Charitable Giving Archives - Rodgers & Associates

Blog posts from Rodgers & Associates on the topic of chari­table giving

Your 2022 Guide to Year-End Tax Planning

Rick Rodgers

Minimizing your tax exposure requires a strategic and holistic plan. Here, we will look at various tactics and consider important tax-law changes for 2022.

You missed an RMD—now what?

Rick Rodgers

The rules surrounding Required Minimum Distri­b­u­tions are compli­cated and missing them can be costly. If you have made an error, follow these steps to amend it and seek a penalty waiver

Annuity Traps Part 2: Death Benefits

Rick Rodgers

While annuities can be an important way to build wealth, many individuals don’t realize how compli­cated these insurance products can be. In this article, we’ll walk you through what you need to know about annuity contracts and the five-year-rule.

What You Need to Know About RMDs

Rick Rodgers

Many clients have questions about when they need to withdraw money from their IRAs and what the rules are for Required Minimum Distri­b­u­tions (RMDs). Learn how to evaluate distri­b­ution options and avoid penalties that arise when RMDs are not met.

What Lessons Can Philanthropy Teach Us?

Jeremie Patrick

Merriam-Webster defines philan­thropy as “goodwill to fellow members of the human race, an active effort to promote human welfare, or an act or gift done or made for human­i­tarian purposes.”…

How Would You Define a “Trusted Adviser”?

Rick Rodgers

The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is officially in a transition period. The official start date has been pushed back to January 1, 2018. The rule applies to financial advice…

What Does It Mean to Be a “Retirement Specialist”?

Rick Rodgers

The Rodgers & Associates logo includes “The Retirement Specialists.” The home page of our website says we “specialize in financial planning for those who are retired or expect to retire within…