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The Power of the Purse

Posted June 1st, 2005

There are many myths about women’s philanthropy: Women give less than men. Women give only to causes supported by their husbands. Male advisors make all the decisions. Women don’t understand money or want to discuss it. Women are willing to give time but not money. Women are only interested in special events. Women do not …Read More

Planning Matters

Posted June 1st, 2005

This June marks the one-year anniversary of the reversal in the Federal Reserve Bank’s monetary policy. The 0.25% increase in the benchmark interest rate charged to banks in June 2004 was the first such increase in four years. Over the past year, the rate has risen several more times, yet many popular interest rates have remained …Read More

Navigating Seas of Change

Posted June 1st, 2005

Over the last few years Americans have experienced and adapted to extraordinary changes: fluctuating financial markets, the impact of September 11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, corporate leadership scandals, and significant changes in the political landscape. These events and others have presented challenges to all sectors of the economy, including the nonprofit service community. …Read More

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