Philanthropy

  1. Decabillionaire

    Decabillionaire is a term used to define the world’s super-rich, who have wealth in excess of ten times a billion.
  2. What's the largest charitable donation Warren Buffett ever made?

    Learn about Warren Buffett's biggest financial contributions and how his estate is to be divided between charity and Buffett's ...
  3. Fractional Gift

    A fractional gift entails a gradual charitable donation of a work of art in order to receive the maximum a tax break.
  4. Donor Advised Fund

    A private fund administered by a third party, created for managing charitable donations on behalf of an organization, family, ...
  5. Charitable Contributions Deduction

    Within certain limitations, the Charitable Contributions Deduction allows taxpayers to deduct their cash and property contributions ...
  6. Bargain Sale To A Charitable Organization

    Bargain sale to a charitable organization is the sale of a good or service to a charitable organization for less than the ...
  7. Pro Bono

    Pro bono means to work for the public good, and most commonly refers to attorneys who provide services at no cost to their ...
  8. Use Strategy to Make the Most of Your Philanthropy

    With proper planning, charitable giving can feel good and also help reduce your tax burden, allowing you to give more and ...
  9. Philanthropy

    Philanthropy is charitable giving to human causes on a large scale, undertaken by an individual or organization based on ...
  10. How to start your own private foundation

    Learn how to start your own private foundation. Private foundations can be time consuming and expensive, but many find the ...
  11. Gifting Your Retirement Assets To Charity

    There are several things to consider when you want to donate your retirement assets to charity. Read here to make sure you're ...
  12. Nonprofit Organization

    A nonprofit organization is a business entity that pays no income tax, as it furthers a religious, scientific or social cause, ...
  13. Endowment Fund

    An endowment fund is an investment fund set up by an institution that makes regular withdrawals from invested capital to ...
  14. What Drives Wealthy Donors and How to Advise Them

    New research about high net worth philanthropy shows that values drive giving decisions—and that donors plan to keep on giving ...
  15. Navigating Government and Nonprofit Financials

    Examining government & nonprofit financials can help you trace where your dollars are really going.
  16. How charities make money

    In addition to donations, here are some of the common ways charities generate revenues.
  17. What does 'pro bono' really mean?

    The term pro bono is short for the Latin "pro bono publico," which means "for the public good." Check out the detailed explanation ...
  18. How to Simplify Your Charitable Giving

    Using a donor-advised fund can simplify your charitable giving process.
  19. True Family Wealth Is Built With These Components

    There is more to building family wealth than financial capital.
  20. Are Your Heirs Stuck with Your Charity Pledges?

    How to avoid a court battle over whether your estate is required to pay the charity pledges you made.
  21. Why Your Will Needs a 'Titanic Clause'

    If you don't have a Titanic clause in your will and disaster strikes, there's no guarantee that your intended beneficiaries ...
  22. Is This the Best Time to Start a Donor Advised Fund?

    With possible changes to taxes looming next year, 2016 may be the time to start a donor-advised fund.
  23. Tale of Two Charities: Trump's Helps Trump, the Clintons' Is the Real Deal

    The Clintons have been quite literally a thousand times more charitable than The Donald. And now the Trump Foundation is ...
  24. Putting Your Money to Work for the Greater Good

    There are several ways to put your capital to work for social or charitable causes, while also facilitating moves that support ...
  25. This Is What Mark Zuckerberg's Portfolio Looks Like (FB, MSFT)

    Find out where the sixth-richest billionaire on the Forbes List, Mark Zuckerberg, invests his money to continue securing ...
  26. Jim Simons' Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn about the billionaire "Quant King," James Simons, and how the award-winning mathematician built his highly successful ...
  27. University Donations Hit a Record in 2015

    A closer look at the staggering $40.3 billion donated to colleges and universities in 2015.
  28. Philanthropy Planning with Millennials

    As more Millennials care about giving while they're still young, advisors must put philanthropy planning and strategy at ...
  29. Baby Boomer Philanthropy Shifts Wealth Adviser Focus

    Wealth advisers who integrate philanthropy and finance planning can stand out with baby boomer clients.
  30. Hybrid Business: Rise of Nonprofits in Private Sector

    Businesses are embracing a mutually beneficial partnership wherein the ideals of the nonprofit sector are coupled with profit ...
  31. How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    Of the $58 trillion that will be passed over the next several decades, $26 trillion could go to charity. Here's how to plan ...
  32. The Christmas Saints Of Wall Street

    Learn how some of world's richest people spread holiday cheer year-round.
  33. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  34. Most Effective Charitable Organizations

    We look at some of the world's top charities and see how much of their donation money actually goes towards fulfilling their ...
  35. The Best Ways To Volunteer

    The most beneficial type of volunteer activity depends on your goals for volunteering.
  36. How Nonprofits And Commercial Groups Can Help The Economy

    As the White House Summer Jobs Initiative takes effect, we look at the benefits of collaboration between for and nonprofit ...
  37. 8 Ways To Donate Locally

    Donating locally is a great way to both support and get involved with your own community.
  38. The 5 Wealthiest Private Foundations

    These huge foundations are dedicated to causes ranging from healthcare to education and the arts.
  39. Billionaires Who Haven't Taken The Pledge

    The Pledge has gained a lot of attention, but some names are missing. We'll look at a few notables not signing up.
  40. Billionaires: Can They Solve The World's Problems?

    If Buffett and Gates did convince other billionaires to give away their fortunes, what could be paid for?
  41. Top 5 Most Charitable American Cities

    Some may think that charity is dead in the U.S., but these cities prove that generosity is alive and well.
  42. Non-Cash Contribution Rules Could Cut Returns

    Higher standards for certain contributions could mean smaller deductions for you.
  43. It Is Better To Give AND Receive

    You give to benefit others, but there can be perks for you too.
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