The New Face of Philanthropy

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How people give is changing.

Paul Hammer

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Originally presented on
June 12, 2019

When you hear the word philanthropy, what comes to mind? Multimillionaires writing large checks? Choosing a charity at the last minute at the holiday season? In this webinar, we’ll explore the evolution in ways to give back to causes you care about, and how new generations are influencing philanthropy.

Topics discussed will include:

  • How this evolution is coming about
  • Ways to give back other than writing a check
  • Planning for philanthropy later in life

About Paul and Adam Hammer
Paul Hammer earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from UB in 1978 and his MBA in finance from the New York Institute of Technology. Paul obtained the Chartered Life Underwriter designation in 1995 and the Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1996, both awarded by the American College. He has also obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation. Paul has completed all requirements for the Accredited Estate Planner designation and has maintained the required continuing education credits (PACE) with the American College.

Adam Hammer joined Hammer Financial Group in 2014 as a fully licensed registered staff member. In this role, he facilitates research on all investment products, including mutual funds, exchange traded funds, stocks and bonds. He’s responsible for maintaining and refining investment models, assisting with client correspondence and handling all marketing initiatives for the company. Adam received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Mercyhurst University in 2009 and his master’s degree in finance from UB in 2014. He’s earned numerous professional designations from the College of Financial Planning, including the Accredited Asset Management Specialist and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist.