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The Rich And Educated Believe Wealth Correlates With Virtue, Says Study

Eric Zuesse | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

A study of social class -- defined by annual income and by education-level -- finds that "Social class rank was positively associated with essentialis...

Do Flowers Make You Rich?

Bill Prescott | Posted 02.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bill Prescott

Flowers are healthy, they don't make false promises and they deliver nourishment to your soul. For the price of a fancy coffee drink, they will watch over you all week and remind you that no matter what your bank account says, you are rich.

Social Security for the Life-Cycle

Alan A. Aja | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Alan A. Aja

While we applaud Senator Warren and Paul Krugman for their unequivocal stance not to cut but to expand the benefits of social security, we believe we can be much bolder.

An Open Letter to the One Percent

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

You worked hard for that money. No one can deny that. You have been rewarded for your talent, your intelligence, your risk-taking, your creativity, and your good fortune. The notion that you should change a system that has worked so well must seem downright stupid.

Equality for All

Jay Mandle | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
Jay Mandle

We cannot make modern technology become labor intensive. And we cannot prevent low wage countries from growing and increasing global competition. But the policies that emerge from our own political system can offset the inegalitarian consequences of these developments.

Football Player Quits NFL After Reading Chomsky, Dalai Lama

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living

It's often said that "money can't buy happiness" and one NFL player appears to have found that the adage still holds true. John Moffitt seemed to h...

Philanthropy Is Not a Privilege of Wealth

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

The NGO field, with its lower pay, risky travel and odd hours, needs committed and passionate individuals willing to make a career out of it, and one of the most promising demographics we can find that in is the millennials.

A Letter To Boys

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

In truth, I wrote to the boys, life is impossible. People will leave. Love can fail. Your job may be a bore. But once you accept this then you can relish the rest of it. Here I'm sharing a few things that hold true for me.

The Poor and the Heartless

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

It appears that income inequality may actually affect people's character as well, creating a class of harsh, moralistic citizens who are all too ready to judge one another. Surprisingly, these strict and punitive moralists are not the rich.

Being Rich Begins by Thinking Like the Rich

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Siebold

Learn to let go of the middle-class thinking of the masses, while simultaneously learning to embrace how rich people think. In a matter of months your entire perspective will begin to shift, and you'll begin seeing the world through the eyes of millionaires.

The Risky Business of Managing Your Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

We are all masters of the universe in our own lives. Let's act like it when it comes to our health.

What Might Be Right About Preachers of LA

Dr. Keri Day | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Dr. Keri Day

I am suggesting that the irony of this show is that the very ideals these preachers are lifting up as emulative are the practices that are providing impetus for what people within these communities are coming to see as wrong.

Stages of Wealth Building

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Financial experts talk all the time about the importance of wealth, but remember that amassing wealth doesn't happen all at once.

The 1 Percent Hold Nearly Half Of Global Wealth

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion and the United States acc...

Who are the #99Percent? (Answer: They're Us)

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.08.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

We have created what is essentially a growing third world inside of our shrinking first world society. These collective issues are the most important events of our last 50 years, and the key challenges of our time.

The Forbes 400 Opportunity: Purchase the Los Angeles Times for the People -- and Leave a Lasting Legacy

Calvin Naito | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Calvin Naito

The Los Angeles Times should be owned by all 10 million of the County's residents. This collective ownership is the best way to ensure that we create and maintain a quality information source with minimal bias.

U.S. Wealth Is Now the Most Concentrated at the Top Since 1916

Eric Zuesse | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Evidently, the trillions of dollars in bailouts to Wall Street banks and to their top investors, which didn't happen under FDR during the 1930s, has been having the result that Wall Street and their friends could be expected to have sought.

Better Off Broke: Why Some Choose Poverty Over Wealth

CreditCards.com | Erica Sandberg | Posted 09.27.2013 | Fifty

A shocking truth: Not every American craves a high-powered job, big house, luxurious vacations and stockpiled cash. In fact, some not only eschew such...

Financial Sanity

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Arjuna Ardagh

I hear people complain about it almost every day, in one way or another. And of course it means that there are less resources available for 99 out of 100 people, if one percent are hoarding. The question is, what can we do about it?

Koch's Law of Wealth Creation

Richard Koch | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

Talent is not enough. Talent is useless if it doesn't create wealth or wellbeing. We should therefore ask what alchemy converts talent to wealth-makin...

Global Markets Are Not Prepared for the German Election

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Investors are expecting an eventual reduction of support by the Fed, and Merkel winning the election this weekend. However, what stock markets have not priced in is the resurgence of Eurozone troubles into the headlines. So what are the options, why is this important and how will this effect markets?

NextGen Investment Advisory Firms--Go Tech Or Go Home!

April Rudin | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
April Rudin

Every day, I roll up my sleeves with the goal of helping (even a teeny bit) move an entire industry from the stone age to the space age. So I thought it wouldn't hurt spending a little time seeing and hearing what a group of financial services "techies" thinks about technology and the future.

The Wealth Gap: Why Dr. King's Dream Is Unfinished

Preeti Vissa | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Preeti Vissa

Much of the racial wealth gap is a result of deliberate policy choices, both by government and the private sector. And because wealth can be handed down from generation to generation, the effects linger long after discriminatory policies change.

Failing Forward

Derek Rydall | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

Look at how we learn to walk. As babies, we step forward, fall, catch ourselves, try again and catch ourselves sooner and sooner until we're walking. Walking is controlled falling.

The Wealthy Are Not Narcissists Despite New Report

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

The negative projections and derogatory labels placed on the rich are endless. One of the most common is that the rich are cocky, arrogant people who think they're better than everyone else.