Tips For Avoiding Being Fooled By Scammers Posing As CharitiesAmericans donate more than $428 billion to charity in 2018, according to Giving USA Foundation. Jason Moon, a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission in Dallas, said that while most charities are legitimate, some take advantage of that generosity.
Year End Gifts To CharityThere are several tax rules that you should know about before you give.
Tax Planning For 2015It is very difficult to talk about money just days before Christmas but I am going to try.
Do Good By Giving This SeasonTwenty-five percent of annual giving to charities is done between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Just make sure your charity is a good one.
Boston Marathon 2015 Charities ListThousands of runners in the Boston Marathon are racing for a cause Monday.
Do Good By Giving This YearTwenty-five percent of annual giving to charities is done between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Holiday Scams To Avoid This YearThe anti-virus software company McAfee released its list of 12 holiday scams.
Give It Away This Tax SeasonYou can only deduct contributions you give to qualified charities.
How To Effectively Deal With ScammersHere are some guidelines from the FTC when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone. My advice is to just hang up or not even take the call.
Tax Planning for 2013It is very difficult to talk about money two days before Christmas but I am going to try.
Do Good By GivingThere are more than 600,000 public charities all wanting our support. When you decide to support a charity, look beyond the razzle-dazzle.
Coakley Names New Overseer Of Public CharitiesMartha Coakley is strengthening efforts to oversee public charities after a dispute with Massachusetts' four largest nonprofit health insurers over payments to board members.
Money Matters - Christmas Week: Philanthropy - Do Good By Giving This time of year, everyone wants your money.
Curious About Collecting For Charities In TrafficYou see them at busy intersections, rattling cans and asking for money. Not homeless panhandlers, but people who say they're collecting for charities....
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