Month: November 2014

“If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get”

You probably have heard this story before. Lew Levine was a pillar of the Jewish and general community where he lived. He served in the Army during World War II. After the war, he took advantage of the GI Bill

End of Year Giving: Ensuring December Is A Strong Month For Cash

For not for profit organizations, including synagogues and other houses of worship, December is the best month for cash. It is the end of the year and we are all thinking of year-end contributions. You know that after Thanksgiving, we

Embezzlement And Being Prepared…

We all hope we are never victims of theft! Many years ago, we lived in Boston and our apartment was robbed. Besides all the forms you have to fill out with the Police Department, it is far from a fun

#GivingTuesday: Should We Jump On The Bandwagon?

In the past 2 days, I have received literally 60 email requests for political contributions. I had made a few contributions to candidates earlier in the summer. So of late, this has been a daily occurrence. I have received emails

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