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How Much is a Financial Planner Worth?

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty
PaladinRegistry.com

According to Wikipedia, financial planning is a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's current pay and future financial state by using current kn...

So, You Gave Up On Your New Year's Resolution. Now What?

Ryan Bailey | Posted 02.26.2016 | Money
Ryan Bailey

If you fell off the New Year's resolution bandwagon sometime around February 15, but still genuinely want to make a change, a recent study by TD Bank found that using visualization to accomplish your goals could be a game changer.

5 Ways a Penny Saved Can Equal Big Bucks

David Rae | Posted 02.10.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Fulfilling any meaningful financial goal means saving a lot of pennies, true, but it really can be easier than you think. One of the first tips I give my clients is to look for ways to save money that don't actually require you to cut back.

Are your Assets in Shape? 6 Tips to Fiscal Fitness!

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

There are many more analogies between physical fitness and fiscal fitness. One thing I can guarantee is that if you stay on the couch watching TV you most likely won't see amazing results either physically or fiscally.

How To Set A Budget And Live Within Your Means

Alexandra McNulty | Posted 01.13.2016 | Money

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Maximize 2016 With These Financial Resolutions

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

2016 is less then a month away, and statistically speaking, a majority of this upcoming year's resolutions will involve some kind of financial aspect-...

One Critical Expense Most Financial Plans Don't Address

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty
PaladinRegistry.com

With people living so long these days, why haven't financial planners been more focused on how to help clients who are planning for retirement specifically plan for longevity? The more sobering side of longevity, that is.

Glad to Be Gay With Money, Where Do You Fit in?

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Numerous studies report that in general LGBT Americans earn more and carry less debt than the general population. But does this mean we are actually better with money?

The Ballers Guide to Choosing a Financial Advisor

David Rae | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
David Rae

Second in a series. Having concluded its first season and been renewed for a second, the hit HBO show Ballers on life after football paints a picture ...

10 Reasons Why You Might Be Financially Stressed

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

How financially stressed are you? Here are some major indicators of financial stress with suggestions for taking action.

3 Do-It-Yourself Investing Pitfalls

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

While the dangers of trying to do your own electrical work are more evident, do-it-yourself (DIY) investing also carries risks for those who aren't careful.

9 Simple Money Moves You Can Make In 10 Minutes Or Less

LearnVest | Posted 04.21.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Minding your money doesn't have to be time-consuming. No, really! There are plenty of quick and simple steps you can take that can have a positive impact on your financial wellbeing.

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

LearnVest | Posted 03.24.2015 | Money
LearnVest

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.

7 Ways To Secure Your Financial Future

Donny Gamble | Posted 06.25.2015 | Money
Donny Gamble

Your financial future is incredibly important. If there is anything we have learned from the recent financial crisis, it is that we can only count on ourselves to make sure our financial future is secure.

This Year, Don't Make Resolutions -- Create Habits

Betterment.com | Posted 02.14.2015 | Money
Betterment.com

This is the year you're going to crush your resolutions. You're going to exercise five days a week, cut back on greasy foods, and save more -- a lot more -- money. You're going to feel motivated the whole time, so it will be simple. It's just a matter of adhering to your mission. Mind over matter. Right? Wrong.

5 Financial Advice Givers You Need to Ignore

David A. Dedman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

Who did you turn to? Family, friends, online or your bank?

A Meditation a Day Keeps the Money Fears Away

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Whether we know it or not, how we interact with money reflects what we value most. We earn, spend, save and give, and it all happens as a result of the unconscious money patterns we developed as a child.

You're Out Of Debt, Have Savings, And Are On Track For Retirement. What's Next?

LearnVest | Posted 10.26.2014 | Money
LearnVest

Congratulations! You're one of the lucky, financially diligent few who have your basic financial security numbers -- that is, retirement, credit card debt and emergency savings -- under control, and you deserve a big pat on the back. But the big question remains: Now what?

A Jury of My Peers: The Aspen Action Workshop

Andrea Levere | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Andrea Levere

The most important message I received during the workshop was how deeply the people in the room believed that providing savings accounts to children was a necessary and effective approach to increasing educational and economic opportunity.

Chaotic, Hectic Life? Get a Plan

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Excuses. I hear them all the time. Investors falsely believe that financial planning should be done when our lives are calm. That's just not the case.

Why You Should Make Your Financial Resolution in February

Manilla.com | Posted 04.09.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

If you didn't make a financial (or any) resolution when the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, that's okay -- it's not too late. Consider making one right now following these three simple rules of resolutions.

Why Your Financial Resolutions Are Doomed to Fail - and How to Save Them

Kali Hawlk | Posted 03.03.2014 | Money
Kali Hawlk

Why do so many of us fail to keep our monetary goals, even when we know determining to save more, or earn a raise, or to stop racking up debt on the credit card are all actions that will enormously benefit our financial lives?

New Year's Resolution: 3 Easy Tips to Be Financially Fit in 2014

Andrew Wang | Posted 03.03.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

It's that time of year to make a promise to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year. Here are three simple tips to help keep you financially fit in 2014.

Why You Should Make One Financial Resolution In The New Year

Benjamin Feldman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Money
Benjamin Feldman

The bottom line is, if you have a financial goal, you need to make a New Year's resolution. Your wallet and your future self will thank you.

4 Simple Steps to Guide Your Investment Success

Manisha Thakor | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
Manisha Thakor

My personal finance mantra is "simply your finances, simplify your life." In the spirit of enabling you to focus on what brings you the most joy in life, here are four simple steps you can use to begin to craft an investment plan for your unique circumstances.