What the kids should know about your finances

During tough economic times, it’s understandable if parents shield their kids from the harsher facts of the family’s financial life. Growing up is hard enough. No need to stress the young ones out about money. But think again, writes Wall Street Journal columnist Demetria Gallegos. It’s not a totally negative thing for children to “learn […]

For major gifts, in the IRS we trust.

Tax day has come late this year, giving nonprofits a little extra time to tout the benefits of charitable giving as a way of avoiding the big hand of Uncle Sam. A whole lot of fundraisers – including within faith based organizations – truly believe that without the incentive of a tax deduction, giving would drop like a proverbial stone. […]