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Rob White

Developing a Loving Relationship With Money

Rob White | May 3, 2016 | Money
Learning to manage your emotions so your fear of poverty transforms into faith in prosperity is absolutely key if you're to make real the ideal that you have plenty of money. Here are six ways to do that.
Mala Rambharose

Investing in the Long Run

Mala Rambharose | April 29, 2016 | Money
Last year I opened up my first Investing Account. My goal for the year was to play around and learn more about buying and selling shares. The very first purchase I made was about me wanting to support a company I believe in. The second purchase was recommended by a...
Nancy Laws

10 Ways to Improve and Save on Your Commute

Nancy Laws | April 27, 2016 | Money
Simplifying your commute is not only better on your pockets but can be better for your environment and health.
Cait Flanders

The True Cost of Wasting Money on Getting Wasted

Cait Flanders | April 26, 2016 | Business
When it's a small expense, it seems like it makes no difference at all -- but it adds up fast. And if those small expenses are a result of mindless spending, they can hurt you and your future in more ways than one. Life is too short to waste money on anything that doesn't add value to it
Jack M. Guttentag

Confronting the Three HECM Reverse Mortgage Decisions

Jack M. Guttentag | April 25, 2016 | Business
This article describes the three major decisions that must be made in taking out a HECM reverse mortgage. The purpose is to alert potential borrowers to the information they will need to make the best decisions possible, and where to get it.
Dean Baker

Patently Absurd Logic On Budget Deficits and Debt

Dean Baker | April 18, 2016 | Business
The fact that the deficit hawks can scream endlessly about the horrible interest burden on our children, but don't even seem to notice the costs being imposed by patent and copyright monopolies, suggests that they are not really concerned about our children's well-being.
Rev. Al Sharpton

Money, Power, Respect: The Importance of Financial Education

Rev. Al Sharpton | April 19, 2016 | Politics
The month of April is synonymous with many things -- spring, taxes, April showers -- but what it should perhaps be most associated with is financial empowerment. In 2004, the Senate did precisely that when it officially recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month.
Dan Mason

Tax Day Spoiler: You Are the 1 Percent

Dan Mason | April 18, 2016 | Money
So no matter what your situation is this tax season, get on the gratitude train. The last stop on the line is never ending abundance!
Young Invincibles

Tax Season, #Adulting, and the ACA

Young Invincibles | April 18, 2016 | Money
By Erin Hemlin Erin Hemlin is Director of Training and Consumer Education at Young Invincibles. In that capacity, Erin leads YI's training and education efforts nationally through webinars, in-person workshops, and partnerships to increase health literacy and build consumer awareness among her...
Jeanne M. Stafford

3 Steps to Make Tax Time a Breeze (Next Year)

Jeanne M. Stafford | April 18, 2016 | Money
When you practice these steps, you may end up having less paperwork because when you treat communication with your money like the other things scheduled in your life, it's less of a mystery and more of a familiar routine.
meQuilibrium

How to Fight Fair Over Finances

meQuilibrium | April 13, 2016 | Healthy Living
The key to lessening these woes lies in figuring out your values around money, so that money tensions can be approached from a place of clarity and calm. Here are three tips to ensure a fair fight over finances.
Frank Clemente

It's Tax Time, But Corporations Aren't Paying

Frank Clemente | April 13, 2016 | Politics
American corporations owe U.S. taxes on all their income wherever made, but thanks to a loophole called "deferral," they don't have to pay the bill on offshore profits until they bring the money home.
SALT

How to Save for Retirement and Make Student Loan Payments

SALT | April 12, 2016 | College
Since many financial planners believe that Social Security payments alone won't be enough to cover a person's expenses in retirement, borrowers need to find ways to save for retirement and pay for their student loans. Here are some strategies that could help you.
Tammy Duckworth

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Tammy Duckworth | April 18, 2016 | Politics
Today we recognize Equal Pay Day, a day that symbolically represents when a woman's wage finally catches up to what a man was paid in the previous year. Despite often being equally qualified, a man's pay outpaces a woman's by 79 cents for every dollar.
Sarah Jane Glynn

The Gender Wage Gap and Women's Retirement Security Go Hand in Hand

Sarah Jane Glynn | April 12, 2016 | Business
The focus on what a woman earns each year compared to her male counterparts masks a related and equally important issue: the gap in women's retirement insecurity.
Roxana Maddahi

An Open Conversation With A College Student About How to Grow Money

Roxana Maddahi | April 8, 2016 | Money
Sadly, our school curriculums never covered personal finance, and most of our population is clueless about where to begin and what questions to ask.
Cory Booker

Hard-Working Americans Who Play By The Rules Deserve Retirement Security

Cory Booker | April 7, 2016 | Politics
It's long past time for consumer protections to catch up to modern realities. For something as important as a family's retirement savings, there's no reason the retirement services industry shouldn't be held to a standard like that of other professions handling such serious matters.
PolicyGenius

I'd Rather Have Student Loan Aid Than a 401(k)

PolicyGenius | April 8, 2016 | College
Student loan debt is so paralyzing that 49% of young workers would prefer to work at company that offers a student loan aid program than a company that offers a 401(k) retirement plan.
Vince Bertram

College 'Sticker Shock' Making Certifications and Associate Degrees More Attractive

Vince Bertram | April 6, 2016 | College
Community college may be the best choice for some, especially if a student is still deciding on a college major. For others, a bachelor's degree may be the best option. Regardless, the student will enter post-secondary education with informed decisions and a clear understanding of their future earning potential.
Roxana Maddahi

How to Put Off Paying Your Taxes

Roxana Maddahi | March 30, 2016 | Business
Rich or poor, shelling out large sums of money to pay your taxes can be quite an interruption. If money is invested, it can really hurt your investments to liquidate them at the wrong time. If you don't have assets to fall back on, it could be even more difficult to cover your tax burden. Below are a number of feasible strategies for the illiquid folks at tax time.
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