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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

    George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum
    Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled...
  • Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial

    Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial
    Coming to North Michigan Avenue later this week: Fifty custom-made pairs of ballpark seats — a public art project and fundraiser celebrating Wrigley Field’s 100-year anniversary. The 100 seats will depict a “special moment in time&...
  • CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history

    CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced at its board meeting Thursday afternoon that two Chicago philanthropic institutions, the Zell Family Foundation and the Negaunee Foundation, have given the parent body of the Chicago Symphony...
  • Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade

    Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade
    There’s a charity food event almost every weekend in Southern California. But there’s only one L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade. Hosted by Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne and David Lentz, it always draws some of the nation’s best chefs....
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • Nonprofit starts fund to help homeless find jobs

    Most South Floridians have heard about venture capital, but how about venture philanthropy? A nonprofit based in West Palm Beach is starting a venture-philanthropy fund to help pay for job training and employment programs for the homeless. The Lord'...
  • Poker tourney supports Jason Taylor, SIDES Foundation

    Poker tourney supports Jason Taylor, SIDES Foundation
      A poker tournament in Weston supports two charities on Saturday: the Jason Taylor Foundation and SIDES Charity.  The event is at Smoke on the Water, 1630 Bell Tower Lane, Weston. Registration is at 5:30 p.m., with the tournament starting at 6:30 p.m....
  • Family finances: how millennials can stretch their money

    When you first launch your career, money is bound to be tight. But even if you've been working a while, you may find that you're living paycheck to paycheck, without enough left over to meet your goals. That's why you need a strategy for how you'll...
  • Retirement: More for you, less for the IRS

    Wise investing means selling stocks at regular intervals. But selling triggers taxes. Savvy investors can trim the amount they pay to Uncle Sam with some tax-wise planning. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Capital-gains rates for the wealthy are...