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Life Insurance Policy

by Debi Chedester

Give back by naming the American Floral Endowment as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy This may be a good option if the existing beneficiaries of a policy have preceded you in death, or if you have beneficiaries for whom you have provided through other life insurance policies or assets. (The proceeds from group […]

Retirement Plan Assets

by Debi Chedester

Your retirement plan is designed to benefit you during your retirement. However, you may name beneficiaries for your plan in case you pass away with funds still in your account. Along with family, relatives and friends, a charity may also be named as the beneficiary. This is among the easiest and most tax-wise ways to […]

Sample Bequest Language

by Debi Chedester

As you consider a bequest to the American Floral Endowment, you and your attorney may find it helpful to have the following wording for different types of bequest provisions. If you have a revocable living trust, similar language can be included in the provisions of the trust instrument. Gifting Language Specific sum of money “I […]

Gifts for Tomorrow

by Debi Chedester

Giving to benefit the Future Bequest A bequest is a gift made through your will or living trust and is the most popular type of deferred gift to the Endowment. There are many good reasons for its popularity. A bequest is revocable, meaning that you retain full control over your assets during your lifetime should […]