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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

For Earth Hour, Use Less of Everything

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:39 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 | 3:32 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 | 10:55 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 | 3:01 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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President Obama Warns Americans About Bad Retirement Advice

(1) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 8:41 AM

Last week, President Obama called upon the Department of Labor to protect middle and working class families from bad retirement advice. According to a White House press release, backdoor payments, hidden fees and conflicts of interest result in estimated losses to American families of $17 billion in retirement...

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Foreclosures and Short Sales: The Best Deals for Real Estate

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 6:39 PM

Interview with Jamie Moyle, president and CEO of RealtyTrac.

RealtyTrac is a leading provider of "better data, better decisions" for homeowners, with everything from foreclosure maps, to auction listings, to environmental reports, to Secrets for Purchasing Foreclosure Properties and much, much more. While searching through the prolific information...

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Crystal Ball 2015: Top 4 Hot Investments, with 4 Investor Alerts.

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2015 | 10:20 PM

Below are my predictions for 2015, to make your year rich in returns and light on costly mistakes.

4 Hots

Gold Miners. Gold miners are very oversold. 2015 should mark a year of dramatically reduced gold supply - which is often a winning recipe for investors, particularly if demand...

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Genius Award Economist on Fed Leverage, ObamaCare, Obesity and L.A. Traffic

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 2:54 PM

Interview with Professor Kevin M. Murphy, the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Kevin M. Murphy was the first business school professor to be chosen as a MacArthur Genius Award recipient for his work on wage...

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The Origin of Money Is Gratitude

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 12:03 PM

The origin of money is gratitude, not Wall Street, not the Federal Reserve and not the Illuminati. We lose track of this because "money" has become the dominant way that we exchange our gifts and talents in today's world.

Because we seek security, comfort, status and protection for ourselves...

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The Greatest Gifts Are Priceless Memories

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 11:06 AM

It's easy to get caught up in consumerism every Christmas, taking one dreaded day to slog through a sea of people in the malls and dig for that discount-priced trinket that won't embarrass you too much when the person you love tears open your fairly lousy gift. Beyond all that...

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Could Tasers and Cameras Have Saved the Life of Michael Brown?

(2) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 10:49 PM

Interview with Rick Smith, CEO, Taser International.

In the wake of the tragic fatalities of two unarmed men - Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island - attention has turned to possible solutions. One that President Obama has proposed is to put cameras...

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Kick the 10 Bad Habits of the Chronically Indebted

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 1:09 PM

Is your home underwater? Do you owe more on your credit cards than you earn each month? Is your tax bill more than 1/3 of your income? Do you have every insurance policy that the salesman offers? Have you been telling yourself that you'll save/invest money someday after you pay...

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The Words We Need to Ban to Help End Violence Against Women

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 11:48 PM

We no longer use racial slurs, which were used to debase and promote violence against ethnic groups in years past. For the same reason, I'm encouraging everyone to stop using the word "whore" and two other words that promote violence against women.

I hope you'll take a moment to...

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The Gratitude Game: 21 Days to a Healthier, Wealthier, More Beautiful You

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 2:24 PM

Day 3: Gratitude
Today's Mantra: Gratitude

The Origin of Money is Gratitude

Let go of thinking for a moment, and just imagine, without judgment, this concept: The origin of money is gratitude. This is very, very difficult to understand. Even for spiritual people.

Have you ever experienced a...

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The Father of Freakonomics

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 9:24 AM

The Memorial Service of Nobel Prize-winning economist and University of Chicago Professor Gary S. Becker.

It was a cold, blustery day in Chicago on Halloween. I braced myself against the wind and winced at the waves in Lake Michigan, as them roiled and hurled themselves onto Lake Shore Drive,...

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The NFL, Ray Rice, Whoopings and the Dalai Lama's Peace Zone.

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2014 | 10:34 AM

The NFL has been tackled this year by violence - domestic violence, whoopings and concussions. I'll leave the sport and its rules to the NFL, but the issue of violence in the home is one that we should be long past by now. And the problem will not be solved...

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2015: The Year of the Woman: Interview With Alisa Miller, President and CEO of Public Radio International.

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 6:19 PM

Public Radio International commits to an 18-month long feature on the power of women to fuel economic development and improved medical care around the world.

2015 marks the 20-year celebration of the 1995 United Nations Conference on Women, which was held in Beijing. At that...

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Promoting President Obama's Clean Energy Economy

(0) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 9:50 AM

Interview with Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., the director of the Center for the New Energy Economy.


Over the last decade, Colorado has emerged to boast one of the most aggressive clean energy standards in the United States -- something that began under the...

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Why Sports Stars Crash and Burn Within 5 Years of Retirement.

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 2:45 PM

With 10 ways to get rich and stay rich.

Athletes and lottery winners, or anyone else who finds a pot of gold without getting the money smarts necessary to keep it, very often find themselves broke. We've heard about the most spectacular falls -- such as Mike Tyson and...

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Obama to Boehner: Do Something

(5) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 10:30 AM

Includes a Report Card on the Economy Under the Obama Administration.

President Barack Obama spoke on the morning of July 9, 2014 in Denver's Cheesman Park to a select group of sympathetic citizens, who were there by invitation only. The President was packing a big smile for...

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