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The Biggest Technology Charity—Silicon Valley

What’s the biggest community foundation in the country? Not New York. Not Los Angeles. Not Chicago. Not something in Florida. It’s the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Although it got started only 10 years ago, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has assets of $8.2 billion. In 2016, the  »  Read More

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What Is the Religion of Millionaires?

What is the religion of millionaires? CNBC cited a study by New World Wealth noting that, of the 13.1 million millionaires in the world, 56% identified themselves as Christian.¹ That same study indicated that 6.5% identified themselves as Muslim, 3.9% as Hindu, and 1.7% as Jewish. Still another  »  Read More

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The Wall Street Journal Mansion?

Friday, September 8, 2017, and the Wall Street Journal is talking about mansions. They note the following: The former 4,800-square-foot home of Green Acres star Eddie Albert listed for $19.5 million. The current owner, Jay Griffith, bought the home for $7 million in 2006 and renovated it. He’s  »  Read More

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Lose Your Online Donations Because of Your Faith?

On September 7, 2017, Megan McArdle of Bloomberg News wrote a troubling article. There, she noted that the Ruth Institute, a conservative group, lost their ability to receive online donations when their payment processor cancelled them.¹ Vanco Payment Solutions dropped the Christian nonprofit Ruth  »  Read More

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12 Staggering Facts About How Much Stuff We Have

I wrote this post in 2015, but I thought it was worth re-visiting. Have you ever watched the reality TV show on hoarders?  It’s amazing that people would literally drown in their stuff.  But in truth, it’s not just the hoarders. Joshua Becker writes a blog on living the minimalist life and  »  Read More

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10 Great Discussion Questions about Sharing, Saving & Spending

How do you engage your family in discussions about money?  Specifically, topics like giving, saving and spending? Sharesavespend.com has a set of discussion starter cards that provide an easy way to prompt that discussion.  Here’s a sampling of 10: At what age should a person get his or her  »  Read More

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