Author Topic: A frugal social worker left $11 million to children's charities in his will  (Read 837 times)

civil4life

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Just read this article on CNN's website.

Something to help inspire frugality in us all.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/28/us/frugal-social-worker-leaves-millions-to-charity-trnd/index.html

TVRodriguez

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Thanks for sharing.  I love this.

As an estate planning and probate attorney, I've had the pleasure of telling charities that they were receiving money from an estate.  Sometimes they are matter-of-fact about it and unimpressed, and sometimes they are incredibly grateful.  It's not my money, but I get to enjoy being the messenger.  In my experience, the smaller the charity, the more grateful they are for any size gift.