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Good morning, givers.
While 2020 will go down in history as a year we might prefer to forget, the compassion and selflessness exhibited by so many will never be forgotten. 🙏
In the spirit of the season, we’re dedicating today’s newsletter to stories about giving back and helping others in need.
We hope you enjoy this week’s recommended reads and listens.
Enjoy this curated selection of articles from Wealthtender Financial Network partners.
💸 Tax-Efficient Charitable Giving
As a practicing infectious diseases physician in Montana, this doctor with a knack for retirement planning can improve your health and wealth. When it comes to charity and taxes, ensure more of your money lands in the hands of the people who need it most. [FiPhysician]
📈 A Donor-Advised Fund (DAF)
A donor-advised fund is essentially an online charitable savings account. It offers a way to give strategically– and often more generously –to charity. [Your Money Mom]
🔥 Reader’s Choice Charitable Fund (DAF)
Would you like to see a donor-advised fund in action? Join the readers of TicTocLife whose monthly vote decides where the owners of this blog will direct their charitable giving. [TicTocLife]
🤝 Why Volunteering Matters
The very act of helping to better the lives of unfortunate individuals has plenty of benefits for both them and yourself. If you could use a little motivation to seek out a volunteer opportunity this holiday season, read on. [Moneylogue]
🩺 Giving is Good For Your Health
If you’re trying to lower your blood pressure, be happier and live longer, the Cleveland Clinic says it’s not just a good feeling when you give, it’s also good for you. [Christine Luken]
🔟 The Torah Ten
As a Jewish millennial mom with a passion for personal finance, Robyn’s budget has always included 10% of her income set aside for charity. Here’s how she gives, tracks for taxes and prioritizes donations. [A Dime Saved]
📚 Financial Literacy in Your Community
Whether you’re able to offer your time or money, learn about four organizations with a proven model to promote financial literacy in your backyard. [Financial Pilgrimage]
🤗 Gratitude & Generosity
Both gratitude and generosity flow from a place of abundance. And this roundup of articles with reflections on family and faith serve as a reminder of what truly defines a rich life. [Redefining Family Wealth]
🌄 You’re Not Climbing The Mountain Alone
If achieving your financial goals feels like a mountain climb, don’t forget to look around and remember the less fortunate who lack the gear equipping you to succeed. Hear how Grace stays on course while helping those in need. [Grace Pomroy]
💰 Giving, Lending and Borrowing
“God has a lot to say about giving, lending and borrowing. The idea of giving, lending and borrowing is a result of our works and purpose.” [Budgeting Faithfully]
Listen to This
Recent podcast episodes from Wealthtender Financial Network partners you should listen to next.
👭 Intentional Giving
These frugal friends explore ways to maximize their financial giving in this 45 minute podcast episode worth a listen. Beyond money, learn how they think about giving your time and the long-term impact you’re making. [Frugal Friends Podcast]
🌍 Effective Altruism & Global Giving
Considered by The New Yorker to be “the world’s most influential living philosopher”, this powerful interview featuring author and Princeton bio-ethics professor Peter Signer discusses our moral duty to give generously, especially towards improving the lives of people around the world living in extreme poverty. [Crazy Money Podcast]
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