Martha (not her real name, of course) had a dream to leave a legacy. She intended that each of her four grandchildren and her favorite charity would receive a substantial benefit when her house was sold. In fact, that was the only reason she was still rattling around in the old barn. Read more
Johnny Appleseed could be the ultimate poster boy for leaving a legacy.
As a child, I did think that apple trees in each yard in our small town were directly planted by the famous traveller as he wandered from coast to coast. Read more
In my work with The United Church of Canada I learned that 50% of the donors investing in gift annuities were individuals that already had a least one gift annuity. My territory included 200 annuitants at any one time.