This time of year, many of us are focused on giving our time and money to charity. Of course it’s a great and rewarding activity at any time, but the holidays (and, for some, the fiscal year-end) often motivate us to give more. If you’re looking for some guidance on where best to spend your charitable dollars this season, check out the following articles:
- From Forbes, here are 10 tips on how to maximize your charitable giving.
- CNBC provides some advice to investors on donation strategies.
- The Huffington Post offers 6 tips for tax-savvy giving.
- From Wisebread, here are ways to give to charity without donating money.
- GuideStar, an organization that provides data on the reputation and finances of IRS-registered nonprofits, provides these tips on choosing a charity.
- Check out this charity checklist and scam warning signs from the Federal Trade Commission.
- The Center for Investigative Reporting’s list of America’s Worst Charities
- Snopes.com’s investigation of a popular but somewhat erroneous article about high-profile charities and their executive salaries that has been making the rounds for years.