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What kind of giver are you? Take the quiz

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Do you give time or money to charities? In America, the rich typically aren't as generous as the poor or middle class. Middle-class families (earning $50,000-$75,000 annually) give an average of 7.6 percent of their discretionary income to charity (including religious donations). By comparison, wealthy Americans, give just 4.2 percent, according to a 2012 Chronicle of Philanthropy study. Are you a generous giver? Take the quiz to find out.

1. Have you ever paid for the person behind you in line (for example, at a toll booth or at Starbucks)?



More than once


Very often



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