Five Good Questions for Tadas Viskanta of Abnormal Returns
The author says that active investors need to be aware that the odds are against them and that there are real costs, both explicit and implicit, in taking such an active approach.
Midsize Nonprofits Fall Short in Financial Knowledge: New Study
Gaps in financial knowledge exist among professionals at midsize nonprofits, with serious implications for those organizations and the donors who place their trust in them, according to a new study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Raymond James Recruits $2.7 Million Advisor Team
Raymond James added a $2.7 million team to its ranks, the broker-dealer announced Tuesday.
5 Online Tools to Facilitate Charitable Giving
Many donors, especially those who are planning large gifts, want to know how to make their gifts more effective or to fill gaps in funding. Several online providers can meet these needs.
Wealthy Women Chief Decision Makers About Charitable Giving
Women are different from men in many respects, not least in their influence over charitable giving decisions, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Study of High Net Worth Women's Philanthropy, released Monday.
Charities Under Obama Tax Plans Would Feel Some Pain: Study
Tax code proposals would have limited short-term effects, but in long-term might hurt, Indiana University study finds.
Looking to Give a Million? Tool Helps Big Donors Find Right Match
A new tool lets big-dollar donors find out about the charities they want to give to before they write that check.
Twitter Startup Is for the Wall Street Birds
In yet another case of Twitter aficionados finding unpredicted uses for the social networking site, a financial engineering firm has launched a free service that helps investors make trades based on the analysis of Twitter data.
Charitable Giving in U.S. Edged Up to $291B in 2010
Total charitable contributions from American individuals, corporations and foundations grew by 3.8% in 2010 in current dollars and 2.1% in inflation-adjusted dollars, according to estimates released Monday by Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
American Women Are Stronger Believers Than Men in Power of Supporting Causes
American women are strong believers in the power of individuals to make a difference by supporting causes, while American men are more likely to view supporting causes as a fad, according to new data released Monday by Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Georgetown University's Center for Social Impact Communication.