In an unprecedented move for a major professional sports league, the NFL has proposed partnering with its players to effect social justice change, though not all players are in agreement on the proposal.

On Monday, the league submitted to players the final draft of a pr...

While the amounts solicited in many online campaigns are modest, the dollars involved across the spectrum of all charitable-type crowdfunding sites is significant. Considering the aggregate funds involved, it’s surprising that some crowdfunding sites appear to provide...

The field of strategic philanthropy is more sophisticated and complex than ever.

The field of strategic philanthropy is more sophisticated and complex than ever. The opportunities for philanthropists to make a difference are better defined. The understanding of philanth...

Motivated more by purpose than profits, “Survivor” clients may resist logical advice about how to curb stock market losses.

Some clients like to win at any cost and will take great risks with their money. Others are so protective of their assets that it’s tough to get t...

It was such a pleasure to recently address a group at the amazing and historic library room at the Metropolitan Club in New York.

Forbes is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. We’re proud to have served for the past century as the champion of ethical free enter...

Risk is the likelihood of an undesirable outcome. Every action includes an element of risk.

Philanthropy is no exception to this rule. In fact, charitable donations—because they seek to solve seemingly intractable problems—are often referred to as society’s ultimate “ri...

Wealthy families can now transfer wealth to children and grandchildren at a transfer tax discount of up to 50 percent, while receiving up to a 50 percent current charitable income tax deduction—all while avoiding tax on the subsequent sale of appreciated assets 

For man...

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