Charitable Giving

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Organize Your Charitable Giving This New Year

Everyone knows the hard part of making New Year’s resolutions is sticking to them. Whether you want to exercise more, learn a new skill, or ...
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Simple, Joyful Giving

It brings people joy to take part in a holiday tradition of supporting others, and the variety of opportunities for charitable giving this time of ...
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Precious Returns

When Rodger and Carol Woods chose to add shares in a new company to their investment portfolio, they hoped for a decent growth rate and ...
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Upsize Your Giving: 5 Ways You Can Make a Bigger Impact

Anna* was ready to downsize a lot of things in her life. At 75 years old and widowed, she knew she was better off making ...
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Give More with Gifts of Securities

Did you know cash donations aren’t the only way you can support your favourite charity? There might be a more tax effective way to give. ...
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Winterize Your Giving

Even though we may be in denial, winter is just around the corner and it’s time to winterize! Whether it’s closing your cottage, changing to ...
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How to Make a Bigger Impact

There was a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year, he won the award for the best grown corn. One year, a newspaper reporter ...
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Landscaping Your Generosity

The light streaming through a crack in the shades woke me earlier than I would have liked. I padded downstairs and brewed some coffee. The ...
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Rediscovering the Joy of Living Generously

Going Deeper Than Decluttering When I was a teenager, millionaire Malcom Forbes quipped “he who dies with the most toys wins” and it quickly became ...
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The Freedom of Flexible Philanthropy

Donor-Advised Gifting Funds When a healthy tax refund and an inheritance left Bert and Sue Johnson* with extra money in their chequing account, they wanted to ...
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