How to Choose the Best Charities to Donate To

how to choose the best charities to donate to

There are over 1.1 million public charities in the United States, and more than 55,000 new ones were launched in the year 2011, according to the IRS. All of these organizations purport to do good work and make a difference, so how do you decide which ones are the best charities to donate to?

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7 Simple Rules To Stop Fighting About Money

Want to finally stop fighting about money with your spouse? These are 7 simple rules that you can start applying to your life today that will end those fights about money!

Dissension in marriage is often caused by conflicting financial priorities. So if you want to experience greater harmony and unity in your marriage, you won’t go wrong by finding ways to create greater harmony and unity in your finances.

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4 Free Ways to Do Your Taxes on Your Phone

These are 4 ways you can file your taxes for free using your iphone. One of them even offers free state tax filing as well as free federal filing! Enjoy!

Are you ready to start working on your 2012 state and federal tax returns? There’s an app for that! Actually, there are several free ways to do your taxes on your tablet or smartphone. Suddenly, tax time just got a little less taxing – and maybe even a little more fun.

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16 Ways to Protect Yourself from Online Fraud and Identity Theft

While no one can totally prevent it, there are many things you can do to protect yourself from online fraud and identity theft. Check out these 16 simple things you can do today to minimize your chances of becoming a victim -

While no one can totally prevent it, there are many things you can do to protect yourself from online fraud and identity theft.

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Where to Buy Quality Clothes for Less

7 ways to buy quality clothing for less...

Everyone knows that buying quality clothes from high-end department stores can be expensive. But buying cheap ones from discounters can be too, if you end up replacing them after just a few uses. So where do you look if you want to find good, quality clothes at prices you can afford?

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How to Protect Yourself from Investment Scams and Fraud

Investment Fraud

Investment fraud is on the rise according to the U.S. Justice Department. Middle-class Americans, the elderly, and Christians are big targets. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself from investment scams and fraud.

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The Top 10 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in 2012


November is National Adoption Month, and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently released its list of the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in 2012, highlighting the 100 employers in America that offer the best adoption benefits to their employees.

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What Business Insurance Do You Need?

Business Insurance

Are you thinking about starting your own business, either full or part-time? If so, one important factor you’ll want to consider is what kind of business insurance you’ll need. The answer, of course, all depends on what kind of business you are starting!

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Are Church Giving Kiosks a Good Thing?

Giving Kiosk

I attended a missions conference at a very large church in the Orlando area six years ago and was struck by a machine sitting in the lobby. At first, I thought it looked like an ATM. But it wasn’t. After a closer look, I discovered that this curious machine was a giving kiosk.

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Why Do Pastors Always Talk About Money?

Why do pastors always talk about money?

“Why do pastors always talk about money at church?” It’s a question I’m asked every now and then when someone finds out I’m a pastor.

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How to Open a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Health Savings Account Checkup

If you’d like to pay less in health insurance premiums while still accessing high quality health care, reduce your taxes, and save for future health needs, consider setting up an HSA, or health savings account.

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9 Financial Challenges Pastors Face

Pastor Struggling with Finances

As a pastor for over 14 years, I don’t know anyone who went into the ministry for the money. Pastors respond to a call to serve God and make a real difference in the lives of others. Most live modest lives and give sacrificially of their time and financial resources to help others. But some pastors struggle under the weight of financial burdens that few people in their congregation know about.

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