How to set up a little free library in your neighborhood

Kirsten Akens •
Lifehacker
Books resting against each other

You’ve seen the boxes around your neighborhood. Many look like one-room schoolhouses. Others look like mini replicas of their owners’ homes. Since 2010, book lovers have set up more than 60,000 Little Free Libraries in 80-plus countries across the world, designed simply to be free exchanges that, according to Margret Aldrich, a media and programming

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Start your own charity

Patrick Melvin Jr. •
Independent Thought
charity

Key Takeaways: If you are passionate about a particular cause and there is no charity that supports it, you can start your own charity. Charities can be set up to support overseas causes as well. Self-started charities can be especially beneficial for those planning to donate over $10,000. Let’s say you are at the stage

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Which social media platform is best for your business?

Eric Rosenberg •
Business2Community
business social media

At a conference I attended, Smart Passive Income founder Pat Flynn told the audience, comprised of bloggers, finance business owners, and media, that you should “be everywhere.” You can see this implemented at Pat’s active blog, Twitter account, Facebook group, YouTube channel, Instagram account, and more around the web. But everyone doesn’t have the time

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Nonstop giving all year round

Wintrust
Donation

So, the holidays have come and gone, you broke the bank on gifts this year, and your expendable income is looking a little dismal. You may have already made that big donation to your favorite charity and called it a day, or maybe you dropped off some change into a donation box as you were

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