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6 Great Experiential Gifts for Your Spouse

For years, research has been telling us that doing things can bring more joy than having things. And we're catching on: According to Eventbrite's …

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Doubling Down: Using Social Impact Investing to Help Amplify Your Philanthropy

At one time, contributing to a good cause meant writing a check to your favorite organization, but opportunities to make an impact have changed …

10 Tips to Starting a Family Foundation

Sketch of the Hommer Tool and Manufacturing Company in Newark, N.J., which was the foundation of the Hommers' fortune; (inset) Julius and Katheryn …

Tips for Strategic Charitable Giving

<b>Podcast Transcript</b><p>Host: Chelle Gonzo, Director of Business Strategy, Wells Fargo Private Bank<p>Guest: Audrey Truman, Senior Trust & Fiduciary …

Family Philanthropy: Finding a Combined Charitable Giving Voice

"Today, we increasingly see charitable giving bringing families together," says Beth Renner, National Director of Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services. …

Women in Philanthropy: An Amazing Impact

You’re passionate about supporting worthy causes and nonprofit organizations, and Wells Fargo Conversations discusses how you can make the most of …

Getting Started in Philanthropy: Think Proactively

<b>Updated November 2016</b> — It's become an annual tradition: rivers of mail flowing into our mailboxes around the holidays. They arrive from dozens, or …

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Making Giving a Family Affair

<b>Updated June 2017</b> — Talking about money can be uncomfortable for many families — particularly if any relatives are estranged or if there's a …

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Why Ramping Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy May Be Right for Your Business

Few business buzz phrases are as prominent at the moment as corporate social responsibility (CSR), and for good reason. Companies that thoughtfully …

Intentional Giving vs. Checkbook Philanthropy

by Sangita Karra<p>Senior Philanthropic Specialist<p><i>Key points to consider:</i><p><i>As individuals, we can all engage in philanthropy as philanthropy begins with a</i> …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Make Your Giving Impactful

<b>Podcast Transcript</b><br>Host: Rob Miles, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Private Bank<p>Guest: Chris Spaugh, Regional Fiduciary Manager, Wells Fargo …

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Giving Back and Making an Extraordinary Difference to the Community

We all need a little help from each other from time to time. A story of a philanthropist with a long history of giving back to the community still …

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How Gratitude Can Guide Your Charitable Giving

Giving based on being thankful is a big component of many philanthropic strategies.

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A Little Goes a Long Way

You’re passionate about supporting worthy causes and nonprofit organizations, and Wells Fargo Conversations discusses how you can make the most of …

Women Fuel Philanthropy

You’re passionate about supporting worthy causes and nonprofit organizations, and Wells Fargo Conversations discusses how you can make the most of …

Investing With a Purpose: Looking Beyond ‘Socially Responsible Investing’

<b>Updated June 2017</b><p><b>Podcast Transcript</b><p>Host: Peter Thompson, Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager, Philanthropic Services – Northeast, Wells Fargo Private …

Everyone Has Something to Give

I think that everybody has something to give to the community. It's different for every single person. I believe that a person's time and energy and …

Philanthropy as a Family Heritage

<b>Updated November 2016</b> — Carol Zaban Cooper cannot remember a time when she wasn’t involved in philanthropy.<p>“My father was a philanthropist in …

Making Your Socially Responsible Investing Choices

Fed rate bumps mean it's time to review liquidity, financing needs, and more.<p>How to use unexpected cash to help further your wealth goals.<p>With people …

Making Giving a Family Affair

<b>Updated June 2017</b> — Talking about money can be uncomfortable for many families — particularly if any relatives are estranged or if there's a …

Passing on the Giving Instinct Requires Conversations With Children

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — For many people, the philanthropic instinct is a powerful motivator to do good in their community or across the globe. Whether …

Donor Advised Funds: The Basics

<b>Updated November 2016</b> <b>—</b> Philanthropy takes many forms. A donor advised fund offers a middle ground between participating in simple "checkbook charity" …