Opinion: How to Avoid Seasonal ‘Charitable Giving Guilt’

Image credit: Carl Richards

Image credit: Carl Richards

From the New York Times:

I love this time of year, except for one teeny, tiny thing: charitable giving guilt. You know exactly what I’m talking about. We’ve all walked past that red bucket without dropping in any money. We’ve all said “no” to those requests at the checkout counter to donate $1 to some worthy cause. …

There are thousands of charities asking for our money, and many of them do great work. However, most of us have finite resources. To make the most of these resources — minus the guilt — we need to follow four simple steps.

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