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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 10.16.2014 | 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.

"Dark Money"

Jay Mandle | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Jay Mandle

History never repeats itself; but lessons can be learned. And one that is as clear as it can be is that if the political system is rigged in favor of a wealthy minority, the rest of the society will be given short-shrift.

Intelligent Investor Series: Six Essential Questions to Ask Your Money Manager

Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster

While following a suitability standard instead of fiduciary standard may be within the scope of the law, wouldn't it be better to work with people, who are, unquestioningly, working to serve your interests and not sell you products or make money off the transactions in your accounts?

Study Poses 'Troubling Observation' For The Senate

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

As economists dig into the question of how bad U.S. income inequality is, a new study analyzes how Congress is fitting in to that equation. Accordi...

From a Silver Spoon to a Mobile Platform -- Transitioning to the Next Gen Wealthy

April Rudin | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

It's not news that there is a stark contrast between baby boomers and the next gen. Nor should my readers be surprised that wealth platforms across the globe are seeking to attract these younger wealth holders who, as I noted in my last post, are seeking to "do good while doing well."

50 Years After the March on Washington: The Growing Racial Wealth Divide

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 10.16.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Many of the demands advanced at the 1963 March on Washington led to considerable gains for African Americans. However, with respect to the wealth -- the area that impacts economic mobility the most -- African Americans are actually losing ground.

Doing Good While Doing Well--The New Mantra Of Next-Gen Wealth

April Rudin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

Today, due to technological advances, IPO millionaires, successful succession planning, there is a younger breed of wealth that will soon surpass the baby-boomers in both dollars and influence. Wealthy baby boomers are far different in their likes, dislikes and values from their own next-generation children. Where there is significant wealth involved, it becomes even more critical to understand the differences between how to market and appeal to this next gen of wealth.

Wealth Taxes to Cure Inequality? How About Tax Reform Instead.

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

What are the prospects for a new federal tax on wealth? Pretty good, if you think surging inequality will trigger a populist revolt. But not so good i...

Detroit, and the Bankruptcy of America's Social Contract

Robert Reich | Posted 09.19.2013 | Detroit
Robert Reich

The geo-political divide has become so palpable that being wealthy in America today means not having to come across anyone who isn't.

The New Middle Ages

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

Today, as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, it seems we are approach a new Middle Ages in America, as inequality increasingly spreads through the land.