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Natural disasters and weather emergencies are in the news. Whether it’s the volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala or the wildfires in Colorado, it’s heartbreaking to see people lose their homes and businesses to...

A common phrase in the world of charities is that there are many ways to give. Making an online donation is one way, and using an “online giving portal” is becoming a popular option. Check out our new articles – one for...

When donating through an online giving portal, be sure you know how your money gets to the charity you’re supporting, how much of it gets there, and when. Here’s some guidance on how to do that.

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“I’m not calling for a donation.” (But really, I am.) Have you gotten this call?

You already may know that The Do Not Call Registry is designed to stop unwanted sales calls, but it has some exceptions. One exception allows for-profit...

When you give to a charity, you’re giving because you care and want to help — and you want to be sure your money actually gets to those you’re trying to help. But scammers who pretend to be a charity try to get to your wallet. So consider these...

Tugging at your heartstrings is a tried and true method scammers use to get to your wallet. When tragedy strikes, they take advantage.

Sadly, the Las Vegas shooting is no exception. The FTC has heard from people about suspicious requests...

Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, home to almost 3.5 million Americans.

Those of us with personal ties to the island are shocked by the catastrophe Hurricane Maria left behind....

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are wreaking devastation from Texas to Florida to Puerto Rico, and beyond. Generous people across the country are doing what they can to help their neighbors in need. If you’re thinking about donating money to a charity...

It’s heartbreaking to see people lose their lives, homes, and businesses to the ongoing flooding in Texas. But it’s despicable when scammers exploit such tragedies to appeal to your sense of generosity.

If you’re looking for a way to give...

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