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Tired Of Low Returns On Your Savings?
A Charitable Gift Annuity with the Paralyzed
last paragraph that his neighbor, a
Veterans of America (PVA) is one of the most rewarding
realtor, could “adjust” his income,
investments you can make. a35 Now is an ideal time to
thereby permitting him to regularly
consider the unique tax benefits and security of guaranteed
use “the VA medical facilities.” ...
payments offered by a PVA Charitable Gift Annuity.
If the truth be known, the adjust-
a35 Your gift annuity of at least $25,000 ensures that PVA
ing of their income is just another
can continue its work. In the meantime, you or your
word for lying. My wife, an Army
AGE* RATE**
chosen beneficiary can rely on fixed quarterly or semi-
veteran of the Korean War, served
75 7.3%
annual payments for life. There are various options you
two years as a physical therapist
77 7.6
can choose to best meet your family’s needs. The table at left
before being honorably discharged.
80 8.3
shows you the payment rates you can expect. Give us the
A few years ago, she attempted to
82 8.8
opportunity to show you the return you’ll get from helping
register with the local VA hospital
86 10.1
others. a35 PVA is the only congressionally chartered veterans
90
organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation
-over 11.5
in Dayton, Ohio. When she honestly
of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease.
completed the required information
* PVA’s minimum age
requirement is 75.
form, she was told she was not eli-
Call for more information on the Paralyzed Veterans
** One life rates
gible because her income level was
(subject to change)
of America Charitable Gift Annuity
... too high. She then asked whether
1 (800) 424-8200 ext. 600

www.pva.org
the VA verifi ed income levels, and
Please remember the Paralyzed Veterans of America
she was told they did not. It is called
in your will.
“beating the system,” and many
fi nancially well-off veterans take
great pride in doing so. ...
But our problems with the VA
are inconsequential when com- Ease of use, peace of mind.
pared to those of our “wounded
warriors” from Iraq and Afghani-
stan. Most [servicemembers] know
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