What Makes Social Media Users Donate to Charity?
"Trust the messenger, not the medium" appears to be the motto of charitably inclined social media users, according to the American Red Cross.
Top 10 Cybersecurity Trends for Financial Services in 2015
Developments include threats to Middle East firms, war gaming and creation of “fusion centers.”
African-Americans Invest More Conservatively Than Whites: Study
African-Americans hold fewer stocks and bonds and more real estate, life insurance and CDs, according to Credit Suisse and Brandeis University.
Where World’s Million-Dollar Donors Put Their Money
Every region's culture of charity is a little different. Here's how their biggest donors compare.
Hedge Funds Hit With $2.9 Billion in Redemptions in October
Hedge fund redemptions outpaced new investments in October, but performance gains by many large funds left total assets unchanged at $3 trillion.
Well-Off Women Gain Investing Prowess, Relish Making Money
The vast majority of affluent American women in a new Wells Fargo survey said they “enjoy making and accumulating money.”
Donor-Advised Fund Assets Grew to Record $54B in 2013
Contributions to DAFs totaled $17 billion in 2013, a 23.5% increase over the previous year.
Private Debt Fundraising Hit Peak of $77B in 2013
Direct lending funds are driving growth in the private debt marketplace.
Small Foundations Have Outsized Charitable Impact, and Assets Have Grown
Foundation Source finds foundations with less than $50 million in assets have enjoyed strong post-recession growth and that advisors can play a key role in three areas.
Charities’ Portfolios Rose 15% in FY2013: Commonfund
Survey of 60 operating charities shows investment returns rose from 11.7% in 2012; domestic equities delivered 31%; bonds in negative territory.