Personal Crowdfunding

Personal Crowdfunding
Personal Crowdfunding

Personal Crowdfunding

Have you ever gone online to solicit money for a personal project or something you need or want? These days, crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe are filled with personal appeals: People looking for money for their cancer drugs, fertility treatments, or even to be a help them buy a house. So, where do we draw the line on which types of fundraising efforts to support? What goes into your decision to give or NOT to give? Ron Lieber, writer of the “Your Money” column for the New York Times, joins us to talk about how crowdfunding campaigns are getting more personal.