Felt obligated or guilted into donating money?

Felt obligated or guilted into donating money?

One of my biggest pet peeves is retailers asking me to donate or round my total up to whatever various charity they are sponsoring. I had been saying YES every single time for years. But, recently, it got me really thinking. I am a customer at their store spending my money on various items. What gives them the right to ask me for more? How do I even know what percentage of that money is really going to the charity? Read more about Felt obligated or guilted into donating money?

Weekend Reads: Week of December 17, 2016

Weekend Reads: Week of December 17, 2016

Another weekend and another weekend reads! Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this week: Avoid Tax on Capital Gains, Dividends with These TipsFacebook: Social Network, Media Company – or Both?, “If We Made Contacts with Aliens, How Would Religions React“, and The Chilling Stories Behind Japan’s Evaporating People.

As usual, pour yourself a mug of your favorite coffee or tea, find your favorite spot in your house and get ready to enjoy the weekend reads.
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Weekend Reads: Week of December 11, 2016

Weekend Reads: Week of December 11, 2016

Another weekend and another weekend reads! This weekend’s posts include old but good ones. You are guaranteed to get a lot out of them.😀 They are “soldier of luxury”“the worst retirement ever”, “the real cost of shopping habits”, and “how to start travel hacking: fly for free – even in first class”.

As usual, pour yourself a mug of your favorite coffee or tea, find your favorite spot in your house and get ready to enjoy the weekend reads:
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