charitable giving

The "I Knew It!" Benefit of Expense Tracking

It's worth tracking your spending because it's the only way to learn where your money is going. But it's worth doing for another reason as well.

Tax Deductions to Start Thinking About Now

Tax deductions can save you a lot, but who wants to worry about them during the holidays? Here's what to do now to prepare for the end of the year.

Surprisingly Easy Ways You Can Support Charity

You can support charity with minimal effort — and while having a lot of fun. Discover over 20 great, unexpected ways to get involved.

Bringing Water and Wheels to Africa: My Amazing Frugal Vacation

Living frugally can help us achieve other goals — such as, in one writer's case, providing water and bicycles for people in Uganda.

Surprising Charitable Tax Deductions

If you're generous, make sure you get all the tax breaks coming to you. From car mileage to meals, you might be surprised by what you can deduct.

4 Guarantees Besides Death and Taxes

Ben Franklin said there were only two guarantees in this life, death and taxes. But there are a few others that could be added to his list.

The Art of Asking for Fewer Gifts

Asking friends and family to give you fewer gifts can be met with confusion or even hostility. But if it's done with careful consideration, you can make everyone happy.

How to Donate a Car to Charity

If you need to get rid of a car, selling it isn't your only option — if you donate it, you can help a charity you care about and get a nice tax deduction.

Cleaning Out for a Cause: Make a Noncash Tax-Deductible Donation

Donating your used goods can help those in need, reduce clutter, and give you a nice tax deduction. Here's what you need to know to donate goods before the end of the year.

Giving to Charity is Great. But How Do You Pick One?

The holiday season is crucial for charities nationwide. Find out how to pick the right charity for you and ensure your donation goes to those who really need it.

Tax Planning: 5 Things to Do Before the End of the Year

There's a mere month left to 2010; learn what you should do now to maximize your tax savings.

Give Two Laptops for the Price of One

Until November 26th, this program allows you to order the revolutionary XO laptop, only now bein

Charitable Giving: Give in Order to Receive

The idea of giving away what you have especially if you don't have much is a tough one to wrap your head around. But if you truly want to be rich (both literally and figu