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Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

By Drew Lindsay The news any given day is filled with warnings of "doom loops," inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown. Such warnings aren’t generating much alarm or action among charities, however. A [...]

By |2019-04-04T14:27:16-04:00January 31st, 2019|Newsworthy|0 Comments

The 2017 Tax Law’s Impact On Giving: What Economists Don’t Get

Since December 2017, the nonprofit sector has been buzzing with speculation about how the increase in the standard deduction, resulting in a decrease in the number of people who itemize their taxes from 30% of the population down to 10%, will impact charitable giving. The prediction by economists is that people who do not itemize [...]

By |2018-10-13T10:38:25-04:00August 31st, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Leave A Legacy

  “I’d like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love…I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony…” I was reminded of those lines from a 1971 Coca-Cola ad as I read an article in Planned Giving Today  about ‘Leave A Legacy.’  Now, I know I’m showing my age [...]

By |2019-03-14T12:23:42-04:00April 22nd, 2015|Donor Response|0 Comments