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Barriers to Access in Aviation Show Steep Decline

Eric Lipp | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Eric Lipp

The Open Doors Organization (ODO) is happy to report that as more American adults with disabilities than ever take to the skies, far fewer encounter major obstacles at airports and with airlines.

Help the Refugees With Debt for Dignity Swaps

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 09.04.2015 | World
Lorelei Kelly

Spurred on by the increasingly dire human and political costs of inadequate response, European leaders will gather in mid-September to address the refugee crisis. They should look to the environmental conservation movement to find innovative policy ideas.

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street's Revolving Door Is Destroying Public Trust in Government

Hillary Clinton | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics
Hillary Clinton

We need to make sure those who do the people's work in Washington are actually doing it -- not worrying about former or future bosses at the public's expense.

3 Parts of Business Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Debra Carpenter

Whether you need to get better at learning how to source investment capital, increase the sales of the firm, brand your business, or talk to clients, there are plenty of areas to focus on to polish your entrepreneurial skills.

Hackers, Press Releases and Millions

Blayne Davis | Posted 08.20.2015 | Crime
Blayne Davis

Gordon Gekko said it best in Oliver Stone's classic Wall Street, "The most valuable commodity in the world is information." Indeed, that's true, but of course, the ruthless insider trader played by Michael Douglas implored his young protégé Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) to take it a little bit further.

A Simple Way to Save $1000? Make Coffee at Home

Food52 | Posted 08.19.2015 | Taste
Food52

Think about it: If I bought that same latte every day for a year, it'd cost me $1,642.50. That's the kind of money I could use to start a college savings fund. It's real money, not random pennies under a pleather cushion in a rec room.

4 Penny Stock Trading Lessons from Billionaire Warren Buffett

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

If "living simply" to you means not having to go to a job you hate every morning and enjoying a millionaire lifestyle instead, that's fine - go after it. But if all you want is to live simply with your expenses covered and your family comfortable? That's fine too.

New App, Fam-ess, Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.11.2015 | Education
Craig Newmark

75% of American households live paycheck to paycheck and 25% have no savings at all. With our consumer debt hovering at $11.5 Trillion, it is clear th...

China Devaluation Is Good News

Sara Zervos | Posted 08.11.2015 | World
Sara Zervos

Germany, Asian countries and commodity producers have already been selling less to China because of its economic slowdown; now they could sell less because their exported goods look more expensive as the Chinese yuan goes down.

Shedding Light On The True Identities Of Company Owners Takes Centre Stage In Combating AML And Financial Crimes

Christine O’Connell | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Christine O’Connell

From money laundering to terrorist financing to tax evasion, opaque businesses and corporate vehicles have become a useful tool for international criminals. For governments and regulators attempting to battle these financial crimes, it has become vitally important to establish the true identity of a business's ultimate owner or beneficiary.

Aggressive HFT in U.S. Treasuries

Irene Aldridge | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

U.S. regulators have recently questioned the role that high-frequency trading (HFT) plays in the bond market. The latest research from AbleMarkets studies a subclass of HFTs known as aggressive HFT. The research shows that:

Emerging Markets: Still Not Cheap, and Still Not Pretty

Sara Zervos | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Sara Zervos

Most emerging markets need to borrow from the rest of the world. They are known for being the fastest growing countries, with rich resources and young populations. However, by definition they are poorer than other developed countires, and as such have little savings to finance their growth

The Seven Deadly Sins of Stock Trading

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I've been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve financial & investment success. As a teacher, I have students at every stage of the process - from those who are completely new to the trading process to students that have gone on to become millionaires thanks to the lessons I teach.

How to Prepare Your Finances for a Career Change

Carrie Smith | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Carrie Smith

Money is a big factor for most of us: whether we like it or not, most of our decisions rely at least partly on how much cash is in our bank account -- and this applies to careers choices as well.

How You Can Work Less and Get Rich

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Which part of the title interested you most -- working less? More money? Or both? Most people I know like both equally. You know the get-rich fantasy images -- the boat, the car, the big house, the life of leisure. It looks so easy.

Top 6 Reasons You Should Take the Job Despite Your Divorce

Morghan Leia Richardson | Posted 08.05.2015 | Divorce
Morghan Leia Richardson

Marcy hadn't worked in four years and suddenly was faced with an amazing six-figure job offer -- but the offer came right in the middle of her extremely nasty divorce. "Should I take it?" she asked. "What about child support? Alimony? Custody?" My answer was absolutely YES -- take the job!

6 Ways This New Site Makes Following Illinois Campaign Finances Easy

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.06.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform revealed its automated, new, Illinois Sunshine campaign finance website that provides information on all major campaign donations and spending, including those of Super PACs and other types of campaign groups.

The Difference Between Day Trading and Swing Trading

Paul Scolardi | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

I've realized that when I say I teach stock trading, people often assume that I'm talking about day trading. I have three types of trades that I teach , Swing Trading , Chart Trading, and Day Trading.

Federal Reserve Accidentally Leaks Secret Documents

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

By Jason Lange and Howard Schneider WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Staff economists at the Federal Reserve expect a quarter-point U.S. interest rate...

8 Personal Finance Categories to Keep You Focused on the Bigger Picture

Natalie Bacon | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Natalie Bacon

If you're anything like me, you hear advertisements about financial products frequently. I hear ads for everything from banks, to investment products, to retirement accounts, and on and on. Every ad is for something different and it's hard to keep track of it all.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold, for Now

Sara Zervos | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Sara Zervos

After experiencing a bull run for decades, the price of gold has been on an incessant decline since its high in 2011 - and is down a whopping 73% since then. Given prices plummeted around 5% in the last week alone, this shiny metal is making headlines both in popular and financial press. Is it time to buy?

Science Confirms, There's Nothing Worse Than a Know-It-All A**hole

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Science
Van Winkle's

Sometimes, health and behavior studies validate our personal quirks and lifestyle choices. For example, when "science says" doodling helps us focus or...

Why a UN Financing Conference Should Matter to You

Laurent Huber | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurent Huber

Last Wednesday, July 15th, world leaders at the United Nations Financing For Development conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia agreed that "price and ta...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Petralia, COO and Co-Founder, Kabbage, Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathryn has spent the past 20 years working with startups and established companies focused on credit, payments, technology and ecommerce. Kathryn an...

5 Reasons People With A Lot of Money Lose it All

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

They say history has a way of repeating itself, and that certainly seems to be the case when it comes to big name celebrities losing substantial amounts of wealth.