GiftLegacy eNewsletter November 25, 2017

Greetings! We are pleased to share with you the latest news from Washington, Savvy Living, Personal Planning, gift stories, finance news, and timely articles. We provide this eNewsletter and website to your friends. Please contact us if we can run a proposal or be of assistance to you.

Annette Shoemaker
Director, ELCA Foundation

PERSONAL PLANNER
Bequests to Your Favorite Charity
Bequests to charity are the most popular type of planned gift. A donor may retain assets during life and then leave a bequest to a charity. Read More
SAVVY LIVING
When Will Medicaid Pay for Nursing Home Care?
What are the eligibility requirements to get Medicaid coverage for my mother’s nursing home care? Read More
YOUR PLAN
Peace of Mind Gift Annuity
Many years ago, Clara bought a home. Since she was so pleased with the home, she decided to buy stock in the company that built it. Read More
WASHINGTON NEWS
IRS Tips on Charitable Giving
In IR-2017-191, the IRS offered seven charitable giving tips to taxpayers. The IRS stated, “Giving money or goods to a tax-exempt charity before December 31 can usually be deducted on that year’s federal income tax return.” These seven tips may help to… Read More
FINANCES

Stocks – Urban Outfitters Posts Earnings Beat Read More
Bonds – Treasury Yields Slip Read More
CDs and Mortgages – Mortgage Rates Dip Read More

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