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Natalie Pace
Natalie Pace is the author of The Gratitude Game, The ABCs of Money and You Vs. Wall Street, and the founder and CEO of the Women's Investment Network, LLC, at She is a repeat guest on CNBC, ABC, Fox News,, NPR and more. As a philanthropist, she has helped to raise more than two million for Los Angeles public schools and financial literacy. For more information please visit, Follow Natalie Pace on and on

Entries by Natalie Pace

Save $20,000 or More Every Year. Forever.

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Over the past few weeks, I've come across several instances of people being sold down the river for high commissions by the salesmen that they were relying upon for expert advice. In one case, a senior had everything she owned at risk of loss. In another, a retiring executive was...

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Who's Got the Power? We've Got the Power!

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 2:09 PM

When Dolores Huerta rallied the crowd at the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday party to proclaim, "Who's got the power? We've got the power!" Noble Peace Prize winner Jody Williams claimed she wanted to "wash her feet with her hair, like Mary Magdalene." The Dalai Lama beamed, as he...

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How to Launch a $100 Million Business Out of a Van.

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 3:06 PM

Interview with Life is Good founders Bert and John Jacobs.

After five years of being dead broke, of living out of a van, and yet another night of getting kicked off of a college campus without selling any t-shirts, most entrepreneurs would be ready to throw in...

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The Top 10 Signs the CEO Is Rolling in Your Dough

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 3:03 PM

"The CEO is the soul of the company." -- Kay Koplovitz, founder, USA Networks

The majority of CEOs on Wall Street are hardworking, honest men and women, however bad apples can seed themselves in any company. CEO/cheerleaders can seduce investors (and win positive headlines) with legal loopholes and sleight-of-hand tricks,...

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Watch the Legendary Placido Domingo Perform For Free on October 3, 2015.

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 2:07 PM

Free Opera at the Beach on October 3, 2015, starring Placido Domingo.

There will be a free live simulcast of the final performance of Los Angeles Opera's Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci on the Santa Monica Beach pier on October 3, 2015. Gianni Schicchi is a delightful short...

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From Farm to Fork, Literally

(1) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 5:08 PM

"I feel like I'm doing a good thing for the world. I have four kids. I want to model that this is what adults who care about the world do. They decide that they are going to make the world a better place and then they make the world a...
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Real Estate Has Become Unaffordable

(6) Comments | Posted September 9, 2015 | 3:54 PM

Interview with Dr. Lawrence Yun, the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors.

"We are having a nationwide housing cost problem."

As I travel around the country, particularly in California, Seattle, Colorado and New York City, I hear the same story. "I...

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China's Market Collapse and Currency Devaluation

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 9:04 PM

This morning I heard an expert from a respected economic think tank talk about China on a nationwide radio show. He started off his comments by saying that China's currency had devalued by three percent against the U.S. dollar, which was a "dramatic drop." He then went on to say...

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The Dalai Lama Sounds the Alarms for Sustainability

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:57 AM

A peacemaker for the ages walks among us. Whether he is blessing world leaders who are notorious for war, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, or speaking of his own exile from his homeland of Tibet, the message of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama...

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The Dalai Lama Sounds the Alarms for Sustainability

(1) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 3:12 PM

A peacemaker for the ages walks among us. Whether he is blessing world leaders who are notorious for war, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, or speaking of his own exile from his homeland of Tibet, the message of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama...

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Markets Around the World Drop 2-4% on Greek Worries.

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 12:17 AM

The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in value. There wasn't any country you could escape to for safety.

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Investing in the #1 Economy, China

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2015 | 1:09 AM

In 2014, China became the world's largest economy, ahead of the United States (source: The World Fact Book). (The European Union, collectively, would take the #2 spot.)

The World Fact Book estimates that China's 2014 GDP was $17.63 trillion, with the U.S. at $17.5...

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Your Best Bond Strategy. Interview with Bond Strategist Kathy A. Jones.

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 1:32 PM

Kathy A. Jones is the Vice President, Fixed Income Strategist, Schwab Center for Financial Research.

For years, pundits have debated about the timing of a rise in interest rates, pouring over the Federal Reserve Minutes and analyzing every new comma in the press releases. None of this...

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The 3 C's of Reducing Costs in College.

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2015 | 2:26 PM

Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma.


Perhaps even more importantly, if you have a diploma, chances are that you...

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What Warren Buffett Did For His Kids

(0) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 12:14 PM

Estate Planning Interview with Tax Attorney, Gary Michel.

The only good news about taxes is that the estate tax is gone for lots of Americans. Anyone who is worth less than $5,430,000 at the time of death will be exempt from estate taxes, as of 2015. However,...

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Spring Clean Your Money House

(2) Comments | Posted April 5, 2015 | 2:28 PM

Throw out your fear, anxiety, depression and stress over money by cleaning up your life plan.

Money is one of the biggest stresses of life. According to Sonya Britt, an assistant professor/researcher at Kansas State University, "Arguments about money are by far the top predictor of divorce."...

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For Earth Hour, Use Less of Everything

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 3:39 PM

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. in your local time, people around the world will turn off the lights and navigate by star and candlelight to raise awareness about climate change. Ban Ki-Moon, the U.N. Secretary General, describes Earth Hour's importance, saying, "Earth Hour is a...

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Will Europe's Solar Eclipse Fritz Out Germany's Power Grid?

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:32 PM

Includes 5 Solar Facts and Cost-Saving Tips.

While Europeans are preparing to solar gaze during the March 20, 2015 eclipse, the power pundits are heating up the debate on whether the solar eclipse will fritz out Germany's power grid. For my two cents, I'm betting that the utilities will...

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Obama's New $18.152 Trillion Debt

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 11:55 AM

On Sunday, March 15, 2015, the U.S. hit the debt ceiling. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew began employing what he calls extraordinary measures to pay government bills on Monday, March 16, 2015. Secretary Lew has urged Congress to raise the debt limit, again, as soon as possible. Click here,...

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Not There. Yet.

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 4:01 PM

All over New York today, there was something missing.

The ballet was missing it's prima donna.

Photo courtesy of The Clinton Foundation. Used with permission.

Bestselling books by Cameron Diaz and Diane Von Furstenberg (and others) were missing the faces...

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