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Pick a Winner

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How Smart Are You With Money? 7 Steps To Get Your Finances In Order

Posted 06.24.2015 | Dr. Phil

More than one third of adults admit they spend more than they can afford, and it's been estimated that 70 percent of Americans are living paycheck to ...

The Leveling of the College Playing Field

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.11.2015 | College
Courtney Willett

Until college is no longer treated like a business in America, it will continue to create an unlevel playing field. Those who are genuinely enthused about learning deserve a chance at higher education.

Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This is not an easy task given the legal jargon and technicalities involved in a divorce.

The Worst Money Advice You Will Listen to in Your 20s Will Cost You Thousands

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.02.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

Navigating your finances in your 20s is tough enough without everyone and their brother tossing in their two cents about what you should and shouldn't do. Friends and family may mean well in offering up guidance, but sometimes the things they preach are just plain wrong.

The Husband Bonus: Better Than an Empty Bag

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

A recent article in The New York Times described the unbelievable lives of women who marry rich men and live in the Upper East Side in New York City. The author lets her pinky finger down long enough to write torrid tales of year-end bonuses paid to the women for excelling at their wifely duties. I missed that memo and married for love.

Understanding the Difference Between an Investment and an Expense

Mike Harden | Posted 06.30.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

What's the difference between an investment and an expense? The difference is simple: one will start paying you back, and the other is a drain on your resources.

Most Americans Are Still Pretty Worried About Their Finances

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

Views of the nation's economy, long underwater, have generally shown signs of recovering in 2015. A CNBC poll released Tuesday found views of the econ...

7 Ways Fear Actually Benefits You

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To become abundantly successful and fulfilled master fear and let it make you stronger than you were before. Fear is designed to raise your desires to higher standards. When you understand that the intention behind this emotion is your personal evolvement, you can use it to develop the resilience necessary to increase your capacity to thrive in life.

Why I'll Never Open a Joint Checking Account Again

MyBankTracker | Posted 05.30.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

Joint bank accounts do offer some advantages in terms of convenience and simplicity, but there is a certain amount of risk that goes along with opening one.

This Age May Just Be The Most Expensive Year Of Your Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.06.2015 | Fifty

There's no doubt 50 can be fabulous, a time when many people experience a renewed self-confidence and the wisdom not to sweat the small stuff. But wit...

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.

People In Developing World Use Paperless Platforms To Get Loans, Build Credit

QUARTZ | Leo Mirani | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact

In recent years, the banking and finance industries have not done a lot to earn the trust of consumers in the West. But in poor countries, basic finan...

50 Shades of Budget

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Alexandra Rosas

I'm intent on keeping my marriage intact, so this Valentine's Day I'll consider how this saving money thing may be something best enjoyed together, rather than alone. So when he leans in this Valentine's weekend and whispers in my ear "Let's talk about the budget," I'll be ready.

6 Ways to Stay Sane as a Freelancer or Entrepreneur

Alexandra Ostrow | Posted 04.06.2015 | Small Business
Alexandra Ostrow

These days, I meet daily with freelancers, founders, and entrepreneurs. So, in addition to my own experience, I hear about their journeys as well. The consensus?

Before You Say 'I Do'... a Few Don'ts

Melanie Young | Posted 04.01.2015 | Money
Melanie Young

Don't delay writing wills or reviewing and planning for insurance coverage when starting out in a marriage. You need to know how finances will be managed while you are both alive and healthy and also if one of you becomes disabled or dies.

A Foolproof Financial Outlook

Matthias Paul Kuhlmey | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Matthias Paul Kuhlmey

There is hardly an industry that will pay so much attention to detail in preparing a yearly outlook as the world of finance; no, not a review of events and accomplishments, but a set of predictions.

The Upside Of Working In Retirement

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2015 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Retirement is a transition that's generally filled with mixed emotions. You may feel like you've finally reached your professional stride and still have many productive years left, but the human resources department is suggesting you take a "less-demanding" position based on the results of your annual physical and length of time with the company.

How to Recover from a Financial Crisis: Five Steps

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 03.22.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Drawing on my own financial experience -- and learnings from the Live Richer Challenge and Millennial Next Door -- I can offer five keys to recovering from financial crisis.

5 Conversations You And Your Partner Need To Have Right Now

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.19.2015 | Fifty

It's easy to bypass certain difficult topics by simply not making time for those conversations. But the truth is, there are some discussions every cou...

The Most Important Retirement Benefit Changes to Look Out For in 2015

MyBankTracker | Posted 03.15.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

January is a great time to outline your financial goals for the year, including taking a look at your retirement savings plan. If you didn't save as much as you wanted to last year or you have yet to start contributing to a retirement account, there are some new rules for 2015 that you'll want to pay attention to.

Divorce Confidential: Silver Linings in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 03.11.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It's a new year and we can never predict what lies ahead, but there are definitely many adventures to be had for each and every one of you. If you're going through a divorce, there may be many challenges ahead, but regardless of the challenges, there is always a silver lining in every difficult circumstance.

An Open Letter to Money

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 03.02.2015 | Money
Rebecca Mckown

Hey money, It's strange to be writing a letter to you, but we have a relationship so this needs to be addressed. You can't live without me and I can'...

America's Oldest Black College Could Face Financial Collapse

Reuters | David DeKok | Posted 12.18.2014 | Black Voices

HARRISBURG, Penn., Dec 17 (Reuters) - The nation's oldest black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities, is on th...

5 Ways You're Blowing Your Wedding Budget Without Even Realizing It

BRIDES | Posted 02.05.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

While you may know the basics to sticking within your budget -- not overdoing it with over-the-top florals or spending 40 percent of your total budget on a dress, for example -- there are some less obvious ways that you may be racking up costs without even realizing it.