Planning for Tomorrow: Leave a Legacy

As you consider the role that CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 has played in the community and how it has affected your life, we invite you to make a transformational gift by incorporating CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 into your estate plan. Your gift will build a community of listeners, performers, supporters who enjoy, share, support, and promote classical music. Estate gifts include any of the following:

Bequests: A bequest made through your will or living trust, allows you to direct how your belongings will be distributed to your family, friends, and charities. Through a bequest, you have the ability to make a gift to CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 in the future while preserving your assets during your lifetime. Bequests to CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 can take a variety of forms and if your life circumstances change, you have the flexibility to adjust your gift through a simple amendment. In addition, you may receive valuable estate tax savings.

Retirement Plan Assets: A gift which does not require you to change your will is to designate CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 as a beneficiary of your retirement plan assets through your account beneficiary designation form. Naming CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 as a beneficiary of your retirement plan has the added advantage of being among the most tax-wise ways to make an estate gift. You can leave other types of assets such as cash, appreciated securities, or real estate to your heirs, and direct tax-burdened assets to a tax-exempt charitable institution like CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1.

Life Insurance Policies:

Did you know that you can use a life insurance policy to support your interests? You can designate CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 as the sole beneficiary or in combination with family members as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy. Alternatively, you can transfer ownership of a paid-up policy to CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 during your lifetime, and receive an income tax charitable deduction.

Financial Accounts: You can also name us on your savings, checking, money market, investment accounts or commercial annuities by completing a form with your bank or the originating institution stating that the funds are to be distributed to CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 upon your passing.

Charitable Trusts: You can transform CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 and its role as the voice of the arts, while achieving your own personal and financial goals. A charitable remainder trust, provides payments for life or a term of years that can supplement your retirement income or provide support for family members and friends. A trust can also provide tax benefits, such as an income tax deduction, avoidance of capital gains tax with a contribution of an appreciated asset, and a reduction in estate tax.

All assets, including cash, securities, real estate, and tangible personal property, may be transferred to CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 through your estate. If you have named CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1 in your estate plan, we ask that you please contact us so that we may know your wishes and recognize your generosity.

To learn more about gifts through your estate or to request sample bequest language, please contact Blandine Van de Velde at (206) 691-2975 or