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Spors, Kelly. "Don't count on inheritance to ease retirement." Pioneer Press.  4 January 2006.

Wine, Elizabeth. "Why you need estate attorneys." On Wall Street Magazine. 5 January 2006.

Temple, Eugene R. “Monthly Letter: Center on Philanthropy Activities.” Philanthropic Advancement Council. 19 January 2006.

Currier, Chet. “Fund Manager Arnott Raises a Thorny Debt Question.” 20 January 2006.

McEwen, Craig. “Group hopes report spurs more giving.” In-forum. 20 January 2006

Fahey, Tom. "Rich supporters say new trust would protect family money and create jobs." 26 January 2006

Hildebrant, Kelly. "From success to significance." 28 January 2006

Berdick, Chris. "What Gives? The States of Charity." Boston College Magazine. Winter 2006.


MacKeen, Dawn. "Learning to let Go." Smart Money. 1 February 2006.

Teather, David. “Net benefits: Today’s technology billionaires are investing their money, time and intellect in charitable causes.” The Guardian. 6 February 2006.


Ishmael, Wes. “Zooooom!” Beef Magazine. 1 March 2006.

"Are There Too Many Charities? Some experts think the nonprofit sector is growing too quickly for its own good. I wonder if it's growing fast enough." Business Week Online. 3 March 2006.

"Are There Too Many Charities? Some experts think the nonprofit sector is growing too quickly for its own good. I wonder if it's growing fast enough." 3 March 2006.

Polycarpe, Marjorie. "Book Review: A Closer Look at Black Philanthropy." onPhilanthropy. 3 March 2006

Gasman, Maribeth. "Trends in African American Philanthropy." onPhilanthropy. 3 March 2006

Porter, Eduardo. "Inherit the Wind; There's Little Else Left." The New York Times. 26 March 2006.


“Are Ireland’s rich all like Scrooge?” The Irish Times. 15 April 2006.


Marable, Manning. “Inheritance, wealth and race.” The Free Press. 2 May 2006.

"Great Expectations?" Give & Take. May 2006

Marable, Manning. "Inheritance, wealth and race." The Louisiana Weekly. 8 May 2006.

Frieswick, Kris. “The New Rich.” The Boston Globe Magazine. 14 May 2006.

Schooler, Dean. “What stymied the transfer of wealth.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy, letters to the editor. 18 May 2006.

Silverman, Rachel Emma. “Inheritance Planning Without Grief.” The Wall Street Journal. 28-28 May 2006.


Madden, Kym. "Giving and identity: why affluent Australians give or don't to community causes." Australian Journal of Social Issues. Summer 2006.

Donovan, Karen. "When Great Expectations Falter." Trusts & Estates Magazine. June 2006.

"Client Services: Tear Down the Green Wall." Inside Information Newsletter. Vol. 15, no. 5. May 2006.

Gray, Carol Lippert. “Paying It Forward: Some Families are Hiring ‘Wealth Coaches’ to Transfer Money to the Next Generations.” Contribute: The People and Ideas of Giving. May/June 2006.

Tempel, Eugene R. “Regional Differences: Counting Method Will Dictate How You Stack Up Against Benchmarks.” Nonprofit Times. June 2006.

“Wealth Transfers: A Digest of Opinion and Advice.” Journal of Gift Planning. June 2006.

Pimental, Benjamin & Guynn, Jessica. “World’s Richest Man Turns to Giving: Microsoft’s Bill Gates Phasing Out his Day Job as Software Titan to Focus more Attention on His Foundation’s Philanthropic Work.” San Francisco Chronicle. 16 June 2006.

Greenfield, Jeff. “Greenfield: A mega-gift from the super-rich.” 26 June 2006.

Comments by Paul Schervish for Nebraska Public Radio on the charitable giving of Warren Buffett, 26 June 2006.

Lehigh, Scot. “Gold Standard Philanthropy.” The Boston Globe. 27 June 2006.

“Buffett Finds Business Success in Timeless Formula.” Paul Schervish comments on Warren Buffett’s Gift to the Gates Foundation. Wendy Kaufman, Morning Edition, NPR, 27 June 2006.

Paul Schervish appeared on MSNBC’s After the Bell program, June 27, 2006 discussing Warren Buffett’s gift to the Gates Foundation and its implications for the “corporatization” of philanthropy.

