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Woman allegedly fakes cancer, raises more than $38,000 in crowdfunding
Woman allegedly fakes cancer, raises more than $38,000 in crowdfunding Charity May 8, 2017
An Alabama woman is accused of lying about having terminal cancer in order to bilk people out of nearly $40,000…
Warning: Donating your stuff could leave you open to identity theft
Warning: Donating your stuff could leave you open to identity theft Protect Your Rights & Identity December 27, 2016
Before you donate your household goods to a charity, you need to take certain measures to protect yourself from potential…
Scammers target donors helping Gatlinburg wildfire victims
Scammers target donors helping Gatlinburg wildfire victims Scams & Rip-Offs December 6, 2016
Scam artists are preying on the kindness of people who are donating to relief efforts for residents affected by wildfires…
BBB releases controversial list of 10 charity ‘transparency dodgers’
BBB releases controversial list of 10 charity ‘transparency dodgers’ Scams & Rip-Offs August 31, 2016
In an effort to bring more transparency to the charity world, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) stands accused of tarnishing…
9 tips to give effectively after the tragedy in Orlando
9 tips to give effectively after the tragedy in Orlando Scams & Rip-Offs June 13, 2016
Following the tragedy this weekend in Orlando, many across America and the world are wondering how they can help. Forty-nine…
The best and worst charities for your donations
The best and worst charities for your donations Charity December 16, 2015
The end of the year is quickly approaching, and charities are scrambling to ask for year-end donations. At least 30% of annual charitable…
How to assure you’re giving to a legitimate charity
How to assure you’re giving to a legitimate charity Scams & Rip-Offs December 14, 2015
Read more:  Charity Donation Guide Make the most of your charity donation
What to do if you are a victim of holiday crime
What to do if you are a victim of holiday crime Scams & Rip-Offs December 3, 2015
Police departments across the US are ramping up staff to combat holiday crime this year. Atlanta Police Department (APD) statistics show that the…
Giving Tuesday kicks off holiday season of generosity
Giving Tuesday kicks off holiday season of generosity Charity December 1, 2015
After all the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday craziness, Giving Tuesday is an effort to bring awareness to the charitable giving side…
New ‘Scam Tracker’ tool can help you avoid being scammed
New ‘Scam Tracker’ tool can help you avoid being scammed Scams & Rip-Offs November 12, 2015
As scammers become more sophisticated and continue to infiltrate more areas of American life, the Better Business Bureau is helping…
5 misleading ads that can wipe out your wallet
5 misleading ads that can wipe out your wallet Scams & Rip-Offs September 13, 2015
The motto of my show is 'save more, spend less, and avoid ripoffs.' But what if you can’t recognize those…
How to Give Effectively After the Devastating Nepal Earthquake
How to Give Effectively After the Devastating Nepal Earthquake Charity April 29, 2015
After the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal this weekend many across America and the world are wondering how they can…
Breaking Scam Alert: Ice Bucket Challenge Email Scam
Breaking Scam Alert: Ice Bucket Challenge Email Scam Scams & Rip-Offs August 26, 2014
Time and time again, Americans prove themselves to be the most generous people on planet Earth. But I don't want…
Make the most of your charity donation
Make the most of your charity donation Money & Credit July 9, 2013
When you give a dollar to a charity, how do you know that money…
Worst charities in America
Worst charities in America Scams & Rip-Offs June 20, 2013
When you give a dollar to a charity, how do you know that money is going to its intended recipients?…
Worst charities in America
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
Worst charities in America
Clark Howard University Online Classes January 15, 2013
Smart giving: Avoiding charity donation scams
Smart giving: Avoiding charity donation scams Scams & Rip-Offs December 28, 2012
People are more charitable during the holiday season--and the hucksters know it. Here are…
Clark’s advice for year-end charitable giving
Clark’s advice for year-end charitable giving Life October 10, 2012
How you can be sure your charitable donations are going to the people and…
A year-end guide for charitable giving
A year-end guide for charitable giving Scams & Rip-Offs December 23, 2011
Each year at this time, Americans prove themselves to be the most generous people on planet Earth. We as a…
A year-end guide for charitable giving
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos Clark on Demand August 26, 2011
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Natural disasters bring out the bogus relief charities
Natural disasters bring out the bogus relief charities Scams & Rip-Offs March 3, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: Anytime there is a tragedy in the world, you see how generous humans being are.  I recently shared…
Vet charities online before making any donations
Vet charities online before making any donations Scams & Rip-Offs December 10, 2010
Each year at this time, Americans prove themselves to be the most generous people on planet Earth. We as a…
Vet charities online before making any donations
Know A Ponzi Scheme When You See One Scams & Rip-Offs July 23, 2010
Government retirees were taken in a $34 million Ponzi scheme that promised safe investments…
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