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Consumers shun bank marketing in favor of researching online

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

At their annual ThinkBanking event last Thursday (Sept 9th) in Sydney, the Google Financial Services Team released their latest behavioral research su...

Professional Pictures: Movies About Our Day Jobs

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As seen through the revealing lens of timeless film, you can derive a measure of comfort and perspective amidst the seeming complexity of it all, because the pressures and vicissitudes of the work place go back a very long way.

Why Did We Get Married?

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

I got married in college. That is to say, my wife and I are both undergraduates at the University of South Carolina. That is to say, we get a lot of raised eyebrows when we introduce ourselves to classmates.

Where Can I Get A Social Credit Card?

Paul Lamb | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact
Paul Lamb

Why is it that we put so much emphasis on valuing our financial and not our social assets -- things like helping a neighbor or volunteering for a charity?

How to Make College Bound Students Financial Pros

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on NPR's Morning Edition and Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Ariel Edwards...

The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness Announces Editorial Calendar

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Read More: Romeo and Juliet, Film, Chicago, Bono, Literature, Carolyn B. Maloney, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, The Luce Index, Life Style, Mu Sochua, Photography, SOS Children’S Villages, Josh Silverman, Cancer, HIV & AIDS, Heal the World, Valentines, Performing Arts, Orphan Care, Social Change, Palitha Kohona, Bangladesh, Oprah Winfrey, Social Gospel, Jamaica, Jimmy Carter, India, Hillary Clinton, Human Rights, Huffington Post, Hinduism, Skype Interviews, Judaism, Economy, Novels, Washington, Gay Rights, South Asia, Better the World, New Delhi, Gay Immigration, Stewardship Report, Jlsr, Port-Au-Prince, John Lee, Women’S Issues, Love, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Dalai Lama, Wal-Mart, Health, New York City, Muhammad Yunus, Haiti, Orphans Interntional Worldwide, Cambodia, New York Times, Relationships, Going Green, Museums, Buddhism, Dance, Helping the Unfortunate, Europe, Puerto Rico, Human Rights Watch, Jim Luce Stewardship Report, Sri Lanka, West Virginia, Universal Human Rights Declaration, Chinese, Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Child Care, Jim Luce, Unions, Dr. Steven Becker, Humanism, Alaska, Food Stamps, Holiday Season, Unsung Heroes, Bettering Humanity, Americas, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Education, Care, Shyam Selvadurai, Christianity, Arianna Huffington, Connecting Goodness, Worldvision, World Affairs, George Bush, Finance, Children, Nhat Thich Hanh, Music, Thought Leaders, United Nations, Arts, Foster Families, Intergenerational Romance, Desmond Tutu, Goodness, Environment, Elie Wiesel, Travel, Federico & Co., Conflict Resolution, Fine Arts, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Religion, Islam, Developing World, Africa, Unicef, Politics, Theater, Mid-East, Global Citizens, Interracial Love, Connectivity, Culture, Gay Marriage, Tikum Olem, Aga Khan, Jon Sirota, Poverty, Asia-Pacific, Media News
Jim Luce

A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still ...

Dumb Advice: "Read the Fine Print"

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

Unless the reader is a law professor, or has nothing else to do for the rest of his or her life, the fine print will always outwit the reader. In fact, it is supposed to.

Treasury Secretary Geithner -- 'Spinning' Out of Control

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Almost every day, Geithner attempts to delude American workers into believing that business investment and consumer demand are on the uptick. His assertions aren't just disingenuous and disrespectful -- they're also dangerous.

Economists Tell the Masses: "It Could Have Been Worse"

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

The economic "it could have been worse" line should be flushed down the toilet. The reality is that greed and incompetence created an entirely unnecessary disaster.

Quote Stuffing Manipulation By HFT: The Evidence Piles Up

Zero Hedge | Tyler Durden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"It's Not A Market, It's An HFT 'Crop Circle' Crime Scene" - Further Evidence Of Quote Stuffing Manipulation By HFT...

The Top 10 Women In Money

walletpop.com | Vera Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN WOMEN...

Hungry Take More Risks: Study

Big Think | David Berreby on July 22, 2010, 1:55 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sometimes it seems that everyone has abandoned the notion that rational self-interest drives people's decisions. It's high time for some answers to th...

Small Investors and the Implications of the Financial Reform Bill

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Irene Aldridge

While traditional brokers blame the investor exodus from the markets on the latest technological innovations, many investors have taken out their cash out of stocks for more prosaic reasons.

The Lifeline for College Students: Credit Unions

Scott Gamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Scott Gamm

To ensure that credit card companies and profit hungry lenders don't rip you off, credit unions are here to help.

A Bigger Bang For Your Buck

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

For many, if not most Americans, it's as crucial as Medicare and a good drug plan. That's the need for low-risk, higher interest income -- a flow of funds that will help you live out your golden years with dignity

Goldman Sachs Fumbles! Can Competitors Recover the Ball?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Over the past decade, Goldman Sachs ran up field like Alabama football's Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram. However, yesterday the SEC spearheaded Goldman like NFL superstar Ray Lewis. Fumble!

Financial Reform: Will it Forestall a Future Crisis of Ethic Proportions?

John C. Bogle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John C. Bogle

We have moved from a society in which "there are some things that one simply does not do" to one in which "if everyone else is doing it, I can too." Business ethics and professional standards have been lost in the shuffle.

We're in a One-and-a-Half Dip Recession

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The 1.5-dip recession should cause deficit hawks to stop squawking about long-term future debt, blue-dog Democrats to stop acting like Republicans, and mainstream Democrats to get some backbone.

Goldman Sachs Resort & Casino

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Henry Sterry

Goldman Sachs is proud to announce a consumer-enriching expansion from the hallowed halls of Wall Street to the glittering neon of Las Vegas.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

The New Finance Bill: A Mountain of Legislative Paper, a Molehill of Reform

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

As long as there's no fundamental change in the structure of Wall Street, the big banks will remain too big to fail, and too politically powerful to control.

The Wall Street Reform Bill: How Much Did We Lose Getting to 60?

Ted Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

The financial reform bill places enormous responsibilities and discretion into the hands of the regulators. Its ultimate success or failure will depend on the actions and follow-through of these regulators for many years to come.

David Axelrod's Talking Points

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Based on what we are seeing and hearing now from the White House, it seems that members of the Obama administration's political wing still don't understand what it is that brought the global economy to its knees.

The Great Repression: The Crisis of Richard Posner

Jonathan Lipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonathan Lipson

There is nothing wrong with changing your mind, and perhaps Judge Posner should be lauded for doing so publicly. But breaking with the past is one thing. Burying it is another.

Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers, Takeovers and Buyouts is almost upon us. This will mark the second major part of the Government 2.0 revolution.