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Now That Bitcoins Are Worth More Than Their Weight In Gold, Is It Time For Central Banks To Make Their Own?

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.09.2017 | Business
The Conversation Global

BTC Keychain/Flickr, CC BY-SANafis Alam, Sunway University and Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham The history of gold trading can be traced back...

Congress Is Doing A Huge Favor For BofA While No One Else Watches

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House and Senate committees will consider an obscure bill called the “Fair Access to Investment Research Act” on Thursday. It will ...

Where To Invest Your Money In The Trump Era

Stacy Johnson | Posted 03.07.2017 | Business
Stacy Johnson

Donald Trump is president, like it or not. And with a new administration comes changes in policy that will affect your portfolio. Some Trump policy ch...

Investment Company Creates Funds That Specifically Exclude LGBTQ-Friendly Stocks

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.03.2017 | Queer Voices

A California-based investment company raised eyebrows this week after launching two “biblically responsible” exchange trade funds, or ETFs, that e...

Islamic Finance: An Innovative Avenue For Financing The Sustainable Development Goals

Magdy Martínez-Solimán | Posted 03.03.2017 | Home
Magdy Martínez-Solimán

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to eradicate poverty in all its forms, promote sustained and inclusive economic growth and ensure so...

Bay Area School Gets Rich Quick On Snapchat Investment

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.03.2017 | Business

Saint Francis High School just taught us all a lesson in finance. The Mountain View, California, private school parlayed a $15,000 Snapchat investment...

What Donald Trump’s Presidency Means For Your Investments

Bradford M. Pine | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Bradford M. Pine

Political news has been dominating the headlines since the start of the election cycle last year, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be lettin...

Buying A Home With Retirement Savings: Pros And Cons

Rob Berger | Posted 02.15.2017 | HuffPost Home
Rob Berger

If you've been socking money away in a retirement account and are ready to buy a home, you could tap into that savings to boost your buying power. There are several ways to use retirement funds to put a down payment on a home.

6 Options For Boosting Your Yield In Retirement

Rob Berger | Posted 02.14.2017 | Fifty
Rob Berger

Times like these call for creativity and extra planning, as traditional retirement investments simply aren't cutting it.

Looking For a Safe Investment With a High Yield? Pay Off Your Mortgage Insurance!

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

Home purchasers who were obliged to take out private mortgage insurance (PMI) because their down payment was less than 20% of the price have the right...

Women Startup Challenge Europe to Award €50K to Tech Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.10.2017 | Technology
Craig Newmark

How do we disrupt a tech culture that's made it difficult for women entrepreneurs to access capital? The thing is, there are plenty of talented women...

How Yethu Creates Safer Stokvels In South Africa

Rohil Aniruth | Posted 02.07.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Rohil Aniruth

Yethu is a stokvel management app that proves to be a game changer for those who rely on stokvels to save their money.

3 Ways Millionaires Invest Their Money

George Beall | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
George Beall

We now have a millionaire in the White House, and several more in his cabinet. With all this talk of money, conflicts of interests and donations, you ...

Put Your Best 401(k) Foot Forward in 2017

Catherine Golladay | Posted 01.25.2017 | Business
Catherine Golladay

It's hard to believe, but 2017 is already in full swing! While you're making and pursuing New Year's resolutions in various parts of your life, don't ...

Tom Price Just Contradicted Trump Team's Defense Of His Questionable Stock Trades

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, admitted on Wedne...

2017 Will Be a Breakout Year for Alternative Investing

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Madelaine D'Angelo

It has been an exciting start to the investing year. Between the Dow Jones flirting with 20,000 points, a major milestone, and financials finally gett...

America Must Resist Protectionism Because Globalization Benefits Us All

Alexis Crow | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home
Alexis Crow

U.S. financial markets have staged a stunning rally since Donald Trump’s surprise election victory. However, some observers remain wary of Trump’s...

Are You Ready To Sell Your Puerto Vallarta Home In 2017?

Taniel Chemsian | Posted 01.10.2017 | Travel
Taniel Chemsian

Now that 2017 has walked through your front door, it may have tagged along hope, renewal and a fresh start for those considering selling their home, s...

Why the Corporate Sector is Critical to Africa

Zandre Campos | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Zandre Campos

There is indeed a corporate sector in Africa and it is thriving. According to a report by McKinsey, there are 400 companies on the continent with ann...

Who is 'Roth' anyway? Legacy of the Roth IRA Originator

NerdWallet | Posted 12.24.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Kevin Voigt Former U.S. Sen. William Roth was a champion of Reagan-era tax cuts, known for his investigations into $640 Pentagon toilet seats and ...

Make Too Much for A Roth IRA? Here's a Way Around That

NerdWallet | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

In recent years, there's been an explosion of interest in converting individual retirement accounts into Roth IRAs. The reason: a provision that unloc...

Everything you want to know about robo-advisor investing (but were afraid to ask)

PolicyGenius | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
PolicyGenius

This article was written by Colin Lalley of PolicyGenius. The New Year is here, which means it's time to look at the year ahead. For a lot of people...

When to Move Retirement Savings Into a Roth IRA

NerdWallet | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

The end of the year is a common time for people to look into rolling over an existing individual retirement account or a 401(k) from a previous employ...

Why Roth IRAs Can Be Ideal For Millennials

NerdWallet | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

When you're young, starting an individual retirement account may be the furthest thing from your mind. But for millennials, those born from roughly th...

MyRA, IRA and Roth IRA: What's the difference?

NerdWallet | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

If you're new to retirement savings, the raft of abbreviations for individual retirement accounts can confuse. To know your myRA from your IRA -- or w...