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Insuring A Better World Fund is Donating to the Top Cancer Research Hospitals

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of Dr. Bruce Chabner who served 27 years at National Cancer Institute and 13 years as the director of the division of Cancer Treatment at NCI, Insuring A Better World Fund is helping to make a difference. We are making unrestricted donations to help fund cancer research at the nation’s top cancer research hospitals.

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Remembering Bart Kogan, a beloved colleague and friend

It is with a heavy heart and great gratitude that I must announce the passing of our friend and fellow InterVivos Board member Bart Kogan. The Obituary below does not begin to cover his generous spirit and devotion to philanthropy. He was a member of our team, from the Board’s inception and his positivity emanated throughout our organization. Insuring A Better World Fund, philanthropy, and all of us, lost a bright light in our collective universe. We will miss him greatly. Let’s double our efforts to leave this world a better place. I know he did.

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The Top Ten Ways To Give Life Insurance

David Simon, President and cofounder of Insuring A Better World Fund, recently wrote an article on the Top Ten Ways To Give Life Insurance. This article addresses the ten best ways for non-profits to receive gifts of life insurance. Charities must not miss out on this enormous opportunity to solicit this non-cash alternative for legacy sized gifts.

ThinkAdvisor has published an edited version of this article on their website. Read it now to learn how charities can access this annual $100 Billion + asset class by transforming unneeded life insurance into legacy gifts at no cost to the charity or its donors.

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Barbie’s Legacy is Cemented; But is Your Client’s?

Cue the scene of all the Barbies having the best day ever in Barbie Land when [record scratch] Barbie brings up “do you guys ever think about death?”. This shocks all the other Barbies. It may be uncomfortable, but this conversation needs to happen, and it is your obligation to make sure you understand your client’s legacy aspirations.

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Creating a Legacy of Love: A Philanthropic Journey with Life Insurance

“To sell or not to sell that is the question.” This famous line from Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a timeless contemplation of life’s uncertainties. Life is a tapestry of choices and opportunities, and for Mr. O, a successful small business owner, it was a question of what to do with his life insurance policies. As the years passed and circumstances evolved, he found himself at a crossroads, faced with an array of options that would shape his legacy and impact future generations. Join us on a captivating journey of philanthropy and inspiration as we delve into the heartwarming story of Mr. O’s decision.

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The Perfect Blend: A Wise Exit Strategy for a Life Insurance Policy

Life is a journey filled with unexpected twists and turns. For Mr. A, a successful financial planner, life had taken him on a path he never anticipated. He had purchased a life insurance policy two decades ago, intending to safeguard his loved ones in case of an untimely event. Little did he know that his noble intentions would lead him to a moment of profound generosity and gratitude, shaping the future in a way he never imagined.

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Don’t Let Your Charity’s Disabilities Define Your Abilities

Born in Alabama in June of 1880, Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing at 19 months old. She lived a full life of nearly 80 years as an author, lecturer, political activist, and most importantly, a disability rights activist who impacted the lives of many. She attended Harvard (Radcliffe) and was one of Time Magazine’s Hundred Most Important People of the 20th century.

Helen Keller never let her disabilities define her abilities.

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Philanthropic use of Life Insurance: Winning The Triple Crown

Mage just won the Kentucky Derby on May 6th. This is a huge win for the horse, the trainer and the owners. However, this is just the first leg of the Triple Crown. Saturday is the Preakness followed by the last leg, the Belmont Stakes, on June 10th . Although Mage is entered in the Preakness, it remains to be seen who will win and whether or not Mage will even enter the Belmont Stakes. Winning the Triple Crown is very rare and has happened only thirteen times in over 100 years of horse racing.

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Where Have We Been

Spreading the Word
Insuring A Better World Fund’s founders, David Simon and Robert Stuchiner, have been
traveling coast-to-coast to share its mission to reimagine the collaboration between the life
insurance industry and charitable giving, and maximize the value of charitable gifts of life

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