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Why You Should Invest at Least $5,000 Before 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.07.2015 | Money

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor The U.S. stock market is having a solid year. It is a far cry from 2013, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index su...

Confusion Reigns

Michael Farr | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

Economic data and financial-asset prices don't always paint the same picture about the health of the economy.

Is Apple Overvalued?

S. Kumar | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
S. Kumar

Shares of Apple Inc. declined this week to their lowest level since January on investor worries about the company's ability to keep outperforming as it has in the past.

Five Steps to Raising Institutional Capital

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

This past January, we set out to take the next step in our growth and raise institutional capital. We kept hearing that institutional investors were chasing yields. But how could we get them to chase us, or even listen to us?

How to Raise a Future Millionaire

Bob Stammers | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Bob Stammers

It is never too early to teach your children about the value of money and how to manage it. Kids are constantly learning - both inside and outside the classroom - and parents can play a key role in developing their kids' financial habits.

How to Choose a Robo-Advisor if You're New to Investing

Graham Ober | Posted 07.28.2015 | Education
Graham Ober

If you're a young, aspiring investor, choosing a robo-advisor to manage your money could be the easiest way to get started without breaking the bank.

The Best Investment You Can Make

Darren Hardy | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

I’m about to give you the best investment tip of your life. This is a tip I received originally from Brian Tracy more than 20 years ago, and i...

Does Anyone Ever Get to Ring the Bell at the New York Stock Exchange Twice? Maybe!

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

If you are a pro in the National Football League, your dream is to wear a Super Bowl ring. If you are a pianist, you haven't made it until you've played Carnegie Hall. If you are an entrepreneur, in business you want to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Hillary Clinton's Economic Speech A Total Letdown

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton gave a speech Friday that pledged to combat dodgy corporate management but offered only soft-touch policy solutions that included...

Who Says You Can't Time the Stock Market? Why Market Timing Is Easy | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

Don't waste your time and money trying to fight the impossible to win the market timing battle of predicting when to buy low and when to sell high. If you buy today and sell during your retirement you will do just that and with a lot less effort and stress.

10 Tricks to Becoming a Better Negotiator

Quora | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business

The best negotiation is when both sides end up equally happy and equally unhappy, but here are some tricks I've learned from far better negotiators than me. When I use these tricks, I find everyone is happy. When I don't use these tricks, everyone is usually broke.

Profile: Kimra Bettasso -- 401K Advice for a New Generation

David Jensen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Kimra Bettasso is a Financial Consultant and Founder of 401k Retire Logic and 401k Legit. I asked her about her unique approach to this market.

New Frontier for Successful Aging: Financial Gerontology in the Spotlight at White House Conference on Aging

Paul H. Irving | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

Fresh ideas and approaches can empower a brighter future of aging, and the emergence of financial gerontology is cause for hope. This link between two disciplines that are critically important to the aging population presents the potential for new solutions and healthy, productive and purposeful outcomes for today's older adults and for generations to come.

How to Invest $50,000

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business

It's a great problem to have, most would agree. Through an inheritance, life insurance proceeds, the sale of a property or other sources of income, suddenly you have $50,000 you want to invest -- and you want to do it wisely.

Women Are Breaking Through the Profit Ceiling

Dean Graziosi | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Dean Graziosi

What I'm seeing is a strong interest from women in doing more than just holding a job. They want to invest in their financial futures, and they're finding real estate is a viable path to a comfortable life, or even a wealthy lifestyle.

'Unicorns' May Be Rare, But Here’s What’s Really Unusual In Tech

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

  Sadly, this counts for progress in the male-dominated tech startup world: Of the 84 so-called “unicorn” U.S. companies -- startups...

3 Mindful Money Habits for Young Investors

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Jonathan K. DeYoe

Habits grow into skills over time. With physical fitness or learning to play an instrument, the habit of short & simple practices early on can take root and may eventually become lifelong health and musical mastery (if you stick with them).

Andrew Lord

Lloyd Blankfein Is Now A Billionaire | Andrew Lord | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Lloyd Blankfein has officially joined the billionaires' club. The Goldman Sachs CEO has a current estimated net worth of $1.1 billion, ...

Summer Reading: Investing 101 | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business

Investing books may not sound like a thrilling beach read - it's no spy thriller or comedic novel - but you may still want to peruse a few investments books or articles while you're sitting on the deck or patio during these warm summer nights.

How This Landlord Fell for an Awful Tenant Scam, and How to Avoid It

Gino Zahnd | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Gino Zahnd

Recently, I met with a successful investor, landlord, real estate agent, and licensed property manager who oversees properties across Washington D.C. and Virginia, and is a Cozy customer.

4 Investments Millennials Like -- But Baby Boomers Don't

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business

For now and the near future, baby boomers and millennials alike will command marketers' attention because of their size and buying power. It'll be interesting to see where the world goes as these demographic shifts play out and markets respond, yielding new investment opportunities.

Impact Investing: The New Frontier

Ranya Alkadamani | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Ranya Alkadamani

It might be the new buzz word of investing, but leading investment advisors say impact investing is here to stay and what's more: it's a model that everyone should be participating in.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Becoming a Millionaire

Paul Scolardi | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

Many hardworking professionals today in all different types of fields and industries operate with a simple, common goal in mind: to become a millionaire. For some it may seem like a stretch, for others it may seem as though they are always close to reaching this level of success but never quite get it.

Has the Chinese Market Finished "Correcting"?

Michael Farr | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

All things considered, the major equity markets of the world have been fairly orderly for the past year and a half. That is, all except the Chinese market.

5 Things NOT to Do With Your Money as a Recent Grad

Michael Ruderman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Michael Ruderman

If you're a recent grad, I bet you're entering your first summer out of college with a shower of advice from family and friends. You probably just want to get a cool job, move into an apartment with furniture that actually matches, and party with your friends.