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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.

Video Game Industry Adds Billions to US Economy

Rich Taylor | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Rich Taylor

Compensation continues to rise. Employees in the computer and video game industry earned an average of 94,747 in 2012, up from90,000 in 2010. In comparison, the average U.S. household income in 2012 was51,759.

Saving More Money Means Creating More Time, Not Cash

MyBankTracker | Posted 11.16.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

How to save money has become an endangered activity in the United States. In September, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reported that Americans' personal savings rate was 5.6 percent of disposable income, about half of what it was between 1960 and 1980.

Why Millennials Need to Start Investing and Why They Haven't Yet

Robert Farrington | Posted 11.14.2014 | Money
Robert Farrington

Investing paired with smart personal finance skills, like budgeting and tracking expenses, is the fastest way to wealth. The earlier you get started investing the better.

Why I'm Suddenly The Most Beautiful Woman In The World

Tova Laiter | Posted 11.13.2014 | Fifty
Tova Laiter

Something funny happened as I matured and had money to spend. When my dental hygienist commented on my 'great' teeth, I was baffled at first. They didn't seem at all to resemble the ones in the Colgate commercials, but when I looked closer, I noticed that they weren't cracked or wildly uneven. Maybe that constitutes beauty?

How Do Retail Stores Profit From Black Friday Sales?

Quora | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Quora

In-store sales, like coupons and other similar concepts, are a form of price discrimination which can allow a business to make substantially more money.

Notes From The Soccer Pitch: 'Winning' Is Reaching Your Goals

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 11.12.2014 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

In the end, we all win some and lose some, but you need to keep putting on your cleats if you want to come out ahead. This is how it works in personal finance, as well. So why is winning in the investment game usually defined by the financial press as outperforming the market?

What's The Best College Saving Strategy When You Have Young Kids?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

And as important as it is to start saving for college, it's equally important to be strategic about how you do it. From tax considerations to investing to understanding financial aid formulas, there are ways to get more mileage out of your money.