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Joe Moglia's Personal Story (Behind His Success)

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

In the first of my two-part interview with Coastal Carolina head coach (and TD AMERITRADE chairman) Joe Moglia, we drilled into the details of Joe's Be a Man philosophy, which, according to him, is what lies at the heart of his success in business, on the football field and in life. Here's what BAM looks like in action.

Be a Man: Success Strategies From a Winning CEO and Head Coach -- Joe Moglia

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

He took a college football team that was one of the worst in the country, and made them division champions overnight, two years in a row. Before becoming the head coach at Coastal Carolina, Joe was the CEO and chairman of TD AMERITRADE, where he led the company from a market value of $700 million to $10 billion.

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

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
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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?

Will Gold Soar on the Dow Drop?

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 600 points, sparking a Gold Bug swoon. Rob McEwen, the executive chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining has been in the gold mining business for 25 years. So, I turned to him for wisdom and experience on today's dance between the Dow and gold.

Budgeting To Thrive, Not Survive

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The Thrive Budget is based upon a simple formula that you should be limiting your basic needs expenditures to 50 percent of your budget, while the other half should be empowering you to thrive.

The School Girl Who Took on the Taliban

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

By the grace of God, Malala survived, where many others have not. And she has emerged even more powerful, with a commitment to help girls worldwide to receive an education through MalalaFund.org.

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...

Race Conversations in Florida and Los Angeles

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Natalie Pace

Friday, July 12, 2013, is one of those immortal days where you will remember exactly where you were and what you felt when six jurors (all non-black f...

The First Female CEO of a Television Network Offers a Springboard for Other Women

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.07.2013 | Small Business
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Kay reveals the secret behind the success, including how she strategically positioned herself to be a network CEO, at a time when women were only getting offers to become the secretary.

Happy Independence Day. Financial independence, and the freedom to invest green.

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

Financial freedom, the ability to easily choose to invest in green products and services, and deny your dollars to old school, last century, cronyism business, is the next great revolution. And, financial literacy is the key that unlocks the prison door.

Ghaya Oliveira Takes the Cake After Kneading a Lot of Dough

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.31.2013 | Women
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The proof is in the pudding of a great pastry chef, but rising to the top of the culinary world as executive pastry chef of DANIEL also requires a lot of time, dedication, discipline, patience and hard work.

LEDs Light Up Wall Street

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business
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Last week, I blogged about Tesla, one of the hottest stocks on the NASDAQ composite index. This week, I'm featuring another Wall Street love affair, C...

Is Tesla, Maker of the Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year, a Good Short?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Tesla stock has been on a rocketship this year, soaring to four times its trading value of a year ago, from $25 to $115 per share! Recently a subscriber asked me if this super hot stock was now a short. My answer: "That's going to require an article. It's not a simple yes or no."

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
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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
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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
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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?"

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.

Make Every Day Earth Day

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.23.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

Why Bike Power? There are huge physical and fiscal benefits to biking. With obesity on the rise in U.S. children and one out of every three American adults weighing in obese, biking is one way to get America moving again.