Donors consider a variety of assets for charity

Many adults donating to charity this year do not plan to consult a financial advisor, according to a recent survey. Just 23% of respondents said they plan to seek advice. Among those working with an advisor, 70% are more likely to donate different types of assets other than cash including stock, real estate, and other business assets. In addition, 35% of those with an advisor said they felt more successful meeting their goals compared with 17% of those without an advisor