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Crowd Shames Couple To Take Down Crowdfunding Page

Online bullying has caused this couple to take down their charity crowdfunding page after raising only £55 towards their £6,000 goal. Wanting to have a “dream wedding” in Italy, the couple (wife works at animal shelter; husband in the service) posted on … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Etiquette: A New Thing

Tacky or tasteful? Experts have now set rules for crowdfunding things you want but don’t want to pay for yourself, like your over-the-top wedding. It’s called “crowdfunding etiquette.” Included in the rules are: tell donors what their money is to … Continue reading

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When Does Crowdfunding Become Tacky?

At what point does crowdfunding become tacky? Is it OK to ask for money for your medical treatments? Pay for your lawyer? How about your wedding? What if you want a new car? Or will you pay for my Hawaiian … Continue reading

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