Why charitable giving makes us happy

Why charitable giving makes us happy

Why charitable giving makes us happy

Australians are generous people, even in difficult economic times. What’s more,  many Australians associate seasons like Christmas and Easter with giving and goodwill by typically boosting their giving to charity at these times.

Children’s charities, homelessness, medical research and animal welfare are among the causes most favoured.

In this article we step through recent research that shows us why giving to others can provide us with a mental boost. 

Interestingly, we feel happier when we have a choice in how and who we give, and when we see the results of out generosity,

We have summarised the key points highlighted above, so click here to read more about why is it that charitable giving makes us happy.  

If you’d like to learn more about how to structure your giving or charitable donations in general, speak to us. We can advise you on how to best plan your giving, taking into account your overall financial goals.

Until next time, 

Regards Rodney. 


Rodney Johnstone CFP BBus, DipFP, GradDipAppFin 

Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited

Financial Adviser,  FPW Financial Advice Pty Ltd 

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