July Giveaway Winners!

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...

How to Decide Where to Give

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...

$1,000 Giveaway!

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...

Can Money Buy Happiness?

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....

Tony Hawk Just Wants Water for His Birthday

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...

How to Make a Difference

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...