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In the Midst of Challenging Times

In the Midst of Challenging Times

Article Type: A Message From the Director

Jesus’ words in Matthew 6 have never been more appropriate. In the middle of his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth… But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven… For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (vs. 19a, 20a, 21)

He then goes on to invite us to be free of worry, assuring us that if we “seek first His kingdom and His righteousness,” He will take care of our needs. (vs. 33)

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Giving Stock in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Giving Stock in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Q: In light of the current market, should I still consider giving stock?

A. Absolutely! Giving appreciated stock, real estate or other non-cash assets remains the most cost-effective giving option since you will receive a fair market value deduction at the time of your gift and avoid capital gains on the sale of appreciated assets.


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Is Equal What's Right?

Is Equal What's Right?

Article Type: General ArticlesTips & Insights

Dividing Your Estate Among Children

Many parents assume they should create a will or trust that gives every child the same amount, in the same way.

However…

An estate plan based on equality often leads to results that are not helpful, and in some cases, does more harm than good.

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