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The Delicate Craft of Misleading Investors

Dan Solin | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

Some in the securities industry have refined the delicate craft of misleading investors into a fine art.

The VIX Also Rises

Michael Farr | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

The more people working, earning income and spending, the greater the economic benefits. The masses move the needle, not the 1% at the top.

In time for the Super Bowl, Big Brother is Back: Now it's the Big Banks

Andrei Cherny | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Andrei Cherny

Thirty years ago, what Apple announced it was going to do was democratize computing. Back then, the idea of a computer that was personalized to people -- with a mouse and graphics and a warm experience for the user -- was revolutionary.

Yoli Ouiya

Invest In This Industry And Your Money Will Work For You | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.31.2014 | Black Voices

Green means "GO" as far as investments exist. With a dire need for alternative energy as we exhaust natural resources, logic would indicate that a sig...

Branding Bangladesh: India's Neighbor Is Becoming A Major Startup Hub

Anushay Hossain | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Anushay Hossain

It is one thing to tell people to follow their passion, but it is entirely different to embolden an entire generation to change the system so that large numbers of people can take part in transforming their society.

Solving the Mystery of Passive Asset Class Investing

Dan Solin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

While appropriate index investing may be a superior strategy to buying individual stocks or investing in actively managed mutual funds, you may also want to consider the benefit of using passive asset class funds.

Analyze The ROI Of Your Innovation Idea, Step By Step

Bobby Grajewski | Posted 03.23.2014 | Small Business
Bobby Grajewski

In our experience, those who view their invention as a business opportunity (and keep their emotional attachment to their idea out of the equation) are the most successful.

Best Brokerage Industry Apps for Non-Customers

Daniel J. Wiegand | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Daniel J. Wiegand

For those with the money to play the stock market, there are a variety of apps to turn to for market updates, quotes, charts, watch lists and more.

Rating Watch Negative, Credit, Credibility and Debt

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The four-letter word in the economy today is debt. Debt lies at the heart of the Fitch Negative Credit Watch and pretty much every other challenge that is going on in the developed world today.

6 Traits That Make Women Amazing Investors

Brandon Turner | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Brandon Turner

I believe women can make incredible investors and entrepreneurs, and it's my hope that more women enter this exciting field and can help change investing from the inside out.

What Bugs You About Your Money?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 03.12.2014 | Money
Frank A. Weil

If you are one of the many millions of people who have enough wealth outside of your home to worry about how to invest it, your foremost questions are...

5 Ways to Check You're Not Late to the Stock Market Party

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

When everyone's rushing for the door, you need someone to offer you a way out or you could be in trouble.

New Year: New Reasons to Plan, Pay Down Debt and Save

Kathleen Murphy | Posted 03.10.2014 | Money
Kathleen Murphy

Now that the New Year is underway, it's time to stick to those resolutions you promised to keep. And if you're like the many Americans who made resolutions of the financial sort, now is the time to develop a realistic game plan.

2014: Investing in a World of Hyperaggressive Monetary Policy

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The growth of the U.S.'s bigger and broader productive economy has been stunted by bad policies and bank bailouts benefiting rent-seeking financiers siphoning off an outsized percentage of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP).

Give the Gift of College Future

Jodi Okun | Posted 03.05.2014 | Money
Jodi Okun

Parents and grandparents might need to work together to develop a strategy so that their student will be able to receive the gift of a college education. A 529 plan is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to paying for college these days.

How to Invest in Yourself and Watch Your Life Change in 2014

Carrie Smith | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Carrie Smith

Being around people with a poverty mindset will keep you in your current financial state, if not make it worse. Goals like becoming debt free are tough, so you'll need a like-minded group of people to encourage you along the way.

Influence of Risk-Attitude on Design Driven Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

In today's affluent world, meaning and experiences are displacing products and services. As a consequence of the realization that our "stuff" is only ...

Reflections on 2013 and Beyond

Dan Solin | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

I learned a lot this past year from reading your comments, doing research for my blog posts and talking to investors all over the country. It certainly was an extraordinary year for the stock market.

Investment Lessons From Forrest Gump

David A. Dedman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. Investing is the same way.

Redefining a "Good Deal"

Lee Wang | Posted 02.19.2014 | Hawaii
Lee Wang

More than ever, I get asked by my friends, family, and clients to find them a "good deal." Whether it's their first home or 5th investment property, everyone wants a good deal. Usually, my question is: "what do you consider a good deal?"

Venus Retrograde: 7 Mistakes That Could Sabotage Your Looks, Love Life & Money

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Are you thinking of cosmetic surgery, becoming engaged, or buying a luxury car? If so - think again! You could be doing these things at the wrong time because Venus is retrograde.

Are Stocks Too Expensive? Who Cares?

Neal Frankle | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Neal Frankle

Why does the government want to keep rates in the basement? They want to get business to unleash their stash of cash (currently over $1 trillion) and create more jobs. By many accounts, that action is working.

Three Simple Landlord 'Mistakes' That Could Send You to Prison

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

Do you look good in orange? How about an orange one-piece jumpsuit? I recently watched the entire series of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and ...

A New Science of Pension Fund Management

Steve Currall | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Steve Currall

We urge other public pension funds to bring scientific research to bear on these questions. Like any other investor, these funds should invite, rather than resist, impartial scrutiny of their strategy

Financial Advisors Reveal How They Manage Your Money

Tim Chen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Money
Tim Chen

Hiring a financial advisor means taking a giant leap of faith: here's my hard-earned money, make it grow. You are putting your financial future into their hands. The investment process can seem complicated, convoluted and confusing.