Insights

Insights features a collection of articles written by Cornerstone team members on selected relevant topics.

Planned Giving

ACGA Increases New Contract Payout Rates Starting July 1, 2018

by Andrea Preissler

May 2018

The American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) recently announced that the suggested maximum payout rates will increase for new charitable gift annuity contracts issued beginning July 1, 2018. Since the rates have not changed since 2012, charities are very encouraged by the increase in payout rates. The suggested maximum payout…

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Planned Giving

Endowments: Multiplying Gifts

by Winters Richwine

May 2018

“Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” -John 6:9 Image courtesy of artist Larry Smith, 2 Smith Art Gallery One of Jesus’s most well-known miracles is the feeding of the 5,000.  This event is inspiring on many…

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Archive

1Q 2018 Market & Economic Commentary April 2018
4Q 2017 Market & Economic Commentary January 2018
Top 10 Oversights with Charitable Gift Annuities by Andrea Preissler December 2017
3Q 2017 Market & Economic Commentary October 2017
Gift Annuity Survey Results August 2017
State Regulations for Soliciting and Issuing Gift Annuities by Andrea Preissler June 2017
The Palantir - Vol 4 Issue 2 November 2016
The Palantir - Vol 4 Issue 1 June 2016
Highlights from the ACGA Conference by Andrea Preissler May 2016
The Most Adaptable of Gifts August 2015
Funding a Charitable Remainder Trust with Real Estate August 2015
The Palantir - Vol 3 Issue 3 March 2015
The Palantir - Vol 3 Issue 2 January 2015
The Palantir - Vol 3 Issue 1 January 2015
The Wise Overseer by Bryan C. Taylor, CFA June 2014
The Palantir - Vol 2 Issue 1 February 2014
The Palantir - Vol 1 Issue 4 October 2013
The Palantir - Vol 1 Issue 3 September 2013
The Palantir - Vol 1 Issue 2 July 2013
The Palantir - Vol 1 Issue 1 July 2013
An Absence of Shalom by Bryan C. Taylor, CFA December 2012
Investment Paralysis September 2012
The Kings heart is in the hand of the Lord, like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever he wishes. November 2011

Appearances

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Bryan C. Taylor
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CIF Summit

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Chad Crawford will attend

CIF Summit

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Karen Sillay will attend

CIF Summit

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Ben Shoemaker will attend

Crescendo Planned Giving Conference

in Orlando, FL

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