(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Today is Giving Tuesday, which encourages people to make charitable contributions during the holiday season.
But who, or what organizations, should you assist? How much should you give? One-time donation or regularly scheduled?
Michael Thatcher, CEO of CharityNavigator.org, joined the WBBM Noon Business Hour to discuss getting the most bang for your donated buck. He has five guidelines that may help people participate more effectively.