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Charitable Giving and Marriage
The topic of money within marriage can be a tricky road to navigate. In fact, money is the number one issue about which married couples argue. 1 But there is a different narrative when couples discuss charitable giving together. According to a report by Fidelity Charitable, giving is a source of agreement among couples.Read More
Warren Buffett’s Missed Opportunity
When it comes to charitable giving, it often seems like the world’s wealthiest individuals have it figured out. With so many assets to manage, these donors know how to support charitable causes while capitalizing on the tax benefits of the giving process, right? Unfortunately, not all get it right. Earlier this month, an article in Forbes announced that Warren Buffett is donating $3.6 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to charity. It also offered advice on how other donors could maximize their giving by following in Buffett’s footsteps. The problem? Buffett is primarily giving the stock to private foundations. Consequently, he is missing out on significant tax benefits he could receive if he utilized a donor advised fund (DAF) instead. There are important differences, when it comes to tax benefits, that all donors and advisors should consider.Read More
Can I be honest? Sometimes life just seems like a series of to-do lists. There’s the work to-do list. The home to-do list. The kids’ to-do list. The school to-do list. The activities to-do list. As a person who likes to be productive and check the boxes on the various lists, joy can sometimes be elusive. What about you? Are you joyful about the work you are doing? Are you energized and excited about the work God has invited you to be a part of? Or, have you lost sight of the big picture? I’d like to share some insights I’ve recently…Read More
The Wealth Transfer Rises to $68 Trillion
The U.S. wealth transfer number has gone up. As recently as early fall of 2018, the going number for the Great Wealth Transfer was $59 trillion by 2030. But the projected wealth transfer is now an unprecedented $68 trillion over the next 25 years, according to a Fox Business article that reports on a study by Cerulli Associates in Boston. What does $68 trillion look like? A Kiplinger article from a few years back attempts to put $1 trillion into perspective in terms of buying power. A few ways to spend $1 trillion You could buy nearly 42 million new cars with an average sticker price of…Read More
Six Benefits of Using a Donor Advised Fund
Most financial advisors, attorneys, and CPAs know the benefits of using a donor advised fund (DAF). However, DAFs are still often underutilized by the public. While many may have used DAFs for large net worth clients a few decades ago, DAFs are still a useful tool which many people can use to help grow their generosity. Here is a short list you can use to show clients the benefits of using a DAF to grow their giving with less hassle: Anyone can open a DAF online in a matter of minutes, and The Signatry requires no minimum deposit or balance upon starting a fund.…Read More
Writing Last Checks: Broken and Obedient Hearts
“I feel more than a sadness. Honestly, I am even angry. But what can we even do?” My husband and I have been having a lot of discussion lately about what generosity looks like for our marriage. And the more we have dug in, the more God seems to break our hearts. Our vision statement is still in the works, but it sounds something like being invisible champions for the unseen, the forgotten. The tension we feel between big vision but also the great sorrow puts us in an uncomfortable position. We know the truth—our generosity is not the type…Read More