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What Makes Luxury Cars So Expensive?

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | 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 05.13.2015 | 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 05.13.2015 | 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 05.09.2015 | 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 05.06.2015 | 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 05.05.2015 | 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 05.05.2015 | 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 05.04.2015 | 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 05.03.2015 | 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 06.02.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 04.15.2015 | 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 04.14.2015 | 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 04.11.2015 | 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 04.11.2015 | 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 04.11.2015 | 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 04.08.2015 | 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 04.07.2015 | 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 04.06.2015 | 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 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Jamie Sutherland

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