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Veterans -- The Financial Services Industry Wants You!

Dan Pick | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Dan Pick

Have you struggled to break into the financial services job market? The finance industry is actively seeking military talent due to their maturity, professionalism, and problem-solving abilities.

Are Women More Honest Than Men When It Comes To Finance?

LearnVest | Posted 09.19.2012 | Money

As we applaud more and more women rising to positions of power, we wonder--would more women commit fraud if only they had the opportunity?

Are Consumers' Finances Worse Than Their Health?

Richard Barrington | Posted 09.02.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

If you think Americans look out of shape, you should see their bank statements.

D.M. Levine

Why Wall Street Loves This Gay Man | D.M. Levine | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Todd Sears was just a little over a week into his first job on Wall Street more than a decade ago when his boss, a managing director, call...

It's Lonely at the Top -- Why Peer-to-Peer Networking for Financial Services CEOs Is Critical

April Rudin | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Within the industry, the Tiburon CEO Summit has a certain "mystique" about it. Where can a CEO turn for unbiased advice and camaraderie? Other top-shelf execs!

For Wall Street, The Great Recession Continues

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

It seems the world of finance is still in the throes of its own great recession. One hundred of the largest cities in the U.S. have shed a total o...

Financial Services Should Take a Page From the Physician's Code of Conduct: First Do No Harm

April Rudin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Financial services needs to fix itself and repair its relationship with consumers who have developed mistrust of an industry who has harmed them.

Facebook: Is It Only A "Recreational" Drug For Social Media?

April Rudin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
April Rudin

If your firm is not fully engaged with each of these powerful tools, it is a losing effort to both attract new clients and retain existing ones. These platforms work because users are so addicted to them and it's now time for financial services firms and others to get addicted to them too.

How Social Media Helps the 401(k) Investor

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

Social media has changed nearly everything we do -- 401(k) questions are no exception. These days, when something doesn't seem right, savvy investors take to Twitter, Facebook, and blogs to discuss and get answers.

Ex-SEC Chairman Defends Goldman: 'Nobody Really Puts Customers First'

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

That old adage that the customer is always right might be true. Whether it matters is up for debate. “Nobody really puts customers first,” Art...

Interview With a Philosopher: A Conversation With Keith Wyma and Tobin Senefeld on Goldman Sachs

Tom Morris | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Tom Morris

If Aristotle ran Goldman Sachs, what sort of press do you think the company would be getting these days? How would employees, past and present, describe their culture?

Wall Street Has The Worst Pay Equality In America

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

Wall Street is one place where it pays to be a guy. For people in financial-sector jobs -- such as insurance agents, security sales agents, financi...

The Least Trusted Industry In America

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

Apparently that whole economic crisis thing made Americans a little bit wary of the financial industry. Finance is one of the least-trusted profes...

Wall Street Wastes $280 Billion A Year: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Wall Street seems to have learned a neat trick: how to make more money while producing less. Between 1980 and 2010, the U.S. financial industry nea...

Wall Street's Average Cash Bonus Expected To Fall To $121,000

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Wall Street cash bonuses for 2011 are expected to drop 14 percent and profits are expected to drop by half for the second year in a ro...

Waters: Boehner And Cantor Are 'Demons'

Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) referred to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) as "demons" in a recent sp...

Defragmenting Africa

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Africa has integrated with the rest of the world -- mostly selling commodities like oil, minerals or cocoa -- faster than with itself.

Dan Froomkin

Auction 2012: How The Bank Lobby Owns Washington | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Auction 2012 is a weeklong series in collaboration with "The Dylan Ratigan Show" and United Republic. When Washington puts policy on the auction bl...

Alexander Eichler

Why Does Wall Street Make So Much Money? | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business

Payouts declined on Wall Street this year, as the major financial firms tried to steer through several quarters of lawsuits, layoffs, jittery markets,...

Holiday Shopping Trends Predict How Post50s Will Handle Retirement

Big Think | Posted 08.07.2015 | Fifty

Are you done? How many more days? Tick tock, tick tock. A recent Rasmussen poll may give you comfort or a kick. The nationwide survey conducted Novemb...

Catherine New

Banks At A Tipping Point, Heading For Decline | Catherine New | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Wall Street has lost its luster. Financial services -- the white-collar industry that has grown to more than 8 percent of the economy -- is at a tippi...

A Silver Lining in New York's Tax Hike

Carol Kellermann | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Carol Kellermann

If a temporary personal income tax hike is the price we pay for long-term reforms that enhance infrastructure, encourage job growth, and make the tax system more equitable, then it is a price worth paying.

Running Against Romney

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Herman Cain's turn as the front-runner for the non-Romney division of the Republican Party's presidential primary seems to be winding down. The candidate most likely to take Cain's place? Newt Gingrich.

Emerging Manager Programs: Not Just for the Emerging Anymore.

Carmen Ortiz-McGhee | Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices
Carmen Ortiz-McGhee

Our communities have all that is needed, the intellectual and economic capital, the strategic and political savvy to ensure our places at the table and our ability to generate real wealth for our communities.

OWS: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Jon Stein | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Jon Stein

As consumers of financial services products, start to demand that your bank, investment advisor and brokerage join this movement. If they aren't willing to publicly declare what you deserve, you deserve a better company.