Retirees, get ready for year-end

Retirees, get ready for year-end

The end of the year brings with it the impetus for review and taking into account any issues needed to be resolved by Dec. 31, and some can help reduce your taxes. Keep in mind that once you reach age 70 ½, you are required to take a minimum distribution amount from your retirement account annually.  According to Christian Brothers Services’ partner Vanguard, if you do not take withdrawals, or you take less than you should, you’ll owe a 50…

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How to increase your annual giving

How to increase your annual giving

Despite the common perception that the largest donations come from corporations, the reality is that the biggest donors are individuals. It has been reported that in 2017 total giving across America has surpassed the $400 billion mark for the first time with religion, education, and human resources being the largest areas being funded. According to Mary J. Foley, managing director of Christian Brothers Services, Catholic School Management and Mission Advancement, says now is the time to capitalize on this surge….

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Don’t spread it, prevent it

Don’t spread it, prevent it

Missed work, missed school, missed holiday activities! No one likes to catch the flu and national health organizations want you to know it’s not too late for taking a shot at prevention. This week marks National Influenza Vaccination Week, bringing with it, the time for awareness. During the 2017-2018 flu season, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates flu caused: 49 million flu illnesses – more than the combined populations of Texas and Florida 960,000 flu hospitalizations – more than…

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