Family Giving Library 

    We invite you to borrow these books from our library focused on involving your family in giving. 

     

    Beating the Midas Curse - Perry Cochell and Rodney Zeeb

    Why does hard work and financial success lead to disaster for so many families, and how can you save yours?

     

    Giving - Bill Clinton

    How each of us can change the world.

     

    Wealth in Families - Charles W. Collier

    Fundamental questions surrounding your financial wealth and its effect on your family.

     

    Values-Based Estate Planning  -  Scott C. Fithian

                A step-by-step approach to wealth transfer for professional advisors.

     

    The Financially Intelligent Parent - Eileen Gallo and Jon Gallo

                Eight steps to raising successful, generous, responsible children.

     

    Silver Spoon Kids - Eileen Gallo and Jon Gallo

                How successful parents raise responsible children.

     

    Inspired Philanthropy - Tracy Gary

                Step-by-step guide to creating a giving plan and leaving a legacy.

     

    The Greater Good - Claire Gaudiani

    How philanthropy drives the American economy and can save capitalism.

     

    Generations of Giving - Kelin E. Gersick

                Leadership and continuity in family foundations.

     

    A World of Their Own Making - John R. Gillis

    Myth, ritual and the quest for family values.

     

    Raising Financially Fit Kids - Joline Godfrey

    Centered around a developmental map covering 10 specific money skills children can master by the age of 18.

     

    Children of Paradise - Lee Hausner

                Successful parenting for prosperous families.

     

    Saving the Family Cottage - Stuart J. Hollander, Rose Hollander & David S. Fry

                A guide to succession planning for your cottage, cabin, camp or vacation home.

     

    Family Wealth:  Keeping It in the Family - James E. Hughes, Jr.

    How family members and their advisers preserve human, intellectual and financial assets for generations.

     

    The World Needs Your Kid - Craig Kielburger, Marc Kielburger and Shelley Page

                Raising  children who care and contribute.

     

    Too Much of a Good Think - Dan Kindlon

                Raising children of character in an indulgent age.

     

    Smart & Caring - Richard & Linda Livingston

                A donor's guide to major gifting.

     

    Money Harmony - Olivia Mellan

                Resolving money conflicts in your life and relationships.

     

    The Golden Ghetto - Jessie H. O'Neill

                The psychology of affluence.

     

    The Giving Family - Susan Crites Price

                Raising our children to help others.

     

    Smart Generosity - Renata J. Rafferty

    Everything you need to know about charity, philanthropy and giving wisely.

     

    Seeking Succession - Loyd H. Rawls

    How to continue the family business legacy.

     

    CEO Dad - Tom Stern

                How to avoid getting fired by your family.

     

    The Ultimate Gift - Jim Stovall

                What would you be willing to do in order to inherit one billion dollars?

     

    Preparing Heirs  -  Roy Williams and Vic Preisser

                Five steps to a successful transition of family wealth and values.

     

    Philanthropy Heirs & Values  -  Roy Williams and Vic Preisser

    How successful families are using philanthropy to prepare their heirs for post-transition responsibilities.

     

    Navigating the Dark Side of Wealth  -  Thayer Cheatham Willis

                A life guide for inheritors.

     

     

     

     

    For more information

    Lynne Yontz, CAP®

    Chief Advancement Officer

    yontz@desmoinesfoundation.org

    Phone (515) 447-4203