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Beware of scammers that exploit natural disasters

Natural disasters such as Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Floods prompt scammers to solicit contributions supposedly for a charitable organization or a good cause. Definitely it’s best not to respond to unsolicited spam e-mails. Also, be suspicious of individuals representing themselves over e-mail as officials soliciting for donations. Do not click on links within an unsolicited e-mail. […]

A good secure way to pay online

Credit cards are one the safest ways to make online purchases because you can dispute the charges if you never get the goods or services or if the offer was misrepresented. Federal law limits your liability to $50 if someone makes unauthorized charges to your account, and most credit card issuers will remove them entirely […]

How to donate safely online

If you are thinking of donating online, be sure any charity you donate to is a legitimate non-profit organization and that you type the web address in a browser instead of following a link. Identify your charity. Online or offline never give to a charity that you don’t know anything about

Give online donations directly to the charity

Why hand over a chunk of your contribution to a third party web site when you can give directly through a charity’s own site? If the charity that you want to support does not offer online giving, you may be able to give through JustGive or Network for Good. Be aware that these third party […]

What you need to know to donate safely online

When making online donations make sure any charity you donate to is a legitimate non-profit organization and that you type in the web address instead of following a link. Know your charity. Online or offline never give to a charity that you know nothing about.