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Perry, Tony. “Joan Kroc’s Estate Gives Salvation Army $1.5 Billion.” Los Angeles Times. 21 January 2004.

O'Keefe, Mark. "Charities Prepare for History's Largest Transfer of Wealth." Newhouse News Service. 23 January 2004.

Harrop, Froma. “Rich women are transforming society – Brooke Astor and the late Joan Kroc.” The Providence Journal. 25 January 2004.

Weston, Liz Pulliam. “Why an inheritance is a ‘yours,’ not ‘ours’.” MSN Money: Planning: Love and Money, 30 January 2004.


Mitchell, Anne. “Memories biggest cause of inheritance disputes.” 4 February 2004.

Coomes, Mark. “Squaring off after last rites; Dividing up the estate can pit kin vs. kin.” Tucson Citizen. 5 February 2004.

Franklin, Robert. “Her $1 million bequest is one for the books.” Minneapolis Star Tribune. 7 February 2004.

Klein, Rick. “Menino eyes billing state for DNC.” Boston Globe. 25 February 2004.


Matthews, Fred. “What Is Motivating Your Donors?” Planned Giving Today. March 2004.

Coomes, Mark. “Family feuds brewing.” 6 March 2004.

Gammage, Jeff. “Over the next 50 years, trillions will be passed on- but mostly to the rich.” Philadelphia Inquirer. 7 March 2004.

French, Wes. “Responsibility comes with wealth.” Gwinnett Daily Post. 7 March 2004.

Alexander, Dave. “Charities prepare for history’s largest transfer of wealth.” The Muskegon Chronicle. March 10, 2004.

Gammage, Jeff. “Impending Wealth Transfer Totals $41 Trillion. Hartford Courant. 14 March 2004. “You’ve won the lottery! Now what?.” MSN Money 17 March 2004.

Meyerson, Bruce. “In giving to charity, boomers like to do more than just write out a check.” Associated Press Business Week. 24 March 2004.

Bilovsky, Frank. “Donors giving a good account: Boomers put wealth into charitable checking.” Democrat and 28 March 2004.

Gammage, Jeff. “ Think you’re getting a big inheritance? Dream on: With trillions of dollars about to change over the next 50 years, charities are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries.” Knight Ridder Newspapers. 28 March 2004.


Reed, Keith. “Report details forecast of convention spending.” Boston Globe. 2 April 2004.

Meyers, Bruce. “Getting a Lot, Leaving a Little; Due to Inherit $7 Trillion, Baby Boomers Start Donating.” The Washington Post. 11 April 2004.

Pletschet, Cliff. “Stake a claim to your money.” 11 April 2004.

Meyerson, Bruce. “Baby boomers become more charitable.” Associated Press. 16 April 2004.


Author. “Short Circuit: Charitable Giving in an Age of Affluence.” TeamWork: News and Opinion for Development Professionals and Volunteers. Spring 2004.

Montuori, Ted. “Non-Cash Gifts: Generational transfer won’t be all cash.” The NonProfit Times. 15 May 2004.

Brackey, Harriet Johnson. “Largest transfer of wealth.” The Miami Herald online. 23 May 2004.


Morton, Tom. “Wealth transfer could reap rural renewal for Wyoming.” The Casper-Star Tribune. 11 June 2004.

Haffenreffer, David. ”Money and Markets” and “The Money Group” CNNfn. 23 June 2004.


Hitchcock, Leanne. “Outstanding Resource for Fundraisers Changes Name: Will Now Offer Education to Fundraisers, Wealth Holders and Financial Professionals.” The Planned Giving Pulse. July 2004.

Howley, Kathleen M. “Baby Boomers in U.S. Spur Sales of Second Homes as Investments.” 19 July 2004.

Patton, Susan Ruiz. “After-death donations: Expect a call any day now.” The Plain Dealer. 20 July 2004.

Dayton, Howard. “First-Person: If you are killed or incapacitated…” BP News. 21 July 2004.

Howley, Kathleen M. “Boomers spur second-home sales.” Bloomberg News. 24 July 2004.

Howley, Kathleen M. “Boomers in Market for Homes: As retirement nears, vacation getaways play role in investment, planning.” The Register-Guard. 25 July 2004.

