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  • Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids

     Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids
    What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids. Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
  • Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs

    Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs
    In recent months, some of the most successful business gurus in Central Florida have teamed up on a project that won't earn them a dime. In fact, it's costing them money. But members of the new Entrepreneurs In Action initiative are getting a...
  • Family finances: smarter ways to give

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance A lot of people scramble to make charitable contributions before the end of each year to get a tax break. But last-minute gifts may not be the best way to make the most impact. You could work with the charity to designate a...
  • Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame

    Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame
    Lynn Damon, who has worked more than 30 years as a professional photographer, has another accomplishment to add to her collection of awards. Damon, 53, was recently inducted into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame. Damon, who lives in...
  • Navy Pier gift memorializes family business

    Navy Pier gift memorializes family business
    A Chicago philanthropic family whose scrappy appliance and furniture stores were known for hard bargaining and oddball promotions on Wednesday announced a $20 million gift to Navy Pier Inc., one of the largest donations to a local nonprofit in recent...
  • Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

    Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations
    People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue. What happens to the money? When a nonprofit hospital is sold to...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Liberals try to make 'profit' a dirty word

    It's been weeks since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the contraception-mandate case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, but the pace of urgent fundraising appeals has barely slackened. Several times a day, another pops up in my email inbox. Some are...
  • Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

    Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County
    Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in Maryland has met with fierce local opposition. The...
  • Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing from Toys for Tots

    Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing from Toys for Tots
    A former volunteer with Toys for Tots has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 from online sales conducted by the charity, according to prosecutors. Carol Lisciandrello, 55, of Chicago, was sentenced today to probation and ordered to pay...