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July Giveaway Winners!

By on Aug 1, 2012 in Giving, Money | 1 comment

First off, I want to thank all of the people who nominated their favorite cause. There were a lot of great organizations that were submitted and that are doing incredible things all around the world. We are grateful for all the work that these organizations do and we do anticipate having more Giving Challenges in the future! So keep checking back. Here are the...

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How to Decide Where to Give

By on Jul 15, 2012 in Giving | 3 comments

Giving away money to those in need can be a very exciting and fulfilling process. However, it can be difficult to determine what organization to give money to. Here are 5 questions to ask when determining where to give: Does the organization line up with your core values? This is one of the most important questions you can ask. For instance, it is important to me...

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$1,000 Giveaway!

By on Jul 6, 2012 in Giving | 0 comments

Introducing the first ever Giving Challenge on Well Kept Wallet. What is it, you ask? We are going to give away $1,000 to worthy causes in July. We want you to tell us who you think should get the money. If we like your suggestion, we will give that organization up to $500. Here are the details: Fill out the form below and submit it by July 31st, 2012. We will...

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

By on Jun 4, 2012 in Giving | 6 comments

I recently came across a TED talks video by Michael Norton called How to Buy Happiness. In the video, Michael explains how people are happier when they spend money on others rather than themselves. He backs this up by referring to a study that was done in Vancouver. They gave money to two different groups of people. The first group was told to spend it on themselves...

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Tony Hawk Just Wants Water for His Birthday

By on May 30, 2012 in Giving | 0 comments

If you haven’t heard, Tony Hawk turned 44 this year on May 12th. Instead of asking for a new skateboard or a bobble head, he asked for US to donate to Charity Water for his birthday. According to Tony’s online campaign site, “Nearly 800 million people live without access to safe, clean water. Ever day, millions of women and children walk hours to...

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How to Make a Difference

By on May 10, 2012 in Giving | 0 comments

Do you desire to make a difference in the world? To be a part of something that is really making an impact on people’s lives? There is a non-profit organization that is really making a difference in their community that I believe is doing a great job. It is called Barrio Works, which is a program of Neighborhood Ministries. They are an entrepreneurial and...

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