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IRS Wishes Baby Boomers A Happy 70 ½ Birthday!

Mark Steber | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

Happy 70 ½ Baby Boomers. It might surprise you to learn that in most cases you MUST start taking money from your traditional IRA, 401(k) and other r...

Community And Crowdfunding: A Response To The Harvard Business Review

AdaPia d'Errico | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
AdaPia d'Errico

Recently, the Harvard Business Review came out with an intriguing commentary entitled "The Unique Value of Crowdfunding Is Not Money -- It's Community."

Culture Is the Elephant in the Room?

Paul Pizzala | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Pizzala

Culture comes from leadership. You cannot call out the culture of the company without calling out the leadership. When leadership supports a degenerative culture it becomes the elephant in the room.

The Multi-Generational Home Is Depressing Home Sales

Dean Graziosi | Posted 05.27.2016 | Education
Dean Graziosi

The reports and surveys are still coming in and they're telling us that in record numbers the millennial generation is staying at home with their parents. The latest number I heard was 32% of this generation are still at home. This hasn't been the case for around 100 years, but what's the problem?

DIY for Home Improvement - Not Funding Your Retirement | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty

The media aren't over-stating this retirement issue. There really is an economic catastrophe overtaking those over-65. One out of seven of the over-65...

Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank Answers, What Pitch Have You Been Waiting For?

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

To Win at Investing, You Have to Give Up Control | Posted 05.16.2016 | Fifty

Let's face it. The smarter you are (or think you are), the more likely you are to believe that investment outcomes are within your control. This is a ...

The Days of Reckoning for Highly Funded Startups: Square.

Mary Buffett | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Mary Buffett

There will be a day of reckoning. Sooner or later the investment community will begin to expect sustainable profitability from their highly touted investments, regardless of how photogenic the CEO may appear at conferences.

Hockey: A Sound Investment Or Skating On Thin Ice?

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

This marked the end of my sports-related investment strategy. Ah, the untold wealth that could have been. And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling kids.

How Do You Know When Your Company is Ready for an Angel Investment?

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Tech, Data and Ag

Robynne Anderson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Robynne Anderson

Many have the impression that technology is for "new" sectors; that farming - which represents a third of the world's population, half its poor, and i...

Investments Are Life Changing (Except When They're Not)

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

For my entire adult life, I've been encouraged to invest in my future. You know, in a financial sense. And so I took a bunch of jobs in the arts. This...

Advantages of a Traditional IRA - Disadvantages of a Traditional IRA | Posted 04.15.2016 | Fifty

Traditional IRAs are a great investment vehicle for retirement for those who qualify to contribute to them (there are some limitations), and they have...

Things That Matter to Investors | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty

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

The 2016 EU Presidency Country: Slovakia -- Europe's Best Kept Secret

Michael Jacobsen | Posted 04.17.2016 | Business
Michael Jacobsen

The 2016 EU Presidency country is a little known, landlocked country often confused with its neighbor-Slovenia. You will be hearing more about this region in the years to come. Get ahead of the trend, and discover Europe's "forgotten" country

Purse Power: 10 Tips Every Woman Must Know About Money and Wealth

Patrice Tartt | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business
Patrice Tartt

Over the next decade, it's reported that women will control two thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and be the beneficiaries of the ostentatious transfer of wealth in our country's history. Evaluations range from $12 to $40 trillion dollars. Will you be in the number and what is your plan to get there?

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.

Would Protecting Yourself Against Aggressive HFT Be a Great Benefit to You?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Picture this: you can protect your investments against the aggressive high-frequency trading (HFT) right in your portfolio. "What?" you may ask. With the latest technology from AbleMarkets, now available on Quandl, hedging aggressive HFT is no longer just wishful thinking, but a reality.

Are Your Children Prepared to Manage Your Money?

Robert Mauterstock | Posted 03.14.2016 | Fifty
Robert Mauterstock

Many boomers who have been fortunate (or skilled) enough to build up a sizeable investment portfolio are concerned that their children are not prepare...

ETF, Smart Betas and Flash Crashes

Irene Aldridge | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

This week's announcement by Goldman Sachs to launch a new Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) based on their popular hedge fund investing index has created a n...

4 Main Data Points On How to Be Financially Free

Tom Ayling | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Tom Ayling

What does financial freedom look like for you and your family? Does it mean a fully funded college fund for your children? Do you own your own home? A...

Is Your Advisor Hiding?

David A. Dedman | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
David A. Dedman

Did you open that February statement and swoon clutching your chest like Red Foxx in Sanford and Son? Yelling "Oh no, it's the big one!" Even worse y...

The 19,000-Pound Gorilla in the Room

Ali Jahangiri | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Ali Jahangiri

As two extension deadlines came and went for the EB-5 Regional Center Program at the end of 2015, it became clear that meaningful reform for the program would have to wait.

Stock Market Volatility Is Less Than You Think | Posted 02.24.2016 | Fifty

A lot has been written about the recent volatility of the stock market. January 2016 was the worst January in the history of the stock market. Since t...

There's a New-Old Sheriff in Town: Royalty Financing for Young Ventures

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 02.23.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Do you remember that story from the early '90s when Arthur Fox pioneered royalty financing as a new form of venture capital? No, me neither. But the fact is that's when we got the first revenue based financing model operating here in the U.S.