Trumbull, Mark. “A New Era for Supercharged Philanthropy.” The Christian Science Monitor. 28 June 2006.

Knoy, Laura. “The Future of Philanthropy.” Paul Schervish comments on Warren Buffett’s gift to the Gates Foundation. New Hampshire Public Radio. 29 June 2006.

Kupelian, Vartan & O’Hara, Mike. “Near and Far, Lifelong Tigers Fans Love Following Their Team.” The Detroit News. 30 June 2006.


“The Giving Business.” The Irish Times. 1 July 2006.

Cole, Patrick. “Buffett’s Bequest May Spur the Wealthy to Consider Team Giving.” Bloomberg. 3 July 2006.

Gettler, Leon. “Warren Buffett’s Gates of Philanthropy.” The Age. 5 July 2006.

“The New Philanthropy.” Paul Schervish comments on Warren Buffett’s gift to the Gates Foundation. Minnesota Public Radio. 6 July 2006.

Cole, Patrick. “Now Think Joint Venture Philanthropy.” The Financial Express. July 9, 2006.

Curiel, Jonathan. “New Philanthropy Isn’t Just About Big Bucks/ Giving Wisely to get the Greatest Social Benefits.” The San Francisco Chronicle. 9 July 2006.

Hechinger, John & Golden, Daniel. “New wave of philanthropists rush to spend their cash before dying – Like Bill Gates, rich Americans are directing billions toward complex global problems.” The Wall Street Journal, Europe. 10 July 2006.

Price, Margaret. “Low on priority list. Inheritances on back burner for most nearing retirement age.” Daily News, Biz/Money. 10 July 2006.

“Lovell Dyett Program.” Paul Schervish comments on large sums of money being donated to Foundations in order to better society. WBZ News Radio 1030 Boston. 15 July 2006.

Drummond, Mike. “New Attitudes on Inheritance.” The Charlotte Observer. 16 July 2006.

Tokasz, Jay. “Rich’s Will Leaves Most Assets to Two Sons.” The Buffalo News. 16 July 2006.

“The Philanthropy Map.” Philanthropy Matters 14(1). 8-9. The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Associated Press. “A-list Activism Takes a Higher Profile.” 20 July 2006.

“Lunch and Later with Sam Litzinger.” Paul Schervish is a guest on Litzinger’s program. 107.7 FM Washington Post Radio. 26 July 2006.

Giordano, Rita & Kadaba, L. S. “Bad heir days: For boomers, not-so-great expectations of a windfall.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. 30 July 2006.


Giordano, Rita & Kadaba, Lini S. “Fading Dreams of Inherited Wealth: Boomers watch parents’ longevity eat into expected windfall.” The State, South Carolina. 13 August 2006.

Iwata, Edward. “$1 Million: What’s Our Infatuation with this Number?” USA Today. 15 August 2006.

“At Issue with Ben Merens.” Millionaire-mania is everywhere according to a recent USA Today article. Bill Merens and his guest talk about what money means to us…and how much is enough. Guest: Paul Schervish, director, Center on Wealth and Philanthropy, professor of sociology, Boston College. Wisconsin Public Radio. 17 August 2006.

Giordano, Rita & Kadaba, Lini S. “Most boomers should not expect inheritance windfall, so save now.” The Buffalo News. 17 August 2006.

Giordano, Rita & Kadaba, Lini S. “The disappearing inheritance.” 17 August 2006.


Karp, Gregory. "Strike it Rich? Be prepared to spend it right." Chicago Tribune. 3 September 2006.

Freeman, Terri Lee & Panagos, Lynn. “$720 billion charitable chance coming for region.” The Examiner. 4 September 2006.

“Study: Charities can benefit from wealth transfer.” The Business Journal of Milwaukee. 6 September 2006.

Karp, Gregory. “What to do if you win the lottery.” The Morning Call Online. 8 September 2006.

“To the Point.” Paul Schervish comments on Bill and Melinda Gates, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Google spending big money on hunger, disease and global warming – can corporate philanthropy save the world? Public Radio International. 15 September 2006.

Donmoyer, Ryan J. “Most charities steer clear of estate-tax fight.” International Herald Tribune. 18 September 2006.

