As relaxed regulations spur credit union memberships, banks cry foul

Apr 3, 2019
The two sides will meet soon in federal appeals court.
At the Move Your Money March in the downtown Los Angeles financial district in 2011, Occupy movement members called for people to move their money from banks to credit unions.
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A new report finds more big donors are giving big money to big institutions, but ...

Nov 20, 2018
What does this mean for the overall nonprofit sector, which is made up of small groups, too?

Volunteer time is worth almost $25 an hour to nonprofits

Apr 30, 2018
The group Independent Sector tracks the value of volunteer work. This year, it averages $24.69 per hour, up more than 2 percent from last year. Independent Sector says 63 million Americans volunteer about 8 billion hours of their time per year.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

The resignation of a top White House aide has put domestic violence back in the spotlight

Feb 22, 2018
After the resignation of a top White House aide accused of domestic abuse, more victims are coming forward and seeking help. At the same time, nonprofits that provide services and shelters for victims of domestic violence are seeing an uptick in donations.   Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

For advocacy groups, the federal budget is mainly a blueprint for battle

May 23, 2017
The federal budget released today is pretty much a fantasy document that will be dead on arrival when it gets to Congress, economists say. But even scaled back, proposed budget cuts to Medicaid, food assistance and other programs for the poor are likely to tear a hole in the safety net the likes of which […]

Data sharing generates revenue for some charities

Nov 27, 2015
Charities may trade or sell names of small-time donors.