This week, you can
• Decide how to choose a charity
• Learn the ins and outs of charitable giving
IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN ENOUGH TO get by, why not share with those less fortunate? As if giving to charity weren’t a reward in itself, philanthropy often offers sweet tax deductions. If you know the ins and outs of charitable giving, the government will kick in plenty to help you support your favorite cause.
CHOOSING A CHARITY
Here are a few pointers for choosing a charity, as well as a few tricks to getting the most out of Uncle Sam.
Examine your values. Ask yourself what kind of charity you want to support. Then get a list of legitimate charities as well as charities that do the most good. Two invaluable Web sites ...