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5 truths about money, from a 90-year-old personal finance classic

Many people argue it doesn't matter how much money you make — it's about how much you keep.<p>And holding on to your cash requires experience, smart habits, and a bit of wisdom: "Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it, but with wisdom, gold can be secured by those who have it not," …

Personal Finance

John Bogle: Never play a loser's game

John Bogle, the father of passive investing, has this very simple piece of advice for anyone seeking to make their money grow. Don't try so hard. …

Download these money apps to help you achieve your 2016 financial resolutions

As you’re reflecting back on 2015 this week, don’t forget to factor in the financial goals you set for yourself at the start of last year.<p>Eh, you’d rather not think about it? You’re not alone. A new survey from Capital One Bank reveals two-thirds of Americans didn't accomplish their financial goals …

Personal Finance

5 Powerful Financial Habits To Form In 2016

Often when people set New Year’s resolutions, they’re ambitious but vague. For instance, a Fidelity survey found that the most common financial resolution Americans have this year is to save more, followed by the desire to spend less and pay off debt.<p>Clearly, these are great goals. However, if …

This is the scariest statistic about millennials and retirement

And it turns out that most millennials don't know much about investing either.<p>The BofA/<i>USA Today</i> report mentioned above asked millennials what they felt they had expertise in (you could pick more than one category). Thirty-four percent said "Social Media." Twenty-three percent said "Health and …

Stock Markets

This Is How Much Rent You Can Afford to Pay

Many landlords require that your income is 40 times the monthly rent.<p>Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on …

Financial Planning Tips: 4 Easy Ways to Save More Money

In today's world, with costs rising and your paycheck not drastically increasing each few months, it can be tough to save money. Pinching your pennies may go so far, but there are some simple changes that you can make in the meanwhile that can help you save even more. Be prepared to save more …

One Critical Expense Most Financial Plans Don't Address

What's Wrong With The Financial Planning Profession?

Money is an important tool that has a powerful influence on nearly all aspects of our existence. How we choose to integrate money matters into our lives also has a profound impact on our physical health, psychological well-being, and our relationships. It is up to each one of us to either become a</i> …

10 simple productivity hacks for finance professionals

Finance teams need to deliver more with less, and "more" often means output that delivers strategic value.<p>After speaking with hundreds of finance professionals throughout my career, I have compiled 10 simple but effective productivity hacks that finance professionals can leverage to maximize the …

Productivity