Modelling Generosity Across Generations

Brad Family

Generosity doesn’t just start all of a sudden when we decide we have accumulated “enough”; it is shaped by experiences throughout our lifetime and deeply influenced by the people around us. Growing Up Amidst Generosity My family didn’t talk about charitable giving while I was growing up, but their actions spoke volumes about the joy…

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Finding Their Legacy Story

Legacy giving

Ten years into retirement, Dianne and Harold took the prudent step of reviewing their financial plans for the future. They met with their financial advisor who informed them that they had fully overcome the risk of outliving their money. Then, they met with me to review their Generosity Plan™ for charitable giving. They explained to…

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Engaging the Next Generation in Generosity

student march

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, OCD and Selective Mutism, which she explains as “only speaking when necessary.” Her frustration with the lack of action against climate change caused her to speak up. She recalls learning…

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A Legacy of Love

Arthur and Beverly* were in love. It had taken years to understand the depth of their connection, but they had found it and cherished it. Then, tragedy struck. A story like theirs needs to be remembered and honoured. This is how their legacy continues. A Difficult Family Separation Neither Arthur nor Beverley could pinpoint a…

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