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The Mobile Issues of the Disabled

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

We need to do a hell of a lot more to help those in the disability community into their own independence. One way to start is accessible, reliable, affordable transportation so that we can dream again.

Using a Business Model to Make Jewish Summer Camp Affordable

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Ask any Jewish family that sends their children to both a private Jewish day school and a Jewish summer camp about the affordability of such endeavors and they'll use words such as "sacrifice," "hardship" and "priorities."

How to Invest in Yourself and Watch Your Life Change in 2014

Carrie Smith | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Carrie Smith

Being around people with a poverty mindset will keep you in your current financial state, if not make it worse. Goals like becoming debt free are tough, so you'll need a like-minded group of people to encourage you along the way.

GOP Shutdown: A Game of Shameful Politics

Jim Moore | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Jim Moore

Outrageous. And all for what? Because a small faction of snot-nosed kids within the Republican Party cannot accept the outcomes of the 2008 and 2012 elections and the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

On the 5th Anniversary of the Financial Crisis, 5 Critical Must Do's -- No. 1

Phil Angelides | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics
Phil Angelides

Real reform of our financial system, and thus greater stability for our economy, cannot and will not occur unless action is taken to break up the country's biggest banks.

Stay Back or I'll Crowdfund You

James Napoli | Posted 11.10.2013 | Comedy
James Napoli

I'm warning you. Keep away from me. Back the eff off. I'm serious. If you come any closer, I'll crowdfund you.

USA: Online Retailers May Not Have the Lowest Prices for Much Longer

Jean-Marc Noel | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Jean-Marc Noel

Online retailers in the U.S. have a huge financial advantage compared with their counterparts in over-the-counter trade. Due to a loophole in legislation, they can usually get away with not adding VAT to their prices, but the U.S. Senate has now approved a law which could change this.

Top Five Financial Tips for Students

Justine Kay | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Justine Kay

After the graduation parties, job hunting, and teary goodbyes are over, it's time to figure out the heavy stuff: finances. How much debt are you going to be in? Do you need a cosigner on your loan? Is there an app for this!?!?

Reflections of a Modern Thailand

Mary Buffett | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

There is an urgency to make things happen in Thailand -- a sense that some of the past political disruptions may be a thing of the past. They have moved far beyond the "domino that refused to fall" during the Cold War.

Financial Abuse

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 07.03.2013 | Style
Meryl Hartstein

We have all heard the painful stories of spousal abuse. We have a good idea what physical abuse is, and we are also aware of the terrible effects of emotional abuse. There is another type of abuse that is not as well known, but can be equally damaging, and that is financial abuse.

The 5 Most Generous on Wall Street

Rachael Chong | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

As part of our series on generosity in business, we're looking at some of the financial wizards who are using their skills and assets to give back to society in the most impressive and inspiring ways.

Mark Gongloff

Rumored Obama Treasury Pick Lobbied For Morgan Stanley

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

President Obama's pick to run the Treasury Department isn't much of a financial reformer. And it looks like his potential pick for Treasury's No. 2 sp...

How My Husband Pulled Off The Ultimate Con

Lisa Arends | Posted 01.12.2013 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

It became clear that my ex-husband had been deceptively spending large amounts of money and that his financial house of cards was in the process of crashing down.

Here's a 'Surprise' Tuition Is Set to Increase

Maura Kastberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Maura Kastberg

As state funding is decreased, tuition is increased. So how can you protect yourself from the ever increasing cost? Here are five good tips to get you started.

Are We Teaching Artists to Fail*?

Karen Atkinson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

I wish more programs on the business of art would include more expanded ways of thinking in their offerings. Failure or success is never final.

Having A Large Financial Sector Can Mess Up The Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

That big ol' financial sector you got right there might be hurting you more than it's helping. You see, just because a country has a large financi...

8 Tips From 8 Financial Experts on Saving Big This Holiday Season

Lamar Tyler | Posted 02.18.2012 | Black Voices
Lamar Tyler

It's late December and the holiday spirit is in full swing. Don't let cash registers sink you and your family into big time debt! Here is some great information and resources that will help your family out.

It's Finally Over -- and It Was Wrong

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.

Praying for Peace and Looking for Jesus at #OccupyWallStreet

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Here are a few things I know about the Occupy Wall Street protesters: When they stand with the poor, they stand with Jesus. When they stand with the hungry, they stand with Jesus. When they stand for those without a job or a home, they stand with Jesus.

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

DailyFinance | Regina Lewis | Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

It's always interesting and instructive to see what money matters are on our readers minds. We've promised to chase down answers for you, and we'll co...

This Week In Cheating: Goldman Invests in Facebook

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Goldman Sachs and Facebook: The two great cheats that cheat great together.

You Are What You Invest: Achieving Joyful Sustainability (AUDIO)

Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau

We are living and spending in a way that can no longer be supported by the earth. We've exhausted her. It hurts the beauty in our lives and the beauty of the planet.

Friday Talking Points [131] -- Democratic Campaign Advice

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This week, Congress -- moving with its usual less-than-blinding speed -- passed a Wall Street reform bill, a mere two years after the crisis hit. Wal...

Friday Talking Points [122] -- Bikini Bottom Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since it's the Friday after month's-end, the new monthly unemployment numbers were released today. Which adds another bar to the "bikini bottom" char...

Shouldn't a sister be a close friend?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, Last October I discovered that my only sister, who is two years older than me, has been stealing the money I send to take care ...