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Wealth Inequality and Women of Color: A National Emergency

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money
Dedrick Muhammad

Black History Month and Women's History Month are often viewed as separate entities. But black women and other women of color know that their economic circumstances are affected by being both a person of color and a woman.

House Poor but Keeping Up With the Joneses

Justine Rivero | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money
Justine Rivero

If you can afford your $3 latte or even a $300 discount Kate Spade purse, you can also afford to change your financial habits right now. What you cannot afford is a financial emergency down the line.

Gen-X/Gen-Y Wealth Is Coming to Wall Street -- Financial Services Needs to "Catch the Wave"

April Rudin | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money
April Rudin

The differentiators and qualities displayed by Gen-X and Gen-Y need to be well-understood and addressed to attract the the next wave of wealth.

How To Most Easily Become A Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

Last week saw the start of a new kind of competition. The criteria: who can provide the freshest and most comprehensive billionaire list. The long-...

LinkedIn -- The Gateway Drug to Social Media for Financial Services and Others

April Rudin | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
April Rudin

There are many reports which support the idea that today's potential client will be intolerant of their wealth manager's reluctance to engage on social media platforms.

Class Consciousness and Social Mobility

J.D. Roth | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

Whenever I travel, I revisit certain recurring themes -- how little I really need to be happy, the quality of food in other countries, the relative costs of things around the world, and the nature of wealth. This trip, the theme that ran most through my travels was the concept of class.

What If Health Were More Like Wealth?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We routinely squander and neglect something we would hate to have taken from us, and would surely fight to prevent someone taking from our loved ones. It's certainly wisdom, it's just not yet conventional to acknowledge that health is wealth. Making it conventional is up to us.

Fed: You're Wealthier, Even If You Can't Tell

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ and DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — Americans are climbing further out of the hole they sank into during the Great Recession. A stock rally at the end of 2011 helped ...

Tips to Fight Frugal Fatigue in Becoming Fiscally Fit

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 05.07.2012 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

We have been a culture of great spenders, living on credit putting off until tomorrow what we should really do today. Our habits are set and it's more challenging to climb uphill than to coast effortlessly in denial of what lies ahead.

How Romney's Wealth Can Shake Up American Politics

Rob Goodman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Rob Goodman

Every candidate for president carries the burden of appearing average. But on Mitt Romney, the burden rests heavier than on most.

Lent Vs. Greed

Thomas Worcester | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Thomas Worcester

For Christians, fasting suggests imitation of the Jesus who fasted for 40 days in the desert. It may mean solidarity with the hungry.

Quitting Smoking Harder for Poor -- American Heart Month: Day 18

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

"Quitting smoking is the single most important step smokers can take to improve their health," according to Dr. Norman Edelman, chief medical officer of the American Lung Association.

Finding Prosperity In Stillness

Anne Naylor | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

The wealth in this world is truly astonishing. Not the glittering wealth of possessions, fast cars, luxury yachts, fashion statements. It is the wealth in each one of us ordinary human beings that is extraordinary, unfathomable and profoundly capable of righting the wrongs we meet.

It's Okay For Things To Go Well

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Mike Robbins

How do you feel when things go well for you? If you're anything like me, you may have some mixed feelings about it, as odd as that seems. While I do love it when things go well and when I'm feeling good, I also notice that sometimes it poses certain challenges for me as well.

Romney Would Rank Among Richest Presidents Ever

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Just how rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last eight presidents, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama. Then double that ...

The Five Republican Myths About Inequality

David Morris | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
David Morris

Recent comments by Mitt Romney, still the probable Republican nominee for president, all but guarantee the inequality issue will remain front and center this election year.

Rich People Live Longer Than The Poor, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Wealthy people possess more than just spending power. They also have more time to live than poor people do, a new study has found. The wealthiest p...

Take Your Pick, Romney and Gingrich Both Unfit to Represent the People

Pat LaMarche | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

The U.S. faces fiscal challenges unseen by anyone still alive in politics. And whether President Obama's challenger is Gingrich or Romney, neither will actually represent the people should they win.

Tips to Power Up and Stay the Course for Your 2012 Intentions!

Aleta St. James | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Aleta St. James

You absolutely deserve to live the greatest year of your life in 2012, so don't let temporary blips get in your way.

Rich-Poor Conflict Now Biggest Source Of Tension In America

nytimes.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Conflict between rich and poor now eclipses racial strain and friction between immigrants and the native-born as the greatest source of tension in Ame...

The Richest People To Have Recently Run For President

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Regardless of whether Mitt Romney eventually secures the presidency this year, he's already cemented his place in recent election history. The for...

Creating Your Vision For Wealth and Well-Being In 2012

Anne Naylor | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

May 2012 bless you with many opportunities to expand beyond your former limits of wealth and well-being and into the greater appreciation of who you truly are.

The 99 Percent: Income Inequality by the Numbers

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In all the hubbub of police marching in riot gear and protestors fleeing, chroniclers of the Occupy Movement sometimes forget to remind us what's at the heart of the matter. So, here's a crib sheet for anyone writing about Occupy in 2012.

My Life in the One Percent

Janice Harper | Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact
Janice Harper

We all want to be better people, yet when given the chance to do so, we often stumble over our own desires and interests and end up even more generous to ourselves.

Congress and Wealth: Considering the Influence of Race, Gender, Class and Education

Darren Hutchinson | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Darren Hutchinson

With the median net worth of our Congress at $913,000, many members have been insulated from the harmful impact of the economic downturn. This fact, however, lacks a lot of information that could put this data into a more informative context.