Donmoyer, Ryan J. “Charities Mum on Estate-Tax Cut, Deferring to Donors.” 18 September 2006.

Tomkins, Richard. “What’s in it for them?” Financial Times Weekend Magazine. 23 September 2006.

McQuaid, Kevin. “Cooling market a good thing, experts say.” Herald Tribune. 25 September 2006.

Holmes, Kristin E. “A wider identity: A new generation explores what it is to be Jewish.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. 30 September 2006.


Rendon, Jim. “Inherit the Windfall.” 1 October 2006.

Donmoyer, Ryan J. “The handoff charities: Mum on estate-tax cut, deferring to donors.” The Waterbury Connecticut Republican American Newspaper. 1 October 2006.

"Planned Giving Speaker Offers Insight into Charitable Giving." MAGIS, Gift Planning Newsletter from Rockhurst University. Fall 2006.

"Shaping Your Legacy With Trusts." Advisor Products. October 2006.

Del’Re, Daniel. “A Growth Shop Seeks Assets in Europe, Latin America.” Investor’s Business Daily. 18 October 2006.


Flax, Steven. “Are You A True Philanthropist?” Fidelity: Investment Insight for Your Advantage. November 2006.

Simpson, April. “Pedaling Against Cancer, Cyclists Raise $26 Million, Jimmy Fund Gets Record Gift.” The Boston Globe. 3 November 2006.

“New State-by-State Assessment of U. S. Charitable Giving.” November 2006.

Pfeiffer, Sacha. “New Study Moves Massachusetts Up In Charitable-Giving Ranking.” The Boston Globe. 16 November 2006.

“New State-by-State Assessment of U.S. Charitable Giving.” Yahoo! Finance. 16 November 2006.

Lipman, Harvey. “New York Tops List of Most-Generous States, New Report Finds.” Chronicle of Philanthropy. 17 November 2006.

“State No. 32 on Charitable Giving List.” Memphis Business Journal. 17 November 2006.

Thomason, Art. “Mesans More Charitable Than Most.” The Arizona Republic. 18 November 2006.

Park, Gene. “Hawaii’s Generosity in Top 10, Study Finds.” Honolulu Star-Bulletin. 20 November 2006.

Gordon, A. L. “New York Leads the Nation in Charitable Giving.” The New York Sun. 20 November 2006.

Welling, Angie. “Utah Ranks 3rd in U. S. for Giving.” Deseret Morning News. 20 November 2006.

Trumball, Mark. “America the charitable: A few surprises.” The Christian Science Monitor. 27 November 2006.

“At Issue with Ben Merens.” Wisconsin Public Radio. 27 November 2006.


“Charity Donations Help Families in Long Run.” 1 December 2006.

Clark, Anita. “Is Wisconsin a Charitable State?” Wisconsin State Journal. 3 December 2006.

Cousineau, Michael. “Dueling for Donors: NH Charities Compete.” 3 December 2006.

Mincer, Jillian. “Getting Personal: Bank Deal Has Wealthy Clients.” Dow Jones News Service. 4 December 2006.

Patterson, Kara. “Fox Cities Charity Makes National Rankings.” Post-Crescent. 6 December 2006.

Mincer, Jillian. “In Merger of Wealth Managers, Goal Is to Retain Clients’ Heirs.” The Wall Street Journal. 7 December 2006.

Shea, Christopher. “Who gives.” The Boston Globe. 10 December 2006.

Stoy-Staff, Roland. “Business Leaders Seek Community Sustainability.” The Coldwater Daily Reporter. 10 December 2006.

Ruffenach, Glenn. “Encore (A Special Report) –The Retirement Lies We Tell Ourselves.” The Wall Street Journal. 11 December 2006.

Hempel, Jessi. “The Science of Smart Giving.” BusinessWeek. 11 December 2006.

Carroll, Vincent. “On Point: Not so miserly after all.” Rocky Mountain News. 13 December 2006.

Bolton, Warren. “S. C.’s generous people could stand to give a little more.” 13 December 2006.

Office of Public Affairs. “BC Researchers Say Massachusetts Among the Top 10 in Charitable Giving.” The Boston College Chronicle, B3. 14 December 2006.

Booker, Betty. “Giving for good.” 18 December 2006.