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An Outside Look? The Planned Giving Assessment and Review

Posted October 1st, 2012

I recently had an energy audit completed on the home I built 18 years ago. At that time, it was designed to be a tight, energy-efficient house that went well beyond normal standards. While the house is still in good shape, the expert found an amazing range of issues and energy losses that were occurring …Read More

Internet Tipping Point?

Posted October 1st, 2012

According to the Pew Internet American Life Project, the majority of U.S. adults over the age of 65 are now online. While many nonprofits have utilized websites for a number of years, and many of those include specialized planned giving content, we are just now entering a time when we can expect that the majority …Read More

A Bird in the Hand: Why Donors Shouldn’t Wait to Give

Posted October 1st, 2012

It has now been more than four years since the economic crisis that came to a head in the fall of 2008. Since that time there have been numerous reports outlining the impact on charitable giving of what has been termed the Great Recession. As most in the nonprofit world are painfully aware, it is …Read More

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