Charitable giving really picks up toward the end of the year, most visibly with Giving Tuesday, which is of course the Tuesday after Cyber Monday, which is the Monday after Black Friday, which is the day after Thanksgiving. I don’t know if it’s the cold weather, or the actual lessons… Continue Reading..
A particularly useful philanthropic instrument is the Donor-Advised Fund (DAF). A DAF is a philanthropic vehicle that allows donors to make charitable contributions and receive immediate tax benefits - as opposed going through all the aggravation and expense of having a family foundation. According to Wikipedia: To participate in a donor-advised… Continue Reading..