http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/feed en Stuffing the turkey and ourselves: Holiday consumption and philanthropy http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/stuffing-turkey-and-ourselves-holiday-consumption-and-philanthropy <!--paging_filter--><p>Let's put the "giving" back into Thanksgiving! <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/stuffing-turkey-and-ourselves-holiday-consumption-and-philanthropy" title="Read the rest of Stuffing the turkey and ourselves: Holiday consumption and philanthropy." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/stuffing-turkey-and-ourselves-holiday-consumption-and-philanthropy#comments General Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:59 +0000 melody.griffin 1000115 at http://www.pgdc.com California (Finally) Conforms to Federal Treatment of UBTI in Charitable Remainder Trusts http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/california-finally-conforms-federal-treatment-ubti-charitable-remainder-trusts <!--paging_filter--><p>California has recently passed new legislation that removes some of the onerous tax consequences caused by UBTI in Charitable Remainder Trusts. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/california-finally-conforms-federal-treatment-ubti-charitable-remainder-trusts" title="Read the rest of California (Finally) Conforms to Federal Treatment of UBTI in Charitable Remainder Trusts." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/david-wheeler-newman">David Wheeler Newman</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/california-finally-conforms-federal-treatment-ubti-charitable-remainder-trusts#comments Charitable Remainder Trust David Wheeler Newman Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:40:47 +0000 randy a. fox 1000088 at http://www.pgdc.com Randy Fox interviews Mike Norton, Harvard Business School professor and author http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/randy-fox-interviews-mike-norton-harvard-business-school-professor-and-author <!--paging_filter--><p>I was motivated to reach out to <a href="http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=326229">Mike Norton</a> after listening to the book he recently co-authored with Elizabeth Dunn, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1451665067/benedelmanhom-20">Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending</a>. He was kind enough to grant me a phone interview wherein I was able to dig a little deeper into the book's background and findings. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/randy-fox-interviews-mike-norton-harvard-business-school-professor-and-author" title="Read the rest of Randy Fox interviews Mike Norton, Harvard Business School professor and author." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/two-hawks-consulting">Two Hawks Consulting, LLC</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/randy-fox-interviews-mike-norton-harvard-business-school-professor-and-author#comments Values-Based Two Hawks Consulting, LLC Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:48:16 +0000 randy a. fox 998881 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: This Week http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-10 <!--paging_filter--><p>Giving stays in the spotlight as it grows and spreads to new dimensions. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-week-10" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: This Week." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-10#comments General Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:39:55 +0000 melody.griffin 998791 at http://www.pgdc.com Charitable Gifts of Bitcoin: Tax, Appraisal, Legal and Processing Considerations http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/charitable-gifts-bitcoin-tax-appraisal-legal-and-processing-considerations <!--paging_filter--><p>Contributing author Bryan Clontz explores the implications of gifts of&nbsp; Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/charitable-gifts-bitcoin-tax-appraisal-legal-and-processing-considerations" title="Read the rest of Charitable Gifts of Bitcoin: Tax, Appraisal, Legal and Processing Considerations." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/bryan-k-clontz-cfp-clu-chfc-cap-aep">Bryan K. Clontz, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, CAP, AEP</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/charitable-gifts-bitcoin-tax-appraisal-legal-and-processing-considerations#comments Intangible Personal Property Bryan K. Clontz, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, CAP, AEP Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:19:53 +0000 randy a. fox 998789 at http://www.pgdc.com Calculating Gifts: George A. Huggins and the Conferences on Annuities, 1927-1959 http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/calculating-gifts-george-huggins-and-conferences-annuities-1927-1959-0 <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/calculating-gifts-george-huggins-and-conferences-annuities-1927-1959">Part 1</a> of this series tells of an emergency Conference on Annuities convened on April 29, 1927 to address a looming crisis: too many charitable organizations were issuing gift annuity contracts with too little understanding of long-term financial and reputational risks.&nbsp; Part 2 describes gift annuity activity in the U.S. in the 1920s, and shows why the financial security system created by George Huggins filled a profound need. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/calculating-gifts-george-huggins-and-conferences-annuities-1927-1959-0" title="Read the rest of Calculating Gifts: George A. Huggins and the Conferences on Annuities, 1927-1959." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Part 2: Gift Annuities on the Brink </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/ron-brown">Ron Brown</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/calculating-gifts-george-huggins-and-conferences-annuities-1927-1959-0#comments Charitable Gift Annuity Ron Brown Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:20:34 +0000 randy a. fox 998785 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: This Week http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-9 <!--paging_filter--><p>The web keeps providing interesting data on donors, charities and planning options. Here's a little of what we found this week. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-week-9" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: This Week." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-9#comments General Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:57:03 +0000 randy a. fox 998232 at http://www.pgdc.com PGDC Contributing Author - Bruce DeBoskey, Philanthropic Strategist http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-bruce-deboskey-philanthropic-strategist <!--paging_filter--><p>The Planned Giving Design Center is pleased to welcome new contributing author, Bruce DeBoskey, Philanthropic Strategist. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-bruce-deboskey-philanthropic-strategist" title="Read the rest of PGDC Contributing Author - Bruce DeBoskey, Philanthropic Strategist." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/bruce-deboskey">Bruce DeBoskey, Philanthropic Strategist</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-bruce-deboskey-philanthropic-strategist#comments General Bruce DeBoskey, Philanthropic Strategist Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:52:13 +0000 randy a. fox 998231 at http://www.pgdc.com Case Study: Should I do this? http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/case-study-should-i-do <!--paging_filter--><p>The wide reach of The Planned Giving Design Center (PGDC) leads to many interesting opportunities, not the least of which are questions from donors about gift structures, strange opportunities or other inquiries. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/case-study-should-i-do" title="Read the rest of Case Study: Should I do this?." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/two-hawks-consulting">Two Hawks Consulting, LLC</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/case-study-should-i-do#comments Charitable Lead Trust Two Hawks Consulting, LLC Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:14:33 +0000 randy a. fox 998176 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: This Week http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-8 <!--paging_filter--><p>A lot of controversial data coming from the web. Donors increase their giving but don't think it's effective! We continue being curious and exploring interesting trends and issues. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-week-8" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: This Week." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-8#comments General Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:08:38 +0000 randy a. fox 998157 at http://www.pgdc.com