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3 Habits of Mindfully Wealthy People

Leisa Peterson | Posted 04.26.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Despite this annoyingly prevalent belief in today's society, my 22 years in the financial services industry have shown me that it's the farthest thing from the truth.

Get Even

Darren Hardy | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

I was in debt. Serious debt. The "how-will-I-ever-pay-this-back?" kind of debt. The kind that haunts you in those moments right before you fall asleep.

What's In Your Wallet?

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.26.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

A couple of years ago I was asked, "What's in your wallet?" I wasn't being asked if I had the best rewards credit card. I was talking to my doctor ...

We Hate To Break It To You, But Smart People Are Ripping You Off

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Comedy

Feel like you're always falling behind financially? Above Average has some news for you. To put it gently, you may be what the online comedy networ...

Saving

Stanley Ely | Posted 04.25.2015 | Money
Stanley Ely

Tell me, when you scrape through from one check to the next, how is a young guy to save anything? Look me up for other accomplishments.

How Much Money do you Need?

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 04.22.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

We would all like to have enough money to do the important things: live life, retire comfortably, educate our children, and so on. More importantly, how do you make sure that you have enough to reach these various goals?

The Real Reasons Money Stresses You Out (Regardless of How Much You Have)

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.22.2015 | Money
meQuilibrium

The fact is, there's no easy answer for money worries. Earning enough to support yourself or your family, spending what you do have wisely, saving enough for college, retirement, and more--those are serious, real concerns.

Baby Boomers and the Dilemma of Facing Retirement

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 04.21.2015 | Money
Elwood D. Watson

In 2006, the group of Americans known as baby boomers (1946-1964) turned 60 years old. Now almost a decade later, a number of them are either heading toward or have entered the retirement phase of their lives. The fact is that this is a transition that is not always as serene as many boomers envision such an experience will be

6 Financial No-Brainers in Honor of No-Brainer Day

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.21.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

Remember, on Feb. 27, don't strain your brain. Do the simple financial stuff that doesn't require too much mental heavy lifting.

Money Management Tips For Couples Merging Households

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Moving in together is a big emotional step. It's also potentially a big financial step -- which can impact a relationship positively or negatively, depending on how open each partner is about money.

Are You a Renter or a Buyer?

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Richard Barrington

You face a choice between renting or owning many of the essentials you use every day: your home, your car, even furniture and appliances. So is it better to rent or to own? There is no set answer, because the cost of each depends on a number of variables. It's a question of economics, but the economics come down to your lifestyle.

You Don't Sound As Awesome Asking For A Raise As You Think You Do

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy

If you're thinking about asking a raise, you may want to spend a few minutes pondering how you'll actually sound when you walk into your boss' office....

People In Developing World Use Paperless Platforms To Get Loans, Build Credit

QUARTZ | Leo Mirani | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact

In recent years, the banking and finance industries have not done a lot to earn the trust of consumers in the West. But in poor countries, basic finan...

The Money You and Loved Ones May Be Leaving on the Table

Paul Solman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Paul Solman

The Social Security system is what it is: a maddeningly complex legal puzzle that's impossible to solve without help. The choices you choose to make about benefits are up to you. But I figure at least we all ought to know them.

3 Tips to Develop a Growth Mindset (Even When It's -15)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Mark W. Guay

Here are three tips to develop a growth mindset no matter how far you venture in your goals.

4 Financial Must-Dos Before Saying Your I Dos

Beth Kobliner | Posted 09.30.2016 | Weddings
Beth Kobliner

Having been married for over 20 years -- hello, where did the time go? -- Valentine's Day was, well, just another day. It's not that I am any less in love. Quite the opposite. And a lot of my peers have the same blasé bias about February 14th.

'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."

Do You and Your Partner Fight Over Money?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Relationship conflicts over money get resolved when both people move out of control or resistance and into caring about themselves and each other. Partnerships based on caring and compassion support intimacy and joy, even when money is limited.

Tips for Staying On Top of Monthly Expenses

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 04.19.2015 | Money
Elizabeth Pullman

Online banking isn't the way of the future -- it's now. Rather than having your bills mailed to you at home where you'll need to juggle and keep track of physical copies, have them sent straight to your email inbox.

4 Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out Among the Crowd

Jeremy Sandow | Posted 04.18.2015 | Small Business
Jeremy Sandow

So how do you differentiate yourself from the pack? How do you ensure the crowd comes to you instead of the guy down the block? I have you covered. Here are four ways you can break the mold to boost your biz.

Campaign-Finance System Is Broken

Sen. Daylin Leach | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Sen. Daylin Leach

With the resignation and pending guilty plea of former Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord on charges of extortion, the public must understand the problem caused by our current campaign-finance system.

Why This Yoga Teacher Wants to Make Six Figures in 2015

Brittany Policastro | Posted 04.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brittany Policastro

A few days before the start of the year, I decided that 2015 would be the year I make six figures through teaching, writing and talking about yoga. I ...

Valentine's Day: 20 Stories on Love, Chocolate, Roses, Secrets, Bromance, Breakups and Diamonds

Democracy Now! | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics
Democracy Now!

For Valentine's Day, we dug through the Democracy Now! archives to bring you these 20 stories. 1. Love Has No Color Just two years ago, a group of...

Easy Steps to Getting the FAFSA Done

SALT | Posted 04.15.2015 | Money
SALT

While applying for financial aid may seem like a painful process, it's an important one. If you or your family need help paying for college, you should maximize your opportunities to receive financial aid. The FAFSA helps you do just that.

Federal Officials From Illinois Raking in Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Taxpayer-Funded Pension Payments

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.14.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois may be facing its own state pension crisis, and many federal elected and appointed officials from Illinois are also facing giant national pen...