Category Archives: Giving

Be Wary of Unemployment Scams

Seasons of vulnerability and increased market volatility are a prime time for scammers on the hunt for victims. Unfortunately, there are two newly arising scams that you should know about, […]

Busting Misconceptions about the Wealthy

For many of us, becoming wealthy may seem as improbable as winning the lottery. Millionaire status is sometimes fun to imagine, but it may also feel impossible to attain, due […]

The Flexibility of Funding a Donor Advised Fund

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) have long been lauded as excellent tools for those seeking to increase and manage their amount of charitable giving. A DAF is an account used by […]

Is Cash, Once Again, King for Charitable Contributions?

Historically, cash contributions to charity were a terrific way to reduce your taxes. Recently, however, increases in standard deduction amounts and limitations on how much can be deducted relative to one’s […]

If You Teach Them To F.I.S.H…

…Sustainable financial futures for nonprofit organizations of all kinds can be accomplished.  In today’s landscape of dwindling giving and decreased interest, in general, long-term sustainability depends on, first, a full […]

Donor Advised Funds: A Benefit To All

At Ambassador Advisors, we understand that—although it’s not the primary motivation—making a charitable donation wisely can provide a degree of financial benefit. We know that our clients have short-term and […]

Where Your Treasure Is

A recent study released by Giving USA contained some sobering information for churches (and for Christians). The study, which was released on June 18, revealed that individual charitable giving dropped […]

Charitable Clumping and Other 2019 Strategies

Pancakes are Saturday morning favorites in many households. Whether you top them with “SEER-up” or “SIR-up”, pile on the blueberries, or even the chocolate chips, every good flapjack maker knows—you […]

Living Up to Faith Heroes, Part 2

[Continued, catch up on Part 1 here]   Wow—now that is the stuff comics and movies are made of, right? But biblical superheroes did even more!   “Some were tortured, refusing to […]