Doing well at doing good: Why there’s more to giving than checkbook philanthropy

Survey findings

  • Virtually everyone gives—but few believe their giving is effective
  • Women and men approach giving differently
  • Millennials are redefining philanthropy
  • Thoughtful planning drives confidence in giving

Most investors happily embrace—and act on—the impulse to give back. But a survey of high net worth investors reveals a common thread of uncertainty about the effectiveness of their donations. The latest issue of UBS Investor Watch yields surprising insights into why and how givers give—and how gender and age may shape their approach to philanthropy.

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