All articles tagged: “Stories”

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How Crowdfunding Combines the Power of Technology, Storytelling, and Community to Create New Avenues of Fundraising for Those in Need

How Crowdfunding Creates New Financial Avenues for Those in Need

In a Nutshell: Social fundraising networks are expected to raise more than $1 billion in 2018. Crowdfunding... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/27/18

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National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators Helps Rightful Owners Collect Billions of Dollars in Lost and Forgotten Assets

NAUPA Helps Locate Billions of Dollars in Lost and Forgotten Assets

In a Nutshell: Each year in the US, billions of dollars go unclaimed and end up in the custody of state treasurers... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/21/18

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The Cat House on the Kings — A California Rescue that Helps Control Pet Populations and Enables Low-Cost Adoptions

The Cat House on the Kings Enables Low-Cost Adoptions in California

In a Nutshell: In most cases, a house with nearly 1,000 cats raises eyebrows. But The Cat House on the Kings takes... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/17/18

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Voice of Witness Illustrates the Power of Storytelling and How It Can Give a Voice to Marginalized, Underserved Populations

Voice of Witness: How Storytelling Gives a Voice to the Underserved

In a Nutshell: With diminishing resources going toward reliable reporting on human rights violations, injustice,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/25/18

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Kindness is Free — KindSpring Inspires People with Ways to Spread Positivity in the World

KindSpring Inspires People with Free Ways to Spread Positivity

In a Nutshell: In a world full of stress and strife, a single positive act can seem inconsequential. However, the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/12/18

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Adoption as an Affordable Option: Dumb Friends League Matches Denver Residents with Furry Friends and Helps People Avoid Pet Surrender

Dumb Friends League Helps Denver Residents Avoid Pet Surrender

In a Nutshell: Many people already know animal shelters are a great resource for rescuing pets that need homes and... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 3/27/18

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Attorneys, Advocacy, and Activism — The Urban Justice Center’s Safety Net Project Offers Recourse for Vulnerable New Yorkers

The Safety Net Project Protects Low-Income New Yorkers

In a Nutshell: When New Yorkers find themselves threatened by the loss of basic necessities, like housing and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/21/18

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Network for Good: Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise with Modern and Guidance-Rich Software and Services

Network for Good Helps Nonprofits Deliver More Services

In a Nutshell: Fundraising is the lifeblood of nonprofits. However, many are stretched so thin that dedicating... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/23/18

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Geocaching — The World’s Largest Treasure Hunt is an Affordable, Active Entertainment Option

Geocaching — Treasure Hunting is an Affordable Recreation Option

In a Nutshell: Geocaching is a popular outdoor activity that almost anyone can do. Using a GPS device or an app... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/21/18

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Donating Time is as Valuable as Money — VolunteerMatch Connects People with Opportunities to Serve Their Communities and Better Themselves

VolunteerMatch Connects People with Opportunities to Give Back

In a Nutshell: Many people would like to contribute to nonprofits and other charitable organizations, but not... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/31/18

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Good News Network — An Online News Service That Provides Inspiring Stories on Health, Business, Money, Science, and the Environment

Good News Network — Uplifting Stories on Money and More

In a Nutshell: No news is good news, as the old adage goes, and if you tap into the 24-news cycle these days, you... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/13/17

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JustGiving: How the Original Digital Fundraising Platform Has Helped Make Over $4.2B Worth of Difference for Thousands of Global Causes

JustGiving: Helping Make $4.2B+ Worth of Difference

In a Nutshell: Some of life’s most tragic events are small, touching only our lives and families. Others are so... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/16/17

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Free Music Archive Provides Access to Hundreds of Thousands of High-Quality Downloads at No Cost

Free Music Archive Provides Access to Quality Downloads at No Cost

In a Nutshell: We live in an age of free music streaming and sites of questionable legality offering downloads at... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/1/17

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GoFundMe — How the World’s Largest Social Fundraising Platform Has Garnered $3B in Donations for Worthy Causes in 125 Countries

GoFundMe: $3B in Donations Raised for Worthy Causes in 125 Countries

In a Nutshell: GoFundMe, the world’s top social fundraising platform, is revolutionizing the way people donate... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/24/17

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LibriVox Offers Free Worldwide Access to Public Domain Audiobooks Recorded by Volunteers in 94 Languages

LibriVox Offers Free Access to Public Domain Audiobooks

In a Nutshell: The current popularity of audiobooks and the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets have revolutionized... read more »

Sean Garrity

By: Sean Garrity • 3/29/17

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Housing Works Provides Healthcare & Services to 30K+ New Yorkers Affected by Homelessness & HIV

Housing Works Provides Healthcare & Services to Those in Need

In a Nutshell: For nearly 30 years, Housing Works has been engaged in a mission to end homelessness and AIDS... read more »

Sean Garrity

By: Sean Garrity • 3/15/17

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CaringBridge Provides a Platform for Those Affected by Medical Issues to Share Stories and Garner Emotional & Financial Support

CaringBridge Provides Emotional & Financial Support for Medical Issues

In a Nutshell: Sona Mehring founded CaringBridge in 1997 after close friends were looking for an easy way to update... read more »

Sean Garrity

By: Sean Garrity • 2/6/17

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CrowdRise Provides the World’s Largest Platform to Help Those in Financial Need Raise Funds Through Crowdsourcing

CrowdRise — The World's Largest Crowdsourcing Platform

In a Nutshell: Co-founded by actor Edward Norton, CrowdRise is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online,... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 1/11/17

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Credit Karma Spreads Debt Awareness With “My Money Story” & Helps Rewrite Financial Journeys

Credit Karma Spreads Debt Awareness With "My Money Story"

In a nutshell: Credit Karma encourages debt discussions with its latest #MyMoneyStory campaign, an initiative to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/10/15

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“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

In a nutshell: Acclaimed author and journalist Helaine Olen takes an in-depth look at America’s personal finance... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/16/14

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5 Shocking Stories of Debt & Desperation

5 Shocking Stories of Debt & Desperation

Most of us will endure financial struggles at some point in our lives and come out on the other side, but debt can... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/26/14

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7 Billionaire Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds

7 Billionaire Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds

People who have great ideas often don’t have a lot of money to turn those dreams into reality. Fortunately these... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/25/14

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Rags to Riches: 8 Inspiring CEOs Who Made It Big

Rags to Riches: 8 Inspiring CEOs Who Made It Big

There’s an old mantra that says “the rich get rich and the poor get poorer.” It’s a popular sentiment, but it’s not... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/18/14

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What I Learned from My 3 Biggest Financial Fails

What I Learned from My 3 Biggest Financial Fails

I may be a financial writer and expert, but I’ll be honest: My track record is far from perfect. My parents did... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 5/23/14

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A Financial Journey: Money Crashers

A Financial Journey: Money Crashers

“Your guide to financial fitness” is the motto of MoneyCrashers.com, a site that works hard to help people make... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 4/18/14

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