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Planning for Your Family and California University of Pennsylvania

When it comes to making a long-term impact on education and California University of Pennsylvania, there are many giving options to choose from besides simply writing a check. Whether you want to put your donation to work immediately or design a plan that benefits us after you’re gone, you can feel good knowing that you are shaping the future of CalU. So how do you know which method of support is right for you? To find a charitable gift that best meets your family’s needs and supports our vital mission  for years to come, you need a plan—and we’re here to help!

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Q&A: Take a Closer Look at Your Financial Plans
When making a long-term life plan, it's important you know the fine details of your finances and estate. As you learn more about your assets, you eliminate future risk for loved ones inheriting your estate. Be sure to share your plans with the people you care about. Here are the questions—and answers—to preserve what you are planning on passing on. More

Find a Gift That Works for You
You've always answered the call to help others, and now that you want to extend that support through gifts of treasure, where do you start? It's easiest to begin with what you know—your overall goals. Use this checklist to match your wishes with the right charitable path for you. More

Should Estate Planning Be Called Life Planning?
Guess what! If you have belongings, you have an estate. And without a plan, your estate could be subject to what the courts decide in case anything happens to you. More

The Dangers of DIY Wills
Don't let your family lose money to legal fees, taxes and interest because of a do-it-yourself will. Learn a lesson from this real-life example of a DIY will gone wrong. More

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