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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Year-End Charitable Giving Reminders

Year End Charitable Giving

By Brian Ellenbecker, CFP®, EA®, CPWA®, CIMA®, CLTC® 2020 has been a unique year in many aspects.  COVID-19 has created many problems, including delays in processing certain transactions.  As we approach year-end and you think about any final charitable donations you want to make for this tax year, it’s important to have a plan in place for making a timely donation.  Be sure that…

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