Smart Giving: How to Make the Most of Your Charitable Donation.
Never before has giving—whether it’s money, property, or time—been more necessary and valued. And if done strategically, your generosity can go a very long way.
Net short-term interest rates have been low for an extraordinarily long time. News stories discuss the likelihood of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, which has been expected for some time.
Before you use up the last of your budget on holiday gifts, spend a few minutes thinking about your charitable giving and how you might improve your tax benefits next April. If you make a charitable contribution, you'll gain personal satisfaction – and your gift may reduce the taxes you may owe.