Giving Back/Charity

Quarter of Americans Don’t Trust Charities

January 24, 2011

New research from America’s leading discount site reveals that a quarter of Americans ‘don’t trust’ charities; with a fifth also admitting that they would purposely avoid charity collectors in the street. The research, conducted by America’s leading discount site, was conducted on 7,587 members of the US public. The site wanted to discover the […]

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LivingSocial Breaks Out of the Gift Box without Breaking the Bank

December 13, 2010

One Percent of Proceeds from 12 Days of Giving Program to Benefit and GlobalGiving Washington D.C., December 13, 2010 –  Tis the season to give travel adventures, tanning packages, relaxing spa treatments, unique cuisine, cooking classes  and so much more with LivingSocial’s second annual 12 Days of Giving.  In the spirit of giving, LivingSocial […]

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America’s Wealthiest Families and Advisors to Convene for 11th Annual Investor Summit

September 7, 2010

Family Financial Forum Addresses Wealth Preservation Strategies BEVERLY HILLS, CA (Sept 7, 2010) – More than 100 of America’s wealthiest families, individuals and their advisors will convene in September for the 11th Annual Family Office Wealth Conference sponsored by family office firm Lido Consulting, Inc and Institutional Investor magazine.  Attendees including 60 of the Forbes […]

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State Farm® and Major League Baseball® Go Deep For Charities with “GO TO BAT™” Program

July 26, 2010

Fans get chance to be there for their favorite causes and swing for the fences to earn a trip to one of baseball’s biggest moments BLOOMINGTON, Ill., (July 12, 2010) – Home runs during the second half of the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) season will take on a whole new meaning for baseball fans […]

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Schwab Charitable Shows Philanthropy Can Help Offset Taxes On Roth IRA Conversions

June 17, 2010

Millions Of Americans Eligible To Convert Traditional Retirement Accounts To Popular Roth Plans SAN FRANCISCO — June 15, 2010 — Schwab Charitable, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing national donor-advised fund organizations, has issued a brief on the benefits of using charitable giving to help reduce taxes resulting from Roth IRA Conversions. The […]

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Schwab Charitable Reports Encouraging Results From Double Give Program

May 25, 2010

First of its Kind Program Enabling Schwab Charitable Donors to Support the World’s Neediest Entrepreneurs by Guaranteeing Microfinance Loans. SAN FRANCISCO — May 19, 2010 — Schwab Charitable, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing national donor-advised fund organizations, today announced results for the inaugural year of its innovative Double Give Microfinance Guarantee Program. […]

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LendingTree Launches Charitable Arm to Help Cash-Strapped Families

April 26, 2010

On Tuesday, April 27, LendingTree is kicking off a 3-step initiative intended to raise awareness for Financial Literacy Day. The LendingTree Foundation: With mortgage rates rising and an unemployment rate hovering at 10%, CEO Doug Lebda wanted to do something to help families get back on their feet and knew that they needed to do […]

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