Making the Most of Your Charitable Gifts

 

Americans are by nature, charitable beings. According to the Charities Aid Foundation’s World Giving Index, which studied the charitable activities of citizens from 128 countries over the course of a decade, Americans rank the highest, compared to other countries, when it comes to the percentage of citizens who donate money to charity, volunteer for charitable organizations, or who’ve claimed to help a stranger in a time of need. A Gallup poll taken in mid-2020, during the height of uncertainty surrounding the COVID pandemic and what the future held, showed a staggering 73% of Americans reported donating money to a charitable organization that year. It is clear from this data that charitable giving is important to millions of Americans, but are these givers getting the most bang for their buck from these donations?

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Meet the Team: Kelsey Fogel

For this month's "Meet the Team" blog, we caught up with Client Service Administrator, Kelsey Fogel. Kelsey started with Fullen Financial Group in 2021 upon graduating from Ohio University.

 

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Meet the Team: Milt Fullen

For this month’s “Meet the Team” blog, we spoke with founder and Senior Advisor at Fullen Financial Group, Milt Fullen.

 

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Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Travel

 

 

 

 

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Travel

 

Recently, my family and I took a ten-day trip to Germany to visit my youngest daughter, who is studying in Berlin. This was a celebration of sorts because Clara will graduate from Loyola University once her semester is complete. With two other children and a fiancée joining us from Chicago, we turned it into a fun and memorable family vacation. After a wonderful trip and the unavoidable jolt of returning to our daily lives, I couldn’t help but reflect on what made the trip a success.

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