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Does a life insurance donation pay?

Audrey

By Audrey on June 16, 2009

By transferring a policy while you are still alive, you obtain a receipt for a charitable donation corresponding to the fair market value of the policy. If the policy has not yet been released, you will be eligible for a receipt for the annual premiums that you will pay afterwards. You can remain the owner [...]

How do I leave a gift in memory of a person or for a specific purpose?

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By Audrey on May 16, 2009

A charitable gift is an excellent way to perpetuate the memory of someone dear.  You may also want to give to a specific cause that you wish to support. This type of charitable bequest can easily be made, simply by specifying your intent during your financial or estate planning. An endowment fund will then be [...]

Is it necessary that my will be written with the help of a registered legal advisor?

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By Audrey on May 16, 2009

You can draft up and sign your will yourself, by hand or in holographic form. You can also type it or prepare it using word processing software. However, a will that has been written with the help of a legal advisor and is registered has many advantages. By doing so, the will will not have [...]

Do I need a certain level of income to leave a charitable bequest?

Audrey

By Audrey on March 16, 2009

A charitable bequest comes from the estate of the donor, which includes her or his personal residence, savings, life insurance and other possessions. Most people leave a legacy, even though their estate is very modest.