Donating Appreciated Stock vs. Using a Qualified Charitable Distribution

By Brian Ellenbecker CFP®, EA®, CPWA®, CIMA®, CLTC® Donating Appreciated Stock vs. Using a Qualified Charitable Distribution – which option is right for you? For charitably inclined individuals, there are an abundance of options available to donate money to charity while also maximizing the tax benefit.  Two of the most popular options are donating appreciated stock and…

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Guest Blog – 5 Gift Options for Tax Savvy Charitable Planning

5 Gift Options For Tax Savvy Charitable Planning

      By Lauren Iwema, CAP®, Senior Advisor, Charitable Estate Planning for the American Heart Association Maybe you’re charitably minded or perhaps you have a tax situation such as a high-income year from selling a business or property? Then consider five ways to make a charitable gift. One thing is clear in working with…

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