Do you eat organic? Shop locally? Nowadays, where we put our money says a lot about us—especially when it comes to investing. Today, more than $8.7 trillion in the U.S. is invested in responsible strategies, but despite this growing interest, there’s still ... Read More about the article "A Gift that Runs in the Family"
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Another year is drawing to a close, and you know what that means—it’s time for a final review of your 2017 finances. With tax reform pending, this year’s planning may be more important than ever. So take time sooner rather than later to make adjustments to ... Read More about the article "2017 is almost a wrap. End it with a financial review."
Updated December 5, 2017 When you think about why you give, it all comes down to one thing—to make a difference. That’s why you should think about tax-smart donation strategies. They don’t just save you money on your taxes; they could also help maximize your ... Read More about the article "How to make the most of your charitable tax deductions (updated)"
Remember the Tax Reform Act of 1986? The one that overhauled the U.S. tax code. Well, since then there have been about 15,000 changes… and there might be more coming. In the past decade, Congress’s “tax-writing” committees have held hearings and leaders have ... Read More about the article "Don't let the specter of tax reform stall your charitable giving"
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to giving. A smart charitable giving strategy could include any number of giving methods — from direct donations or private foundations to donor-advised funds — and there are different advantages and tax benefits to ... Read More about the article "Find the giving solution that's right for you"
Tis the season for year-end giving…and tax benefits. Here are tips for making your donations go as far as possible this holiday season. Giving is good for everyone. Charitable donations carry a most appealing benefit— they can make you eligible for potential ... Read More about the article "Have a very merry tax year"