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White Racism May Hurt the Health of Both Whites and Blacks

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Greater Good Science Center

By Yasmin Anwar Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten the lives of both blacks and whites, according to new research published in Psy...

The Trouble with Grandparents

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By James Kirby We often hear the old adage, "It takes a village to raise a child," yet with increasing independence, geographical movement, and isola...

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Richard Koch | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Richard Koch

"If you are not worried, you are not risking enough." This is the first of the Zurich investment axioms, which I mentioned last month. The axioms as...

Democrats and the Plight of Rural America

Brian Wagner | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Brian Wagner

The American economy is back, baby! With a record 5.2 percent increase in median household income, the Census Bureau data is clear. Break out the bubb...

Average Americans Just Got a Huge Income Boost

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

It looks like Americans finally got a raise. The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday released its annual report on income, poverty and health insurance. Eve...

The 25 Big Cities Where Your Paycheck Will Go The Furthest

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business

Finding a job with a decent salary is a goal for many people, but maybe even more important is finding a place to live where your entire paycheck won...

Sending the Wrong Message

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 09.06.2016 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

When I was a kid, I remember going to the bank with my parents and being given a little folding cardboard book that was shaped like an elephant. In th...

What You Need to Know About Running a Profitable and Engaging Membership Site - What This Membership Site Expert Learned on His Journey

Vicky Law | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Membership sites make it possible for you to build your own community and make money of it as well. The best part of that is it's your own platform.

There's A Strange Link Between Height And Political Conservatism

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 08.18.2016 | Science

If you’ve ever suspected that wealthy Republicans look down on other people ― well, you might be on to something. Recent research involving survey...

IRS Wishes Baby Boomers A Happy 70 ½ Birthday!

Mark Steber | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

Happy 70½ Baby Boomers! It might surprise you to learn that in most cases you MUST start taking money from your traditional IRA, 401(k), and other r...

Road to $1 Million: 7 Reliable Sources of Income You Can Trust

Zak Mustapha | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

Ever heard the saying, "the average millionaire has 7 sources of income"? Well that's what this post is about... generating those sources of income. I've carefully selected 7 income sources that have a low barrier of entry.

Here's Why It Feels Like Rent Eats Up Your Entire Paycheck

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business

This is the clearest explanation for why more and more people are struggling to afford a place to live: in the last 50 years, rents have gone up signi...

The Personal Finance Index Card for Single Moms

Monica Leftwich | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Monica Leftwich

No one told me in deep detail how to invest my money or save for anything with discipline. And when I found myself as a single mom, I knew I had to get smart on money real fast.

Best (And Worst) Cities For New Graduates

Trulia | Posted 06.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

If you listen carefully, all across the country you can hear tassels flipping from right to left. It's graduation season, which means a slew of newly minted graduates are entering the job market.

How Solving Problems Pays the Bills - The Rest Is BS

Vicky Law | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

There was a time when the last thing I wanted in my life were problems. Now I'm a good scavenger of them. I'd even search for them in the garbage if I...

Would Basic Income Make Us Happier?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

On June 5, Swiss voters will weigh in on a referendum for "universal basic income": a policy that would give every person, rich or poor, working or not, a modest amount of money per year -- no strings attached.

Are the Rich More Lonely?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

Can money buy happiness? One way to explore this question is to ask whether money buys the constituents of happiness--and there's no better-researched or more powerful constituent than social connections.

Commentary: Universal Basic Income May Sound Attractive But, If It Occurred, Would Likelier Increase Poverty Than Reduce It

Bob Greenstein | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Bob Greenstein

Conservative support for UBI rests on an approach that would increase poverty, rather than reduce it.At first blush, universal basic income (UBI) seems a very attractive idea, especially to a progressive.

How Positive Reflection Changed My Life and Business

Jo Muirhead | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jo Muirhead

And whenever you are feeling down and need a pick me up, every time something doesn't go to plan, every time you receive bad feedback or a negative response - open up your very own journal and reflect on all the positives. That is what will inspire you. Motivate you. And push you further than you have ever been.

How Much Money You Need to Live Comfortably in the 50 Biggest Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer Unless you're tracking expenses carefully, it can be hard to tell whether your city's cost of living or your own sp...

15 Best Places to Live If You're Trying to Save Money (and 15 Worst)

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Some cities offer higher-paying jobs, but if the cost of living is also higher, a big paycheck still might not go th...

There's No Golden Rule For How Much You Should Spend On Rent

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business

The conventional wisdom on how much of your income you should spend on housing has gone unchallenged for nearly half a century. In 1969, then-Sen. Edw...

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make Side Income While Growing Their Business

Kc Agu | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

There are a few downsides to this risky business of entrepreneurship and they are not pretty. Building a profitable business takes time and the bills still need to get paid.

The Time Is Always Right to Do Right

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We must act upon his warnings if our children, nation's future and founding principles -- subverted and still sullied by the legacies of slavery, Native American genocide, exclusion of women and non-propertied men of all colors from our electoral processes -- are to be saved.

The Status of Women in Kansas Shows There is Much Work to Be Done

Wendy Doyle | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Wendy Doyle

Women's Foundation is known for our work in identifying key issues that put women at a disadvantage and then finding solutions to improve those areas....