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Is Climate Risk a New and Troubling Source of Systemic Risk?

David W. Richardson, CFA | Posted 10.24.2014 | Money
David W. Richardson, CFA

There are signs that environmental risks, particularly extreme weather and government regulations to reduce pollution, are becoming both more material but also systemic, with the potential to affect large swathes of investment portfolios.

29 Essential Twitter Feeds for Money and Investing

Betterment.com | Posted 10.23.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

This article, written by Catherine New, originally appeared on Betterment. Behavioral economics and decision making academics @katy_milkman @do...

What's Your Plan if the Market Falls?

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you've been investing for any length of time then you've experienced a market correction much like the one we are in now. But I'm not talking about a mere 10 percent correction. I'm talking about a drop like we saw in 2008 and 2009. Do you have a plan?

Monkey or Tai Chi Master? Dealing With Market Volatility

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 10.22.2014 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

The Way of the Tai Chi Master is not an easy course to follow at first, especially with all those Monkeys chattering around you. But with practice, you can learn to accept volatility for what it truly IS: the natural state of affairs.

Hot New Real Estate Trend

Mary Buffett | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

In good times and bad, home ownership remained a safe bet even when the contours of life changed. Then everything went to hell.

How The First National Podcasting Conference Launched With A $30,000 Kickstarter Campaign

John Corcoran | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
John Corcoran

Dan Franks knew 24 hours into his first Kickstarter campaign that they were on to something. Franks and a couple of co-founders had decided to hol...

Honing in on Innovation in Princeton: Tiger Labs

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong.

Should You Sell???

Michael Farr | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

The growth of the American and global economies are the underlying drivers for most all equity investments. A clear discipline, dogged research, and dispassionate assessment are an investor's best friends.

7 Steps to Start Investing as a Millennial

Graham Ober | Posted 10.24.2014 | Money
Graham Ober

There's no time like the present to start investing your extra money, even if it's as little as $100. But among stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs and more, it can be difficult for young investors to decide how to invest their cash.

The Time Is NOW for Women and Girls in Finance and Investing

Pilar Stella | Posted 10.15.2014 | Money
Pilar Stella

The inequalities are great and the deep-seated programming is real, even if they are not malevolently based or consciously intentional. It is just a result of conditioning to an old era of beliefs that is beginning to change.

Ben Walsh

Your 401(k) Will Be Fine Even Though Stocks Just Tanked

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

Markets do their thing –- go up and down -– and you do yours –- use tax incentives to save the best you can.

When Investing, Be Mindful Of 'Knowledge' Limitations

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

We have no information advantage. The research tells us that no one can successfully select securities and time the market consistently. By trying, we increase our costs and decrease our diversification.

The New Global Imbalance: Too Much Financial Risk-Taking, Not Enough Economic-Risk Taking

José Viñals | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
José Viñals

I have three key messages for you today: 1. Policymakers are facing a new global imbalance: not enough economic risk-taking in support of growth, but...

Why Europe Is Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge With a Glass of Water

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Gemma Godfrey

ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.

How to Raise Your Kid to Be the Next Warren Buffett

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.03.2014 | Money
GOBankingRates

While it won't be easy for your child to accumulate that kind of wealth, he can get started early by thinking like Buffett. Here are a few tips to get the ball rolling.

Timothy Sykes: How to Transform Haters Into Customers

Sean Kim | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

Do you have haters in your life or business? I sure do. In fact, haters can be an asset if you know how to prove them wrong. This is exactly what Ti...

The Buyback Binge

Michael Farr | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

Remember, markets go down from time to time, and it's normal. Cool heads and steady hands make money over time.

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Matt Hunckler

Think Silicon Valley is the only place to launch a successful tech startup? Maybe you haven't visited some of the growing cities in the so-called ...

Making an IRA Part of Your Estate Plan

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 09.25.2014 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

I'm a big proponent of making IRA's part of your estate plan. They have many attributes a person can utilize when planning for the inevitable.

Energy Excelerator's New Space Brings New Energy

Jason Rushin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

In Hawaii, everyone feels the pain of high energy costs, so we're very amenable to being early adopters of new technologies and ideas, such as residential solar.

It's Feast or Famine for U.S. Startups

Ray Leach | Posted 10.08.2014 | Small Business
Ray Leach

We cannot beg, shame or coerce venture capitalists into putting their money on the table in more diverse regions. But if we stay focused on building our own world-class entrepreneurial ecosystems, we won't have to. It will happen naturally.

Is Renting Really That Bad?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.24.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

It is not an easy decision in the best of economies, and these days buying or renting decisions are even more complicated than in the past. Weigh all of the financial, job-related, and personal preference factors.

Been Borrowing All Your Life? Retire as a Lender

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.24.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Let's face it, we're a consumer society, and much of our consumption over the past decades has been financed with debt.

How to Compare and Analyze Different Asset Classes

Anthony Humpage | Posted 09.23.2014 | Money
Anthony Humpage

Over the past 20 years, the home has increased in value by approximately 175 percent. This revelation got me thinking about asset classes and how they generally perform over a 20-year period.

Indexing and the End of Capitalism

Jonathan Russo | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Jonathan Russo

Karl Marx never met an index fund. If he had he would have added this phenomenon to his list of capitalism-destroying mechanisms.