The official start of the giving season is next month, but it’s best to begin planning now.
Local social services and places of worship are popular charities for this generation.
In a sign of an improving economy, charitable donations increased last year.
Billionaires around the world are flexing their philanthropic muscles.
The idea behind Giving Tuesday is to promote philanthropy during the holidays.
The wealthy are giving less money, but more time, than they were two years ago.
Celebrity charity endorsements are everywhere, but it doesn’t mean you should join in.
Back in August, I wrote about investor Warren Buffett’s plea to the wealthy to publicly commit to donating most of their fortunes to charity. Called the “Giving Pledge,” it immediately attracted heavy-hitters like Oracle founder Larry Ellison, movie producer George Lucas, and oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens. Recently, 16 additional billionaires signed up (which raises