By giving regularly, you practice discipline not just when it’s convenient. It also means you are probably paying closer attention to your finances. Giving to qualifying organizations also means you get a slight tax break. The charitable contribution deduction is taken on Schedule A on your tax return.
DO THIS TODAY: Make a list of all the organizations you’d like to support this year. Be sure to check charitynavigator.com to ensure you’re giving to an efficient organization. Come up with a monthly amount that you can give. Start small so you can maintain a habit of giving.