Back to School Tips: Leaving Your Pet at Home

The hurried rush of back-to-school and shorter days means families are spending more time focused on school work and active schedules. That may mean leaving your furry friends at home alone more often.  Now is an important time to incorporate your recently adopted dog, cat, puppy or kitten in the family's new routine. Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:27+00:00 August 11th, 2017|

Can I Provide a Gift From My Trust to the Animal League?

Q: How can I provide a gift from my trust to North Shore Animal League America? A: Here is sample language you can share with your lawyer: On my death my Trustee shall pay to NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA, Federal I.D. No. 11-1666852, 16 Lewyt Street, Port Washington, New York, 11050, [the sum Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:27+00:00 April 28th, 2017|

What is Planned Giving?

Q: What is planned giving? A: Planned giving is a gift that will take effect at a later time, usually at your death. It can take the form of: a bequest in a will or trust, a beneficiary designation of an insurance policy or retirement plan, a transfer on death designation of a bank Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:28+00:00 March 28th, 2017|