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Planned Giving

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Monday November 18, 2019

Inspiration and Information
Giving News
Beneficence newsletter is a great resource on ways you can impact Ball State and benefit personally by making a planned gift. Read the latest issue to learn more.
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How to Create a Family Health Portrait
Savvy Living
How do I go about making a family health history? Most of my relatives have died before age 65. My doctor suggested I...
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Benefits of Bunching Charitable Gifts
Washington News
With the doubling of the standard deduction in 2018, the number of taxpayers who itemized deductions declined substantially. In 2017, nearly 30% of taxpayers itemized, but with the larger standard deductions, only about 10% of taxpayers will itemize this year. The standard deductions in 2018 doubled to $24,000 for married couples and $12,000 for individuals. The married standard deductions increased to $24,400 in 2019 and $24,800 in 2020. Individual standard deductions are one-half the married number. What tax planning strategy might benefit generous taxpayers who know there is a large...
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Living Trusts Versus Wills
Personal Planner
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was diagnosed with cancer in January 1994. She signed a will in the New York offices of a...
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