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    Expand Your Charitable Reach

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    Expand Your Charitable Reach

    As a kid, Zachary Conway’s financial advisor father tried to instill good savings and charitable habits. Conway, founder and CEO of Seeds Investor, recently told the Framework podcast team about how that worked. When he got his monthly allowance, he divided it up among several containers: o …

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    A Season for Gratitude

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    A Season for Gratitude

    The season of gratitude is upon us when the calendar flips to November. Gratitude is something we should practice every day, but it seems to come easier once November hits and Thanksgiving is around the corner. If you are looking to practice more gratitude in your life this holiday season, …

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    How to Make Charitable Giving Part of Your Financial Plan

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    How to Make Charitable Giving Part of Your Financial Plan

    COVID-19 caused an economic shockwave that we’ll feel for a long time. Nonprofits, from large global networks to the local churches, have been hit hard, too. In a recent survey of 110 nonprofits, 80% of them said revenue had fallen across the board.

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    How a Donor-Advised Fund Can Help Your Charitable Giving

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    How a Donor-Advised Fund Can Help Your Charitable Giving

    Giving is an important part of our society. It provides us the opportunity to support causes we believe in and make a positive impact. Giving isn’t always about donating money. It can also include volunteering time or donating goods and resources. Here are some examples of the impact:

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    Are You Guilty of “Peanut Butter Philanthropy”? How to Overcome Your Best Impulse and Give Strategically

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    Are You Guilty of “Peanut Butter Philanthropy”? How to Overcome Your Best Impulse and Give Strategically

    The so-called “Peanut Butter Manifesto” written by a Yahoo! Executive in 2006 gave us a term that hasn’t worn thin yet. The “Peanut Butter Approach” is a derisive term used in business to describe spreading anything – money, energy, time – too far and too thin to be effective or useful. 

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    The Power of ‘Emotional ROI’ Through Charitable Giving

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    The Power of ‘Emotional ROI’ Through Charitable Giving

    Return on Investment (ROI) is a term you learn about 5 minutes into your first class in business school. Maybe the business model is elegant and the organization is streamlined, but that all begs the question: what is the ROI? How much will we make?

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    How Can I Donate in the Most Efficient Way Possible?

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    How Can I Donate in the Most Efficient Way Possible?

    There are many ways to give to nonprofit organizations – from dropping off your old couch at Goodwill to volunteering at the local soup kitchen. When it comes to giving money, there are many personal benefits, both emotional and financial.

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