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Five Tips for Safe Charitable Giving This Holiday Season

As #GivingTuesday kick-starts the giving season, everywhere we look are worthy causes or people in need who tug at our heart- and purse-strings. This is a time of year when a lot of consumers naturally turn their attention to charitable giving. Maybe it’s the undercurrent of consumerism at this time of year that makes us want to give as much as we get or the recognition that some of us have so much while others have so little. Either way, there is a lot of good to be done, as well as a lot of charities who can benefit from your generosity.