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4 Back-to-Back Basic Tips for Success

Posted February 1st, 2007

The last several decades have brought tremendous changes and advances to our world. The typical automobile has more computer technology than the Lunar Landing Module, or the spacecraft that took it to the moon. Cell phones and PDAs, satellite TV, and the Internet have helped create a global village. Still, it seems that the more …Read More

Survey Reveals IRA Gift Data

Posted February 1st, 2007

The National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG) recently released the findings of a survey that asked about IRA distributions to charities as a result of the Pension Protection Act of 2006. As of January 10, 2007, NCPG had received information regarding 1,163 IRA gifts. Value of IRA gifts According to the survey, the value of …Read More

Appreciating Gifts of Securities

Posted February 1st, 2007

After a dip last summer, the stock market rebounded in the fall and has reached record highs in the new year. As a result, many donors may feel more confident in the state of the economy and in their own financial circumstances. Indeed, net household wealth reached a record level in 2006, approaching $54 trillion. …Read More

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