20 Most & Least Charitable States
WalletHub analyzes volunteer rate, median contribution and other metrics to find which states are angels and which states Grinches.
14 Tax Changes in PATH Bill End Uncertainty for Many Planners
Law ends years of uncertainty on everything from charitable giving to small business incentives — and puts off new taxes as well.
Chan Zuckerberg Philanthropy Reboot Will Build on Lessons Learned
Lessons learned from Zuckerberg's “flubbed” Newark school reform effort will inform the couple’s new philanthropic venture, says Priscilla Chan.
NPT’s Heisman: Why Donor-Advised Funds Are Surging
National Philanthropic Trust CEO and Wharton lecturer Eileen Heisman talks to ThinkAdvisor about DAFs' popularity and the Chan-Zuckerberg initiative.
Tax-Cut Bill, Passed by House, Makes These Charity Tax Breaks Permanent
The $650 billion tax-cut measure the House overwhelmingly approved made several charitable tax incentives permanent.
Ultra-Wealthy Donors Worldwide Gave $112 Billion to Charity in 2014
Wealth-X and Arton Capital's annual giving report focuses this year on Syrian refugees, saying about $800,000 from each HNWI could feed and shelter them all.
Junk Bond Issuance Soars Ahead of Expected Fed Rate Hike
The higher yields of junk bonds tend to offset some of the impact of falling prices when rates rise.
Donor-Advised Fund Juggernaut Continues to Dominate Charitable Giving
However you measure their growth, donor-advised funds as charitable giving vehicles are on a roll.
Why We’re in a Bull Market for Donor-Advised Funds
The benefits to many clients are clear — in fact, there are at least 12 — and the timing is right.
Giving Back Has Made This 41-Year-Old Billionaire Less Popular
After making $4 billion, ex-Centaurus Advisors manager John Arnold closed his fund, grew a beard and started a foundation. So why do people dislike him?