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Natalie Pace

Rich People Don't Put Money in Jars

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Natalie Pace

Athletes and other instant millionaires, who haven't adopted the strategies of the wealthy, often find themselves broke within a few years of their windfall. Meanwhile, many American aristocrats preserve their estates through the centuries. What do the wealthy know that you don't?

The Magic Behind Apps: An Interview With Qlik Tech CEO Lars Bjork

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology
Natalie Pace

Ever wonder which companies aggregate all of that big data into compelling and easy-to-use visuals? It turns out that there are three entrepreneurial companies that are leading innovation in the industry.

Will Fitch Downgrade the U.S. Over Debt Ceiling Drama?

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

When Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. AAA rating, on August 5, 2011, the Dow dropped 2000 points and gold soared to $1,895 an ounce. Are we at the brink of another downgrade by Fitch Ratings?

TOMS Gives Haiti a Leg (and a Shoe) Up

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.09.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

Blake Mycoskie is casual, a bit scruffy, but can hit a camera mark and deliver his company's message in 30 seconds on the nose, like a suited up CEO. He's got a laidback surfer vibe, but speaks with the precision of a fine-tuned press release.

Ship of Fools

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Natalie Pace

In a city where culture is rather nascent and there is no rich history of the arts, it's exciting to see parents educating their teens to appreciate the nuances of Verdi's masterpiece.

Is Your Nest Egg Radioactive?

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

For investors, it's always a good idea to get out of the old and into the new. You wouldn't want to be invested in the horse and buggy when cars were invented, and you don't want to be left holding a bag of uranium when everyone else is solar gazing.

What Do Devious Maids and Family Guy Have in Common?

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Natalie Pace

What do Devious Maids and Family Guy have in common? Beyond the obvious hitmaking gene, the people behind these beloved brands just threw two of the most inspiring parties of the year.

Fitch Puts U.S. on Credit Watch Negative

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.15.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

The downgrade of the U.S. credit, which Fitch Ratings has been warning about since January of this year, may be days away from occurring. Just moment...

Pay Zero Electric Bill. For Life.

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.11.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

In our interview of last June, Michael Liebreich, the CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, had a simple solution for market-weary investors -- at leas...

The Shot Heard Around the World

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Natalie Pace

She had read of queens and presidents in books, but Malala Yousafzai wasn't dreaming of being on stage receiving the Clinton Global Citizen Award from the hands of Queen Rania of Jordan when she rode the bus to school every day.

Remembering Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai on the Second Anniversary of Her Passing

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

She remembered a land of plenty -- water at hand and fields that yielded food for the family. When she returned home, however, Wangari Maathai stood on an arid wasteland, where worn-out women walked miles for food and water, struggling to provide sustenance for their children.

Surviving the Bond Exodus

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

We both took time in a deserted New York City office building on the Friday before the last, long summer holiday weekend, to discuss something that affects every professional, but puts most people to sleep!

Greening the Grid: Interview With National Grid US President Tom King

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

This month, while I was researching electric vehicle power stations, I came across a Northeastern utility company that is leading the nation in the pu...

Gold Is Poised to Rally Mid-Summer

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Wall Street's rally has tarnished gold's allure, but that could all change over summer, when politicians go to war over the debt ceiling, particularly if Fitch makes good on their downgrade warning.

Beware of 20 Percent Returns: 5 Ways to Separate Superior Performance from Salesmanship

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

If you lose 50 percent of your nest egg and then earn back 20 percent annually, you'll still be down almost 15 percent because it takes twice as long to crawl back to even when you lose that much money.

Bike Power Week, April 15-19

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Natalie Pace

The goal of Bike Power week is that people will get creative on how to do without gasoline for five days and in so doing, find ways to make lasting, cleaner choices in their lives.

Get the Mitt Romney 14 Percent Tax Plan

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

You don't have to have an offshore account to reduce your taxes! There are plenty of legal loopholes that you are probably not taking advantage of.

Think 'Score Gains,' Not 'Stop Losses'

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

One of the most common questions I get asked by investors is, "Should I set stop losses to limit my losses?" My answer? " Why not set stop gains to capture gains instead?"

The ABCs of Money Is a Book Every Woman Should Love

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

This is straightforward advice your mother never told you. Let me be clear, Natalie Pace's book The ABCs of Money is not for women only. But I thi...

Apple: Rotten or Ripe to Buy?

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Over the last four months, Apple Inc. has lost over $240 billion in market value -- more than the value of most companies traded on Wall Street. This has caught many Apple lovers by surprise.

The Hottest Thing in Housing: Matrix Energy

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

I was a little skeptical that the heat of humans (with a little help from the sun) could power an insulated house (Matrix-style), until I took a tour of the Hudson Passive Project home on a crisp fall day.

Binders Full of Women Can't Crack the Mormon Glass Ceiling

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.20.2012 | Women
Natalie Pace

America needs real women sitting at the table of power.

10 Things You Need to Know About the $16 Trillion U.S. Debt.

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business
Natalie Pace

While politicians call this "debt," the rest of the world calls it an investment. Most people, both foreign and at home, believe the United States is a great country with a lot of things going for it, particularly when compared to the rest of the world.

10 Things You Need To Know About U.S. Oil Imports

Natalie Pace | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
Natalie Pace

Wonder which president is responsible for today's astronomically high gas prices? Get 10 key facts on exactly when gas prices spiked and what the primary factors were.

Is Clean Energy Doomed If President Obama Is Not Re-Elected?

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

As the founder and CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael and his team are the world's most comprehensive providers of independent analysis, data and news in the clean energy and carbon markets.