Giving in Grand Rapids
Podcast with Charlie Georgalas
Roberta King interviews Charlie Georgalas about the Community Foundation's investment strategy.
Local Author to Speak at Metz Society Luncheon
We are delighted to have local author Adam Schuitema as our guest speaker at this year's Metz Society Luncheon. Adam is the author of Freshwater Boys, a collection of fiction-based short stories that are set in West Michigan. In this podcast Adam tells a little about his work and reads excerpts from his book.
Estate Planning for the 40 and Under Crowd
Creating an estate plan is important at any age. Chris Brown, an attorney specializing in estate planning and taxation at Miller Johnson speaks with Amanda St. Pierre of Grand Rapids Community Foundation about the process and provides some tips to create a plan that provides for the people, places and things that matter most to you.
Roth IRA Conversions with Lori Baker
New tax legislation now allows all taxpayers to convert traditional individual retirement accounts, or IRAs, to Roth IRAs. To understand why this may be an attractive option for you, we spoke with local CPA Lori Baker, partner at Baker Spindler Holtz.
Charitable Bequests with Tom Kyros
For an estate planner's explanation of charitable bequests, we talked with local attorney Tom Kyros, partner at Varnum LLP.