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August is not a time we typically hear a lot about charitable giving. Most donations occur at the very beginning or end of the year, which on top of making mid-year cash flow a challenge for nonprofits, also means that their causes are often out of sight and mind. In...read more
Isn’t it the best feeling when you get a good deal? When I get a coupon code, rebate, sale combo going or I find an amazing item on the clearance rack, the first thing I want to do is tell the next person I see about my shrewd purchase. Nothing tops the time I found...read more
(This post was originally published on CBS’ Money Watch Blog and was written by Aimee Picchi. The article was published on April 20, 2017. Find the original blog here. Follow CBS MoneyWatch & Aimee Picchi on Twitter.) In a new twist on an old phone scam,...read more
Our American system of capitalism isn’t perfect, but the competition it creates encourages innovation, inventions and drives solutions to economic and social problems. The dark side of capitalism creates Bernie Madoff, Enron and others who use the system to their...read more
Last week I attended “Building the Bridge to Ohio Investor Education,” a community event hosted by the PBS affiliate in Dayton, OH. The program included an opportunity to screen the documentary, “When I’m 65” and discuss issues around financial planning, financial...read more
What do you do when you are worried about money? My guess is that most of us haven’t given this question a lot of thought or ever paid attention to how our behavior changes, if at all. I happen to think about it a lot. Between a career spent on finance, down time...read more
Every year our Jones family tree comes together over the 4th of July holiday week to share hugs and conversation, and erase the physical and emotional distance that comes from living hundreds of miles apart from one another. We look forward to this trip each year,...read more
(from CNBC’s July 1, 2016 Savings Column by Jessica Dinkler. See original post here. Jessica is a award-winning financial journalist, contributing writer and editor covering personal finance for CNBC.com. She is also a regular contributor and columnist for...read more
In financial planning, a common question goes something like this. . . I’m thinking of remodeling my bathroom We need to have the driveway replaced She’ll need a new car by the end of the year . . . how should I pay for that? Of course, in its simplest form, the...read more
“How you spend your money is how you vote on what exists in the world.” – Vicki Robin If I asked you what you can do to make things better at a global level, what would you say? A few obvious things come to mind: vote, protest, donate, serve, volunteer. I would...read more
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