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Wealth Inequality: Trickle-Down or a Sinking Ship?

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 12.25.2014 | Money
Misha Pinkhasov

Three makes a pattern so, with inequality at the top of the news - be it about champagne wars at the House of Lords or the inherent privilege of white males on the streets of America - it is time to have a conversation about the difference between privilege and patronage.

How to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

Sean McElwee | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Any presidential candidate should make the baby bond a central plank of their 2016 if they want to seriously address the problem of wealth inequality. Without such a proposal, wealth, and therefore political power will become increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small elite.

Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer -- and Why It Could Get Much Worse

Lynn Parramore | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

In this interview, he explores the work of Thomas Piketty and the need for the field of economics -- and the country -- to come to terms with the growing gulf between haves and have-nots.

What Really Matters Today (And Every Day)

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

What really matters most to me today is not my mission, but my family. Because that's probably true for all of us every day, the mission matters all the more. The mission is to add years to life, and life to years. When the lives and years belong to someone we love, it's the most important thing in the world.

9 Successful People Explain What That Actually Means

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Everyone wants to be successful, but too often we forget to think about what that actually means. So we turn to money as the definition of success, but what happens after you achieve financial success? These nine millionaires tell us what success means to them.

Echoing in the Streets: A Growing Racial Wealth Divide

Chuck Collins | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices
Chuck Collins

The marches in the streets may have been provoked by police conduct in Ferguson and Staten Island. But there is a deeper dream that has been deferred.

This One Thing Will Create More Abundance in Your Life Immediately

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

Most people think of the word abundance in terms of wealth. However, abundance is much broader than just the financial aspect, it is all that is fro...

The Case for a Financial Transaction Tax

Sean McElwee | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Wall Street is one of the most reviled institutions in the United States, with a recent study finding the lowest trust in finance recorded over 40 years.

What's Your Wealth Equation?

Liz Kaydanovsky | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Kaydanovsky

We can always make room for our true priorities. That might mean compromising or giving up on other things, and that is just part of life.

Six Counterintuitive Ways to Make Your Business Thrive

Garrett B. Gunderson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Garrett B. Gunderson

Many businesses are trying to survive by downsizing, cutting back and diversifying. It's not working. They continue to flounder because it's impossible to shrink yourself to wealth.

What 75 Successful Entrepreneurs Have to Say About Wealth

John Murphy | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business
John Murphy

What makes Make Money, Live Wealthy a great read is that Austin has compiled this book based on his interviews with 75 successful entrepreneurs. I am honored that Austin included me in this most august group!

Revisiting the Land of Opportunity

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.06.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Fewer and fewer Americans, including many middle-class Americans, believe that they can even preserve their existing standard of living -- or that their children will do any better. But how accurate are these perceptions?

The Obesity Fix

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If instead, we treated obesity more like drowning, we would tell the truth about food. We would not market multicolored marshmallows to children as part of a complete breakfast. We would not willfully mislead about the perilous currents in the modern food supply. We would not look on passively as an entire population of non-swimmers started wading in over their heads.

5 Things High Net Worth Individuals Need To Know About Medical Marijuana

April Rudin | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
April Rudin

This is a development to watch - and one with many upside opportunities. But right now it feels like a green rush, so be careful you don't get caught up in the weeds.

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.

Women Leaders Talk Personal: How to Be a True Philanthropist

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Cristina M. Regalado

Becoming a true philanthropist is a journey of self-discovery. It is also an invitation to take part in social transformation - when individuals and communities are changed for the better. The act of giving touches both the giver and the recipient; each one is changed as a consequence.

Move Over Kim and Khloe, Here Comes Audrey Peanut

David Ostow | Posted 11.15.2014 | Comedy
David Ostow

Certainly Mr. Peanut, prodigious captain of industry he appears to have been, had children and his children had children and they are in the world today conducting their affairs with the class and dignity that the mantle of the Peanut name demands.

Ben Walsh

Americans Are Not Remotely Financially Ready For Retirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

The median American heading into retirement has just enough wealth to live on for a little more than three years, according to a new paper by the Cent...

Bringing Money Matters to Light

Kat Katsanis-Semel | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Katsanis-Semel

Recently, a friend asked if I have money wisdom to share. I contemplated what the symbol called money really stands for, and how it serves us in hono...

Pretending to Have Lots of Money

Alex Madda | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Alex Madda

Working hard to appear rich has its price (literally). In about 48 hours, you've put your bank account (and your heart) deep in the red. You now have $14 left for the second half of the month.

List of the World's Richest Countries and America's Special Role in It

Eric Zuesse | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Only by using median wealth as the indicator of a country's wealth can a ranking system produce rankings that reflect the vast majority of people in each of the ranked nations. It's the only fair international ranking-system for the various nations' wealth: it shows the wealth of the typical person in each country.

How Rich Are the 400 Richest Americans and How Do They Use Their Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 12.27.2014 | Money
Lawrence Wittner

Not surprisingly, economic inequality is growing in the United States. From 1978 to 2013, CEO compensation, inflation-adjusted, grew by 937 percent, while the typical worker's compensation over that same period grew by only 10 percent.

Tash Elwyn Thinks Like A Woman-How Raymond James Private Client Group Is Better For That

April Rudin | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business
April Rudin

If you become the type of man (in financial services) who can say emotional intelligence without laughing, listening to what clients (and people) are telling you, helping them to separate the signal from the noise, you also can be a man who can think like a woman - someone who is the new fresh-faced voice of Wall Street.

The Rich Are Getting Richer, But They're Giving Less Of Their Income Away

MarketWatch | Quentin Fottrell | Posted 10.23.2014 | Impact

The amount of money wealthy Americans are donating to charity is falling as a percentage of their income. Before you denounce the 1%, new research fin...