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Feature Interview. Investments & Wealth Monitor.

Greenfield, Joshua. "Dad Was Born A Thousand Years Ago? An Examination of Post-Mortem Conception and Inheritance, with a Focus on the Rule Against Perpetuities." (Download PDF).

Hodge, James. "Gift of Significance."

Pancheri, Michael. "Say what? You don't have an estate plan...!" The Living Trust Network. 17 January 2010.

Pomerantz, Dorothy. “Celeb Charity: The Truth About Celebrity Benefit Concerts.” Forbes Managzine. 26 January 2010.

"Realizing Maine's Worth: Our Community Legacy." Maine Rural Partners. 2010.

Sheneman, Drew. "Why are the Wealthy Leaving New Jersey?" The Star Ledger.

Sykes, Charlie. "Taxes Drive Out Wealth." 620AM WTMJ NewsRadio

"The Brave New World of Planned Giving." Campbell Rinker. (Download PDF)"The Impact of the Recession on Charitable Giving in the UK." ncvo.

"US Charitable Giving Proections for 2009, 2010: Individual Giving Model Designed By Boston College Researchers Provides First-Ever Quarterly Estimates of US Charitable Giving By Households. Boston College.


"BC center estimates 5.4% drop in charitable giving." Boston Globe. 1 Feb 2010.

"Boston College Researchers Design New Model to Produce Quarterly Estimates of US Charitable Giving By Households." PR Newswire. 1 Feb 2010.

“Boston College Researchers Design First Model to Produce Quarterly Estimates of Household Giving.” Association of Fundraising Professionals. 2 Feb 2010.

Byrne, Tom. “Byrne: Are Taxes Driving Dollars Away From New Jersey?” 14 Feb 2010.

Conaboy, Chelsea. "N.J. on losing end of population shift." Philadelphia Inquirer. 5 Feb 2010.

Dekker, Hans. “N.J.’s Flight of the Wealth Hurts Charities.” Star Ledger. 16 Feb 2010. 

Delaney, Patricia. “Center on Wealth and Philanthropy: Good News for Charitable Giving? Maybe.” The Boston College Chronicle. 18 Feb 2010.

“Don’t Blame Higher Taxes for Loss of New Jersey’s Rich.” The Wall Street Journal. 10 Feb 2010.

Ebeliong, Ashlea. "Wealthy Avoid New Jersey." Forbes. 4 Feb 2010.

“Escape From Taxation.” The Wall Street Journal. 13 Feb 2010.

Fermino, Jennifer. "Exodus$$$! Wealthy flee NJ." New York Post. 5 Feb 2010.

Forsberg, Mary. “Forsberg: is Wealth Really Flowing Out of NJ?” 10 Feb 2010.

Hall, Holly. “How Much Will Americans Give in 2010?” The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 8 Feb 2010.

“Household Giving Expected to Fall.” Philanthropy Journal. 17 Feb 2010.

Kwoh, Leslie. "Affluent residents abandoning New Jersey." Trenton Times. 4 Feb 2010.

Kwoh, Leslie. "NJ loses $70B in wealth during five years as residents depart." Everything Jersey. 4 Feb 2010.

Lipman, Harvey. "Study finds the wealthy prefer Conn to NJ." 5 Feb 2010.

Moran, Tom. “Can’t Blame Taxes for Flight of the Wealthy From New Jersey.” The Star Ledger. 07 Feb 2010. 

"The New Jersey Exit." 4 Feb 2010.

Ruth, Joao-Pierre. "Flight of the wealthy paints dismal portrait for NJ nonprofits." 4 Feb 2010. (Download PDF).

"Study finds wealthy leaving NJ, sinking tax revenue." Daily Record. 4 Feb 2010.

"Study: The rich are leaving New Jersey." New York Post. 4 Feb 2010.

"Taxes Cause Wealth Drains on States." The Wall Street Journal. 5 Feb 2010.  

Thomas, Cal. "Cal Thomas: Unlearned Lessons From New Jersey." Washington Examiner. 9 Feb 2010.  

“Trentonian Editorial: Fat Cat Exodus.” The Trentonian. 9 Feb 2010.

"Wealth is leaving New Jersey, BC Study shows." Boston Globe. 5 Feb 2010.

"Wealthy Leaving New Jersey." MyFoxNY. 4 Feb 2010.

“Wealthy are Leaving NJ.” WBGO. 5 Feb 2010. 

"Win, Pace and Show Us the Way Out of Here." The Daily Journal. 8 Feb 2010.


University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Giving Meaning to Giving.” Letters & Science Today University of Wisconsin-Madison. Volume 15. Spring 2010.

Birnbaum, Ben.  “Campus Digest.” Boston College Magazine. 2010.

“Escape from Taxation.” Wall Street Journal. 13 February 2010. 

“New Jersey needs lower, not higher, income taxes to get economy moving.” Star-Ledger. 25 March 2010.


Trumbull, Mark. "Tax day 101: Are some states driving people out with high state taxes?" The Christian Science Monitor. 14 April 2010.


"2009 Household Charitable Giving Down Five Percent from 2008." Association of Fundraising Professionals. 27 May 2010.

Wallace, Nicole.  "Giving Dropped 4.9 Percent in 2009, Researchers Estimate." Chronicle of Philanthropy. 27 May 2010.

Delaney, Patricia. "2009 Household Giving Down, BC Center Reports."  Boston College Office of Public Affairs.  27 May 2010.

"US Charitable Giving Set to Rebound in 2010 -Study." Reuters AlertNet. 27 May 2010.

"2009 Household Charitable Giving Down; 2010 Projected to Rebound." PNNOnline. 27 May 2010.

