evolved considerably since their creation in the 1970s. Over the years, eligibility for individual retirement plans has expanded and changed to include variations on both the traditional IRA and the newer Roth IRA so that the IRA has now become an important part of the retirement portfolios of tens of …Read More

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