Who Needs Another Toaster? And Is That a Fair-Trade Diamond?

June 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p8
Academic Journal
The article presents a letter from the editor of the "Journal of Financial Planning" concerning the June 2006 issue. The issue focuses on a trend by couples to add a charitable dimension to their weddings by asking for wedding gifts in the form of donations to charities of their choice. The trend is spurred by two things: many older couples don't need traditional wedding gifts and couples of all ages are becoming more socially aware and responsible in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina.


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