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Why More Americans Are Buying These

SmartMoney | Charles Passy | Posted 05.04.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: When Carlos Felipe decided to shop for the ultimate night's sleep, he headed to the New Jersey showroom of Hollandia, an Israeli manufa...

It's Lonely at the Top -- Why Peer-to-Peer Networking for Financial Services CEOs Is Critical

April Rudin | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Within the industry, the Tiburon CEO Summit has a certain "mystique" about it. Where can a CEO turn for unbiased advice and camaraderie? Other top-shelf execs!

Wealth School: Making the Most of Your Resources (VIDEO)

Anne Naylor | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

The human spirit within you is a primary resource you can tap into to find your way through your difficulties and into the life you truly want to create, experience and fulfill.

April 24th: Remembering the Armenian Dead

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Christopher Atamian

Turkey can delay, it can hem and haw and try to dissimulate, but the reality is that Armenians -- and their Greek and Assyrian counterparts -- have truth on their side; and as we have seen before in the course of human history, truth has a strange way of winning out, eventually.

Make Every Month Financial Literacy Month

Theodore R. Daniels | Posted 06.23.2012 | Money
Theodore R. Daniels

The recent economic downturn caused many individuals to realize the need to increase their level of financial literacy so that they can make sound financial decisions in the future. Financial literacy can be achieved if you take the initiative to learn and plan wisely.

Women Over Age 35 Are Having More Kids

Melanie Notkin | Posted 06.23.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Marriage and unions may look different today than they did even a decade ago, but some things never change.

Financial Services Should Take a Page From the Physician's Code of Conduct: First Do No Harm

April Rudin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Financial services needs to fix itself and repair its relationship with consumers who have developed mistrust of an industry who has harmed them.

Mitt Romney and the Wealth Answer

Mark Cassello | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
Mark Cassello

It is not Romney's wealth that makes him unable to relate. It is his incapacity to acknowledge the privileged position from which he began.

Do the Wealthy Lie, Cheat and Steal More Than the Rest of Us?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Richard Schiffman

The insane feeding frenzy on Wall Street prior to the crash may be less about greed than a species of machismo. Money, for the rich, is not just a medium to purchase things; it is a measure of status in that rarefied world where you are judged by the heft of your take home pay.

Keeping Up With the Romneys: It's Not the Money, Honey

Dina Gachman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Money
Dina Gachman

A bulging bank account does not brand someone as a bad seed. There are plenty of kind, giving millionaires and plenty of cruel, greedy 99% grouches in the world. The real problem with the Romneys isn't their money. It's that they can't relate.

The Seven Pearls; A Financial Guide To Empower Women

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women
Toni Nagy

"Women have not yet realized the amount of power they have today to create wealth -- more power, we believe, than any time in prior history, at least here in the United States."

Money: A Reflection of Our Relationship with God

John Morton | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
John Morton

Through my faith and trust in God, I know God is the source of my wealth. "In God We Trust" is printed on American primary monetary system. When we have that trust in God, the infinite power of good, there is great peace, calm and a sense of blessing in our life.

Why Wanting to Be Rich Is a Form of Mental Illness

Ben Cohen | Posted 06.12.2012 | Money
Ben Cohen

As the wealth divide gets wider, those less fortunate want what the rich have.

Financial Institutions Have Not Changed Their Stripes and They're After You

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

You've made meaning of your losses and have reintegrated realistic ways to live well with the money you have. You're rebuilding your credit by staying on track and you are in the minority. Congratulations.

How Can Wealthy Families Teach Their Children to Live Frugally?

Quora | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By an Anonymous User of Quora We are fairly well off after a few good opportunities in Silicon Valley. ...

Not Only Cheap Electronics: The Chinese Are Manufacturing High Net-Worth Individuals

April Rudin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Hong Kong and China, in general, have established themselves as global manufacturing capitals by inexpensively producing a variety of electronics, clo...

The Super-Rich Love This City...

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

The British Royals aren't the only rich people that love London. The British capital is the most important city for the super-rich all over the gl...

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 ...