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What Is the Black Friday Experience Like for Shoppers And Retail Employees?

Quora | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Quora

Picture the metaphorical personification of chaos, accompanied by a figurative example of hell on Earth, and throw in some crazy old ladies, aggressive men, bitchy soccer moms, a-hole gamers, miserable husbands, and hundreds of young crying toddlers and babies that shouldn't be up at such ungodly hours.

A Meditation a Day Keeps the Money Fears Away

Leisa Peterson | Posted 11.26.2014 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Whether we know it or not, how we interact with money reflects what we value most. We earn, spend, save and give, and it all happens as a result of the unconscious money patterns we developed as a child.

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Most people start drinking caffeine because it makes them feel more alert and improves their mood. Many studies suggest that caffeine actually improves cognitive task performance in the short-term. Unfortunately, these studies fail to consider the participants' caffeine habits.

Money Stories: Jessie Spector

Dev Aujla | Posted 11.26.2014 | Impact
Dev Aujla

Over the past 10 years, we have spoken to hundreds of people across North America and documented stories about life, work, passion and purpose from social disrupters, ethical innovators and positive changemakers.

How to Live Your Light...

Alex Kip | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

In a world where we're constantly pushing happiness over the horizon, our views of what success means is often skewed. Pretty soon our batteries to our inner flashlight start to wear out. Then, all at once we can't seem to turn on the switch again.

I Ate Thanksgiving Dinner With My Identity Thief for 19 Years

Adam Levin | Posted 11.26.2014 | Crime
Adam Levin

Estimates vary, but somewhere between 10 and 16 million Americans are defrauded each year in this way. Thanksgiving can be an awkward time of year for some victims, since family members account for more than 30 percent of the identity thieves.

10 Ways For a Zero Dollar Christmas

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Money
Katy Wolk-Stanley

I normally don't set a concrete budget for myself, but this year I've decided to aim for a zero dollar Christmas/Chanukah/birthday season. Yes, you read that right. Zero dollars, as in nothing, nada, bupkis.

Tony Robbins Shares 7 Steps to Becoming Financially Free

Jared Kleinert | Posted 11.23.2014 | Teen
Jared Kleinert

After listening to the interview, I wanted to share with you some of my biggest takeaways from the conversation because when Tony Robbins shares his 7 simple steps to financial freedom you should listen.

The Rich Are Getting Richer; 7 Secrets to Their Success

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.21.2014 | Money
Steve Siebold

In my 30 years of interviewing more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people, I've found some major differences in how the wealthy approach money compared to the middle class.

You Can Train Your Brain To Make Smarter Money Decisions. Here's How

LearnVest | Posted 11.20.2014 | Money
LearnVest

The human mind doesn't always work in our best interests when it comes to spending decisions. But the good news is that scientists are trying to tackle the problem -- and uncover how we can retrain our brains to make better choices.

Interview With Tony Robbins On His New Book, 'Money: Master the Game'

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.21.2014 | Money
Marianne Schnall

Robbins has now directed his enormous force of energy on a vital topic that affects everyone's lives: money.

Freaking Out About Graduating? Don't.

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Erin McKelle

Graduating from college affords you the luxury of living your dreams. Yes, it requires some hard work and perseverance but I promise you, your destiny is within reach.

Money Therapy and 5 Steps to Starting a Home Business

Karim Orange | Posted 11.21.2014 | Small Business
Karim Orange

In 2007, I opened a makeup studio in New York City. By 2009, because of a failed economy I had to close my doors. Since then I've been doing a variety of activities to generate income such as writing, consulting, social media marketing and other newly developed skills.

5 Reasons Why Social Workers Need to Be Rich

Eva Forde | Posted 11.19.2014 | Good News
Eva Forde

The bottom line is this: social workers need to be rich -- and there's no reason why they shouldn't be. Perhaps as wealth becomes a reality for more of these trained professionals, their ability to enrich the lives of others will be expanded as well.

It's Going to Be a Fair Trade Christmas

Susan Price | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Susan Price

Every year when stores start blasting Christmas music even before I've finished the Halloween candy, I whine about rushing the season. But when I walked into the grocery store last week and heard Jingle Bells, I thought: ornaments!

Tips From My Trips Around the Sun

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.19.2014 | Comedy
Charlie Carillo

I'm about to turn 59, which means I'll be starting my 60th voyage around the sun, a mind-blowing truth for a person who's still a child between the ears.

The Rapunzel Epidemic

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

As women, we must not be afraid to stand alone for a while. We must find who we were before we were someone's wife and mother. We had a life, a name other than honey or mom. It's possible to find love again. It's necessary, to fall in love with yourself first.

8 End-of-Year Tax Tips You Won't Want to Miss

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 11.19.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

2014 is quickly coming to a close. Before ringing in the New Year, take December to round out some quick and easy tips to lower your tax obligations and even boost your tax refund. And who doesn't want more money?

Don't Let Communicating with Millennials Feel Like Eating in the Dark

Jerry Patterson | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Jerry Patterson

If you want to grab the attention of the millennial generation, you need to personalize and tighten-up your communications approach -- which frankly, is how we should have been doing it all along.

How Much Did the Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Pay for Your Vote?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.14.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The 2014 Illinois governor's race broke all previous records for campaign spending in a statewide race. Both candidates poured millions of dollars into convincing Illinoisans to vote for them.

Advantage Players May Be At A Disadvantage

Adam Banner | Posted 11.14.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

Is advantage play, such as card counting, really cheating, or is it just working the system? Should a casino be allowed to withhold winnings from someone simply because he or she is a skilled player with a talent that sets him or her apart from the other players?

The Holiday Shopping Danger You Won't See Coming

Adam Levin | Posted 11.15.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

While all of us are at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft this holiday shopping season, there's an even bigger problem. It not only pre-dates the digital era, it was around long before credit cards: It's spending more than you can afford.

You're Finally Debt-Free. Now What?

LearnVest | Posted 11.13.2014 | Money
LearnVest

It's a surprisingly common position to be in: You finally achieve the impossible (or at least what seemed impossible for a long time) and become debt-free, but instead of feeling financially empowered, you have a deer-in-the-headlights episode. You're so accustomed to being in debt that you don't quite know what to do without it.

Solving the Rubik's Cube of Retirement Saving

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.15.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

Looking at the process of retirement savings as a Rubik's Cube with six sides will help you account for all the different pieces that need to fall into place. That doesn't make it easy, but it beats focusing on just one or two sides of the puzzle and then finding that everything else is a mess.

How One Man Made an Extra $1,000 Teaching What He Knew

Meiko S. Patton | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Meiko S. Patton

While those are great avenues, I want to introduce you to three new ways to capitalize on your unfair advantage (teaching what you already know). This is by far the best way to earn side hustle or full-time income.