Dividends are yet another way the super-rich accumulate wealth and residual income. Any investor can prosper through owning stocks. All wealth is taught; alas not traditionally through our current education system.
Aside knowing the basic SAT averages of the incoming student population, I would want to know about what happens after the diplomas are hung on the wall, long after people have graduated. Did the costs of your college education provide commensurate mid- and long-term value?
Until very recently I wouldn't have called myself an avid social media user. Sure, I created a Facebook profile in 2006, at a time when a college email address was still required to sign up, but who didn't? The concept of the "social network" has changed a great deal since then.
Coal exports are good for the environment -- they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government hearings, and lobby visits.
Former manager Alex Ferguson often said that Beckham practiced with a discipline to achieve an accuracy that other players wouldn't care about.
If Buffett just talks to his friends on Twitter, he has an opportunity to influence millions of new followers on topics, such as philanthropy, women in business and financial literacy. A little interaction will go a long way toward making Warren Buffett a force to be reckoned with in social media.
There really can be no debate or argument about who has been far and away the most successful pure investor in the past 100 years or may be forever. There have been few fortunes as large as the one amassed by Warren Buffett.
Buffet said that, "Women are the key to America's prosperity...The closer America comes to fully employing the talents of all its citizens, the greater the output of goods and services will be." Buffet's essay reminded me of my hardworking mother and her experiences during World War II.
While Cunningham and Roberts's previous book, Inside Her Pretty Little Head, was a guide to successful female brands, The Daring Book for Boys in Business is for male-centric companies.
The Oracle of Omaha explained stock market psychology to a local television reporter more than 50 years ago, a new documentary reveals.
Every year on this day, tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to hear two of the worlds richest men discuss everything from cultural trends, to love and marriage, to assigning probabilities to terrorist attacks. Those men are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, of course.
The next time someone tries to tell you that renewable energy isn't a good investment, point out that it's good enough for Warren Buffett.
Part of what holds us back is mindless confusion. As The Man says, There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
After 30 years of affiliation with the insurance industry, I have a deep appreciation for insurance agents. I wonder how many will be left five years from now?
Last week was a big one for public-private-partnerships: On Friday, President Obama fleshed out his partnership plan, which he had announced during t...
Two of the richest families on the planet -- the Waltons and the Buffetts -- have taken public welfare from taxpayers to help clean up a contaminated land that will soon sprout a Wal-Mart superstore.