Charitable Giving

Markets Are Looking Up, and Your Charitable Giving Can Too

Instead of spending fun times at our favourite amusement parks over the past few months, many of us have been riding a different kind of a rollercoaster. Along with ...
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The True North, Strong and Generous

In 2007, I embarked on one of the biggest adventures of my life. I moved to Ontario from my home in the UK. Like most ...
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David Barker

A Trend Worth Keeping

We all need some good news right now, and I love hearing stories of neighbours helping neighbours, random acts of kindness for frontline workers, and ...
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Ed and Sandra

Giving Back with Interest

Ed and Sandra have a different outlook than most when it comes to investing. Several years ago, they created their own ‘Generosity Index’, investing in ...
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family gathering

A Family Tradition of Generosity (Part Two)

In Part One, I shared the story of how Heather and Doug Leung wanted to start a tradition of charitable giving in their family. When ...
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Business Owners

A Family Tradition of Generosity (Part One)

Right now, many families are experiencing a new kind of togetherness. The pandemic has suddenly and indefinitely moved everyone’s round-the-clock routines under one roof. Social ...
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Hugo Peters

Radical Generosity

There is a palpable sense of fun in Hugo Peters’ voice when he speaks about his unconventional retirement plan. He wants to give away all ...
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Walter and Rose

Simple Giving Near and Far

Closing the Distance: Gratitude, Joy, and Generosity during COVID-19 Simple Giving Near and Far Part Three in Series Read Part One and Part Two here ...
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Two men meet over coffee

Minimizing Taxes, Maximizing Generosity

Ralph lost his wife to cancer. When he stopped into our office with a cheque to top up his Gifting Fund™, he was still working ...
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Selling publicly traded securities

Generosity in Tax Season? (Part Two)

Link to Part One Like most Canadian taxpayers, Joanne and John Nelson* knew that charitable receipts generated tax credits that helped offset their income tax ...
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