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Tax Deductions for Charitable Contributions & Donations

Generally speaking, Americans are a generous lot. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, Americans gave $427.71 billion to charities in 2018. Perhaps one motivation...
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How Tax Reform Affects Deductions for Charitable Giving This Year

It may be better to give than to receive, but for many taxpayers, receiving a tax break for their charitable giving is a good incentive. Charitable donations stand at an all-time high, but new tax policies may be threatening people's desire to give. As with most tax deductions, there are a lot of rules and limitations you need to be aware of if you want to stay generous without overpaying Uncle Sam.
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8 Ways to Shop for a Cause This Holiday Season

'Tis the season for cooking, baking, laughing, singing, and of course, shopping. After all, what is the holiday season for if not the joy of...
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30 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers

Teachers typically claim they don't need any gifts because teaching is reward enough. Yet the job of any teacher - whether of kids, teens,...
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Should I Join AmeriCorps? – Benefits & Drawbacks of Service

Interested in volunteering? What about giving back to the community, gaining a leg up in the workforce, and meeting like-minded people? AmeriCorps is a...
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Time Banking Explained – How to Trade Services With a Time-Based...

Suppose you've got a leaky toilet in your bathroom. After trying without success to repair it yourself, you call a plumber who gets the job done...
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14 Unique & Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend or Husband

"Well, it's the thought that counts," is probably the last thing you want to hear anyone say after you've given them a gift you've...
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What to Do With Unwanted Holiday Gifts – How to Return,...

In National Retail Federation surveys about which gifts people want for the holidays, the number one answer, year after year, is a gift card. Many people...
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Should I Join the Peace Corps? – Benefits & Drawbacks of...

Want to see the world and experience other cultures? The Peace Corps may be right for you. Each year, approximately 15,000 to 18,000 Americans...
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Community Cafes – What They Do and Where to Find One

Imagine stopping into a small cafe for lunch. The first thing you see when you walk in the door is a buffet bearing tureens...
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Reselling vs. Donating Unwanted Items for a Tax Deduction – What’s...

Plenty of us have extra stuff lying around we'd love to get rid of. The question is, what's the best way to go about...
Unique Cheap Fathers Day Gift Ideas

32 Cheap & Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas to Show Dad...

Coming up with unique Father's Day gift ideas can be difficult. Sure, you can always pick up another "Best Dad Ever" coffee mug or...