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My rewards are costly, so I’m giving them away

Kelly Dilworth

For years, I thought of cash back and point rewards as a convenient way to trim my spending and score clothes, supplies and occasional luxuries, such as massages, for free. But as I combed through my spending history recently in…
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3 reasons why we don’t give more money to charity

Kelly Dilworth

Giving money to a good cause is good for you, so why don’t we do more of it? A wealth of research shows that donating to an organization or individuals you believe in can make you happier, more connected and…
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Charity donations made in cash more meaningful

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re seeking donations for a charitable endeavor, such as your kid’s soccer team or for your favorite nonprofit, try asking for donations in cash instead of credit. According to a November 2015 study in the Journal of Consumer Research,…
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3 tips for donating money to increase happiness

Kelly Dilworth

As the end of the year approaches, you may be trying to ramp up your charitable donations. Before you give away your hard-earned cash, think twice about where it’s going. You may be able to reap more satisfaction from your giving – and maximize your charitable contributions – if you think more strategically about where and how you give.
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Salvation Army donation kettles to accept credit cards

Tyler Metzger

You no longer have to stroll past a Salvation Army donation kettle this holiday season with your head down because you’re out of cash. A nascent program in El Paso County, Colo. will be the first Salvation Army chapter in the United States to allow donors to use their debit and credit cards at five contribution locations.
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