TITLE

The Philanthropic "Meltdown."

AUTHOR(S)
Sharpe Jr., Robert F.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Trusts & Estates;Sep2012, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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).
ACCESSION #
79787895

 

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