Your money. Well earned. Patiently saved. When you give back through charitable donations this time of year, you do so with the expectation that you’ll be supporting the cause that touched your heart. Perhaps it will.
Were you aware that third-party solicitors, in some states, can keep 80 to 90 percent of charitable donations for themselves? A spokesperson for a leading charity watchdog group says you should be prepared to ask a few awkward questions: