Don’t call them thrift stores. A new breed of secondhand fashion franchises is emerging, and it’s worlds away from the funky, …
Why the Rich Aren’t Good at Giving
Three quarters of mega gifts go to charities that do comparatively little good and are laced with personal benefits, one expert finds.
What the Super-Rich Are Spending Their Fortunes On Now
Billionaires are giving in big numbers again, reflecting a strong stock market and rising confidence among the super rich
Man Cut $20,000 Check for Other People’s Layaway Gifts at Walmart
And other ‘angels’ are doing the same
Here’s How to Give the Perfect Gift This Holiday
When holiday shopping, we defer to gift cards and items on wish lists because we think they’ll be appreciated—or at least not disappointing. But these gifts are rarely memorable. And they’re unlikely to get the gushing, “Oh …
4 Smartest Money-Making Stocking Stuffers
Stumped for a meaningful holiday gift for the kids or grandkids? These presents give for a lifetime.
5 Ways a Few Hundred Dollars Will Change Your Life
Holiday spending is down. Good. Here are five ways to spend on your future before you give in to the Santa impulse.
Helping Your Family Doesn’t Have to Mean You Can’t Retire
More than 60% of people past the age of 50 provide financial support to an adult family member. Almost no one plans for it.
Giving Back: How Retiring Boomers Get the Rush They Crave
America is the most giving nation on earth as it relates to charities. Here’s how philanthropy is changing for boomers.
Philanthropists of the World: You’re Doing It Wrong!
A new book takes issue with those who give for the wrong reasons. Does it really matter why we give, as long as we give? Here are three ways to fix charity.
‘Give While You Live’ Dominates Charitable Giving
The recovery in charitable giving is one of the slowest since any recession. But individuals who prefer to not wait until they die, and flush corporations, are picking up some slack.
New Age Philanthropy: Donor-Advised Funds Defy Sluggish Giving Trends
The new face of philanthropy is donor-advised funds for the masses. These fast growing accounts have bucked the trend toward sluggish giving since the recession.