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Talented and Generous Women

| by Bert Armstrong

Can you guess which event doesn’t fit in this group:  My wife’s birthday   My mom’s birthday   My son’s graduation   Mother’s Day    Armstrong McGuire’s monthly team meetings  Give …

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New Leaders in the Non-Profit Community

| by Bert Armstrong

Armstrong McGuire is pleased to celebrate recent new placements for clients.  Passage Home is pleased to announce that Seth Friedman will be joining the organization as Chief Executive Officer on May 7, 2018.  Seth is a nonprofit professional with more than 15 years of experience …

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Will our good fortune help or hurt the less fortunate?

| by Bert Armstrong

The impact of the recent tax cuts passed by Congress is beginning to be felt in the paychecks, investment portfolios and on the bottom lines of many businesses.  It will be a while before pundits on both sides of the political spectrum have real data to bolster their claims of how these…

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“Will” Power for the New Year

| by Bert Armstrong

While attending the wedding of our godson last month (congratulations Carter and Shelley), my wife and I had some time to visit with the officiating pastor who is also a longtime friend. We got into a conversation about marriage vows and particularly the Declaration of Intention in the servi…

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The Courage to Ask

| by Bert Armstrong

Are We Deserving of the Philanthropy We Seek? Today is National Philanthropy Day – a time to celebrate the giving spirit of our donors who share their time, talents and treasure with our nonprofit community.  Donors give with the anticipation that their investments will help find…

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Measuring Performance

| by Bert Armstrong

Today's blog post serves as an introduction to Armstrong McGuire's newest team member.  Staci Barfield joins our firm this month as a Senior Advisor, bringing over 25 years of leadership experience in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors, with significant successes in maximiz…

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But for Grace

| by Bert Armstrong

A new report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that fewer Americans are giving to charitable causes and that nonprofits are increasingly relying on the wealthy for support.  According to the study, “only 24 percent of taxpayers reported on their tax returns that they made a…

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We have a lot to learn!

| by Bert Armstrong

“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”  ― Michel Legrand Some things I learned early in life in the typical ways we were all taught through elementary, middle and high school:  Reading, writing, arithmetic…

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