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Are You Making a Difference?

Are You Making a Difference?

As I drove onto the Minot Ranch Campus this morning the sun was shining and the campus grounds looked immaculate as always. I couldn’t help but smile and feel a sense of pride for this amazing agency. I guess I was feeling a little nostalgic, thinking about the many various roles each individual staff plays to keep operations running smoothly across three Ranch residential locations and eight thrift stores. It’s pretty awesome when you think about it; everyone does their small part of God’s work on earth to help the most vulnerable among us—traumatized children.…

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Donating IRA Assets to Charity: What You Need to Know

Donating IRA Assets to Charity: What You Need to Know

If you plan to include charitable gifts in your estate plans, consider leaving your cash and other investment assets to your heirs; with retirement plan assets going to a charity like Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. Why? Your heirs will pay significant taxes on any retirement assets, while tax-exempt charities will not. Other assets, like your home and stocks, can be sold by your heirs with little or no tax due.…

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