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What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Rym Tina Ghazal

It probably applies to both genders. I should start by saying this is not a scientific sampling; it's just women I met from different religions and backgrounds. This is what I found from my own interviews:

3 Habits of Mindfully Wealthy People

Leisa Peterson | Posted 02.24.2015 | 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.

The Lessons of History About Wealth and the 80/20 View of Social Engineering

Richard Koch | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

If we want to improve the fairness, cohesion, and overall wealth of our society, we have to make it much easier for those near the bottom to become successful entrepreneurs.

Domestic Violence Victims Advocate: 50 Shades of Grey Is NOT about Domestic Violence

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

I must respectfully disagree with my fellow domestic violence awareness and victims advocates. I do not think that 50 Shades of Grey glamorizes domestic violence, nor do I think a boycott is warranted.

Bitcoin: Is it an Economic Equalizer or a Tool for Conflict and Crime?

Dr. Behzad Mohit | Posted 02.17.2015 | Technology
Dr. Behzad Mohit

The general acceptance of Bitcoin could have profound consequences, leading to a more egalitarian distribution of wealth and a more stable society. But in order for that to happen, there are two important things we must do.

The Bible's for Losers (And Why That's a Good Thing)

Derek Penwell | Posted 02.09.2015 | Religion
Derek Penwell

Taking everything into consideration, the Bible was written mostly by losers for the benefit of other losers. That's not a value judgment, just an observation. Think about it.

How to Handle Money

Brendon Burchard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Money
Brendon Burchard

If you handle your money in the right way, you can have more, give more, and enjoy your life more. Here's what you can do to start taking control of your money now.

5 Ways to Leverage Your Way to Next-Level Growth in Your Business

Garrett B. Gunderson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Garrett B. Gunderson

In the beginning, time is the most abundant resource that you have and you will give it freely. But as your business and income grows, so do your responsibilities. Time now becomes precious because you have very little of it.

If I Were a Rich Man: Public Attitudes About Wealth and Taxes

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

In his State of the Union address President Obama called for tax increases for the wealthiest Americans. Does the public support these tax hikes, and how do their attitudes fit into larger perceptions about wealth?

Top 10 Things I learned at My Virtual Wealth Summit

Leisa Peterson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Leisa Peterson

In late 2014, I set out to organize a virtual wealth summit to kick off 2015. I wanted to engage entrepreneurs and CEOs whom I deeply respect and admire and get them to talk about money, wealth building and the challenges they had encountered along their path to success.

This Simple Equation Reveals How Habits Shape Your Health, Happiness and Wealth

James Clear | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We know more about our personal characteristics today than we did when Lewin was around. Perhaps most importantly, we know that your abilities are not fixed in stone. You can improve.

An Experienced Dater Wonders Why Men Are Still Expected To Pick Up Checks

Joe Seldner | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Despite the enormous and admirable strides women have made in recent decades, there seems to be one physical limitation many women still have: Reaching for their wallets on dates.

Making Wealth Worth More for Social Impact

Sal Giambanco | Posted 01.23.2015 | Impact
Sal Giambanco

Making a lasting positive change in people's lives often comes down to making small, practical changes in their day-to-day routine.

Rich or Famous?

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.23.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The Great Gatsby should be seen as a testament of what someone can accomplish just by having the sheer will to attain it. Gatsby literally dreamed and affirmed himself into success. Everyone is capable of doing the same thing, but most are fearful or lack vision.

How to Make Meaningful Choices You Won't Regret

Lisa M.P. Munoz | Posted 01.20.2015 | Science
Lisa M.P. Munoz

Even though all the research tells us that money in and of itself won't bring us meaning, we still are, understandably, lured to wealth. We need to inject more of our passions into everyday life -- to create the sparks that give us more meaning. Only then can we truly author our own lives.

Why Venture Capital Gives Humans a Biological Edge

Richard Koch | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Investing for the future -- for commercial and social gain -- is the biggest biological advantage that the human race has ever stumbled across. It is not much practiced yet. But it is growing exponentially. It will change the face of the earth, and perhaps much more besides.

What Really Matters in Life?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Most people don't want to "do nothing' all day. We have hopes and dreams, goals and ambitions. We want to contribute to the world, make it a better place, not "retire" from it to a life of "leisure."

How to Build a Thriving Business: 6 Things Entrepreneurs Do (That Most Other People Don't)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Leisa Peterson

It can be difficult to take the first step toward launching your own business. Even so, once people get a taste for working for themselves, many find it hard to turn back.

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

Pick an element of what it means to be successful and W. Brett Wilson has likely achieved it. He is one of Canada's most financially successful and well-known businessmen, he is an Order of Canada recipient, a best-selling author, and former television star of Dragon's Den, the Canadian hit series precursor to ABC's Shark Tank.

Why a Greek Exit Should Be Feared

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

A Greek exit from the Eurozone could be catastrophic. The country would be shunned from international markets, with a new/old currency that would devalue severely. Nevertheless, the bigger risk for investors is that the turmoil spreads to larger neighboring countries.

5 Killer Wealth-Building Tips from my Mega-Millionaire Mentor

Orion Talmay | Posted 12.31.2014 | Money
Orion Talmay

Being financially independent and successful does not mean that you have to sacrifice having a family, traveling or other goals. The key is to make sure that you shift your values accordingly to what you want to accomplish during certain periods in your life.

Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The concept of meritocracy provides justification and cover to the nation in refusing to acknowledge and in denying the actual causes for the tremendous chasms in the wealth distribution and in educational achievement, and for the overall systemic inequities based on social identities.

Wealth Inequality: Trickle-Down or a Sinking Ship?

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 02.22.2015 | Money
Misha Pinkhasov

Three makes a pattern so, with inequality at the top of the news - be it about champagne wars at the House of Lords or the inherent privilege of white males on the streets of America - it is time to have a conversation about the difference between privilege and patronage.

How to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

Sean McElwee | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Any presidential candidate should make the baby bond a central plank of their 2016 if they want to seriously address the problem of wealth inequality. Without such a proposal, wealth, and therefore political power will become increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small elite.