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JOBS Act: The Winners And Losers

Christopher Hytry Derrington | Posted 05.26.2012 | Small Business
Christopher Hytry Derrington

This pending law is a game-changer for the biggest risk-takers in American Capitalism: the entrepreneurs who are creating jobs by starting and growing companies and the investors who provide them with the financial resources to do so. I'm one of the winners of this bill -- but that doesn't mean I'm not attuned to the losers.

Investing Fees Are For Suckers

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

Investment advisers are like the 350-pound bouncers standing between you and the bar: They want you to believe you have to get past them to get to the...

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Private Prison!

Ari Hart | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime
Ari Hart

Dear readers, do I have a hot stock opportunity for you. Why invest in boring stocks like Exxon, McDonalds, or Lockheed Martin when you could invest ...

Sorry, You Probably Shouldn't Buy An iPad With This Money

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.22.2012 | Money

As the deadline to file our taxes approaches, many of us are anticipating a nice tax refund. Americans will receive an average refund of $2,913, a...

Success in the Market: New Rules or Old Brain?

Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.

Making meaning is a fundamental brain addiction with a pesky non-discerning quality to it that makes it tough to know when it is serving you and when it isn't. To me this is the only rule one needs to remember.

'The Richer Sex': Women Are Bringing Home The Bread

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.21.2012 | Money

Forget equality for women, the fairer sex is on pace to outrun men when it comes to making money. In remarkable shift from even a decade ago, the m...

Can Goldman Sachs and Wall Street Compete on Improving Society, Not Just Wealth Accumulation?

R. Paul Herman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
R. Paul Herman

How do you pick a winner? Bet on both sides. CEOs and companies donate generously to both political parties; more than 70 percent of the S&P 500 p...

Should You Invest In The Brands You Love?

The Huffington Post | Loren Berlin | Posted 03.16.2012 | Money

Organic food lovers, take note: Beloved brand Annie's Inc., maker of instant mac and cheese, various bunny crackers and other packaged fare, is about ...

Americans' Biggest Fear

AP | By MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The headlines say the financial crisis is behind us. The Dow is back to pre-financial crisis levels. Layoffs are the slowest since the fin...

Where Are All The Market Investors? Ask A Shrink

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The headlines say the financial crisis is behind us. The Dow is back to pre-financial crisis levels. Layoffs are the slowest since t...

In Investing, There Is No Free Lunch

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money
Irene Aldridge

Many articles on the subject of money talk about different ways to invest the money. Few of the pieces, however, address the key issue underlying any allocation which may be keeping investors up at night.

Four Ways Seniors Can Fight Financial Fraud

InvestingAnswers | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
InvestingAnswers

Seniors tend to rely more on the assets they've accumulated, as they may no longer be earning a steady income. Combined with being intellectually vulnerable, this makes them attractive prey for would-be scammers.

Eight Ways Money Managers Can Be 'HOT': Honest, Open, Trustworthy

R. Paul Herman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
R. Paul Herman

You don't just want smart people to manage your money, you want smart people you can trust -- who are comfortable with the 21st century culture of transparency, not the 20th century secretive approach.

Surprising Investing Myths

Dan Solin | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Dan Solin

To help guide you through the mine field of investing traps, I have compiled some little-known investing myths. If you pay attention to them, you will be well on your way to improving your expected returns.

Increasing the Financing for Women-Led Businesses

Geri Stengel | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Geri Stengel

It's a new view of philanthropy, a new intensity of involvement. But for wealthy philanthropic women, angel investing can generate social good as well as some very satisfying personal growth.

Impact Investing Creates Template for Responsible Capitalism

Raconteur Media | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business
Raconteur Media

Impact investing has developed out of traditional philanthropy in an effort to find solutions that allow investors to make profitable investments that can also address social and environmental challenges.

Airfarewatchdog Answers More Of Your Vexing Airline Inquiries

George Hobica | Posted 04.13.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

What are the rules on flying with toddlers? And can investing really earn you a mountain of free frequent flyer miles?

Generation Y's Surprising Stock Market Disconnect

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

Growing up during America's "lost decade" has certainly taken a toll on Generation Y, which has lived through the tech bust in 2000 and the financial ...

Investing in the New Economy

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Green jobs pay higher, are more available to those with only a high school degree -- and are growing faster than jobs in the rest of the economy. It's a smart sector in which to invest.

Nate C. Hindman

Romney's Past At Bain Haunts Some VCs' Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 02.02.2012 | Small Business

In the U.S. election race, private equity has become a very public issue. So much so that the usually secretive industry is stepping out from behin...

Creating Better Financial Markets

Philip Sterne | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Philip Sterne

Since the financial crisis of 2008 there have been growing calls for financial reform, including calls to limit bankers' bonus culture, enforce tougher banking regulations and decrease risk-taking in the financial sector. This is a natural reaction. But these small changes are not enough.

How to Manage Risk of Stock Investments Today?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Irene Aldridge

With globalization reshaping traditional business models, domestic stock-issuing firms are under increasing margin-reducing pressure from lean foreign competitors.

Startup Boards

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 03.21.2012 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

How does an entrepreneur manage this beast called the board, which has five heads, lots of opinions and shows up every four weeks?

How to Retire Without Worrying About Social Security

InvestingAnswers | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
InvestingAnswers

Consider your age, your risk tolerance and your income needs. Then decide on the investments that are best suited for you. A well planned allocation strategy may allow you to achieve even the most optimistic retirement dreams.

Earning a Real Return on Real Investment

Roger Martin | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business
Roger Martin

Critics of eliminating the focus on stock-based compensation argue that investors deserve a return on their investment; that management must work assiduously to maximize the stock price. This argument plays fast and loose with logic.