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4 Reasons Credit Cards Are Better Than Cash

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Money
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

If you are tempted by credit and can't be counted on to control your spending habits, then by all means, stick to cash. However, if you are able to use your credit card like cash and pay off your balance at the end of every month, credit cards can offer some great benefits.

Has Paper Money Outlived Its Purpose?

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 09.10.2014 | Money
Stephen G. Cecchetti

Serious people have been suggesting that we think hard about eliminating paper currency. Paper money facilitates criminality and creates the zero lower bound (ZLB) for nominal interest rates. So, why not just get rid of it and replace it with electronic money?

Create an Online Gift Registry for Your Baby and Get the Items You Need and Want

Nancy Lee | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Nancy Lee

Online gift registries are making it easy and convenient for expectant parents to get everything on their wish lists.

Is It Time for a Correction?

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.14.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

I read that it has been over 1,042 days since we corrected 10 percent or more. Holy crap! That's three years!

Is Cash Obsolete?

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Younger generations use plastic and electronic payments more than anyone. Look at PayPal, Amazon and iTunes. It's just a natural thing for them. While older generations prefer cash and checks.

The Anonymous Rich Person That's Been Hiding Money Has Moved To LA

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An anonymous cash donor who touched off a treasure hunt across San Francisco by hiding envelopes full of bills in unlikely pla...

A Risk-free Investment With High Expected Returns

Dan Solin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

For much of the past decade, I have been on a mission to persuade you to fundamentally change the way you invest. It's my firmly held view that the ro...

We're Talkin' 'Bout Character

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I wonder if Desean Jackson could get a good lawyer somewhere? He could see about getting the rest of his 4.8 million 'characters' back from the Eagles. Should there be a price paid for defaming and attacking a guy's reputation?

Generosity Is the New Currency

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Sparks

Studies show that being generous with one's time, for example through volunteering, can lengthen your life, lower blood pressure, help manage pain and boost overall feelings of well-being.

Cash Is King When It Comes to Business Survival

Neal Jenson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Small Business
Neal Jenson

There is often a combination of methods used to finance a business. If you are unfamiliar with the forms of financing and the risks and advantages that each has, talk to a professional to find the best structure for you.

Cash, Cats and Other Crazy Items Left Behind for New Homeowners

Carolyn McKibbin | Posted 09.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Carolyn McKibbin

Moving is stressful. And stress can cause forgetfulness, which leads to new homeowners finding very strange things left behind in their new home, from dead cats to adult diapers or, if you're very lucky, cash.

210 New Billionaires on The Forbes List -- How Can You Get There?

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

Anyone can adopt the thoughts and beliefs of the rich and overcome years of negative programming. While you might not ever land on the Forbes Billionaires list, you can substantially increase your wealth.

Man Finds $750,000 In The Trash, Calls Police To Return It

Posted 02.21.2013 | Business

Short on cash? Look in the trash. Demetri Cirillo of Boca Raton, Fla., found more than $750,000 worth of checks in a gas station garbage can, the S...

In a World Short on Miracles, The Power of Compounding Is Still One

James Berman | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
James Berman

Even if you had invested 15 years ago, not long before the start of the greatest secular bear market since the Great Depression, you would have compounded money at 4.72 percent per year. This also would have doubled your money.

3 Reasons to Assess Trade Partners' Financials

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Every investor is familiar with the legal caveat, "Past performance is not a guarantee of future results." But the warning is apt for business owners and credit officers evaluating potential trade partners' creditworthiness, too.

A Fistful Of Dollars

Devon Corneal | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

At some point, it will matter if Little Dude understands how money works, but it didn't have to be today.

The Demise of Cash

David Wolman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
David Wolman

Cash was one of history's greatest technologies. For millennia, cash turbo-boosted commerce and enabled trade between people and cultures across the globe. But in the 20th century, cash's relevance began to diminish.

22 Ways To Get A Great Deal On Anything

Posted 11.21.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Our guide to discounts, sales and deals on everything from bank fees to treadmills. ...

How Do Blind People Count Cash?

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- A new, government-funded cellphone app will help the blind and those with visual impairments count their cash. Those with Android devic...

This Dog Has A Very Special Skill

CNN Money | Posted 12.03.2012 | Money

Highly trained dogs are working to catch tax-evading smugglers in Italy....

If Only Smartphones Also Printed Cash...

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money

When it comes to personal banking, the smartphone can now accomplish most of what a bank teller or an ATM can do, aside from actually dispensing cash ...

Look: Cool Pictures Of Old $20 Bills

Business Insider | Rob Wile | Posted 09.11.2012 | Money

There's been a lot of debate recently about the value of U.S. currency, with the GOP now including an exploratory gold standard committee in its platf...

Hurricane Isaac Prompts Gulf Coast Banks To Close, Offer Fee Waivers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

Hundreds of closed banks along the Gulf Coast are watching Hurricane Isaac's path to see where the lights go out. If the power goes down, that means ...

Catherine New

Five Ways Going Cashless Will Cost You

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Easy, fast and lifting money right out of your pocket. The battle to own your digital dollars has been heating up as major technology companies, r...

Think BPA is Bad? Consider the Alternative

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 09.19.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

A new study published this week found bisphenol S, a BPA alternative, on all cash register paper in the United States, Japan, Korea and Vietnam, as well as on 87% of paper currency.