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Why Federal Employees Should Consider a Donor Advised Fund


Tommy Blackburn, CFP®, CPA, PFS, of Mason & Associates discusses the Donor Advised Fund (DAF) and how it can be used to maximize charitable giving.

About the Episode:

• A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a charitable giving vehicle.

• Gifts to the Fund are typically "bunched" together to maximize tax benefits.

• The year of the contribution to the fund is the year of the tax deduction.

• Gifts are then made from the Fund to charities of your choice over time.

• Gifts to Donor Advised Funds are invested and may grow in value.