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Small College Captured Spirit of the Marshall Plan

Small College Captured Spirit of the Marshall Plan

08.28.2014
We know that the strength and spirit of the Greatest Generation is with us. We know it can be summoned again during these dark times.
Hang Out With 'Orange Is The New Black' Cast And Help Support Real Women In Prison

Hang Out With 'Orange Is The New Black' Cast And Help Support Real Women In Prison

Robbie Couch  08.28.2014
The fictitious ladies of Litchfield Correctional Facility are putting their on-camera differences aside for real women facing the realities...
My Secret Money Life: I Helped Bankroll My Brother -- and Came to Regret It

My Secret Money Life: I Helped Bankroll My Brother -- and Came to Regret It

08.27.2014
If you're considering loaning money to friends or family, make sure you fully understand your expectations throughout the entire process,...
This Is How The Super Rich Can Effectively Give Back

This Is How The Super Rich Can Effectively Give Back

08.27.2014
Once accomplished individuals, including CEOs, business owners, high-profile athletes and entertainers, achieve a certain level of success...
Running 26.2 Miles for 96 Elephants

Running 26.2 Miles for 96 Elephants

08.27.2014
My wife, Tina, is halfway through her marathon training plan, and each weekend she's running farther than ever before. Last weekend she...

Bartender Builds Charity for People with Special Needs, One T-Shirt at a Time

08.27.2014
What if your next T-shirt could provide joy and financial support to an individual with special needs? What if that same T-shirt could...
Somalia's Future Hinges On Its Youth

Somalia's Future Hinges On Its Youth

08.26.2014
Jamel Egal was born the year it all fell apart. 1991. Somali President Siad Barre was overthrown and anarchy overtook the east African...
Indie Movie 'Moving On' Shoots for the Stars -- and Wins!

Indie Movie 'Moving On' Shoots for the Stars -- and Wins!

08.26.2014
I first learned of David and Morgan Hansow while researching my previous blog, "5 Social Entrepreneurs Who Could Change the World." After...
In Defense Of Pamela Anderson

In Defense Of Pamela Anderson

08.25.2014
How much closer would we be to a cure today if instead of wasting millions of dollars on failed animal experiments, the money had been...
How One Of Robin Williams' Final Generous Gestures Is Helping Students In Need

How One Of Robin Williams' Final Generous Gestures Is Helping Students In Need

Robbie Couch  08.25.2014
Along with good laughs and memorable characters, Robin Williams' legacy will live on for decades through the education of underprivileged...
Fantasy Football Could Help Raise Millions For Charity

Fantasy Football Could Help Raise Millions For Charity

08.25.2014
It's that time of year again that has every major-league baseball player and executive salivating. Nah, we're not talking about pennant...
Millennials Transform Charitable Giving Into Philanthropic Action

Millennials Transform Charitable Giving Into Philanthropic Action

08.22.2014
Not only will these millennial inheritors likely look for a new financial advisor to manage their money, as opposed to sticking with the...

Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Matters

08.21.2014
Some people say it is a waste of water, while others say it's a publicity stunt. Some people have criticized the campaign by associating...
11 Biggest Charitable Illinois Donors in 2014

11 Biggest Charitable Illinois Donors in 2014

08.21.2014
Illinoisans are a generous bunch when it comes to charitable causes, but not all have millions of dollars to donate. Those who do often...