Washington – Lincoln MemorialGetty We are entering the golden age of donor-advised funds. The National Philanthropic Trust’s 2018 Donor-Advised Fund Report found that the number of donor-advised funds grew by 60.2% from 2016 to 2017 with total charitable assets in these accounts now $110.01 billion.  The growth has been attributed to double-digit market returns combined with
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Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have discovered a new way to potentially get medicine to the brain. The research, which appeared last month in the journal JCI Insight, could significantly change how we treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS and brain cancer. Brain treatment low poly 3D render. Drug nootropic human ability stimulant
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As the economy strengthens, more workers nearing retirement age are feeling better about their economic prospects. That’s the good news. Still, many others are worried about their savings, or lack of savings, and how they will get by once they stop working for good. Overall, 85 percent of working Americans said retirement will be a
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After another week of roller coaster market action, investors may be looking at the balance in their 401(k) plan and wonder what they should do about their retirement savings. The volatility in the U.S. and global equity markets has led some “buy-and-hold” investors to make major moves in their retirement plans. Daily trading activity in
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Comcast Ventures had seen enough. Years of researching business models, seeing their own portfolio’s performance and watching digital media startups struggle had made an impression. For 2018, the venture capital firm made a decision: it would no longer put money behind advertising-driven media companies no longer made sense. “Starting an ad-supported business is really, really
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Even though the tax legislation has changed, you don’t need to pay through the nose for help filing your return. In some cases, it’s free. In theory, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — which roughly doubled the standard deduction, did away with personal exemptions and trimmed individual income tax rates — should make it
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Is economic growth the cause of stock market growth? Is a recession necessary to cause a bear market? Is this a correlation that will allow you to get out of stocks in time? Those are most important questions for investors that are always raised when bull markets are turning into bear markets and the turn
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  GettyGetty, royalty free The strong Democratic showing in the 2016 midterms was puzzling. With historically low unemployment rates, better than expected GDP growth, low inflation, and the deep Republican tax cuts, why weren’t voters more grateful to the incumbent party?  One guess is discomfort with President Donald Trump—and by association the Republicans. But that
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer will be seeking out “man-made” buying opportunities for investors in the short week before Thanksgiving Day. Some of these opportunities reared their heads Friday, he said on “Mad Money.” Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida told CNBC that the central bank should be more data-dependent and President Donald Trump said Chinese officials
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The Douglass at Page Woodson in Oklahoma City won a 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award.Photo by Justin Clemons Photography / Courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation The sun rises over the Douglass at Page Woodson like it does over all apartment buildings in Oklahoma City. Dishwashers are running. A child
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