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  • The gift of life insurance

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 20, 2012 | 9:56 am

    Todd Gindy, a certified financial planner, likes to tell a story about Johnny Carson to illustrate how nonprofits miss a big opportunity when they don’t suggest donors use life insurance policies as a vehicle for charitable giving. 

    For years, the longtime host of “The Tonight...

  • Key questions can answer donation motivations

    By Amy Hirshberg Lederman

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I opened my mailbox to find several letters, a few bills and a host of requests for donations from various organizations that I have supported over the years. Because I am a stickler for organization, I sort the letters, place the bills in a folder marked "Look at me soon!" and the...
  • Welcome to the new world of do-it-yourself Jewish philanthropy

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Last year, E. Randol Schoenberg came into a lot of money. The young lawyer is discreet about how much, but after obtaining the return of Nazi-seized paintings valued at about $300 million, Schoenberg's portion of the windfall was enough to transform his life overnight.

    Not quite 40,...