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Explainer: the charitable tax deduction

Dec 26, 2013
If you give $1,000 to charity, that reduces your taxable income by $1,000, because there’s less for the government to tax.
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A startup that gives back

Dec 23, 2013
A new company started by University of North Carolina students is partnering with Amazon to help give back this holiday season.
Posted In: startups, Charity, Amazon

5 things to keep in mind before donating to charity

Dec 20, 2013
Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to Eileen Heisman, the President and CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, about how to get the most out of your charitable donations
Posted In: Charity, Charitable giving

Peter and Jennifer Buffett: Questioning parts of the philanthropy business

Dec 11, 2013
Warren Buffett's son Peter and his wife Jennifer wife talk about their ideas on philanthropy.
Posted In: Charity, philanthropy, Warren Buffett

States crack down on deceptive charity fundraising

Dec 4, 2013
Most charities use in-house staff to raise their money. But some rely on for-profit telemarketing to get it done. A new investigation reveals the deception and corruption behind this billion dollar industry.
Posted In: Charity, fraud

At food banks, digital donations go farther

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.
Posted In: food banks, Charity, fundraising, homeless

How to find reputable charities

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?
Posted In: Charity, donation, Typhoon Haiyan

Giving away your inheritance

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.
Posted In: family, family finances, Charity, Inheritance, wealth

The worst charities: Get information before you make a donation

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.
Posted In: Charity, giving, philanthropy

Giving to Boston's victims: How to choose a charity

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.
Posted In: giving, Charity, boston

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