What retirees need to know about qualified charitable distributions

What retirees need to know about qualified charitable distributions

David Jakle | Image Source | Getty Images If you’re retired and giving to charity this holiday season, experts say there’s a way to trim your 2022 tax bill while supporting your favorite cause. Despite economic uncertainty, the majority of American adults plan to donate similar amounts this year as they did last year, a … Read more

Gates Foundation pledges $7B for health, farming in Africa

Gates Foundation pledges B for health, farming in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Bill Gates, on a visit to Kenya, has announced his foundation will spend $7 billion to improve health, gender equality and farming in Africa. The new pledge will be spent over the next four years and is in addition to existing Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding to strengthen health systems … Read more

Zelenskyy to publish book of wartime speeches in December

Zelenskyy to publish book of wartime speeches in December

A collection of wartime speeches by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, with an introduction by the Ukrainian president, will be published Dec. 6 NEW YORK — A collection of wartime speeches by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, featuring an introduction written by the Ukrainian president, will be published Dec. 6. Crown, a Penguin Random House division, announced Monday that the book … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried pledges to give away his wealth – Fortune Magazine

Sam Bankman-Fried pledges to give away his wealth – Fortune Magazine

Sam Bankman-Fried pledges to give away his wealth  Fortune Magazine FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried backs down from ‘dumb quote’ about giving $1 billion to political races  CNBC FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Backtracks on $1B Political Donation, Calls It ‘Dumb Quote’  CoinDesk SBF just $960M short of “dumb” donation pledge as midterms loom  Protos View Full Coverage on Google News

The 2022 Forbes 400 List Of Richest Americans: Facts And Figures

The 2022 Forbes 400 List Of Richest Americans: Facts And Figures

For the first time since the Great Recession, the superrich did not get richer this year. A fter a roaring 2021, the 400 richest people in the U.S.—along with many Americans—have been hit by rising inflation and falling markets. As a group, this year’s Forbes 400 is $500 billion poorer than they were a year … Read more

Bill Clinton: ‘The world’s on fire,’ but teamwork can help

Bill Clinton: ‘The world’s on fire,’ but teamwork can help

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is calling on governments, businesses, philanthropies and other prominent institutions to draw together and help a world that is “on fire” as he reconvenes the Clinton Global Initiative, the meeting of international leaders, for the first time since 2016. “Somebody needs to show up and make something … Read more

Art Spiegelman to receive honorary National Book Award

Art Spiegelman to receive honorary National Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, Art Spiegelman will receive an honorary National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He feels honored, and a little worried. The unexpected pleasure of being cited by the National Book Foundation comes months after the jarring saga of his Pulitzer Prize-winning “Maus” being withdrawn by a Tennessee … Read more

Michelle Zauner, Gayl Jones receive American Book Awards

Michelle Zauner, Gayl Jones receive American Book Awards

“Crying In H Mart” memoirist Michelle Zauner, novelist Gayl Jones and author-journalist Francisco Goldman are among the winners of the 43rd annual American Book Awards, presented by Ishmael Reed’s Before Columbus Foundation NEW YORK — “Crying In H Mart” memoirist Michelle Zauner, novelist Gayl Jones and author-journalist Francisco Goldman are among the winners of the … Read more

Spidey tops box office while Cinema Day draws millions

Spidey tops box office while Cinema Day draws millions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has swung back on top of the box office during a holiday weekend where American theaters aimed to lure moviegoers with discounted $3 tickets. The first “National Cinema Day” nationwide promotion became the highest-attended day of the year, drawing an estimated 8.1 million moviegoers on Saturday, according … Read more