Nov 28, 2013 While food banks would never turn away that can of about-to-expire lima beans, those donations come with a lot of overhead.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Nov 15, 2013 When disaster hits, a lot of people want to give back and support those in need. But how do you make sure your money is going where it needs to go?
Aug 16, 2013 Here's a conversation that might prove tricky: a young adult who tells her parents that she plans on giving away her inheritance.
Jun 14, 2013 A new investigative report reveals that many popular charities Americans give to generously actually don't help the causes they claim to raise money for.
Apr 19, 2013 As Americans look for ways to express their compassion over the tragedies that struck Boston and Texas this week, we have some tips for how to give to charities without being scammed.
Mar 27, 2013 Panera Bread today expands its experiment in “pay what you want” pricing, allowing patrons in St. Louis to name their own price for a bowl of turkey chili.
Dec 28, 2012 Most charitable foundations take a big pot of money, usually bequeathed by a rich guy, and invest it for profit -- then take those profits and donate to charity. Great system … unless you aren't actually earning a profit.
Dec 14, 2012 With the in-fighting in Washington over the fiscal cliff, the future of tax deductions for charitable giving is uncertain. But author and philanthropist Kevin Salwen argues, if anything, we need to encourage more giving.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Dec 14, 2012 Marketplace Wealth and Poverty reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji takes a look at how the charitable tax deduction has changed over time and why some think lowering it could benefit the middle class.