Charitable Giving: Good for Clients’ Charities, Taxes and Financial Plans
Equity-owning clients with low cost basis positions can benefit from a tax-efficient charitable strategy that complements the overall financial plan.
Foundations’ LGBTQ Grant Making Grew 6.3% in 2013
Report finds strong collaboration and coordination among funders on lesbian and gay issues.
15 Best College Majors for Business Success
The STEM-heavy list compiled from data from public companies may disappoint liberal arts majors with corporate ambitions.
Best Finance Tweets of the Year: 2014
Bill Gross pledges to live to 110 and other highlights from the year of Thomas Piketty and "Flash Boys."
IRS Should Get Tougher on Charities: GAO
Budget cutbacks have called into question the adequacy of IRS ability to police tax-exempt groups, the GAO says.
Global Philanthropists Put Growing Demands on Advisors
Advisors need more tools to add value for increasingly sophisticated overseas donor clients, says Maggi Alexander of The Philanthropic Initiative.
15 Biggest Donations of 2014
To date, these are the donors who have given $100 million or more to favored causes, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
5 Ways to Give Back Beyond Giving Tuesday
The Financial Women’s Association released a list of ways consumers and leaders in the financial industry can give back now and throughout the year.
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.
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.