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Here Comes the Boom: 15 Things You Should Know About the Next Wave of Seniors

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If you're like many baby boomers, you possess an unfailing optimism about the future, while also waxing nostalgic about the past.

What to do After Tax Season is Over

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.21.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

Taxpayers need to understand their specific situation and seek advice from there advisors to craft the right plan. There is work involved, but it may ultimately reduce your liability which increases the amount of money you retain and utilize.

Divest From the Carbon Bubble

William S. Becker | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

The leaders of the divest/invest movement believe the right thing as well as the smart thing is to pull our money out of industries that are as indifferent as sociopaths to the irreparable harm their products are inflicting on everyone else on the planet, present and future.

Go East, Young Man -- Why Hong Kong is the Silicon Valley of the East

April Rudin | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
April Rudin

Foreign cultures can often seem impenetrable, particularly in Asia. As an American who has frequently traveled to the East, I find that not to be be true. Particularly, in Hong Kong.

To All News Agencies: Obscene Auction Results Are Not Art News

John Seed | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
John Seed

This morning's news is full of reports about the sale of a Picasso painting for $179 million dollars. These reports are dominating the "Arts" pages of the world's newspapers and the "Arts" verticals of many websites. However, this is not an "Arts" story: it is a Business story.

5 Money Lessons From Monopoly

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

1. Monopoly teaches us budgeting. It's a really simple, visual lesson. When you look down and you start to run low on that pretty pastel play money, you know you're in trouble.

Peacebuilding, Our Next Frontier

Heart Phoenix | Posted 04.30.2015 | Impact
Heart Phoenix

Sadly, the investments we make to deal with the consequences of conflict, violence and crime are far more than what we invest in prevention and intervention despite evidence showing they are much less effective than peacebuilding approaches.

Why You Need to Know Your Net Worth

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

To me, net worth is equivalent to taking your blood pressure. It gives a reading that will tell us how healthy you are financially.

Why a Potential Conflict of Interest With Your Financial Adviser May Exist

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 04.27.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

I have been managing investments for over twenty years and, during this period, I have met with many prospective clients. It is during these initial meetings that I review investment statements and other financial documents to determine if I can be of assistance.

'Shark Tank's' 'Mr. Wonderful' Says He Makes More Money With Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

"I'm making money with women, so I'm going to put more money into more women,"

Solid Investment Strategies -- Financial Plan vs. Gene Therapy Plan

Jess Ly | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Ly

In our Western culture, the concept of having a financial advisor to educate and create a financial plan -- both to realize short-term goals and best ...

The Business of Movies: The Investment

Clara Macri | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Clara Macri

There are hundreds of questions you'll want to ask before investing in a film project. And they should all be answered. But here are some of the most important.

Priorities for Romania: Strengthening the Rule of Law and Advancing Economic Freedom

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 04.12.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

In order to increase economic freedom for its citizens and enable them to achieve higher standards of living, Romania needs to continue its efforts to eradicate corruption and establish an independent and efficient judicial system.

Teach Your Child to Invest -- At Seven Years Old

Miranda Marquit | Posted 05.11.2015 | Money
Miranda Marquit

I thought 11 was young enough to give my son an investing edge, but I've discovered that some professional money managers suggest starting earlier with investing lessons. Gerry Frigon, the President of Taylor Frigon Capital Management, taught his son to start investing at seven years old.

Legislation Increasing Support to SBA Investment Program a Step Forward for Entrepreneurs Looking for Capital

John Arensmeyer | Posted 05.25.2015 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

House legislation seeks to provide greater access to capital for entrepreneurs by expanding the amount available to small business investments through the SBA's Small Business Investment Company program

How to Start Investing With Less Than $500

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

There is a common belief that the best investment options require a lot of money to get started, but the reality is there are investments that allow you to start with as little as a $10 per month contribution, or a one-time deposit of $25.

Market Microstructure, the New Frontier for Long-term Portfolio Optimization

Irene Aldridge | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Why has market microstructure been left orphaned by portfolio managers until now? First, the data required for market microstructure analysis used to be scarce.

5 Reasons Not to Invest With Financial Advisers at a Brand Name Firm

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

Too many investors select financial advisers from brand firms because they believe it is a safer decision. But, are they really safer based on misleading TV commercials? The number of investors who believe they are safer is dropping.

5 Things You Need To Know Now About Private Investments

Blaine McLaughlin | Posted 05.09.2015 | Money
Blaine McLaughlin

Investing in private companies and funds is becoming more accessible, with smaller investment amounts, helpful regulatory changes and the availability of streamlined processing. Of course, private investments are not for everyone. But before you decide they're not for you, you need to understand the watershed changes taking place in the private securities sector.

'Chicken Money' Safety vs. Interest

Terry Savage | Posted 04.19.2015 | Money
Terry Savage

Low rates are a great way to help the government finance its growing deficits. But they sure make it tough for savers and retirees who wanted to live on the interest from their savings. Here are five things you should know about "chicken money."

Reduce Your Spending and Save More. Now.

Ken Weber | Posted 04.15.2015 | Money
Ken Weber

Once you decide on an amount for saving, stick to it. If possible, use the old technique of paying yourself first. When you sit down to pay your bills, write the first check to your nest egg.

Good Looks, Bad Advice

Dan Solin | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Dan Solin

Why would 78 percent of individual investors continue to ignore the overwhelming evidence that investing in a portfolio of all index funds is the best way to meet your retirement goals?

Push for Progress: Children Cannot Wait

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

So many children have lost ground as the trumped-up fear of excessive debt children did not cause has been used by some in Congress to cut safety net programs we know work.

The Landlord Philanthropist

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Steven Crandell

The idea of a philanthropic landlord is a mind-bending oxymoron. But the man who turned commercial real estate into a tool for philanthropy says the basic concept is simple.

5 Ways to Leverage Your Way to Next-Level Growth in Your Business

Garrett B. Gunderson | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Garrett B. Gunderson

In the beginning, time is the most abundant resource that you have and you will give it freely. But as your business and income grows, so do your responsibilities. Time now becomes precious because you have very little of it.