On Success Panelists

Archive: November 22, 2009 - November 28, 2009

Lifelong sharing

You just have to recognize when you've been blessed with resources, you can and should share.

By Michelle Singletary | November 24, 2009; 11:08 AM ET | Comments (0)

Racing for funds

People are working for causes that they believe in, where they want to make a difference -- but the reality is that there is a constant race for donations to support nonprofit organizations.

By Eric Schaeffer | November 24, 2009; 9:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Give what you can

Giving back doesn't mean just financially, it also can mean with your time, pro bono work or giving away items that you may not use anymore.

By Susan Lacz | November 23, 2009; 3:09 PM ET | Comments (1)

Gilt or guilt?

I'm not saying that people are not compassionate; I'm saying that it's a lot easier to be compassionate when you can afford it and prefer to have someone other than the IRS wind up with your money.

By Garrison Wynn | November 23, 2009; 2:07 PM ET | Comments (2)

Making the case

"Thanksgiving" marries two important words -- "thanks" for the great charity that has been, and "giving" again to sustain the work that must continue.

By Patricia McGuire | November 23, 2009; 12:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

Why not more?

If people believe that financial success is driven mainly by effort, they are likely to feel less obligation to help those who are less successful.

By Catherine H. Tinsley | November 23, 2009; 11:15 AM ET | Comments (6)

Empowering gifts

The biggest financial gift any successful person could ever give is the gift of helping others generate financial success on their own.

By Misti Burmeister | November 23, 2009; 9:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

At the core

Increasingly, many businesses are baking their charitable, community and cause-related commitments into their core mission.

By Michael J. Berland | November 23, 2009; 9:06 AM ET | Comments (0)

Getting it

Rather than asking whether millionaires should give away money, the more important point seems to be that truly successful people are driven to do so.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | November 23, 2009; 8:41 AM ET | Comments (2)

The willing heart

Money increases an individual's access to resources; however, those with a passion for helping start the practice of giving prior to acquiring money.

By Celeste Owens | November 23, 2009; 1:59 AM ET | Comments (1)

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