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The rumors of the death of charitable bequests in the face of estate tax repeal have been greatly exaggerated. In this issue of Gift Planner's Digest, Robert F. Sharpe & Co. reports the results of a recent study conducted by Paul Schervish on behalf of Bankers...
Published as a companion piece to New Report Shows How Super- Wealthy Give, Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. and Barlow T. Mann, J.D. analyze IRS data from estate tax returns filed in 1998 and discuss what we can learn about the factors that influence charitable behavior.
Overlooked for hundreds of years for their planned gifts, it has only been in the past decade that women have gained attention in society as philanthropists in their own right. The competition for private support has now focused greater attention on targeting women as...
Stock market got you down? In this article, nationally acclaimed planned giving consultant Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. shares his thoughts on how planned gift donors of different age groups are responding to changing economic times.
In 1990 a study was released that projected $10 Trillion will pass from one generation to the next over the next 55 years. Researchers John J. Havens and Paul G. Schervish at the Boston College Social Welfare Research Institute have released a new study that...
16 Jul 1999 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
Do the parents of financially successful children give more to charity? In Treasury's Office of Tax Analysis Paper 72, the study suggests, in part, that (i) the greater the amount of the children's income, the greater the lifetime charitable contributions by the...

As we advance in the age of information and technology, young Americans are amassing wealth in significant amounts. In this edition of Gift Planner's Digest, Betsy Mangone and Kathryn Miree examine the phenomenon of young philanthropists and the issues that gift...

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