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I Want a Horse, Not a Unicorn

Mark Newberg | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Mark Newberg

This is going to make me sound grumpy and old. Like something out of an Arthur Hailey novel, muttering about the way commerce used to be. But, really, this is about (re)applying logic to how we structure, launch, fund, and run early-stage enterprises. Besides, I'm not old.

Rising to Intel's Diversity Challenge

Jay Lipman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Jay Lipman

In order to truly diversify, companies need to refine the intricacies of their culture, values, and processes to ensure that they are protecting even the smallest of microorganisms that are the key to their resilience and success.

Equity-Based Crowdfunding: The New Kid on the Block

David Glickman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
David Glickman

You've come up with a great business idea, and after plenty of due diligence and sleepless nights, you're ready to turn it into something big. Naturally, your first order of business is money. There are a number of ways to raise early capital for your business, and understanding your options will set you up for the best chance of success.

Retirement Planning for Millenials: Where to Start

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

As a young adult, getting started on the path to financial independence and wealth building can seem daunting at times.

Better Money Habits: Lessons Learned From Super Savers

Lule Demmissie | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Lule Demmissie

Whether you're nearing retirement or starting your first job, there's no better time to start saving.

Things That Matter to Investors

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty
PaladinRegistry.com

Many of the comments we received from clients, friends and acquaintances express frustration with the current economic and political environment inves...

A Call for Systemic Impact

John Katovich | Posted 04.14.2016 | Impact
John Katovich

Foundations, Families and Funds can play a very important role in helping to redirect capitalism toward a more fair and just application, while also f...

Tesla And Other Tech Giants Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

James Stafford | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
James Stafford

Demand for lithium -- the hottest commodity on the planet and the only commodity to show positive price movement in 2015 -- is poised to continue on its upward trajectory, becoming the world's new gasoline and earning the moniker of ''White Petroleum''.

How Much is an Asteroid Worth? Not as Much as You Think (or a Lot More)

Inverse | Posted 04.12.2016 | Science
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson ost of the time, people imagine the Earth as basically self-contained. It's a ...

It's Harder for Women to Get Business Loans (But It's Not Stopping Them)

Nancy Laws | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Nancy Laws

There will be many opportunities. Buy low to sell higher. Life changes so be wise with your investments so you don't lose or waste money. Allow yourself to dream and follow your passion. It won't always be easy, but it will be rewarding.

An Open Conversation With A College Student About How to Grow Money

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 04.08.2016 | Money
Roxana Maddahi

Sadly, our school curriculums never covered personal finance, and most of our population is clueless about where to begin and what questions to ask.

Investments or Men-in-vests?

Jay Lipman | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Jay Lipman

Sustainability starts with and ends with responsible investing. We can enact true change at a company level by diverting our collective trillions of dollars of capital towards companies making responsible choices.

Behind the Curve?

Michael Farr | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Michael Farr

The best advice we can offer equity investors during the course of this transition is to stick with quality, balance-sheet strength and strong management teams. There will come a time to get more aggressive, but the wait may be longer than most think.

Controlled Companies Built for Comfort, Not for Performance

Jon Lukomnik | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Jon Lukomnik

Controlled corporations - those US public companies where insiders get extra voting rights or the ability to elect the directors - claim that such special rights increase their returns for all investors. But the truth is that controlled companies are built for corporate comfort.

Are You A Spender, A Hoarder Or A Worrier?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business

When it comes to money, everybody’s got their quirks. Maybe you’re an "avoider," and your mom needs to get on your case every time tax season roll...

How to Be Savvier With Your Money

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Kirsi Bhasin

Does money stress you out? Confused about how to invest it? If so, read this interview with Amanda Steinberg, founder & CEO of DailyWorth, the leading financial media company for women.

Robo-Advisor Betterment Raises $100 Million

NerdWallet | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Arielle O'Shea If there was any doubt about the future of robo-advisors, the latest announcement from online advisor Betterment may quash it: The ...

Three Recent Financial Innovations That Can Make You Money

Allan Smith | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

Peer-to-peer lending is a financial innovation that has witnessed a massive boom since the 2008 financial crisis, when banks started to reduce their lending activities.

When Values Create Value

Javier Saade | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

Shareholder value is the ultimate yardstick in capitalism, no doubt. But what happens when a company's value creation mechanism is directly aligned with a mission that resonates and that is rooted with a greater social aspiration?

Are the Arts and Humanities Worth Your Investment? Making the Case for Our Shared Health and Wealth

Christine Henseler | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Christine Henseler

Our shared belief in the benefits of the Arts and Humanities can be found in the practices of our institutions of higher learning, in our communities, our businesses, and our next generation of young people.

Is Your Emergency Fund Too Big?

NerdWallet | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Arielle O'Shea Three to six months of expenses: It's the golden rule of emergency funds. It's also an intimidating goal when you start adding up ...

How to Invest Your Tax Refund So It Feels Like Splurging

NerdWallet | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Dayana Yochim The easiest money to fritter away is the "expected windfall," otherwise known during this time of year as "the tax refund." Who ca...

FinTech Could Help Achieve Full Financial Inclusion

Javier Saade | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

We are currently in the midst of an incredible confluence of potentially seismic macro trends that touch every soul. The economic and social promise of all this incredible action could help usher in a world which enjoys much more inclusive financial services and capital access.

7 Smart Ways to Invest $1,000

Jeff Rose | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
Jeff Rose

You'd like to learn how to invest $1,000. Is this possible? After all, don't many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you're new to investing? Where do you start?

Why I Stopped Angel Investing (and You Should Never Start)

Tucker Max | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Tucker Max

I did win at angel investing. Barely, and I did it with a ton of advantages you probably don't have. And even I'm getting out, because I know so much of my success was luck.