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With The Signatry, you’ll uncover tools and solutions to empower your clients, maximize their tax savings, and spark world changing generosity. From asset giving to business sales, our mission is to enhance your practice with the tools you need to navigate even the most complex charitable strategies.

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Most families, especially the high net worth, are already investing in charitable giving, and they are relying on your expertise to facilitate their journey. With our tools and resources, discover how to start the conversation with clients, grow your relationships, and learn more about the values and causes they support.

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  • Charitable

    Donate stock and experience the charitable and tax benefits

    • Reduce taxes in a business sale with a charitable giving strategy

    • Use real estate as an engine for generosity

  • Separately Managed

    • Provide continuity of experience for your clients by maintaining investment management of the donor advised fund

    • Deepen relationships with clients as you support their philanthropy and investment goals

    • No minimum account balance required to establish a separately managed account. Learn more on how to begin

  • Generosity

    • Meet with our gift planning experts and learn how to build a legacy mindset

    • Use The Signatry donor advised funds to simplify giving, tax deductions, and contribution receipts

    • Ensure your clients’ values will be honored through our biblically responsible investment pools

    • Simplified ways to gift publicly traded securities

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Use our generosity calculator to empower your practice and assist your clients with their charitable decisions on complex assets. See the potential tax savings and benefit to charity.

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“Bill High has been a visionary for stewardship and giving for many years. He has always asked the hard questions and challenged each one of us to think beyond ourselves and the status quo. God has called us to align with His heart for extravagant generosity and I’m excited for the launch of the Signatry to provide an avenue to live out this alignment. Let us all continue to ask if there is more that can be done for His Kingdom, and when we find opportunities, be willing to step out boldly.”

Eric Dunavant, CFP
President, Paradiem

The Signatry BlogConversations from our thought leaders

Year-end checklist for Advisors

1 week ago By Evan Lange

The leaves and the weather are changing, so that means it is time to start year-end planning sessions with your clients. Take some extra time this fall to consider some of these simple year-end charitable and tax-planning strategies: Bunch a bunch Because of the 2017 tax law changes, several clients may not have enough itemized deductions to surpass the 2019 standard deduction threshold ($12,200 for individuals and $24,400 for married couples filing jointly). However, clients can maximize their deductions by doubling or tripling up charitable contributions one year and skipping the next year(s). This strategy is referred to as “bunching”…

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The History of Donor Advised Funds

3 weeks ago By Evan Lange

I love studying history. From recent events to ancient biblical history, it is important to know how we have arrived at where we are today. Therefore, I would like to provide a little history of the donor advised fund (DAF). Many may know the charitable and tax benefits to using DAF, but DAFs are still underutilized by many. This is likely because DAFs are still relatively young from a historical perspective. Here is a brief history: In 1913, Congress passed the Revenue Act which exempted charitable organizations from paying federal taxes. In 1914, the world’s first community foundation was established…

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Warren Buffett’s Missed Opportunity

3 months ago By Evan Lange

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. In July, 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.

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