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5 Tools That Can Help You Build Wealth for the Future

Miranda Marquit | Posted 05.16.2015 | Money
Miranda Marquit

One of the difficulties associated with getting ahead when it comes to your personal finances is the fact that it can be hard to know where to start. Building wealth for the future is a daunting task.

Does Obama's Endorsement of a Fiduciary Standard Change the Wall Street Status Quo?

Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money
Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster

We advise affluent clients and a lot of what we publish is geared toward high net worth families. But every person seeking out a competent advisor deserves to find one, know what s/he costs and know how s/he is paid.

What's Your Comfort Level With Taking Financial Risk?

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 05.11.2015 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

Your risk tolerance is your ability to make decisions, trading the known for the unknown, and to be comfortable with the decision once it is made.

The Softened Heart

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I believe that if we make the effort to listen, we can hear our hearts guiding us. And if we think we can ignore its wisdom, we will lose our way. Eventually we have to face up to our past choices. But doing so gives us an opportunity to bring our love and compassion into the world by listening to our wise hearts.

Women's Rising Economic Power: A Force for Global Women's Empowerment

Anika Rahman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
Anika Rahman

This International Women's Day is a fitting time to celebrate women's growing economic might and our ability to wield this power on behalf of the world's women. At last, we are beginning to see the potential for a sea change that could further propel a global movement for women and girls.

A Couple of Swells

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marcia Liss

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Ben Walsh

Forbes 500 List Reveals A Disturbing Truth About Our Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business

The Forbes 500 is still, as The New York Times described it in 1987, "a gossipy ranking of the country's richest people." Increasingly, those people are from the financial industry.

What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 04.26.2015 | 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 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.

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

Richard Koch | Posted 04.26.2015 | 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 04.18.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 04.11.2015 | 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 04.08.2015 | 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 04.06.2015 | 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 04.06.2015 | 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 04.05.2015 | 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 03.31.2015 | 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 03.28.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.24.2015 | 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 03.22.2015 | 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 03.22.2015 | 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 03.15.2015 | 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."