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Should You Let a Robot Manage Your Money?

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

A few weeks ago, Fidelity became the latest financial behemoth to official announce its roboadvising platform. The term "roboadvisors" just means that technology (instead of humans) is being used to assist you in making investment decisions.

Big Business Should Lead the Way on Climate Change Solutions

Bob Keefe | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Bob Keefe

Smart business leaders know what's good for the environment can also be good for the economy. No place is that more evident right now than at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, where business is taking center stage as global leaders focus on fixing our ailing planet.

Shark or Bait? At Risk in the Shark Tank

Jack Garson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Jack Garson

People who have money usually made it at their job or in their own business. The problem arises when they think they have the Midas touch--that they will multiply their savings by investing it with others.

Early Preparation Is The Key to Financial Success | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents

As a practicing Certified Financial Planner® for 10 years, I can say my best clients have a great relationship with money. And the earlier you save t...

Where There's A Will There's a Way

Michael Farr | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

If the full extent of the budgetary problems are not well understood, how can we be in a position to address the problems?

Can You Help a Teenager Learn How to Invest?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

I'm all for young people starting to invest early for several reasons. First, it's a great way for them to learn about the mechanics of investing. Second, they can learn about the markets -- during both good times and bad -- without too much at stake.

10 Lessons From Reading 10 years of Warren Buffett's Letters to Berkshire Hathaway's Shareholders

Seyi Fabode | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Seyi Fabode

Every year around this time we start to look for predictions and ideas on how to perform better in the next year. What better way to predict the future if not by looking to the past for lessons from one of the greatest investors of our time?

5 Stock Study Habits of Successful Traders

Paul Scolardi | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

When it comes to becoming a successful stock trader, there is no replacement for taking the time, and putting in the effort to studying trading and learning how to become a well-versed investing professional.

The 21 Practical Ways I Test for Growth

Elliot Begoun | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

The following is a list of 21 telltale signs that a company is prepared to grow. Not every one of these items needs to be checked but, the more that are, the better stacked the deck.

Investing Is Not "The Market" | Posted 11.13.2015 | Fifty

There are times I encounter a familiar face and will get asked - "what did the market do today?"or "the market went up (or down), why?" Now, this may...

Get Financially Fit to Buy Your First Home

Bob Stammers | Posted 11.13.2015 | Money
Bob Stammers

While spring is often the time that most people look for houses with the intent to buy, fall and winter are the best time to plan a purchase and determine if you are financially fit to be a homeowner.

Glad to Be Gay With Money, Where Do You Fit in?

David Rae | Posted 11.12.2015 | Gay Voices
David Rae

Numerous studies report that in general LGBT Americans earn more and carry less debt than the general population. But does this mean we are actually better with money?

Grow Your Money Without Working Too Hard

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

You can invest in the stock market and other securities through a brokerage account. Many people only invest in the stock market through their employer's retirement program, but you may be missing out by not having a separate brokerage account.

Aligning Money and Mission: The Pope Francis Approach

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 11.09.2015 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

What Pope Francis' teaches about capitalism, "the free market" and "market ideology" in his en-cyclical "Laudato Si'" is grounded in fundamental biblical insights, consistent with basic ethical principles and in harmony with long-standing and core elements of Catholic Social Teaching

INDEX: Funding High Impact New Ventures

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

High-impact Design Driven Startups are investors' darlings and the INDEX: Award is taking advantage of this by applying their unique design award evaluation process to vetting candidates for venture capital funding.

How Your Ego Is Sabotaging Your Retirement

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

By Gina Horkey, Contributor As diligent as you have been about saving for retirement, your ego might have been quietly working against you the whole...

5 Ways To Build Your First Million

NerdWallet | Posted 10.30.2015 | Money

The value of a $1 million nest egg is substantially different depending on whether you're living in Kansas City or San Francisco, retiring at 62 or 70, or planning on a life expectancy of 75 or 90.

Bringing Positive Impact Measurement to Listed Equities

David W. Richardson, CFA | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
David W. Richardson, CFA

Investors choose funds for many different reasons. Some seek growth, others income. Some investors opt for low cost index tracking funds while many are looking for diversification strategies that demonstrate low correlation with other investments in their portfolios.

I Still Know What You Did (With Your Money) Last Summer

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

I love food! I love variety of food. So I eat out because of that. Other times it's because I'm in a hurry or just plain lazy. The problem is that it is pretty expensive when you get in this habit.

The Real Worth of a Professional Financial Planner

David Rae | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
David Rae

Time to face facts: You can't control what the stock market does day to day or even year over year. But what you can control as an investor are your financial attitude and behavior. One simple way to improve your fiscal behavior, is to work with a qualified financial planner.

Best Interests, Better Outcomes

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Can an ERISA pension plan invest in projects or companies that serve the common good, while still keeping at the forefront the fiduciary obligation to invest prudently and for the exclusive benefit of retirees and workers?

Hillary Clinton and High-Frequency Trading

John I. Sanders | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
John I. Sanders

Let's assume, for just a moment, Mrs. Clinton is interested in regulating high-frequency traders, but has simply missed the mark. If we hope to properly regulate these traders, there are two preliminary questions we should answer.

Why Women May Make Better Investors

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.16.2015 | Money
Nigel Barber

In a world that has a thousand beatings in store for you every day you get up, you have two choices. Either you get seriously humble, or you get spectacularly lucky. These options are illustrated by investment differences between men and women.

Women Face An Alarming Gap In Retirement Savings

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Women scoring lower in investment knowledge and confidence says new report. When it comes to preparing financially for retirement, women continue to lag behind men and need to step on the accelerator.

Made in... Ethiopia? Yes, Ethiopia

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Jennifer Schwab

I ventured to Ethiopia to investigate further the economic and sustainability potential of this large and populous nation.