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.
Donor-Advised Fund Assets Grew to Record $54B in 2013
Contributions to DAFs totaled $17 billion in 2013, a 23.5% increase over the previous year.
Charity Gives Seniors’ Unneeded Social Security Checks to Children
Retired trial lawyer and mediator Jerry Conover thought his Social Security check was a waste of taxpayer money. So he gave it away.
3 Critical Reasons Your HNW Clients Need a P&C Insurance Review
Estate planning to preserve wealth is getting more complex, and if a client’s property and casualty insurance doesn’t keep up, you’re asking for trouble.
Small Foundations Have Outsized Charitable Impact, and Assets Have Grown
Foundation Source finds foundations with less than $50 million in assets have enjoyed strong post-recession growth and that advisors can play a key role in three areas.
Charities’ Portfolios Rose 15% in FY2013: Commonfund
Survey of 60 operating charities shows investment returns rose from 11.7% in 2012; domestic equities delivered 31%; bonds in negative territory.
Addressing the Worries of Charitable Clients
Many charitably inclined Americans are concerned about the effectiveness of their philanthropic endeavors, UBS says.