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Giving to charity during holidays always -- According to Charity Navigator the average American -- four point 7%.
Other income to charities and nearly half of those contributions are made between Thanksgiving and New Year's this year being no exception.
People are planning to give at least a little bit more the economy has slowly improved and some people feel that they are able to give a bit more.
And that the need out there is tremendous for.
Or you pull out your checkbook.
Check out the charity's finances.
Is the money going to the right place does the organization have sustainability.
Once you have a charity you contrast can't without strings attached to -- dollars -- precious and there's an emergency and crisis and you give them the flexibility to make that judgment on the ground can be incredibly powerful and -- -- charity of choice may have a broad mission.
So dig deep to make sure it's a perfect -- organization.
That's in the area of cancer.
And do you think that they're providing examinations and it turns out that doing lobbying many are focusing their charitable giving towards super storms -- relief efforts.
There is a real tension and some charities could lose out that really need help.
And of course it's no easy choice for -- -- we recommend if at all possible.
That you don't forget those charities that.
Are therefore you'll -- -- for more tips and information on charitable donations go to Charity Navigator dot com.
-- you -- Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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