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5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior. You can imagine why this quality greatly increases one's chances to …

Emotional Intelligence

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

21 Kale Salad Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

We'll always love a good kale salad—here are some really great ones.<p><b>We know, we know: kale salad is like, so last year.</b> But we just can't seem to quit it. And why should we? A kale salad is healthy, easy to make, and gosh darn it, it's delicious. Browse these recipes and remind yourself why kale …

Healthy Eating

Income inequality in America

Just pocket change for your average Wall Street worker<p>At the end of 2014 there were 1,007,000 Americans who worked full-time at the federal minimum …

Income Inequality

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

5 Things to Know About Your Business Vehicle - Small Business Trends

According to a recent Manta survey, 54 percent of small business owners need to use their cars, trucks, or vans to conduct business and serve their …

Small Business

7 Tips for Planning a Budget-Friendly Family Trip This Fall

<i>Anthony Quintano/ Flickr</i><p>Bright colors, brisk air, thin crowds and reduced rates inspire families of all ages, styles and tastes to get out of town each autumn. After all, if you're not planning a road or camping trip filled with plenty of stargazing, hiking and quality time in the great outdoors, …

Family Travel

If You Want to Be More Successful, Learn How to Sell

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.<p>Why? One reason is that our society too often disparages the sales profession. <i>Death of a Salesman</i>, <i>Wall Street</i>, <i>Boiler Room</i>, <i>Glengarry</i> …

Selling

15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

Slow Cookers

Financial Intelligent Assistance Is Here And It's Going To Be A Game Changer For Wealth Management

Who would have thought technology would be able to give humans a run for their money? Well, we all knew it was coming. With a bit of technological prowess, finUNO’s multi-modal financial intelligence assistant has arrived to do just that – and it’s going to be a bit of a game changer for the wealth …

Multimodal

A financial planner shares her personal system for managing money

But we also ring up debt because we simply don't understand the flow of our income and expenses, so we can't accurately estimate how much money we have available to spend.<p>I've struggled with this myself. A few years ago, I put in place a "Money Flow" system to help my family track our spending.<p>You …

Personal Finance

The 12 Best Conferences For Financial Advisors To Choose From In 2016

Attending at least one industry conference every year is crucial for financial advisors who want to keep their perspective on industry and practice …

Financial Planning

Millennials Crave Human Financial Advisers, Capital One Survey Finds

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Millennials may value cutting-edge digital investing tools, but it turns out they also appreciate being able to access the …

Investing

When you really need a financial advisor

Everyone wants at least a little affirmation, especially when it comes to retirement savings.<p>A new survey from Financial Engines, which offers online …

Retirement

Estate Planning | Investopedia

A probate is the legal process in which a will is reviewed to determine whether it is valid and authentic.<p>Wealth is a measure of the value of all of …

Retirement

21 signs you need help managing your money

Managing your money is like caring for your health. Just as you schedule a visit with a doctor when you're sick, it's important to enlist the help of a professional when you need financial guidance.<p>Even if your money situation is under control, situations still arise that call for a second opinion …

Personal Finance

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Do You Have a Long-Term Financial Plan? Just 15 Percent of Women Do

Planning for the future is par for the course for many women. We knew what we were wearing Halloween night long before celebrities' costumes appeared on social media, and our next career move up the corporate ladder was mapped out months ago. But when it comes to money, it would seem, some of us …

Retirement

How Hillary Clinton's Financial Plan Will Affect Your Wallet

<i>By Beth Braverman</i><br>About seven months after Hillary Clinton announced that she'd run for president in the 2016 election -- and years after the press …

Bernie Sanders

13 psychological biases that explain why we make terrible financial decisions even though they 'feel' right

We all have these biases, yet most of us don't know how powerful they are. They frame information for us so that it "feels" like you're being rational. But they're leading you to make decisions that are completely wrong. That's why you end up making horrible decisions with your money.<p>You may have …

Critical Thinking

4 Moves That Can Hurt Your Finances Unexpectedly

Keep an eye on your financial health.<p>When you’re trying to establish and maintain excellent credit, it’s important to keep an eye on your credit …

Personal Finance

Your Brain Does Really Weird Stuff When It Thinks About Money

It's a lot like a brain on cocaine<p>Money is an emotional topic, which partly explains why we all struggle to spend, save, and negotiate in an …

Digestion

5 Money Fears and How to Squash Them

Don't let irrational fears make you crazy.<p>Remember when you were afraid of the bogeyman? We all knew he wasn’t real, but that didn’t stop our fears. …

Personal Finance

A Smarter Way to Budget

Worry only about what you can control.<p>Fall brings Halloween and before you know it the gift-buying craziness of the holidays. They drive investments, …

Personal Finance

An Almost Sure-Fire Way to Convince Your Loved Ones to Start Investing Now

"My parents were afraid of losing money"<p>One of the problems that I’ve run into during my 40-plus years of writing about business, money and investing …

Investing

Men Retire to Spend Time With Their Spouses, Women Not So Much

They tend to be more interested in grandkids.<p>While nearly 60% of men in a recent study cited spending time with their spouse as a reason to retire, …

Retirement

Downsize Your Life in 9 Easy Steps

Simplifying your life can help you feel happier and less overwhelmed.<p>When you’re feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, and can’t seem to strike the …

Minimalism

Struggling With Your Student Loan Payments? Here's a Game Plan

Waiting for student loan collectors to pounce is not a good strategy.<p>An improved economy and lower unemployment should reduce the number of recent …

Personal Finance