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How should donors judge non-profits?

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world..

IRS Publishes "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams

On order to give notice to Americans and warn them about promoters of these plans, the IRS explains the basic strategies. IRS Acting Commissioner Steven Miller stated, "This tax season, the IRS has stepped up its efforts to protect taxpayers from a wide range of schemes, including moving aggressively to combat identity theft and refund fraud. The Dirty Dozen list shows that scams come in many forms during filing season.

Internet Safety

The Internet has changed the way children learn. If not used effectively and safely, however, it poses risks for youth. At the Boys & Girls Club, we understand that the Internet offers a world of information for kids, but it also presents great dangers from online sexual predators to cyber bullying.
 

High School Dropout Crisis

The United States is failing its children.

Children’s Comprehensive Health Guide – From Newborn to Preteen

 When should my baby see a doctor? How does bullying affect my preteen? What medications are potentially dangerous for children? These are common questions parents have as their children reach different stages of their growth and development. Some children may face obesity, diabetes or hearing loss; others may require glasses or an EpiPen for allergies.

Coping with Temper Tantrums

Almost every parent of a toddler has experienced the frustration of dealing with a child throwing a floor-thumping, hair-pulling temper tantrum. Even though this can be embarrassing and challenging for parents, this is normal behavior for most young children.

Identity Thieves Target Children

Identity thieves are targeting a growing number of children

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