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Top 7 Beliefs Keeping You Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Amandah Blackwell

When you sit down and turn on your laptop or desktop, you become tense. Your fingers tremble as you type in your bank's URL and enter your username...

Divorce Confidential: Alimony -- Are You On The Hook?

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.13.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Alimony. It's a hot button issue in divorce and something many individuals have a hard time dealing with after the breakup. It seems unfair, when one spouse is ordered to pay a hefty sum each month towards the daily living costs and lifestyle choices of their ex-spouse. These individuals are no longer connected, yet the financial obligation continues -- sometimes indefinitely.

10 Signs You May Be A Pushover

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Being nice is an essential quality necessary for success. It is a quality that sustains relationships and makes you someone others want to be around. However, there is a fine line between being nice and being a pushover.

Will Your Aging Parents Engage With You About Their Life?

Christopher Burgess | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty
Christopher Burgess

All aging parents should have the "four talks" with their elder children (boomers). No child wants to be the initiator of these discussion, so we elders can take the bull by the horns and get it started.

Social Security 101, Literally

Buck Wargo | Posted 11.02.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

For those contemplating retirement or planning your Social Security future, it's time to put back on your student cap and study up.

How Being A Minimalist Will Save You Big Time | Posted 11.02.2015 | Black Voices

Even though there are no strict rules to minimalism, these basic principles promise to bring order and more meaning into your lives.

3 Weird Ways Technology Makes Us Overspend | Pam Masin | Posted 10.29.2015 | OWN

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Managing Your Money - 3 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now

Michael Lazar | Posted 10.28.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Money - we can all use more of it and there is seemingly never enough to go around. Of course, having more is usually far easier said than done. Unl...

Expert Debunks 5 Reasons People Think They Should Take Social Security Early

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.27.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Let's say you've worked hard, saved as much as you can for retirement, and are counting on your Social Security benefit to supplement that. Now, think about changing that.

Expert Debunks 5 Reasons People Think They Should Take Social Security Early

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.23.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Let's say you've worked hard, saved as much as you can for retirement, and are counting on your Social Security benefit to supplement that. Now, think about changing that. Stat.

False Choice and the Unfortunate Reality of Payday Lending

Yee Lee | Posted 10.20.2015 | Technology
Yee Lee

In the latest consumer complaints snapshot, a monthly report detailing consumer sentiments across all credit products, the CFPB observed a 12 percent decrease in the number of payday lending complaints.

4 Steps to Being Financially Prepared for a Divorce

GoGirl Finance | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

No one wants to face their marriage coming to an end -- it's an incredibly sad time. But if you've decided it's the right decision for you it's important to get organized and set yourself up for financial success as you begin your new journey.

The Economic Impact of Breast Cancer: Managing a Costly Side Effect

Melanie Young | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

The reality is many of us need to find help and make lifestyle adjustments to upgrade the quality of our lives to stay healthy while downsize our cost of living to manage financially. It is nothing to be ashamed of, and it is a sign of strength to face the situation and seek help.

Losing $180,000 in a Day & Other Millionaire Lessons

Timothy Sykes | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

It still stings a little bit, but my biggest all-time, one-day loss was a whopping $180,000. I thought I was in the right position shorting a stock, but after it kept getting higher and higher, I had to get out and take a loss on it.

Everything You Need to Know About Finances in Your 20s

Avelist | Posted 09.29.2015 | College

Everyone's different. Different personalities. Different goals. As with everything else, having a healthy financial life can look different for everyone. To find the budget style that's best for you, start by writing down all the elements of your finances:

3 Unconventional Ways to Research Financial Products

Amanda Abella | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Amanda Abella

Personal finance resources may be lacking in the conventional sense, but there is certainly a wealth of information available online.

7 Ways to Transform Your Money Mindset

Elyse Santilli | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

When you know what abundance means to you, you can start taking baby steps to cultivate the feeling of abundance on a daily basis.

5 Keys to Eliminating Debt | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices

Eliminating credit card debt is a top priority for many African-American families. The good news is that there are a few straightforward solutions to this problem. The other good news is that is each step is simple to do.

Credit Union 101: What's the Difference, and Why You Should Make the Switch!

Rachel Pross | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Rachel Pross

If you're wondering what the deal is or why you should make the switch from your big bank, you're already halfway to making a very smart decision.

Can Employers Help Workers Better Manage Their Money?

Andrea Levere | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Andrea Levere

Despite an improved economy and rising employment, the picture is far from rosy for the average low- to moderate-income worker. Wages have stagnated or fallen. One in four jobs pays a low-wage of less than $23,283 a year and often lacks benefits.

5 Questions to Answer for Your Small Biz Before Summer's End

Melinda Emerson | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Melinda Emerson

Rather than getting caught up in another game of Words with Friends, use these fleeting long days to take a look at your business operations. Likely you could make a few changes for the better.

High-Deductible Health Plans Not Satisfying Customers

MoneyTips | Posted 08.19.2015 | Money

High deductible health plans (HDHPs) are health insurance plans that try to strike a balance between affordability and usability. W

Summertime Blues and the Working Mom

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
40 Percent and Rising

Summertime is supposed to be about slip-and-slides, pool parties and popsicles melting on tiny tongues. We all want our kids to have great summer memories, just like we did. For working moms, however, summertime can be a nightmare.

3 Reasons Why Students Shouldn't Live Large at School | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

College is that time in your life when you'll likely already be broke. No need to make a tough situation even more difficult, by spending excessively on housing you can't afford.

Latinos Deserve Full Economic Citizenship

Julie Stav | Posted 08.14.2015 | Latino Voices
Julie Stav

This focus on legal citizenship is important, but it's only part of the story. For Latinos, obtaining full economic citizenship is just as critical.