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Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Jack E. Kosakowski | Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents
Jack E. Kosakowski

Many young people want to learn about managing money from their parents. A significant majority of teens we surveyed (84 percent) say they look to their parents for information about how to manage money.

How to Use Climate Finance to Promote Clean Water

Renat Heuberger | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Renat Heuberger

Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change.

5 Ways Social Enterprises Can Finance Growth

Don Shaffer | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Don Shaffer

Social entrepreneurs seeking growth funding often get caught up in the culture of venture capital -- they position their enterprise as a rocket business, look for a miracle angel investor, and start giving away equity.

Women in Business: Alexandra Lebenthal / President and CEO of Lebenthal Holdings

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Alexandra Lebenthal is the President and CEO of Lebenthal Holdings. She comes from a storied Wall Street family. Her grandparents, Louis and Sayra Leb...

8 Ways to Prepare Financially for a Baby

Natalie Bacon | Posted 03.19.2015 | Parents
Natalie Bacon

There are practical things that can be done to soften the financial blow of having a baby, and I want to share them with you. So, here are eight practical tips for you to get ahead of the game and prepare for your baby.

What Makes Luxury Cars So Expensive?

Quora | Posted 03.23.2015 | Money
Quora

A lot of people believe that luxury cars cost more than regular cars because of their superior quality parts, their bigger and better options, because they're made from more expensive materials, etc. This is only partially correct.

Froilan de Dios: Discover Where Your Passion Lies and Where Your True North Points

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Having started his career in accountancy and law, Froilan de Dios, shares his professional journey that allowed him to work in Philippines' neigboring countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam.

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Talk About Finance

Nourish International | Posted 03.13.2015 | Money
Nourish International

Many who look to understand the incredible wealth gap are quickly lost in the exclusive language of finance. When it comes to the inner workings of financial institutions, the rise and fall of markets, the tangled web of international debt, or even just our own personal finances, most of us are lost. In short, we are financially illiterate.

The Six Most Important Financial Tips for Young Military Families

Michael J. Meese | Posted 03.11.2015 | Money
Michael J. Meese

The earlier in your career that you implement these tips, the sooner you'll achieve financial stability and the stronger your personal finances will be able to grow throughout your life.

What Is It Like to Play Monopoly Competitively?

Quora | Posted 03.09.2015 | Money
Quora

Competitive Monopoly is certainly a different beast than the casual games you may have played with your siblings growing up. Once you begin competing at charity tournaments, it only seems natural to then have the desire to become US & World Monopoly Champion.

Equity Crowdfunding Is Dead -- Long Live Equity Crowdfunding

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 03.16.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

In life, whatever it is we are seeking will not arrive in the form we are expecting. Such is the case with raising equity in a post JOBS Act market -- something that fascinated but at the same time confused many business owners.

5 Questions First-Time Tax Filers Need to Answer

SALT | Posted 03.05.2015 | Money
SALT

Yes, nothing screams (or, more likely, sighs) "I'm an adult" than W-2s, deductions, and adjusted gross income. And while that all sounds painful, doing your taxes for the first time doesn't have to be that bad. In fact, you can make it easier.

Leadership's Next Frontier: Tri-Sector

Erin L. Worsham | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
Erin L. Worsham

Therefore, we need individuals, teams, and institutions that are able to maneuver effectively across and between the nonprofit, for-profit and government sectors.

Inequality and Fairness: Why Investors Should Care

Peter Schwartz | Posted 03.03.2015 | Money
Peter Schwartz

The effect of unequal educational funding is to reinforce existing wealth inequalities across social class, race, gender, and region. But the most significant effect is the reproduction of these inequalities across generations.

Impact Investing's Newest Champion -- the Millennial

Emily Yu | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Emily Yu

The reality is that there are many in the financial markets and social sector who firmly believe that Millennials are critical stakeholders who will unleash impact investing's true potential within the next two decades.

4 Things Every Business Owner Should Know About Business Loans

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Like any important business decision, finding a line of credit should be done carefully. Look, we all get a little zealous when we have a good idea, but that doesn't mean we have to rush things and risk doing them wrong.

Market Prices and Limit Order Dynamics: What's Going on in Today's Stock Markets?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Markets are bursting at their seams with financial data. Much of the data that researchers are now mining is called Level I, II, and III data; this data comprises information on orders, executions and cancellations across different price levels.

Ben Walsh

Wall Street's Terrible Argument Against A Rule That Could Save Americans Billions

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business

It’s pretty hard to come up with a good argument against the White House’s proposal to require brokers to act in their client’s interest when it comes to retirement accounts.

Baby Boomers and the Dilemma of Facing Retirement

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Money
Elwood D. Watson

In 2006, the group of Americans known as baby boomers (1946-1964) turned 60 years old. Now almost a decade later, a number of them are either heading toward or have entered the retirement phase of their lives. The fact is that this is a transition that is not always as serene as many boomers envision such an experience will be

Aggressive High-Frequency Trading in Equities

Irene Aldridge | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Aggressive high-frequency trading (HFT) is a classification of electronic trading strategies that rely on ultra-fast infrastructure and market orders to take advantage of news, predictive analytics or short-lived information asymmetries.

3 Ways to Protect Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement from Your Divorce

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 02.18.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, "It depends."

13 Political Lessons From Fantasy Football

Josue Lopez Calderon | Posted 02.13.2015 | Sports
Josue Lopez Calderon

Yes, fantasy football is much more than a game; it's a political science crash course. Now if we could just get more people to play together, then fantasy sports may help us bridge the world's political and diplomatic divide.

Love and Money: 3 Reasons to Talk Money With Your Partner

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 02.13.2015 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

Talking about money might feel unromantic. Some people consider it a taboo or impolite subject. And it tends to come with all sorts of emotional baggage we'd rather not drag into our blissful new relationship. But having "the money talk" early on is crucial to having a happy future together.

Understanding Short-term Dynamics of Order Execution to Minimize Adverse Selection

Irene Aldridge | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

When you trade, do you place market orders, limit orders or a combination of both? Do you or should you care? The answer is yes, you should care, particularly in today's volatile markets, and this article explains why.

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Jinna Yang | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

When I started preparing for my trip, I did a lot of research on the planning process on the internet. There are a number of things I did to prepare, and I thought I'd share some tips on how to help you travel for less money.