Expand Your Charitable Reach
As a kid, Zachary Conway’s financial advisor father tried to instill good savings and charitable habits. Conway, founder and CEO of Seeds Investor, recently told the Framework podcast team about how that worked. When he got his monthly allowance, he divided it up among several containers: o …
How to Make Charitable Giving Part of Your Financial Plan
COVID-19 caused an economic shockwave that we’ll feel for a long time. Nonprofits, from large global networks to the local churches, have been hit hard, too. In a recent survey of 110 nonprofits, 80% of them said revenue had fallen across the board.
How a Donor-Advised Fund Can Help Your Charitable Giving
Giving is an important part of our society. It provides us the opportunity to support causes we believe in and make a positive impact. Giving isn’t always about donating money. It can also include volunteering time or donating goods and resources. Here are some examples of the impact:
Are You Guilty of “Peanut Butter Philanthropy”? How to Overcome Your Best Impulse and Give Strategically
The so-called “Peanut Butter Manifesto” written by a Yahoo! Executive in 2006 gave us a term that hasn’t worn thin yet. The “Peanut Butter Approach” is a derisive term used in business to describe spreading anything – money, energy, time – too far and too thin to be effective or useful.
The Power of ‘Emotional ROI’ Through Charitable Giving
Return on Investment (ROI) is a term you learn about 5 minutes into your first class in business school. Maybe the business model is elegant and the organization is streamlined, but that all begs the question: what is the ROI? How much will we make?
How Can I Donate in the Most Efficient Way Possible?
There are many ways to give to nonprofit organizations – from dropping off your old couch at Goodwill to volunteering at the local soup kitchen. When it comes to giving money, there are many personal benefits, both emotional and financial.
A Time for Giving
Recently, my boyfriend and I decided to take part in our church’s Christmas donation for families in need. We picked a family number and were given a paper with a family of kids’ names, ages, gender and a couple of presents on their Christmas list.
Giving Thanks This Holiday Season
Published by Ron Carson With Thanksgiving just days away, I thought I’d take some time to share what makes me so thankful this holiday season. After all, aside from spending wonderful time with family and sharing great food (and wine), this holiday is all about reflecting and giving thanks …