Oram Group. "Anyone's Bet." Oram Matters. 28 May 2010.

"2009 U.S. Household Giving Down." Jewish Philanthropy. 28 May 2010.

"Individual Charitable Giving, Down in 2009, Likely to Go Up this Year." 28 May 2010.

"Household Giving falls, regains some ground." Philanthropy Journal. 28 May 2010.

"Less US Charity begins at Home." New York Post. 28 May 2010.

"Individual Charitable Giving Fell in 2009, Report Finds." Philanthropy News Digest. Christian Aviation Ministries. 31 May 2010.

"IGM Press Release May 2010." Center on Wealth and Philanthropy. May 2010.


"Estimate: Households Gave 5% Less in 2009." NonProfit Times. 1 June 2010.

Butler, Byron. "Report: Charitable Giving to increase this year." The Daily Tell. 3 June 2010.

"Charitable Giving Improves in 2010." 3 June 2010.

"2010 Could See Gains in Individual Giving."  AOL News. 3 June 2010.

Holly Hall. "Americans Didn't Pull Back on Their Giving Last Year, Report Finds." Chronicle of Philanthropy. 9 June 2010.

"Report: Individual Charitable giving fell last year." Sage NonProfit. 8 June 2010.

Hrywna, Mark and Kate Rogers. "Giving Drops Less Than Expected Charities brought in $303.75 Billion for 2009." NonProfit Times. 9 June 2010.

Dunham, Rick. "Tax the wealthy and hurt charities." Washington Post. 10 June 2010.

"How Are Donations faring in the Bad Economy?  'A Look at Giving USA'" Chronicle of Philanthropy. 7 June 2010.

 “Giving USA 2010 Reports Smaller-Than-Expected Deline in Charitable Contributions.” Philanthropy Front and Center – Atlanta. 14 June 2010. 

Snyder, Tamar. "In a First, Religious Gifts Decline Slightly." Jewish Week. 16 June 2010.

Weaver, Charlie. "Charlie Weaver on the Big Idea: But then who'll hire? Who'll give?" 26 June 2010.

Vorasarun, Chaniga. "Getting the Most Bang For Your Charitable Buck." Tonic. 26 June 2010.

"2009 Donations down, but still exceed $300 billion."  Women's Philanthropy. 29 June 2010.


Hrywna, Mark and Kate Rogers. "2009 Giving Drops Less than Expected." NonProfit Times. 1 July 2010.

"Putting Trenton on a Diet." Wall Street Journal. 5 July 2010.

Baedecker, Rob. "The math (and morality) of giving." SF Chronicle. 5 July 2010.

"Individuals' charitable giving down in '09, but upswing seen for future." The Georgia Bulletin. Catholic News Service. 6 July 2010.

Nicohls, Michelle. "NY Plan to cut wealth tax break worries charities. Reuters AlertNet. 7 July 2010.

"More on Charitable Giving Estimates, Projections." Office of News and Public Affairs Boston College. 7 July 2010.

Rohrlich, Justin. "The Art of Balancing Budgets Without Raising Taxes." Minyanville. 23 July 2010.


Sole, Alexander. “New York Retreats on Wealth Taxes.” Westfair Online. 13 August 2010.


Kenning, Chris. "Kentucky Philanthropists Seek to Capture Predicted 'Transfer of Wealth.'" Courier Journal. 6 September 2010. 

Falstad, Jan. "Prosecutor quits to join Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation."

Bartlett, Bruce. “Hey Boomers: Leave Some Money to the Government.” The Atlantic. September 2010. 

“Charitable Giving is Down but Blogger Finds Ways to Give Back.” PR Web. 16 September 2010. 

Loth, Renee.  "The Upside of Taxes? More Giving." The Boston Globe. 19 September 2010.


Spakrs, Evan. "Eye of the Needle: What do Christian teachings on wealth mean for philanthropy?" Philanthropy Roundtable. 1 October 2010. 

Shefler, Gil. "'Jewish philanthropy must adapt to changes.'" The Jerusalem Post. 03 October 2010.

Gooch, Diane. "Tax the rich, kill the jobs." The Star-Ledger - 06 October 2010.

Stagg Elliott, Victoria. "Hospital donations plummet nearly $1 billion." American Medical News. 13 October 2010.

Gooch, Diane. "Overloading the affluent with taxes is a very bad idea." New Jersey Newsroom. 20 October 2010.

Durando, Jessica. "Women more generous, more likely to donate, study says." USA Today. 21 October 2010.



Johnston, David Cay. "Charities Wrestle With Tax Uncertainty." New York Times. 10 November 2010.

Cote, David. “Billionaires Pledge Half Their Worth.” The Heights. 17 November 2010

Durando, Jessica. “Americans Plan to Maintain their Level of Charitable Giving.” USA Today.

“Fair Trade Up, Charitable Giving Down.” PR Newswire. 17 November 2010.

Ailworth, Erin. “Gifts Fall Short of Prerecession Totals.” Boston Globe. 17 November 2010.

Begala, Paul. “Be Liberal; Be Generous.” The Huffington Post. 25 Nov 2010. 

Schneider, Pat. “Area Nonprofits Anxious About Holiday Donations.” The Cap Times. 25 Nov 2010.

McCord, Michael. “Nonprofits Defying a Downed Economy.” 29 Nov 2010.

Durando, Jessica. “Charities ‘are Feeling the Pinch.’” USA Today. 30 Nov 2010. 


Fraser, Bruce. “Reconfiguring Giving.” Financial Advisor Magazine. Dec 2010.

“Generational ‘Legacy Gap’ Huge – US Report.” Pro Bono News. 2 Dec 2010.