nonprofits

Why Credit Unions Are Better Choice Than Big Banks

Millions of Americans are disgusted with the big bank status quo, and many are closing out their accounts and moving their money to smaller institutions. It's a good time to do it: Credit unions are waiting with open arms, a customer-centric philosophy -- and incentives.

Families Turn to Nonprofits for School Supplies

Students are heading back to school, and that means they need supplies that cost money. As the economy remains uncertain, with many out of work, nonprofits are stepping up school-supply drives to help more families with this expense.

Guess Who's Making Money? NPR

NPR expects to make a profit this year, a surprising state of affairs for a nonprofit. But with the national debate raging about whether the federal government should stop funding public broadcasting, could NPR find itself a victim of its own success?

Charity workers drive for free

As a way to help San Francisco Bay Area nonprofits survive the recession as fewer people donate, the Zipcar car-sharing service is letting charity...