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A Marriage Made of Money

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.22.2012 | Money
Ann Bauer

Given the choice between the flailing middle class and obscene wealth...? I think I might actually take the first. Because I remember how it felt being married to someone who had a different approach to money and a completely different set of priorities. It was profoundly lonely.

Be Empowered by Your Career

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In this vlog I touch on the key components to having a successful career that is socially responsible.

Progressives Do NOT Hate Wealth -- a #PPSA

Sally Kohn | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Sally Kohn

In the first in a series of POLITICAL Public Service Announcements (#PPSA), I take on the conservative myth that liberals hate wealth and success. Not...

8 Signs Money Might Wreck the Romance

LearnVest | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women
LearnVest

In between the flowers and the heart flutters, take the time to see if the person you love fits any of these eight signs.

How to Get the Spring Wardrobe You Want for Less

Women & Co | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women
Women & Co

You can have it all without spending a small fortune. If you plan ahead, you don't need to splurge every time you shop.

6 Tips for Selecting the Right Team of Professionals to Work in Your Home

Women & Co | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Whether launching a new product at work or building the kitchen of your dreams, having the right people on your team to help you plan and execute is vital to success.

Reflections on the Earnest "Pursuit of Happiness"

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

When you consider that the founding fathers of our country tried to provide us with the means for the actual separation between church and state, you ...

Would You Change Banks for a Mercedes?

Richard Barrington | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

It's nothing new for banks to offer gifts to new customers -- a free toaster is the age-old example. However, a bank in Florida has come up with something a little sexier: a new Mercedes in exchange for opening a 5-year CD.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Wish You'd Learned About Money?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Wouldn't it be nice if you could go back and give your younger self some words of wisdom? Since time travel doesn't exist, the best thing you can do is try to help other young people.

Education and Money: A Lesson from Our Mothers that We Must Remember

Stacey Tisdale | Posted 07.16.2012 | Black Voices
Stacey Tisdale

Our mothers and grandmothers "got it." They knew that the world is not designed for women, particularly their daughters, to create lives in which they could thrive. They knew that the key to standing up to these challenges was education.

Understanding Millennials: 6 Lessons About The 20-Something Generation

Sandy Thompson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Sandy Thompson

When it comes to this generation they are not going to wait. They are not going to settle. They are not going to do 'the right thing'. They are going to do what works for them. Their journey is ongoing, and with it comes their stories.

Health Care Costs For Families With Insurance Reach Staggering Amount: Study

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.16.2012 | Money

Health care costs for a family of four covered by workplace health insurance will exceed $20,000 for the first time ever this year -- $20,728 to be pr...

Fearless Quotes of the Day #FQOTD

Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Great quotes crystallize profound ideas, instantly giving the hearers (or in this case, readers) an unexpectedly intimate understanding of topics myst...

Help! My Partner Is Giving Away Our Life Savings... to Our Kids

Suzanna de Baca | Posted 07.14.2012 | Money
Suzanna de Baca

While many feel good about helping their kids through tough times, couples do not always see eye to eye on how much support is appropriate and under what circumstances. So what can you do if you and your spouse disagree on if -- or how -- to help your struggling adult child with their finances?

How Will the French and Greek Elections Change the Direction of Europe?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As French and Greek voters make their feeling about spending cuts loud and clear, we ask ourselves: why has there been such a strong swing to anti-austerity/pro-growth, how does this threaten the survival of the euro and is a Greek default still possible?

What I Learned About Money In My Twenties

The Billfold | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

I'm 30. By virtue of that fact, I should be qualified enough to tell you about how to get your finances in order during your twenties. Luckily for you...

Mother Knows Best

Tory Burch | Posted 05.12.2012 | Money
Tory Burch

What's the best advice you ever received from your mother? My mom taught me to be optimistic, compassionate and that family comes first.

Money, Money, Money

Rev. James Ellis, III | Posted 07.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Ellis, III

If we spend our borrowed time here on earth striving for upward mobility or trinkets of success and abundance, then we have missed the boat. Chasing money is a surefire path to loneliness, depression and emptiness.

One Expense Leads to Another?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.11.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Have you ever bought something only to discover that this one purchase led to another? And another? And another? I have, and it's frustrating.

Myopic Misery: The Financial Cost of Sadness

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.10.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Apparently, sadness has the effect of bringing to mind "take the money and run" rationalizations, rapidly and elaborately, which can lead to lousy judgments and real financial losses.

See All Of Marlo's Video Series'

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

When I first started my website, MarloThomas.com, I wanted to create a space where women could come together to inspire, to learn and to dream. Over t...

See All Of Marlo's Video Series'

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

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4 Reasons We Need Cash

Tim Chen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money
Tim Chen

Getting rid of cash altogether could have some serious unintended consequences for society. Cash, while not perfect, is vital for a healthy economic system.

Help Your Kid Get The Right First Job In Six Easy Steps

LearnVest | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
LearnVest

Even if your kid is still a tot, read on for tasks good for teaching responsibility to younger children, and when to start thinking about encouraging them to work outside the home. It's never too early to start teaching the ethics of hard work!

5 Tips for Finding and Working with a Financial Professional

Women & Co | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Women & Co

You're a modern woman. You don't cut your own hair or sew your own wardrobe. You rely on professionals. So, it makes sense to consider getting professional help with your finances, too.