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?
The Richest Countries in Africa, Based on GDP
Pinpointing the Richest Country in the World Is Tricky Work
Store Shelves Still Empty? Blame the 'Bullwhip Effect'
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
Who Paid the Largest Criminal Fine in History and Why?
How to Legally Change Your Name
What Is SWIFT and How Is It Being Used to Sanction Russia?
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
The 10 Most Counterfeited Products in The World
Crowdfunding or Crimefunding? Fraudsters Kickstart Money Laundering Campaigns
Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
What Causes Stock Market Trading to Halt?
How to Volunteer to Help Disabled Veterans
10 Best Volunteer Activities in Retirement
Does the Peace Corps want retired volunteers?
Many Americans donate to charities that help military veterans. Here's how to choose the organizations that provide the most help to those who need it.
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
Fewer people carry cash, preferring to pay with cards or smartphone apps. What impact does that have on those who rely on pocket change?
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.
The BRICK Awards honor young people for public service work in the areas of community building, education and environment, health and global impact. Meet the 2007 winners.
A summer job changed not only 2007 BRICK Award winner Jennifer Staple's life, but also the lives of 400,000 people around the world. Her organization, Unite for Sight, is a global eye care provider.
A survivor of Liberia's civil war, 2007 BRICK Award Winner Kimmie Weeks vowed to help other children caught in war-torn countries.
What problem in the world really stinks? What can you do to change it? For many, the first question is easy to answer, but the second one is difficult. Learn how Do Something inspires and helps young people make a difference.