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The Advent Challenge To Wealth

Mark Osler | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Mark Osler

The only theology John the Baptist offered were the directives to repent and to give away our wealth, retaining only what we truly need. ... The truth about that wealth was so deep and clear in the eyes of God that it was at the heart of Christ's message.

Wealth, The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

It is important during these tough economic times that celebrating the holidays doesn't inhibit one's ability to save and build wealth. This is particularly important for communities of color.

Americans Think That If You Make More Than This Amount, You're Rich

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

It's not only one percenters that Americans consider rich. More than half of those recently polled by Gallup said an income of no more than $150,0...

Hungry for High Net Worth Clients? Platform in Hong Kong and Take a Bite From the DimSum Bond Market

April Rudin | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business
April Rudin

What does Hong Kong have in common with Facebook, business intelligence software, and new mobile medical diagnostic technologies for physicians workin...

Notes From a Party for Rich People

Daniel Cubias | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

The aluminumadores in my neighborhood at least try to maintain some kind of dignity in spite of their humiliating circumstances. Contrast that with what I witnessed at the upscale party, where a wealthy man groveled and whined just to get his friends inside.

A Very Middle Class Revolution - Why We Need The IPhone Activists Of The Occupy Wall Street Movement

Alexander Walters | Posted 01.20.2012 | UK Politics
Alexander Walters

It's easy now for Theresa May to mock the skinny-jeaned hipsters buying their Starbucks lattes when they're not loitering outside St Paul's, but it may not be so for much longer. Whilst the Occupy movement and it's offshoots might seem at times a little try-hard, with its smartphone-clutching legions marshalled forth by Twitter and Facebook, anybody who wants change needs them to keep shouting.

5 Seducers That Steal Our Awareness and Contentment

David Nichtern | Posted 01.16.2012 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

The $64 question is, can we maintain balance, awareness and open-heartedness while we engage fully in the activities of this world? Can we make the five seducers work for us or will we work for them?

America's Love-Hate Relationship with Wealth

J.D. Roth | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

:link { color: blue } :visited { color: purple } I was on the road for the past two months, first in Chicago, and then in Bolivia and Pe...

Don't Protest the Rich, Get Rich

Grant Cardone | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Grant Cardone

The rich would love nothing more than for everyone move up an income or wealth level. It is ridiculous to think the the richest 1% want to hold others...

7 Questions That Can Change The World

Debbie Robins | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

One of my closest friends just shared this brilliant commencement address with me, given by Paul Hawken in 2009. In case you missed it, like I did, I invite you to take the time, amidst the complexities of your life, to read it.

Wealth Gap Between Young, Old Americans Is Widest Ever

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The wealth gap between younger and older Americans has stretched to the widest on record, worsened by a prolonged economic downturn...

No Money? No Problem!

Mira Luna | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Mira Luna

Instead of placing faith in the "economic experts," these currency projects are built on faith in community and the creation of real wealth. When carefully designed, they can be a source of community empowerment, prioritizing caring relationships and community values ahead of profit as well as and generating meaningful employment at local businesses.

"It's the Democracy, Stupid!": The "Vague" Goals of the Other 99%

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

To help my students think about the way the market works, and especially how it affects real people, I have them play Monopoly. But I modify the rules to make the game more realistic.

The Cities With The Highest Income Inequality

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

Maybe Americans are so fed up with growing income inequality because it's so widespread. The cities with the highest levels of income inequality a...

It's the Arrogance, Stupid: Yet Another Reason Why Wall Street Protesters are Really Upset

Seth Korman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Korman

While the media searches for some common narrative in the recent Wall Street protests, I offer a simplified explanation: Arrogance.

Explaining The Roller Coaster Ride Of The Super Rich

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal The Saturday Essay on the rise of the "High-Beta Rich" and growing volatility of the 1 percent generat...

Stagflation Risk and What This Means for Stocks

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As the outlook for growth continues to deteriorate, whilst the price for goods and services remain stubbornly high, the risk of stagflation returns. This would be a tough scenario, where policy options tackling one of these issues would only worsen the other.

Generation WTF

Leslie Hendry | Posted 12.13.2011 | New York
Leslie Hendry

Occupy Wall Street is not politicizing, alienating, seeking power or trying to overthrow anything. They are simply asking for serious review to move beyond generation WTF.

Money, Education and Love

Robin Quivers | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Robin Quivers

We women have heard over and over again that for men, it's all about looks. But research shows the more educated you are, the more weight you can carry and still remain very attractive to the opposite sex.

Danny, Row Your Boat Ashore

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Poverty levels are rising to numbers not seen for half a century. One-third of children in the District of Columbia go to bed hungry at night. And Daniel Snyder just bought a $70 million yacht.

Hemingway at War, America in Crisis

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

We can read about the carnage of war in A Farewell to Arms, and the power of great aspirations in For Whom the Bell Tolls, and consider what each of us can do in our times by remembering what Ernest Hemingway and so many others did in theirs.

Who Were The First Christians?

Greg Carey | Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

An early church meeting must have been a wild scene. Almost all churches included masters and their own slaves, the rich and the destitute, tradespersons and menial laborers.

The Maserati Kid

Thomas Beller | Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts
Thomas Beller

A boy played, too -- fourteen or so, braces, spindly arms. It was the boy's father who died on 9/11. I was moved, happy to see him so supported by his dead dad's friends. But supported in the context of such outrageous wealth is a complicated word.

4 Things Mike Tyson Can Teach You About Savings Accounts

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Mike Tyson was once heavyweight champion, and perhaps the most feared boxer in the sport's history. Within two decades of his prime, though, he was filing for bankruptcy.

Three P's Make a Compatible Money Pod

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

I've recently had conversations with three very different couples--different backgrounds, different ages, different cultures--but they shared a commonality in financial incompatibility.