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Is 'Sell In May And Go Away' Now Just About August?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business
Irene Aldridge

For many investors "Sell in May and Go Away" was the mantra to relax for the summer with trading history defending this as the best way to protect you...

State and Local Funding Flexibility Act: Shrewd Shuffling or a Shell Game?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

The controversial “State and Local Funding Flexibility Act” passed through the House Education and Workforce Committee Wednesday. The bill, par...

Christina Wilkie

$50 Million Tribute to Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

Registered lobbyists spent more that $50 million honoring lawmakers at events in 2009 and 2010, according to a report released Tuesday by the Sunlight...

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

DailyFinance | Regina Lewis | Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

It's always interesting and instructive to see what money matters are on our readers minds. We've promised to chase down answers for you, and we'll co...

Lost Charlie Chaplin Film Found In British Thrift Shop

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

Essex resident Brian Hann, 40, bought a rare Charlie Chaplin film, "Zepped," in a junk shop for only $5. Hann found the 35mm nitrate film at the "Seco...

WATCH: A Haunting Look At An Abandoned Amusement Park

Posted 09.08.2011 | Arts

"No Joy" is an eerie short film by Mike Petty about Joyland Amusement Park in Wichita, Kansas. The park was in continuous operation for 55 years until...

Nine Ways Americans Are Cutting Back To Save Money

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

Americans are still feeling the effects of a recession that officially ended two years ago, and according to a new survey by Harris Interactive, publi...

Does Stealing A Rembrant Pay Off?

AP | By JONATHAN LOPEZ | Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

-- "Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists" (Palgrave Macmillan), by Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg: In 1997, a gang of c...

Can Going Beyond Profit Make Us Happier?

Somik Raha | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Somik Raha

Money is necessary, but to think that the reason I am in business is to make my lenders happy isn't right. My definition of business is service: focus on it and compensation will follow.

BLAZE Your Financial Future: 5 Steps to Create Wealth in Your Life

Lisa Haisha | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Lisa Haisha

Every day, I meet people who have become unemployed, taken a pay cut or are experiencing a slow period in business. They have credit card and student loan debt, and their taxes, food, and fuel costs are all skyrocketing. Sound familiar?

When "Women and Financial Literacy" Was Still an Oxymoron, Sylvia Porter Came to the Rescue

Pamela Yellen | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Pamela Yellen

At a time when daily business news coverage was stuffy and technical, Porter railed against what she termed the "bafflegab" lingo of finance, preferring to express investment concepts in words that didn't require a specialized education.

Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Irvin G. Schorsch III | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business
Irvin G. Schorsch III

When most people think of estate planning, they think of creating wills and trusts to distribute their financial assets. If our legacy is to be lasting, we must preserve and perpetuate our values as well.

Boston Museum To Pay Restitution To Holocaust Victim Heir

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Arts

BOSTON — The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has determined that a 17th century Dutch painting in its collection was once owned by a Jewish art de...

Are You Draining Your Nest Egg to Stay Afloat on an Underwater Mortgage?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business
Natalie Pace

If you are one of those seriously delinquent homeowners, or one who is draining your nest egg or tapping home equity to make the mortgage payments, is there a way to hang on long enough?

U2 Faces Protests At Glastonbury For Dodging Taxes

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- U2 and its frontman Bono, known for their global poverty-fighting efforts, were accused of dodging taxes in Ireland by activists who crashed...

'Bonnie And Clyde' Coming To Broadway?

AP | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — A musical about the bank robbing lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow is targeting Broadway. Producers said Thursday that "Bonnie a...

We All Hope For The Rich Life

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Gurney

What's your richest life? How would you describe the feeling of being rich? Forget money for a moment and think about how you would use your resources of time and money to create a rich life.

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Released From Prison

Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts

After being imprisoned for three months in a Chinese prison, artist-activist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail. Originally detained while try...

Brooke Conley talks to Marlo Thomas and Jean Chatzky to get her life in order

Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

The "Kick-Start Your Life" series on TODAY with Marlo Thomas is aimed at helping women get un-stuck and move on with the next phase of their lives. I...

'Spider-Man' Makes More Money Than 'Book Of Mormon' Despite Bad Reviews

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The reboot of the "Spider-Man" musical hasn't been hurt by opening night reviews. The show, which finally welcomed professional drama cri...

Art Basel Sells Nearly $2 Billion Worth Of Art

Bloomberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

The year’s biggest test so far for contemporary art dealers, in Switzerland, ended with galleries saying that demand and prices have returned to 200...

Katherine Bindley

Study: Do We Really Like Rich Men More?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.18.2011 | Women

That guy smiling from behind the wheel of his shiny Porsche may indeed be trying to impress a woman with it, but he's probably only interested in a fl...

Art Basel: Proof Art Economy Is Strong Again?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

If Art Basel serves as the art world's bellwether, then this years fair is extremely promising. Works by twentieth century artists such as Pablo Picas...

Was Afghanistan Aid A Huge Waste Of Money?

LA Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. officials had pledged to improve the aid program begun by the George W. Bush administration. But pouring more money into Afghanistan has only und...

Happiness Tied To Choice And Autonomy, Not Money

Psych Central News | Rick Nauert Ph.D. | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rick Nauert Ph.D. Study finds that a person's happiness appears to depend more upon the freedom to make choices rather than having money....