Charity & Goodwill
The Charity and Good Will Channel explores how money can be used for the greater good. Read inspiring stories and learn about charity in these articles.
The Fascinating Stories Behind 5 of the World's Big Currency Symbols
How to Buy and Mine Dogecoin
Why Did the U.S. Experience a Coin Shortage?
'Heatflation': How High Temperatures Send Food Prices Soaring
Inflation Is Spiking Worldwide, Not Just In the U.S.
What Is a Bear Market?
If a Robot Takes a Job From a Human, Should It Pay Taxes, Too?
How the Gender Pay Gap Works
Pink Tax: 5 Things Women Are Forced to Pay More for Than Men
Why the U.S. Monthly Jobs Report Matters
Who Wins and Loses in a Trade War?
How NATO Works
How to Legally Change Your Name
What Is SWIFT and How Is It Being Used to Sanction Russia?
Noncompete Agreements Target Janitors as Well as VPs, But Why?
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
Crowdfunding or Crimefunding? Fraudsters Kickstart Money Laundering Campaigns
10 Things You Should Never Buy Online
Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
Why GameStop Shares Stopped Trading
How to Volunteer to Help Disabled Veterans
Scientists Are Outsourcing Their Work — to You
10 Best Volunteer Activities in Retirement
Islam requires adults to give what they have in abundance to others. One way is via Zakat, the mandatory yearly donation of one's wealth. But in 2020 it seems most Muslim Americans went way beyond what Zakat requires.
Would you like to round up your purchase for charity? Those small donations are big money for nonprofits and the businesses that do the soliciting.
By Dave Roos
Fifty vacuum-packed frogs, a wedding gown and an actual human skull. These are just a few of the world's best lost-and-found items.
Is it better to give cash or goods? And which organizations should you support? Find out the best ways to really help people in times of disaster.
By Dave Roos
New research posits a simple way to get rid of household clutter and keep your precious memories: Snap a picture.
Fewer people carry cash, preferring to pay with cards or smartphone apps. What impact does that have on those who rely on pocket change?
Nonprofits have started pushing Giving Tuesday to get more donations. But does it work?
By Alia Hoyt
It's time to replace your jalopy. You know it isn't worth much, but should you sell it anyway and maybe make a few bucks, or should you donate it to charity to get a tax break?
Giving Tuesday is a day for giving back. Learn more about Giving Tuesday in this video from HowStuffWorks.
For many years, there's been a bit of a stigma attached to food stamps. But with recent economic turmoil, views have changed and participation in the program has increased. After improvements and a significant overhaul, the program doesn't just have a new face -- it has a "snappy" new name, too.