Believe it or not, the end of the year is upon us. Even though it always sneaks up on me, I never cease to be amazed by how the year flies!
This time of year gets many of us thinking about charitable giving. The holiday season inspires us to give, and the New Year gets us thinking about taxes. In future posts we will discuss some of the considerations of charitable giving and gifting, and how they may effect your estate planning.
Today, let’s think about deciding where to invest our charitable contribution when donating. The last few years, a light has been shone on charities and how they use their resources. Unfortunately, some charities have been shown to misuse funds, in some cases fraudulently, and in some cases simply inefficiently. [Read more…]