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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.

Studying Sustainable Finance

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green
Steven Cohen

The world of finance is both data-driven and unforgiving. Capital flows toward the highest rate of returns and/or the most stable rate of return. But those markets are influenced by government policy, social norms, and consumer behavior.

Why Is 90 Percent of America Stressed About Money?

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.08.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

The reality is acquiring money is more about consciousness than currency. Building your financial empire and reducing stress about finances starts with changing your thinking.

Ben Carson Doesn't Understand Bank Loans

Lauren Windsor | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

GOP presidential aspirant and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson had an interesting idea about bank loans when asked about rising interest rates and the national debt, at a closed-door gathering of Americans for Prosperity at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention.

Trends: All Finance Will Soon Be Big Data Finance

Irene Aldridge | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Today, real-time streaming data is widely available. The proliferation of data is significantly changing business models in financial firms, whether in market making or long-term portfolio management.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Keep Your Payroll In-House

Jamie Sutherland | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Jamie Sutherland

Here are five reasons why you need to keep your payroll in-house:

The Super-Rich Can't Hide From the Rest of Us

Michael Winship | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Michael Winship

Instead of spending their mega-fortunes on luxury hiding places to escape the mob, better to use that money to improve the conditions that have the populace thinking about tar and feathers or worse.

5 College Savings Plans That Could Save You Money

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 01.30.2015 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

he cost of a college education these days (average yearly tuition for 2013-2014) ranges from $8,000 for in-state public college students to $30,000 for private college students, and historically rises faster than the level of inflation.

Let Altruism Be Your Guide: TED Talk

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthieu Ricard

Excepts From My Latest TED Talk WATCH We have an extraordinary potential for goodness but also an immense power to do harm. Any tool can be used...

More Money More Problems? Not Really!

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

Money can't solve every problem or eliminate every worry, but it does have the power to reduce stress in tough times while providing opportunity in good times.

Would You Invest In... Bigfoot?!

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 01.26.2015 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

Bigfoot has been one of America's greatest all-time controversies. But investment? That seems a bit too far off to me. But, just in case you are, in Fox Mulder's lingo, a true believer, this might just be in your financial plan of the year.

Women in Business Q&A: Harriet Steel, Head of Business Development at Hermes Investment Management

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Harriet was appointed to the Board of Hermes Investment Management in October 2013 as an Executive Director, having joined Hermes in 2011 as Global Head of Business Development and member of the Executive Committee. Harriet joined the City in 1990 with a degree in Architecture from Princeton University.

Real Estate Crowdfunding Turns 75

Jorge Newbery | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

From 10 eighteen months ago, to 50 six months ago, to 75 today, real estate crowdfunding platforms are launching at a torrid pace. This frenzy is dest...

Take Charge of Your Small Business Finances This Year

Nellie Akalp | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

You started a business in order to follow your passion. And even though you're fortunate to work at something you love, you still need to contend with pesky back-office tasks and financial bookkeeping.

An Entry-Level Pay-As-You-Go Lamp is the First Rung of the Energy Ladder

Victoria Arch | Posted 01.20.2015 | Impact
Victoria Arch

What is the role of the solar lantern in energy access? In July of last year, I attended an Engineering for Change Webinar called "Off Grid Technology...