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Robert Forbes, the Poet, Celebrates National Poetry Month in Style

Rocco Staino | Posted 06.23.2013 | Books
Rocco Staino

Malcom was a collector, Steve is political but Bob Forbes is the poet of the family. When Robert L. Forbes, one of Malcom Forbes' five children, is n...

Social Media Influence Is Much More Than This Forbes List Shows

Jure Klepic | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

It seems that today everyone thinks they can write and preach about influence, even though they have no clue as to what influence is. In order to rank people on the ability to influence we need to understand influence, not just define it.

Tweens and Instagram: How to Do It Right

Scott Shamberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents
Scott Shamberg

Do you, as a parent, get involved when a feed you're following through your child looks like a modern day Mean Girls? Instagram is today's digital diary with one big difference -- everyone CAN read it and you can't throw it away.

8 U.S. Cities With Emerging Downtowns

Posted 03.26.2013 | Detroit

Whether attempting to revitalize a suffering city like Detroit or create more residential options to a neighborhood in an already thriving metropolis ...

OCC's Magical Mystery Foreclosure Review

Joel Sucher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Quicker than you can say Office of the Comptroller of the Currency the Obama administration's promise to do justice for over four million foreclosed homeowners has evaporated into the could-have-been ether.

Ready to Reinvent Yourself?

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

How does a behind-the-scenes news reporter morph into a public speaker? By stumbling around several times, in my case. That's because Dorie Clark had not yet written Reinventing You. She could have saved me some time.

Oprah Tops Another List For Second Straight Year

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey was crowned America's most influential celebrity for a second straight year on Friday, despite having d...

Most Influential Celebrities Of 2013

Posted 03.15.2013 | Celebrity

Forbes' list of the 10 most influential celebrities of 2013, released Thursday, provides few surprises, particularly when it comes to the No. 1 pick: ...

Koch Brothers Lead Infamous List

Salon | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

It will hardly come as a surprise that the rich got richer in 2013. Didn’t happen to you, did it? The combined wealth of the world’s billionaires ...

The Marriage Secret Millennials Are Keeping

Maude Standish | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings
Maude Standish

Millennials are obsessed with marriage.

Career Women and the New Definition of Success

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.11.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Now that more women than ever before are tasting professional success, there's no longer a question of whether a woman can succeed in "a man's world." Of course she can, and does. Instead, the question being asked, most usually by women, is this: What does success really mean?

Misery Loves Company: What the Forbes Survey of Chicago Ignores

Nico Lang | Posted 05.06.2013 | Chicago
Nico Lang

It might be an annoyance, and our students complain when school isn't cancelled. However, our refusal to cancel is an important aspect of our civic character. We refuse to back down, even if that means putting on another pair on Long Johns. This is what we signed up for.

The 7 Richest Divorcees In The World

Posted 03.05.2013 | Divorce

It seems the Beatles were right: money really can't buy you love. Forbes published their annual World's Billionaires list on Monday and we here at...

210 New Billionaires on The Forbes List -- How Can You Get There?

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

Anyone can adopt the thoughts and beliefs of the rich and overcome years of negative programming. While you might not ever land on the Forbes Billionaires list, you can substantially increase your wealth.

Meet Your Local Billionaires!

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

Forbes recently published their list of the richest people on the planet. Of the 1,426 billionaires, 13 live around the District of Columbia and just ...

The Faces of The Everygirl: Danielle Moss and Alaina Kaczmarski

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago
Leslie Reece Schichtel

What happens when you meet up with a new friend for coffee? If you asked the co-founders of The Everygirl, they might say -- well, their company.

Forbes Travel Guide Releases 2013 Star Award Winners

Melanie Nayer | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

The prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winners (which recognizes exceptional hotels, restaurants and spas all over the world) are out, and according to Forbes editors this is the biggest list to date (it also includes Forbes Travel Guide recommendations in various cities). These hotels, restaurant and spas don't bear a star, but they provide guests with a strong sense of location, whether through style or function.

America's Unhappiest Industries

Forbes | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

From Forbes: Do you happen to work in retail or food services and think your friends in construction and real estate are happier than you? Turns out i...

13 Things You Should Never Say At Work

Forbes | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the li...

I'm With Stupid: Taking Action Because I've Got Class

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

he way I see it, this is a triumph of the little guy over the powers that be, a defiant blow against the corporatization of America. I'm just honored that "I'm With Stupid" gets to be a part of it.

Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The large bulk of oil consumption is from transportation, and as laid out in painful detail on SmartPlanet, the drop is not due to greater vehicle efficiency. So what is driving this drop?

Who's The Highest Paid Celebrity Couple?

Posted 01.18.2013 | Celebrity

Attention all celebrities and celebrity couples: If you want to make it in Hollywood, and we mean really make it, don't just settle for a romantic com...

Who Is the Only Actor More Bankable Than Kristen Stewart in Hollywood?

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.04.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

by Julie Miller, Vanity Fair This summer, Kristen Stewart was crowned Hollywood's highest-paid actress after the 22-year-old earned an impressive $...

From The Hilarious To The Terrifying: The Biggest Billionaire Scandals Of 2012

Forbes | Clare O'Connor | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business

“Let me tell you about the very rich,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in his short story The Rich Boy in 1926. “They are different from you and me. T...

Cushnie Et Ochs Designer Lands On Forbes '30 Under 30' List

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices

Forbes magazine released its "30 under 30" list yesterday. The annual list is an impressive rooster of young mover-and-shakers who have positioned the...