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9 Questions To Ask Your Partner Before You Even THINK About Getting Married

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Weddings
M. Lin

Finances are the foundation for the life you're about to build with someone -- and no one should enter a marriage blindly without assessing whether this foundation is rocky or solid.

No Money? No Problem!

Mira Luna | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Mira Luna

Instead of placing faith in the "economic experts," these currency projects are built on faith in community and the creation of real wealth. When carefully designed, they can be a source of community empowerment, prioritizing caring relationships and community values ahead of profit as well as and generating meaningful employment at local businesses.

The World's Newest Nations

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Say that your province or region suddenly becomes an independent country -- with recognition from the United Nations and all. After the celebrations end, and the celebrities leave, the real decision-making begins.

Too Big to Jail

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Robert Scheer

Why has Robert Rubin, the onetime treasury secretary who went on to become Citigroup chairman during the time of the corporation's financial shenanigans, never been held accountable for this and other deep damage done to the U.S. economy on his watch?

Bank Closings Slow to a Steady Downpour

Richard Barrington | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

The torrential pace of bank failures in 2009 and 2010 has eased, but in the first three quarters of 2011 the downpour has still been enough to give the banking system a pretty good soaking.

How Religion Contributes To Wealth And Poverty

Lisa A. Keister | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Lisa A. Keister

Religion embodies a great deal about a person's general approach to the world -- their conception about how the world does and should work -- and we are learning that it can shape financial outcomes in surprising ways.

Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

All along I've never bought Herman Cain's non-campaign campaign for President.  I've believed from the beginning that he's playing Republican pri...

The Other One Percent

Mark Sundeen | Posted 12.31.2011 | Books
Mark Sundeen

In 2000, when today's financial debacle was just a worst-case scenario forecasted by quants, gold bugs, market regulators and other Chicken Littles, Daniel Suelo dropped his final thirty dollars in a phone booth and walked away.

The Top 10 Highest Paying On-Campus Jobs

Her Campus | Posted 12.24.2011 | College
Her Campus

Her Campus has compiled a list of the top ten highest paying jobs for college students that will not only earn you the dough, but also give you killer work experience that will prepare you for real jobs post-graduation!

OWS: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Jon Stein | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Jon Stein

As consumers of financial services products, start to demand that your bank, investment advisor and brokerage join this movement. If they aren't willing to publicly declare what you deserve, you deserve a better company.

Occupying Internet Domains To Protest... and Profit

Turnstyle | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Let Them Eat Keller

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

Funny, he doesn't look like Marie Antoinette. But when former New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller asks his readers if they are "bored by the soggy sleep-ins and warmed-over anarchism of Occupy Wall Street," it displays the arrogance of disoriented royal privilege.

Stagflation Risk and What This Means for Stocks

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As the outlook for growth continues to deteriorate, whilst the price for goods and services remain stubbornly high, the risk of stagflation returns. This would be a tough scenario, where policy options tackling one of these issues would only worsen the other.

How to find good, effective nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.14.2012 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Okay, say you're one of most people who'd like to help people out, maybe with your time and money. Usually, we do that by finding an effective, trustw...

What To Expect (Financially) When You're Expecting

Alexa von Tobel | Posted 12.17.2011 | Parents
Alexa von Tobel

Whether you're planning to get pregnant soon or already have a baby on the way, here are five key areas of your finances to start thinking about now.

In Defense of Capitalism, Hope and Freedom

Steph Thompson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Steph Thompson

Hope is what got our president elected, it is what makes the stock market surge, what draws new immigrants to our shores every day. Hope is what we cannot lose and what will make us great again.

Money, Education and Love

Robin Quivers | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Robin Quivers

We women have heard over and over again that for men, it's all about looks. But research shows the more educated you are, the more weight you can carry and still remain very attractive to the opposite sex.

If a Republican Were President

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

No doubt many reasonable Americans will view Obama as the lesser evil come election time, and for some that will prove compelling. But I take the dreary choices to be one akin to a form of slow torture. Better to support the Occupy Wall Street protests as an inspiring alternative.

Our Overripe Moment

Robert Koehler | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Occupy America, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Chicago... I hope this is what I think it is: a movement that won't go away.

What Do They Want? Justice

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

One need not be religiously doctrinaire to recognize this as a "come to Jesus moment" when the money-changers stand exposed and the victims of their avarice are at long last offered succor.

WATCH: Rita Wilson Talks 'Money' And Huff/Post50

Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

As you may have heard, The Huffington Post debuted Huff/Post 50, a new site for the Baby Boomer generation that launched on Monday. Rita Wilson, wr...

Real Men Don't Teach

Dennis Danziger | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education
Dennis Danziger

Most days you're okay with being only a teacher and not really a man. Today, this morning, is not one of those days. But in a few hours, I'll be in my classroom teaching. And I'll get over it.

IMF: Global Economy Entering Dangerous Phase

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Top global finance officials are pledging to work decisively and in a coordinated way to deal with a European debt crisis and other dang...

Your Turn: Asking For A Raise

Posted 11.20.2011 | Women

As an actress I've never had to negotiate my own pay, but I remember one time a good friend of mine was about to ask her boss for a raise, and I could...

You Can Take It With You: Dead Federal Retirees Paid Millions Annually, Report Finds

Washington Post | By Ed O’Keefe | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

The federal government pays out millions of dollars to dead people each year -- including deceased retired federal workers, according to a new report....