Opinion. “Doing well and doing good.” The Economist. 29, July 2004.

Author. “Boomers may not get big bequests once anticipated.” Courier Online Edition. 31 July 2004.

Howley, Kathleen M. “Boomers Flocking to Second Homes: Vacation Retreats Can Also Serve as Investments for Retirement.” 31 July 2004.

Cohen, Jackie. “Surprise, you’ve got money: An inheritance comes with its own set of challenges.” CBS MarketWatch. 31 July 2004.


Piskora, Beth. "How to Handle an Inheritance Over the next 30 years, older Americans will bequeath about $40 trillion. Here's some advice from S&P about newfound wealth." Business Week. 25 August 2004.

Author. "Schervish Studies Charity." Belmont Citizen-Herald. 26 August 2004.

Jackson, Henry C. "Don't worry, be happy - Generation X and Baby Boomer age groups are less focused on acquiring wealth than emerging 'DotNets'." The Star-Ledger. 26 August 2004.

Author. "BC Center on Wealth and Philanthropy to examine generosity in New England." Allston-Brighton Tab. 27 August 2004.

Nazareno, Analisa. "The great giveaway; Experts argue that philanthropy is an ingrained part of the wealthy's identity." San Antonio Express-News. 28 August 2004.

Author. "A Shack in the boondocks - that's about the value of the average inheritance in the coming transfer of wealth from baby boomers to their progeny." Pioneer Press. 31 August 2004.


Lowengard, Mary. "A Will to Work: Instilling a work ethic in our children helps build character and a sense of purpose." Worth Magazine. September 2004.

Swidey, Neil. "Would You Pay a Million Dollars for This?" Boston Globe. 12 September 2004.

Martin, James. "Warning to Seniors." The Washington Times. 26 September 2004.


Senmuels, Alana. “Generation X not in a giving mood - yet.” 4 October 2004.

Silverman, Rachel Emma. “A New Strategy For Giving Away Your Money.” The Wall Street Journal. 6 October 2004.

Lowe, Ann, and Minks, Phyllis. “Preparing for the coming wave of wealth transfer.” The Marion Star. 10 October 2004.

Wiles, Russ. “Boomers’ financial futures in flux.” The Arizona Republic. 12 October 2004.

Scribner, Mark, F. “Preparing for the coming wave of wealth transfers.” Saugus Advertiser. 14 October 2004.

Schervish, Paul. Interviewed by Jim Connett on KFUO Radio. St. Louis, MO. 20 October 2004.

Schervish, Paul. Interviewed by Charlie Brennen on KMOX Radio. St Louis, MO. 20 October 2004.

Schervish, Paul. Interviewed on WGNU Radio. East St. Louis. 20 October 2004.

Murray, Theresa Dixon. “FIRST GENERATION; Long after bad times, they’re still thinking before they spend.” The Plain Dealer. 31 October 2004.


Sommers, Novelda. "Who really wants to be a millionaire?; Well, you, of course. But handling a financial windfall takes some work." The Baltimore Sun. 7 November 2004.

Kafka, Lauren. “What Nonprofit Leaders Want.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 11 November 2004.

Wolverton, Brad. “Fund Raising: Gaining Families’ Trust.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 11 November 2004.

Barlow, Saul. "A shade of doubt about a true blue state." The Boston Globe. 27 November 2004.

Miller, Sara B. "Free yams for soldiers in Texan and a lollipop drive in Tennessee." The Christian Science Monitor. 24 November 2004.

Collin, Mary, Lauren Gard, and Jessi Hempel. "The Top Givers." Business Week. 29 November 2004.


Carroll, John. "Quantifying Charity." Celebrated Living. Quarterly. December 2004/February 2005.

Kelly, Matt. “Scrooged: Are New Englanders as cheap as the Generosity Index makes us out to be?” The Boston Globe. 19 December 2004.

Flaim, Denise. “Why Santa matters.” NY 23 December 2004.

Flaim, Denise. “Why Santa matters.” Florida Sun-Sentinel. 23 December 2004.

Flaim, Denise. “Why Santa matters.” Chicago Tribune. 23 December 2004.