You may wish to designate Chabad of Hyde Park as beneficiary of your retirement plan. When you designate your children or other heirs as beneficiaries, they receive only a small fraction of the plan's value since inherited assets of retirement plans (such as IRA's, 401k's, Keogh Plans and others) are subject to both estate and income tax. You would be making a substantial donation to the Center at a minimum cost to your family with plan assets that would be otherwise subject to tax.

Pooled Income Fund
A Pooled Income Fund operates as a master charitable remainder trust fund. Your contribution is assigned "units" of participation and is invested jointly. All of the annual income of the fund is distributed proportionately to the number of units you own. The fund is invested to yield the highest rate of return yet with maximum security. The annual income distributions will vary from year to year, depending upon the earnings of the fund.

After your lifetime, or that of the designated life income beneficiary, the remainder interest will vest to Chabad of Hyde Park.

Charitable Gift Annuities**
The Charitable Gift Annuity is an agreement between you and Chabad of Hyde Park to pay you (or your designated beneficiary) a fixed annuity for life. You can enjoy significant tax benefits while providing a legacy to Chabad of Hyde Park.

For more information, contact:
Rabbi Yossi Brackman
773-955-8672
rabbi@uchicago.edu