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One in seven Americans are 70 or older. Between 2018 and 2042, analysts predict $70 trillion will transition between generations, mostly to heirs and some of it directly to philanthropic causes. As the wealth transition unfolds, there are strategies for family members who are both giving and receiving to set themselves up for success as they work to reduce inequities, fight racism, nourish science, and create a better Vermont and better world. Our latest brief highlights three of these strategies.

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Up, Up, and Away: Three things donors can do to help Vermont cope with soaring inflation

It's visible at the gas pump and the grocery checkout. In December 2021, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped 7 percent, the largest 12-month increase since 1982. Moreover, inflation tends to hurt people at the bottom of the income ladder than those at the top.

Read the brief "Up, Up, and Away: Three things donors can do to help Vermont cope with soaring inflation" »