Tag Archives: philanthropy

ARGONAUT Taps the Power of Giving

Most professionals can look back to a time in their careers when a selfless individual provided them with guidance, encouragement, or advice. Usually, it was someone more experienced, who had seen and done much more than they had, who provided the needed direction. That small sacrifice, that gift of time and talent, ultimately had a profound impact on their professional journey.

Unfortunately, many people don’t have such a person in their lives. For marginalized members of society, including those dealing with homelessness or addiction, learning the basic skills necessary to find and retain a job is a formidable challenge, especially without help navigating topics like resume building, financial planning, and public speaking.

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Feeling charitable?

You don’t need $400 million dollars like Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest to make a difference!

A common misconception is that only wealthy people leave money to charity when they die. The reality is that the majority of charitable gifts are made by everyday Australians wanting to make a positive difference to their community after they have passed away.

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Richard Weiland’s article published in LEAVE A LEGACY supplement

Leave a Legacy

The LEAVE A LEGACY pullout included with the May 1, 2012 issue of the Vancouver Sun features an editorial by Richard Weiland. His article, “Teaching the value of money through philanthropy“, discusses a common dilemma experienced by parents who have accumulated an estate to leave to their children. Richard suggests that while the particular plan that is settled on will depend on many factors, the key to its success as a teaching tool is involving the next generation in the philanthropic process.

Clark Wilson LLP is a proud partner of LEAVE A LEGACY.

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