Planned Gifts

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For almost 150 years, Luther College has made a difference in the lives of her alumni through their educational experiences here. These experiences would not have been possible without the generous support of donors like you. Going forward, the dreams and investments of donors will continue to enhance the Luther experience.

This Web site has been created to help alumni and friends, and their professional advisors, explore the many opportunities in gift planning. There are many options from which you can choose—strategies that can enhance your personal well being, as well as Luther College.

Contact Ann Sponberg Peterson, Director of Development - Principal Gifts at 800-225-8664 or 563-387-1510 or petean03@luther.edu if you have questions about navigating this site.

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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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