Ritholtz: The Shame of Alternative Investments
The "Yale model" of investing no longer works, Ritholtz says, because there just aren't enough good alternative investments to go around.
Vanguard Charitable Reports on 10 Years of Giving Through Donor-Advised Funds
Questions exist about DAFs’ effectiveness and the charitable intent of donors who use them. Vanguard studied 10 years of account data to find answers.
Why Are There So Few Black CEOs in Philanthropy?
Most African-Americans working in philanthropy do not believe they have real opportunities for meaningful leadership roles, according to the Association of Black Foundation Executives.
Donor-Advised Funds Aid Financial Planning, Teach Children About Giving
Families with donor-advised fund accounts are using them to prepare the next generation to take up the family’s giving legacy, according to Fidelity Charitable.
That $41 Trillion Wealth Transfer Now Officially $59 Trillion
The vaunted $41 trillion wealth transfer that is the subject of every advisor conference has been freshly updated: It has now reached $59 trillion.
Smaller U.S. Private Foundations Thrived in 2013
Private foundations with less than $50 million in assets saw their endowments grow in 2013 for the second consecutive year, Foundation Source reported.
10 Myths About Momentum Investing: AQR Capital
A new paper by AQR Capital Management seeks to lend intellectual respectability to oft-derided momentum investing.
Top 10 Best-Paid Fundraisers at Nonprofit Organizations
Upward of two dozen fundraisers at nonprofits earned more than $500,000, and two earned more than $1 million in 2011, The Chronicle of Philanthropy found.
Endowments and Foundations Confident About Economy, Markets
More than half of respondents to an NEPC survey expect markets to show high single-digit returns this year.
Nonprofits’ Glass Ceiling Has Very Real Cost: Poll
Nonprofits with few women on the board miss out on donations from affluent women, a poll by The Chronicle of Philanthropy and NYU researchers found.