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Buffett, Bezos and the Case for Investing in News Media

David Chavern | Posted 02.03.2016 | Media
David Chavern

If you want to know who still believes in a future for news media, just turn to some of our most respected businessmen: Warren Buffett. Jeff Bezos. Jo...

Five Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Buying Real Estate

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Real estate is one of the largest source of wealth in America. In fact, many entrepreneurs begin investing in real estate to build and protect their w...

Ethical investing - putting your money where your mouth is

Jay Lipman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Jay Lipman

What are your thoughts when you pass on that donation to a charity or homeless chap? If you're anything like me, you probably internally justify that ...

BlackRock CEO Wants Companies To Stop Quarterly Earnings Estimates

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business

The stock market is about information -- figuring out which companies will do well and which will do poorly, and how much investors should pay to own...

What Does Entrepreneurship Mean to the Individual? Ivy Capital Management: A Look into the World of Young Financial Entrepreneurs

Nelson Dong | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Nelson Dong

"The early bird gets the worm." At no point in history has this time-tested idiom been more relevant than it is today. Millennials are a generation ...

Do Asset Allocation and Diversification Still Work?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Readers, Here we go again. Just when we thought we could put the worries of 2008 and its aftermath behind us, market volatility once again has i...

Newly Divorced? Focusing On Finances Can Help You Move On

Bob Stammers | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

When people get married, they should develop a plan to achieve shared financial objectives. When they get divorced, it's time to refocus on personal financial goals.

Stock Market Got You Down? Conservation Financiers Ready 'Non-Correlated' Investments

David Bank | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
David Bank

here's an intriguing line in the new Credit Suisse and McKinsey & Co. report on the growing interest among institutional investors for financial products that protect ecosystems, drive sustainable commodity production or reduce carbon emissions.

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer

Patrick Daniel | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

At O'Reilly's Next:Economy conference in San Francisco, the venture capitalist talks about the value of studying philosophy, his investment strategy and how to think independently.

Insider Reveals What Investors Look for in Startups

Quora | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Quora

There have been dozens of amazing blog posts and Quora answers about evaluating founding teams. And, of course, I look for the typical stuff (intelligence, drive, credibility, integrity, market understanding, learning curve, etc). There are also a few things I look for that I haven't seen many people write about, and I thought I'd share a few.

Women Are Better Than Men at Investing. Because Sex.

Jon Colgan | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Jon Colgan

Are women better than men at investing? According to one robot, the simple answer is "yes."

A Conversation With Simon Rothman

Patrick Daniel | Posted 01.26.2016 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

Simon Rothman invests in entrepreneurs building consumer networks and platforms, and leads Greylock's $100 million commitment to marketplace investments. 

Ask Brianna: What Financial Goals Should I Set in 2016?

Brianna McGurran | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Brianna McGurran

Not you. Getting financially fit -- whether that means saving more, paying off debt or both -- is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. It's also one of the most commonly discarded. But this year, you're going to make it happen.

How to Be a Financial Hipster

Jeff Rose | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Jeff Rose

You walk into a cozy nook. The smell of old books and hot chai fill the air. Then you see them: hipsters. They're so cool, with their hair and their...

Is it time to buy stocks? Not if you're a long-term investor...

Jesse Felder | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Jesse Felder

The stock market is off to its worst start in history this year. Not only that, the losses over the past few weeks have come amid one of the most rapi...

Keeping Your New Year's Financial Resolutions

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

For many of us, New Year's resolutions often vanish in days - weeks at most. The latest update of a University of Scranton study puts "weight loss" a...

A Few Ideas to Improve Your Money Management Skills

Carol Morgan | Posted 01.20.2016 | Money
Carol Morgan

Do you know where all your money goes? Do you know how much money you spend on things like going out to eat, seeing a movie, buying beer, or purchasing clothes? Most people don't.

A New Era in the Automotive Industry - Why GM + Lyft is Just the Beginning

Payam Zamani | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Payam Zamani

My advice to the automotive industry on an entirely new mobility mindset I call the "Big Shift"... Back in October, I made an apparently controversi...

10 Key Energy Trends To Watch for in 2016

Oilprice.com | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Oilprice.com

Energy investors got clobbered in 2015, and are hoping for things to turn positive as we head into the New Year. What can we expect in 2016? Here is a rundown of some key trends to watch for.

Does Your Investment Decision Making Reflect ESG Factors?

Bob Stammers | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

Starting January 1, 2016, all registered pension plans in Ontario are required to identify whether Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors ...

Yet Another Reason To Love Legos

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business

Investing in Lego turns out to be pretty lucrative -- and we’re not just talking about those original Star Wars sets. The Danish toymaker's col...

Starting A Business In 2016? Here's What To Do With Your Money First

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

LearnVest CEO Alexa von Tobel and America's Best 401K CEO Tom Zgainer offer advice on HuffPost Live to those looking to start their own businesses in ...

Your Fantasy Football Team: It's All About Valuation

Dave Bookbinder | Posted 12.21.2015 | Sports
Dave Bookbinder

Whether you're preparing for your fantasy football draft, or managing your roster during the season, the way you're valuing players is very similar to the way you'd value companies.

What Millennials Need to Know About Investments -- A New Year For New Opportunities!

Shazir Mucklai | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Shazir Mucklai

This year however Santa comes bearing gifts of a different kind for a new generation of investors. It's the gift of knowledge, sound advice and a future filled with profitable possibilities. Of course, all the advice provided is to be used at the investor's discretion, but it certainly has Santa Claus' stamp of approval!

Startup Investing and Entreprenership in 2016: Top 3 Trends

Payam Zamani | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Payam Zamani

2015 was a big year for innovation and angel investing. More and more ideas are being turned to reality with the help of incubators, accelerator programs, and the heavy expansion of web-based collaborative platforms.