Gift Planning

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Higher Charitable Gift Annuity Rates!

Increase your retirement income and shape Hope College’s future with a charitable gift annuity. Good news: the gift annuity rates are now the highest they’ve been in years. How It Works...

Have You Notified Your Beneficiaries of Your Gift?

Naming a loved one or favorite charity such as Hope College as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan assets is a heartfelt way to show you care. Be sure to go one step further and...

Your Will: Overhaul vs. Update

If there is one thing we can count on in life, it’s change. Because change occurs in our lives all the time, it’s important to keep estate plans up to date. But how do you know which...

Why Estate Planning Is for Everyone

Estate plans and legacy gifts often seem like the realm of the ultra-wealthy—it’s easy to see why some people would need to put together a plan for how they want their significant assets...