American Volunteerism Hit Bottom in 2013
The number of Americans volunteering for nonprofits hit a new low in 2013, according to an analysis of federal statistics by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Big Foundations Replenish Coffers Gutted by Recession
New pet causes include telemedicine and fracking — yes, fracking.
15 Biggest Charitable Gifts of 2013
Fifteen Americans made gifts of $100 million or more—and one gave almost $1 billion to one lucky recipient, Chronicle of Philanthropy reported.
The Successful Retirement Plan Advisor: Separating Fear From Risk
Barbara Delaney of StoneStreet Equity has made a career out of taking risks at the right time by being both reactive and proactive.
Hurricane Sandy: What Comes Next? A Roundup
The winds and storm surges of Hurricane Sandy may have died down, but the long slog of sorting out the damage has just begun. Here are some perspectives from our sister site, PropertyCasualty360, on what comes next.
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy, Markets Shut Up Shop
Both the NYSE and Nasdaq were closed Monday due to the superstorm, though electronic trades continue on Arca, and SIFMA recommends bond market closure.
Soros, Foundation Center Document Philanthropic Support for Black Males
Open Society Foundations and the Foundation Center released a new study on Monday that documents the variety of philanthropic activity in support of black men and boys in the U.S.
Simplifying Your Practice; Seeking Hidden Value: April Research—Slideshow
The cover story of Research magazine's April issue looks into a growing trend in advisor training programs toward "Pursuing Simplicity." A feature article on "The Measured Approach to Value" describes how value investors today are applying their philosophy to a turbulent market. Among the April issue's other offerings: Bill Good's...
The Third Choice
Americans Elect is an organization that aims to provide an alternative to the Democratic and Republican candidates in this year’s presidential elections.
And the Pass Is Incomplete
It’s wonderful to see so many billionaires pledging to share their wealth with charity.