Smart About Charitable Giving

3 Things: Being Smart About Charitable Giving

Being smart about charitable giving  1.   As Barry Ritholz notes in this oldie but goodie — “giving to charity is personally fulfilling and it helps those in need, but some charities are better than others in channeling donations to where they are most needed.” Find out how to d
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The Heart of Giving Part II: Effective and Efficient Giving

The Heart of Giving Part II: Effective and Efficient Giving

In our last post, we covered an important part of philanthropy: ensuring that your gifts bring joy to you and your intended recipients in equal measure. Meaningful giving is an admittedly qualitative, “Venus” measure of success. Today, we’ll visit “Mars,” where we explore some of the
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The Heart of Giving Part I: Meaningful Giving

The Heart of Giving Part I: Meaningful Giving

Earlier this year, we covered how charitable giving can be a win-win activity, bringing as much happiness to the donor as to the recipient. We believe this is true whether you’re giving gifts to loved ones or fulfilling philanthropic goals. But especially for the latter, the giving is
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Financial LIFE Planning: Giving

Financial LIFE Planning: Giving

In the past few weeks, I’ve dedicated our SAGE blog to four streams of consciousness that combine to serve as the undercurrent, or the “life” portion, of financial LIFE planning: Gratitude Meditation Spending time with your tribe Giving I’ve intentionally saved Giving as the best for
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