Jan 13, 2015 • 15M

#188: Report: Utahns Four Times More Giving Than New Hampsherites; How Does Your State Compare?

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December 11, 2014 - Read the full Your Mark on the World article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/1Glcip4. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ymotwitunes or on Stitcher by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ymotwstitcher. As the Christmas season is upon us, WalletHub recently conducted an analysis of rates of charity by state around the United States. Spokesperson Jill Gonzalez, says, “With 30 percent of annual giving taking place in December and the U.S. co-leading the world with Myanmar in charitable contributions this year, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Most & Least Charitable States.” She made the following key observations from the report: The percentage of donated income is four times higher in Utah than in New Hampshire. The median contribution to charity is three times higher in Utah than in Rhode Island. The number of charities per capita is five times higher in Vermont than in Nevada. According to the Wallet Hub report, the top five most giving states are: Utah South Dakota Idaho Kansas Nebraska. The report says the five least giving states are: Nevada West Virginia Kentucky New Jersey Arizona Please consider whether a friend or colleague might benefit from this piece and, if so, share it.