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Blacks, Hispanics More Optimistic Than Whites?

AP | HOPE YEN and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 08.01.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Growing up as a black teen, John Harris III says he wasn't always sure about what he wanted to do with his life. But the 23-year-old, no...

How To Save For Retirement On A Small Salary

U.S. News and World Report | Emily Brandon | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty

Don’t let a low income prevent you from building a retirement nest egg It's extremely difficult to save for retirement when your paychecks are ba...

Paid Job vs. Unpaid Internship: Make the Best Choice for You

Suzanna de Baca | Posted 09.16.2013 | College
Suzanna de Baca

As you weigh your options for this fall and beyond, what's the best choice: a plum internship or a job that pays the bills?

Cohabitating Fearlessly

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So often I see couples for therapy who just recently moved in together after knowing each other for a very short time. Is it being done out of convenience or is it the next step towards marriage? Be fully committed because any doubts will show and ultimately lead to troubles.

How Much to Withdraw From Retirement Savings

Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty


For A Better Retirement, Act More Like Your Wife

Market Watch | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

Empirical evidence shows that retired men and women would like more of the same things in life; good health and more free time with family, according ...

Understanding How Assets Get Divided In Divorce

GalTime | Posted 08.14.2013 | Divorce

Deciding who should get what can be quite a challenge, even under the most amenable of situations. But, if your divorce is contentious, then this can be especially complicated.

Married Money: Why You're Really Arguing

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 08.07.2013 | Weddings
Leslie Rasmussen

Sharing bank accounts is about compromise and trust and knowing that your better half is not taking his half to bankruptcy court.

8 Ways To Plan A Stress-Free Summer Vacation Post-Split

Michelle Rozen | Posted 06.19.2013 | Divorce
Michelle Rozen

Summer vacation can be a stressful for time for all parents. What to do with the kids? How to keep them busy?

Stretching Your Tax Refund

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 06.17.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

While it is tempting to splurge on your tax refund, dedicating a significant portion of your refund to savings is a great way to establish and/or strengthen your personal economy to weather financial emergencies. Start stretching your tax refund by doing the following.

Women: You May Be Better at Managing Investments

Suzanna de Baca | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Suzanna de Baca

Men may be from Mars and women from Venus, but when it comes to deciding who should manage the money in your household here on planet Earth, women may have the edge.

Stressed at Tax Time? Check Your Relationship with Money

Women & Co | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Women & Co

If you are like most taxpayers, then your stress level creeps higher as tax day approaches. The biggest reason for the stress is that many adults are clueless about where they stand financially.

The Reality of Hard Times

Dori Hartley | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Dori Hartley

Somewhere between abject poverty and those who can afford to go out to dinner (or lunch, or breakfast), there's an invisible little segment of society called, We Who Are Very Broke.

Life Lessons on Finding a Good Adviser

Don McNay | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business
Don McNay

I've blown off plenty of good advice. I thought I was smart and could figure things out on my own. Wrong. I'm finally starting to learn.

While You Were Sleeping

Richard C. Leone | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Richard C. Leone

While there have always been wide fluctuations in the markets -- booms and busts -- what is novel has been the system of financial rewards for key participants that evolved during the late 20th century.

An Open Letter to Rachel Fox

Dan Solin | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

I understand you get up at 6:30 a.m. to study the markets. What do you learn that is not already in the public domain and has been analyzed by millions of other investors all over the world?

7 Reasons Why You Should (and Shouldn't) File Your Own Taxes

Carrie Smith | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
Carrie Smith

Unless your income and filing status remain the same year after year, your tax situation is always changing. The question, "should I file my own taxes or hire a pro?" is a dilemma that should be revisited every year.

Money and Miracles

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

You'll begin to understand that energy is currency. When your energy has an essence of abundance, you greatly increase your capacity to receive more abundance.

Plan To Retire? Fat Chance! (STUDY)

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Right now, more and more of us are realizing that the only thing standing between us and a dinner of catfood is the ability to work for as long as we can.

Following Up on Your New Year's Financial Resolutions

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 04.03.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

As stagnant wages and high unemployment continue to eat away at most household incomes, it's no surprise that the Journal of Clinical Psychology reports that financial savings figures as the third most popular New Year's goal this year.

Elizabeth Warren: Avoid Wall Street Shuffle in Washington

POLITICO | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

It’s that time again when jobs open up across Washington and the big shuffle starts: People on Wall Street angle for key economic policymaking jobs,...

Common 'Cents': Money Tips for the Working Poor -- Tip #3: Take a Financial Picture

Ryan Mack | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Ryan Mack

If you are going to chart the progress of your weight loss during a diet, you must first start by facing the music and stepping on the scale. The same applies for your finances.

I'm Not a Monster, I Just Don't Want Girl Scout Cookies

Jackie Morgan MacDougall | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Jackie Morgan MacDougall

By now, you've probably had a Girl Scout, Brownie or Daisy pounding on your door, hawking her fat-laden guilty pleasures. It's hard enough to say no to those mini entrepreneurs, but what happens when the cookie pusher is actually an overachieving mom and happens to be your friend?

Financial Advice Post-Divorce, From Suze Orman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman broached the difficult subject of dealing with finances during and after a divorce when she visited me on Mondays W...

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.