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What Is Planned Giving?

Planned giving is finding ways to make charitable gifts now or after your lifetime while enjoying financial benefits for yourself.

Planned gifts are sometimes referred to as "stop-and-think" gifts because they require some planning and, often, help from your professional advisors. Unlike cash donations, they are typically made from assets in your estate rather than disposable income, and come to fruition upon your death. More.

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Counting the Benefits of Giving Cash
Want to support Martin Methodist College with a simple, straightforward gift of cash? Learn more about how this type of gift benefits us and you. More

Planning Today So You Can Give Later
If Martin Methodist College is close to your heart and it's important to you to support our mission, you may be interested in these creative ways to benefit us far into the future that don't affect your budget today. More

What Your IRA Can and Can't Do
For many of us, 401(k)s, IRAs and retirement plans will constitute the bulk of our net worth, aside from our homes. But if you’re planning on leaving these funds to family or friends, perhaps you should think again. More