"Of course, the immediate future is uncertain: America has faced the unknown since 1776." -- Billionaire Businessman-Investor Warren Buffett from USA ...
Most Americans know that the "right to happiness" was mentioned in a big way in the Declaration of Independence. Very few Americans, including me, rea...
The challenge has been converting this understanding to action, particularly considering how special interests pushing their energy products--nuclear, oil, gas and coal--have a hold on so many governments around the world.
"MidAmerican Decides Against Iowa Nuclear Plant," Des Moines Register, June 3, 2013. "MidAmerican Energy to Invest $1.9 Billion Building 1,050 MW of ...
Dividends are yet another way the super-rich accumulate wealth and residual income. Any investor can prosper through owning stocks. All wealth is taught; alas not traditionally through our current education system.
Aside knowing the basic SAT averages of the incoming student population, I would want to know about what happens after the diplomas are hung on the wall, long after people have graduated. Did the costs of your college education provide commensurate mid- and long-term value?
The Bengazi attack, the IRS Tea Party scandal, and fixing Social Security -- what do they have in common? Money. Or lack thereof. It takes money to ru...
Until very recently I wouldn't have called myself an avid social media user. Sure, I created a Facebook profile in 2006, at a time when a college email address was still required to sign up, but who didn't? The concept of the "social network" has changed a great deal since then.
Coal exports are good for the environment -- they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government hearings, and lobby visits.
Here Carlos Slim spoke candidly with Fernandez about the digital future, how he thinks technology is shaping society today, why philanthropy is the key to a happy life, and what he likes most about L.A.
Former manager Alex Ferguson often said that Beckham practiced with a discipline to achieve an accuracy that other players wouldn't care about.
Simply tallying Adelson's wins and losses -- or the Koch brothers', or George Soros's, or any other mega-donors' -- misses the bigger point.
If Buffett just talks to his friends on Twitter, he has an opportunity to influence millions of new followers on topics, such as philanthropy, women in business and financial literacy. A little interaction will go a long way toward making Warren Buffett a force to be reckoned with in social media.
There really can be no debate or argument about who has been far and away the most successful pure investor in the past 100 years or may be forever. There have been few fortunes as large as the one amassed by Warren Buffett.
Fix the Debt did a dance flash mob in Farragut Square in downtown Washington, D.C., around noon on Friday. Two participants expressed concern about the debt, but did not want to cut Social Security.
Buffet said that, "Women are the key to America's prosperity...The closer America comes to fully employing the talents of all its citizens, the greater the output of goods and services will be." Buffet's essay reminded me of my hardworking mother and her experiences during World War II.