Charitable Giving

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Generosity Strategies for the Self-Employed

Sisters and business partners, Janice and Jenn Nelson* run a small but thriving real-estate agency they built up over years of hard work. From the ...
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Lifestyles of the Kind and Generous

Opportunities for spontaneous generosity pop up all the time. Your doorbell rings and a canvasser for Heart & Stroke is on the stoop. “Would you ...
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I’ve Got No Strings

Building Healthy Relationships Between Donors and Charities No matter why a person gives to charity, the organization they support is certain to be grateful. Financial ...
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Engaging the Next Generation in Generosity

Last fall, Greta Thunberg gave a compelling call to action against climate change[1]. She was 16 years old at the time. Greta has Asperger’s Syndrome, ...
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Start Building Your Legacy Today

Within the charitable sector, there is an understanding that legacy is all about what you do with your money after you die. However, I think ...
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Seasons of Generosity

As in life, there are different seasons of generosity. Certainly, the amount of time, money, and energy we can give will vary depending on the ...
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Giving Out Loud

You may not feel like it, but when you live generously, you are an influencer. Perhaps not a 2M YouTube viewers influencer, but your donations ...
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A Radical Financial Plan

A Net Zero Budget A few years ago, retired teachers Doug and Karen, created a radical new financial plan. They were in their seventies and ...
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Spring Forward Your Giving

Despite our very snowy and cold weather of late, turning my clock forward on Saturday was a nice reminder that Spring is actually on the ...
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Donating Securities to Charity

Why donate publicly traded securities to charity? Historically, donations to charities have been in the form of cash (cheque, e-transfer or credit card). However, as ...
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