CHARITABLE PLANNING MAKES US MORE GENEROUSCHARITABLE PLANNING MAKES US MORE GENEROUS

Have you written your new year's resolution list yet?  If becoming more generous is on that list (or mention of it peaked your interest!), this article is for you.  According to financial advisors, charitable planning not only focuses your giving, it helps you become more generous. As you evaluate your year's goals and blessings, what is your plan for giving?

From StarTribune:

"[Thrivent Financial representative, Ted Contag's] advice is not built on the principle of scarcity -- pounding away on the risks of not having enough money -- but rather in showing people the opposite.

He calls it a ‘message of abundance...The charitable plan is often a permission slip to be more generous,' he said. ‘It helps identify the abundance.'

Full Article: "In giving to charity, it's best to chart a plan"