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Why an Early Financial Start Can Change Your Life

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Your most productive years are while you are young. Do you remember college, when you could sleep for two hours and be back in class in the morning? I did that too. Except I was a waitress until 2:00 a.m. and class started at 8:00 a.m.

Simple Ways to Save More Money

Gregg Clunis | Posted 02.08.2016 | Money
Gregg Clunis

If you're like me, you probably WANT to save more money right? You want to look at your bank account and see a comfortable stash there, just in case an emergency happens or you want to go on vacation.

Positioning Yourself as 'The Expert'

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

We live in a society where everybody is doing something. Everyone is a coach, a strategist, a speaker and an expert. People everywhere are scratching their heads trying to figure out when and how so many people became successful and no one knew about it (we have the rise of social media to thank for this).

The Real Kickstarter: How global capital markets can help support the refugee crisis

Akash Goel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Akash Goel

If we look hard enough, we're likely all the products of refugees. The very founding of America was based on the concept of refuge. It stands to reas...

Common Tax Issues for the Recently Divorced or Separated

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 02.04.2016 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

Because of the numerous additional factors that now apply to your situation, there are likely many new concerns or questions you have once you start checking off boxes on your tax forms.

Not Married Yet? Marriage Success Starts Now!

Sara Margulis | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Sara Margulis

When you're planning for an expensive and important event like a wedding, it's imperative that you already know how to budget and save. So learn now. You can actually have a lot of fun practicing how to budget for an extraordinary expense!

Got a Mind for Finance? Consider Freelance Trading

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

As the world of self-employment grows, so do our opportunities. The days of being limited to one type of specialty are gone, replaced by exciting and innovative gigs. Today's freelancers have incredible options to work when they want, where they want, doing the job they love.

5 Tax Mistakes Made by Millennials

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor Millennials, who range in age from early twenties to mid-thirties today, are in a life phase of ongoing change ...

Hemorrhaging Mega Bucks in the Stock Market? Transfuse it Into Real Estate

Ted Papadopoulos | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Ted Papadopoulos

If you thought 2015 was a crazy year for fluctuating interest rates and all the inconsistent economic data being fed to us about the state of the US ...

What Does Entrepreneurship Mean to the Individual? Ivy Capital Management: A Look into the World of Young Financial Entrepreneurs

Nelson Dong | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Nelson Dong

"The early bird gets the worm." At no point in history has this time-tested idiom been more relevant than it is today. Millennials are a generation ...

15 Ways The Middle Class Could Help Close the Income Inequality Gap

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

When it comes to money, it's not intelligence or education that holds back the average person from getting rich. It's the middle-class beliefs about money that keeps them struggling to survive in a world of abundance.

Tips for Removing Emotion From Your Trading Decisions

Paul Scolardi | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Paul Scolardi

With the right plan and the right approach in place, any new trader can start trading their way to financial freedom. It won't be easy. It will take a lot of work, a number of setbacks and a great deal of determination, but many have found that trading is one of the best ways to reach the level of financial freedom they have always wanted.

Stock Market Got You Down? Conservation Financiers Ready 'Non-Correlated' Investments

David Bank | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
David Bank

here's an intriguing line in the new Credit Suisse and McKinsey & Co. report on the growing interest among institutional investors for financial products that protect ecosystems, drive sustainable commodity production or reduce carbon emissions.

Insider Reveals What Investors Look for in Startups

Quora | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Quora

There have been dozens of amazing blog posts and Quora answers about evaluating founding teams. And, of course, I look for the typical stuff (intelligence, drive, credibility, integrity, market understanding, learning curve, etc). There are also a few things I look for that I haven't seen many people write about, and I thought I'd share a few.

3 Must-Read Books for Serious Business Bloggers

Helen McCarthy | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Helen McCarthy

Blogging can be tough, right? And incredibly disheartening at times. Especially when you spend hours crafting a great post (to you, anyway) that attracts little, to no, traffic. Or days writing a mega article that fails to hold readers' attention.

20 Tricks to Retiring Rich

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: Traveling to faraway places? Indulging in hobbi...

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

Women Are Better Than Men at Investing. Because Sex.

Jon Colgan | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Jon Colgan

Are women better than men at investing? According to one robot, the simple answer is "yes."

Why I Stopped Trying to Join the Boys Club

Jodie Matthews | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Jodie Matthews

Why not me? Just because I'm a woman and I may have children in the future, am I not worthy of a senior management position? Am I not worthy of managing staff? Am I not worthy of a large salary just like my male counterparts?

Hissah Al Sabah: An Enterprising Kuwaiti Princess

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Magda Abu-Fadil

She's not your stereotypical Arab princess out of some Hollywood producer's imagination, but a hard working entrepreneur fiercely supporting women's e...

Blindsided by innovation like Bloomberg? Don't become a statistic.

Irene Aldridge | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Co-authored with Steve Krawciw JP Morgan's announcement last week "to pull the plug" on all of their thousands and thousands of Bloomberg terminals i...

5 of the Simplest Reminders for Your Journey Towards Financial Freedom

Paul Scolardi | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Paul Scolardi

Making the journey towards financial freedom is never fast or easy. It is big undertaking and one that will be filled with challenges and setbacks.

How to Make the Most of Your Workplace Retirement Plan

Jacob Gold | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Jacob Gold

Workplace retirement savings plans are one of the most effective tools workers can use to better prepare themselves for retirement. Taking the time to maximize your savings through your plan today can go a long way toward saving for the future. Consider taking the following steps to make the most out of your workplace plan.

Two Lessons We Can Learn From Ant Colonies

Deborah Gordon | Posted 01.21.2016 | World
Deborah Gordon

Ant colonies operate without central control. This is difficult to imagine, and it's easy to attribute control where there isn't any. In fact, ther...

The Economy in 2016

John Ducas | Posted 01.19.2016 | Teen
John Ducas

As a young person, I have a great interest in understanding how the economy performs and what drives movements in the markets. Every year I outline my views on how the economy will pan out the following year.