Monthly Archives: August 2017

Let’s add a charitable donation line on restaurant receipts

Those diners are probably already spending quite a lot of money, there’s a good chance that they’re drunk and happy and feeling generous, and given the opportunity to give then and there, many of them will seize it.

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The Disney World Edition

Slate Money on pink slime, Disney’s Netflix deal, and open seating plans.

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Enough already with the charitable deduction

Charities have a very good public reputation, and it’s easy for lawmakers to want to support them. But this is not the way to do that.

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The Shared Values Edition

Slate Money on the stock market, index composition, and Etsy.

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Unsolicited advice for the Berkshire Museum

The tl;dr: try engaging your critics a little bit, and being much more honest about the realities you’re facing and the trade-offs you are making.

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