Your Guide to Year-End Philanthropy and Charitable Giving with Fred Kaynor

Fred Kaynor is the Managing Director of Relationship Management, Marketing & Partnerships at Schwab Charitable. Schwab Charitable is an independent 501(c)(3) with a mission to increase charitable giving in the U.S. by providing a tax-smart and simple giving solution to donors and their investment advisors.

In this episode, Fred walks us through how you can maximize your philanthropic impact, all guided by financial advisors, to empower your charitable planning decisions especially as we near year-end.

They also discussed:

  • Year-end charitable giving, featuring Fred Kaynor from Schwab Charitable.
  • The simplicity and efficiency of donor-advised funds for charitable giving, emphasizing their flexibility and tax benefits.
  • Financial advisors crucial role in helping clients incorporate charitable planning into their overall financial strategy.
  • The impact of market conditions on charitable giving and highlights the resilience of donor-advised fund solutions.
  • Year-end considerations for tax strategies include encouraging early giving, utilizing non-cash assets, and prioritizing donations based on taxable events.
  • The resources Schwab Charitable offers, such as the Giving Guide and online tools, to help donors and advisors maximize the impact of their philanthropy.

Resources: Schwab Charitable

Related: Determining What To Give to Charity at Year-End

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