Tag Archives: philanthropy

DNA tests, CFPB survivor and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 43 percent That’s the number of cardholders who are revolving debt. The debt they’re accruing is probably more than the worth of that free plane ticket or hotel stay on a rewards card. If your…
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How to donate airline points to help with Harvey relief efforts

Jenny Hoff

The tens of thousands of victims of Hurricane Harvey need clothes, shoes, diapers, food, medicine, blankets – all of the everyday supplies we take for granted. But, there is something else they could use that you may not have thought…
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4 apps that make it easy to help others

Susan Johnston Taylor

For the philanthropy-minded, it’s always a good time to support nonprofit organizations, whether it’s an animal rescue, a homeless shelter, a mentoring program for inner-city youths or something else entirely. It’s even better if it’s easy to give to a…
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Trump Dash Button speeds donations to ACLU

Jay MacDonald

While it didn’t take long for a socially aware techno-cat to cook up an ingenious response to the sometimes ALL CAPS feeds from America’s Tweeter-in-Chief, nobody saw the Trump rage button coming. Credit that mic-drop moment to Nathan Pryor, a…
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6 ways to make the most of Giving Tuesday

Erica Sandberg
6 ways to make the most of Giving Tuesday

After the buying binges of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, a day for doing for others and giving back to the community can be a refreshing change of pace. Instead of splurging on gifts, on Giving Tuesday, people are encouraged…
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