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|Nonprofits Lose Big in Market Fall-off and Madoff Scandal
How charities invest donations may be as important as how they spend them. Nonprofit organizations, along with anyone else that holds investments, have in the past year been swept up in the cascading financial markets. Nonprofits, like private investors, have also fallen prey to investment scams, most notably Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme.
|Tips for Donating Your Old Cell Phone
Americans are replacing their cell phones about once every two years to get the latest and greatest model. So what do we do with all of our leftover phones? An environmentally friendly solution is to donate the phone to a charity such as Goodwill or Salvation Army. But does the charity really benefit?