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Perspectives on Philanthropy – Part 2

Although many donors give to charities for tax benefits, there is always the added benefit of making a difference. The world of philanthropy is changing, and there are many different ways you can give to maximize your impact.

Gold – A Wise Investment Opportunity

The price of gold has reached heights never imagined but predictions offered by gold experts and top investors is that value will keep climbing, making this a top investment opportunity. Experts consider gold to be one of the best investment opportunities of all time. Due to a dramatic increase in value, gold has quickly become a favorite addition to any investment portfolio.

Cash Sweepstakes – The “Green Cabbage”

Cash Sweepstakes, the “Green Stuff,” the “Green Cabbage” or whatever you want to call it. There is nothing like having some cold hard cash in your hands when you literally had to do next to nothing to get it. When you win a Sweepstakes such as tickets to a sporting event or a car – that’s it, you get that prize. That is not to say those prizes are not great to win. However, when you win a Sweepstakes you have more options and can choose whatever prize you want.

Investing As a Discipline

There is no free lunch in the world of investments. Learn from the history of Stocks and Bonds because: “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it (George Santayana)”. High investment returns cannot be earned without taking substantial risk. Safe investments produce lower returns. As markets are becoming more volatile and unpredictable, the quest for higher returns is coming at the cost of higher risks only.

The Chessboard and the Rules That May Not Be Broken

‘The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.’ (From A Liberal Education, 1868) Can we play to win?

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