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David Geller

The Seductive Lure of Meaningless Information

David Geller | March 30, 2015 | Money
I'll go out on a limb here and say we've all done it. We look up from our computer, iPad or iPhone, where we've just spent time on something that is really of no importance to us when we could have been engaging in a more meaningful activity. And that's my definition of wasted time.
Jesse Lawrence

Dominant Teams and Close Campus Proximity Makes 2015 Final Four Tickets Most Expensive Since At Least 2011

Jesse Lawrence | March 30, 2015 | Sports
Three No. 1 seeds are still afloat and plenty of rich storylines exist. Along with Kentucky's pursuit of the perfect season, three remaining schools are within 350 miles of Indianapolis, allowing ticket prices on the secondary market to reach record-breaking highs in 2015.

3 Money Questions We Are Too Embarrassed to Ask | March 30, 2015 | Money
Money troubles can be hard to discuss. The secret many don't seem to know is they are not as alone as they feel. Here are some questions people ask me -- and the ones I ask them in response.

Why I'll Never Open a Joint Checking Account Again

MyBankTracker | March 30, 2015 | Money
Joint bank accounts do offer some advantages in terms of convenience and simplicity, but there is a certain amount of risk that goes along with opening one.
Steve Rhode

Should We File Bankruptcy Because of Business Debts?

Steve Rhode | March 30, 2015 | Money
Money problems are solved by increasing income, reducing expenses, a combination of the both, or intervention. Bankruptcy is the only legal process that forces your creditors to have to deal with the debt by eliminating it or establishing a payment plan you can afford.
Terry Savage

Remember Inflation?

Terry Savage | March 30, 2015 | Politics
The inflationary period of the late 1970s is such ancient history that we even have people hoping that a "bit" of inflation -- in wages, in prices -- will help the economy grow. But here are five reminders from history about how inflation destroys savings and value.
Buck Wargo

Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spending Or Nothing At All

Buck Wargo | March 30, 2015 | Fifty
When it comes to retirees and their nest egg, there's no strategy regarding how much they spend a year. It's either a big chunk or nothing, according to a study by a financial research firm.
Terry Savage

Beware of Bonds

Terry Savage | March 30, 2015 | Money
Bonds are just as risky as stocks. That's a simple fact not recognized by many investors, who still view bonds in their historic sense of being a more secure investment because they have a priority call against a company's assets in case of a bankruptcy. That's true -- in the long run.
Jeff Rose

Why You Could Benefit From Professional Money Advice

Jeff Rose | March 30, 2015 | Money
Every situation in financial planning is different. The one standard that holds true in all situations is that there is no one universal answer. Your finances are something you need professional help with, not an online forum.
Mika Brzezinski

Meet Our First "Grow Your Value" Finalists

Mika Brzezinski | March 29, 2015 | Business
The "Grow Your Value" bonus competition drives home the message that it is important for women to both learn their value and communicate it effectively.
Mark Steber

Keep Calm and Git 'em Done

Mark Steber | March 30, 2015 | Money
You have about two weeks left before your taxes are due; here are some quick tips to getting 'em done, getting any refund you are due quicker, and setting yourself up for next year.
James Nichols

5 Ways to File Your Taxes With Less Stress

James Nichols | March 27, 2015 | Money
With the April 15 tax deadline getting close, consider trying these five strategies that may help you lower your 2014 taxes, enhance your retirement readiness and help you get more organized for 2015.
Kate Barton

Why We Need More Senior Women Leaders in Tax

Kate Barton | March 30, 2015 | Business
It's hard to ignore the mounting evidence that more gender-balanced leadership teams correlate with better business performance -- and the tax profession is no exception.

'Give Me a Break!' 11 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions and Credits

LearnVest | March 27, 2015 | Money
To help alleviate the sting of paying Uncle Sam, we asked CPAs to share some of the most commonly overlooked tax deductions and credits for everyone from newlyweds to new homeowners.
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

First Time Tax Filers: 8 Quick & Easy Tips You Should Know

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | March 27, 2015 | Money
Filing your taxes for the first time may seem like it's daunting at first. But like most things, the anticipation is worse than reality.
Stacy Slotnick

Supply and Demand: A Simple Solution to Combat the Sale of Counterfeit Handbags

Stacy Slotnick | March 27, 2015 | Business
The panacea to the counterfeit handbag dilemma is quite simple, and it does not involve lobbying for tougher laws, becoming a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer, or developing an anti-counterfeiting technology. Instead, an overhaul of the fake luxury handbag business begins with the consumer.
David Drake

Crowdfunding Industry Set to Explode as SEC Approves Regulation A+

David Drake | March 27, 2015 | Money
Approval of Regulation A+ is important for the crowdfunding industry because it does not only open new opportunities but it also addresses key industry concerns.

20 Life-Changing Money Lessons You Learn in Your 30s

GOBankingRates | March 27, 2015 | Money
It might be just as tempting to give in to careless spending, impulsive buying and paycheck-to-paycheck living, but at least you know better now. After all, you are about halfway to retirement, and these 20 lessons will help you get there comfortably.
Casey Bond

Should You Take the Bigger Tax Refund or Paycheck? [Debate]

Casey Bond | March 26, 2015 | Money
Are your personal finances a highly-organized, well-oiled machine? Or is there a lot of room for improvement? The answer to that question is more important than you might think, especially during tax time.
Daniel DiPiazza

Hacking Elance: How To Make $23,700 In 4 Weeks Freelancing Online

Daniel DiPiazza | March 26, 2015 | Money
When people ask me what the best ways to make money are, sometimes I laugh. Not because the question is stupid -- but because, well, there really is no "right" answer.
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