The Philanthropic "Meltdown."

Sharpe Jr., Robert F.
September 2012
Trusts & Estates;Sep2012, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p9
The article discusses philanthropy in the U.S. as of September 1, 2012, focusing on a historical overview of charitable giving in relation to economic factors such as periodic recessions, financial market fluctuations, and the Great Depression of 1929. Several estate planning and gifting tools are addressed, including the use of charitable remainder trusts (CRTs) and charitable lead annuity trusts (CLATs).


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