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From Rock Bottom to Successful Entrepreneur: One Woman's Journey

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

In her early 20s, Ruth Soukup spent 2.5 years battling debilitating depression. Today, she is a happy mom, wife, author and proud owner of a thriving ...

How Limiting Beliefs Hold Us Down (And How to Make a Life Altering Shift)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

Many 40-somethings, like Bruce, eventually realize life turned out vastly differently than their idealistic, younger selves imagined. Unlike many 40-somethings, however, Bruce took his dream as a message and decided to do something about it.

Rocket Scientist Invents New Way to Pay Down Debt

Garrett B. Gunderson | Posted 01.22.2015 | Money
Garrett B. Gunderson

There was a rocket scientist in the audience and he looked skeptical. His father was a client of mine who insisted I was teaching great things about manufacturing wealth, but he felt like his finances were already in order. Finally he agreed to hear me speak.

The Money Bonanza That Awaits Empty Nesters

Next Avenue | Greg Daugherty | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Greg Daugherty I first noticed it with the water bill: $30 for the preceding three months, lower than I could ever r...

Close To Retirement? Don't Miss These Dates And Deadlines!

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Although a lot of us may try to forget our age as the years go by, when it comes to reaping the financial rewards of getting older, you're wise to keep certain age-related milestones top of mind.

The Power of One

Jack Nadel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.

Plan $1378: The Cash Calendar Savings Game

Heather Hummel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Money
Heather Hummel

In January 2014, I heard about the 52-Week Money Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to save a designated amount throughout each of the 52 weeks in a year.

6 Lifestyle Changes That Will Make You a Better Business Person

Jeremy Sandow | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Jeremy Sandow

Being your own boss will expose all of your weaknesses, and if you don't take fast action to fix them, they can bury your business alive. Lucky for you, you can catch all these bad habits and terminate them before they terminate your business. Here are six changes to make to your daily life that will directly translate to business success.

How to Recover from a Financial Crisis: Five Steps

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Drawing on my own financial experience -- and learnings from the Live Richer Challenge and Millennial Next Door -- I can offer five keys to recovering from financial crisis.

5 Alternatives to a Traditional College Education

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Lauren Bowling

With the rising student loan debt burden many are beginning to think "outside of the box" in terms of ways to gain an education. After all, life's lessons aren't strictly learned inside the four walls of a classroom.

How Being Broke Can Feel Richer Than Ever

Celia Ward-Wallace | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Ward-Wallace

I'm broke. OK, not totally broke. But broker than I have been in a while. And yes, I am abundantly blessed overall, but today we are talking down an...

Mindful Money

Ira Israel | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Do you consider your bank account to be an accurate indicator of your success in comparison to your fellow humans on planet earth? Well, then BRAVO! Well done! Because there are at least 3,500,000,000 people who survive (barely) on less that what you paid for your cup of coffee or tea this morning.

Millennials Are Redefining Success - Why the Rest of Us Should Pay Attention

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Sometimes stereotypes become so widely accepted that nobody takes a step back to actually examine the sweeping generalizations to see if they hold any truth. This is especially true of millennials.

Memo to Investors: Join the Parade

Robert Rosenkranz | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Robert Rosenkranz

Should you abandon actively managed funds and invest instead through indexed mutual funds and ETFs? Indeed you should, and here's why.

The Unexpected Ways Entrepreneurship Changes Your Relationship With Money

Kelly Phillips | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Kelly Phillips

Nothing changed my ingrained money habits until after I left my corporate job for entrepreneurship. Not the money snowball, not the spare change savings plan, and not the frozen credit card trick.

Know What You Can Emotionally and Financially Afford to Lose

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

Why is it that some investors make rational decisions, stick with their choices and strategies, while others act out their emotions and make bad investment decisions?

Top 5 Things Home Sellers Need to Know About Price

Dean Graziosi | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Every potential buyer will have their own unique situation and a top price they'll pay for your home. It's a mistake to assume you'll stumble into the perfect prospect who will fall in love with the home and pay over market.

New Year, New Me Crap Again

David A. Dedman | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you do these four things you'll have a better chance of actually achieving your New Year's resolution about money. The bonus will be that you end the year more financially free than you started it. Plus, you won't feel that New Year, New Me Crap again.

What's In Store for 2015: Important IRS, Social Security And Medicare Updates

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

A new year often means new goals, new opportunities and new commitments. When it comes to your finances, it can also mean new rules and requirements that may affect how you manage your money.

When It Comes To Money, Investors Want The Human Touch

John Diehl | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
John Diehl

There is no denying that robo-advisors have many benefits: they're convenient, effortless and economical. They operate with little or no human intervention, and they typically cost less than traditional advisory services. However, according to a survey conducted by Hartford Funds, investors aren't ready to rely solely on robo-advisors.

The Most Important Retirement Benefit Changes to Look Out For in 2015

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

January is a great time to outline your financial goals for the year, including taking a look at your retirement savings plan. If you didn't save as much as you wanted to last year or you have yet to start contributing to a retirement account, there are some new rules for 2015 that you'll want to pay attention to.

How To Do As Well Financially As Those Who Earn More Money Than You

Brad Hines | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Brad Hines

It is very possible to retire wealthy, without ever having earned more than $100,000 a year. Most of this comes from utilizing principles you may have heard of like compounding interest, that I won't get into here, but the benefit of that comes mostly from putting away the most money possible, while you are as young as possible.

Surprising Findings Point to Perfect Storm Brewing in Your Financial Future

Lynn Parramore | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Do we just fasten our seatbelts for a bumpy ride, or is there a way to smooth the path ahead? In this interview, Alan Taylor discusses his findings and suggests ways to safeguard the financial system.

Community College Students Are a Good Investment

Isa Adney | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
Isa Adney

You are strong enough. When you lift yourself, you do lift more than just yourself. You lift all of us. You have so much to give, so much to share. Dedicate yourself to your education.

5 Old Rules of Business Success That Have Changed for 2015

Jeremy Sandow | Posted 01.14.2015 | Small Business
Jeremy Sandow

Reach beyond the confines of self-satisfaction, and in to a purpose that stretches far beyond yourself. Lets redefine what it means to be a success in business.