How often do you get to have a great time, raise money for a good cause, and actually improve your mind at the same time? It was my favorite event last Saturday – the Night of Literary Feasts in Fort Lauderdale which brings together sixteen published authors of all genres – history, thrillers, fiction, wellness […]
We wanted to share the wonderful letter we received from the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers saying a big “thank you” for all the holiday toys! Those gifts were donated by all our generous clients and friends and dropped off at our Holiday Party in December. (Some clients also made very thoughtful cash donations to support the […]
“The new tax code further reduces the privileged status of charitable gifts, treating them the same as purchases from Walmart for the vast majority of taxpayers.” Todd C. Frankel, “Charities fear tax bill could turn philanthropy into a pursuit only for the rich,” The Washington Post, December 23, 2017 The Takeaway: Charitable gifts will still […]
Thanks to all the generous guests at our Holiday Party yesterday, we have a tree-full of gifts to take to Florence Fuller Child Development Centers for the kids! Thanks to all! You’ve helped make this a happier season for many children!
There’s nothing more American than changing your life through the pursuit of higher education. That’s why South Florida’s Broward College sponsors the American Dream Scholarship fund. It helps needy students cross the finish line to obtain their degree. The program has rigorous requirements, and benefits working, local students who are pursuing a degree in a high demand […]
Some of our clients are firm believers in investing with a conscience, and choose to put their money where their mouth is. They’ve asked us to identify investments that reflect their values, like protecting the environment, advancing gender equality, or supporting community engagement. Socially responsible investing (SRI) has definitely come of age, now capturing one-fifth of all funds professionally managed […]
There are few things more beautiful than an evening on the Intracoastal. Most of us don’t get to enjoy these magical views every night, but last Saturday I was one of the privileged few spending the evening dining al fresco at a private home in Fort Lauderdale’s Harbour Beach, with a view of the iconic […]
Thanks to many clients just like ours, Schwab Charitable donor-advised funds facilitated $1.5 billion in grants to over 61,000 different charities in 2016. Yes, that’s “billion” with a “b”. Ours is a very giving nation. Giving through donor-advised funds like Schwab Charitable or through community foundations working with your neighbors can be a great way to […]
What is it like inside Cuba today? Our former colleague Lisa Green just returned from a People-to-People visit to Cuba, so we asked her to share some of her experiences and photos with us, and with our clients who are interested in Cuba or planning to visit over the coming year. As a refresher, Americans are not […]
Far too many of our family members, friends and clients have had their lives destroyed by Alzheimer’s. Help us fight Alzheimer’s by donating money to fund research and treatment, or join us to walk on Sunday, September 27th in Boca Raton. This is a “can’t miss” event if, like us, your loved ones have had their […]
About Mari Adam, CFP®
Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for twenty five years. Mari has appeared in publications such as Business Week, CBS MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, and Money Magazine.
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