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Reducing Expenses After Divorce

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Reducing expenses after divorce is a must for most parents...

Note to the Rich: Very Large Taxes = Very Large Benefits

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

There is no question that rising inequality stems from macro-level changes in our global economy. Yet, there is also a growing consensus that government decisions play a key role too.

Chefs' Chinese New Year Restaurant Tips

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

The Chinese New Year begins this week on February 3rd. Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with food that will bring you luck in restaurants that chef...

GOP Austerity Plan Is an Assault on Blacks and Latinos

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

It is a tale of two cities in early twenty-first century America. This new wave of austerity is a con game, and it's racist too.

Our Demand: Increase Social Security Benefits

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

You must not believe that we are in a financial debt or deficit "crisis." It is a complete sham. The problem is that our leaders do not have the spine to go after the rich and the powerful.

Can Beliefs Keep You From Financial Success?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Eliminating the relevant beliefs definitely will change your behavior and feelings. But having wealth involves much more than beliefs, although getting rid of crippling money beliefs is certainly a precondition.

Conservative Explains How To "Fix" Arizona and America (VIDEO)

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

When the economy is strong, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. When the economy is weak, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. Wh...

'The Rise Of The New Global Elite'

The Atlantic | Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before the recession, it was relatively easy to ignore this concentration of wealth among an elite few. The wondrous inventions of the modern economy-...

What Really Killed Pakistan's Taseer

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Salman Taseer was a stranger in Pakistan. His millions of dollars, British mother, private relationships, and extravagant Western lifestyle could not possibly have been more in contrast with the population of Pakistan.

Most Americans Want To Tax The Rich To Balance The Budget

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK: Most Americans think the United States should raise taxes for the rich to balance the budget, according to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll rel...

The Most Interesting New Year's Customs From Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New Year's Eve may conjure up images of champagne flutes and stolen midnight kisses, but for revelers in Sao Paulo, there are more important matters t...

A New Year's Resolution for the Rich

Sam Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Harris

American opposition to the "redistribution of wealth" has achieved the luster of a religious creed. And, as with all religions, one finds the faithful witlessly espousing doctrines that harm almost everyone.

Obama's Surprise Year End Gift to Wealthy Americans and Their Heirs

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Wealthy Americans who wish to create generation-skipping trusts for grandchildren have a unique opportunity which may never be available again, to make gifts in 2010 without incurring any generation skipping tax.

From Changing Diapers to Buying Your Own Island

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

When I first divorced, I, like most people, was overwhelmed with financial crises. With two houses to support (my ex's and mine), our expenses had do...

Teddy Roosevelt: Estate Tax Champion, Republican Icon

Los Angeles Times | Tim Rutten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Abolishing the estate tax has been a goal of some conservative Republicans since the 1940s, so it's easy to forget that its modern champion was a pres...

Rich Budget, Poor Budget

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

Now that $250,000 is the official definition of a "rich" family, let's compare budgets. The Washington Post reports that "$250,000 is etched in the m...

President Obama Should Have Fought This One

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Obama has again bent to the economic philosophy that rewards the casino gamblers on Wall Street and leaves the majority of the country standing outside the casino with a tin cup -- hoping that the gamblers are at least big tippers.

'Heiress Camps' Teach The Wealthy About Money

Newsweek | Nancy Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

These financial seminars are fairly secretive. The firms and banks do not want outsiders to know which millionaires or billionaires attended, nor will...

Leadership Insights: Is Wisdom the First Priority in Your Life?

Paul David Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul David Walker

When wisdom is manifest in action, wealth and well-being are often created. Yet we seem to long for wealth and well-being without seeking wisdom. Wisdom comes first; it is the seed for wealth and well-being.

Losing the Battle, but Winning the War

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The latest figures on wealth distribution are nothing less than shocking. The top one percent of Americans now control about 35% of the total econom...

Will One Psychological Flaw Destroy Our Whole Economy?

John Selby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Selby

Yes, our country was founded upon fairness, balance, trust, compassion, and faith. But our economy is being driven by greed and a blind imbalance of power.

The Billionaires Want More, More, More

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

The very richest among us want more, and they are prepared to dismantle the existing political and social order to get it. The time is late. The stakes are extraordinary. Now is the time to roll back this orgy of greed.

Where the Action Is: Consumer Spending

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Blythe McGarvie

While professors research and consult, business men and women create and grow businesses. We all succeed by going where the action is. Let's look at where the action is for consumer spending.

QE2 Geneates Instant Wealth Creation

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Just when you were losing faith in Ben Bernanke, he pulls a $600 billion rabbit out of his pocket. Down goes the dollar and the Treasury bond. Up goes gold, oil, stocks and interest rates.

Stopping the Decline of the Black Middle Class

Algernon Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Algernon Austin

For a brief moment in American history, one could argue that the majority of African Americans were middle class. That moment ended last year. One d...