Robbie Griffith

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Why happiness is healthy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.<p>You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate entities. But whatever happiness is, we know that we want it, and that is just somehow <i>good</i>.<p>We …

Jeanne McManus: Meg Greenfield, my impossible and brilliant female boss

By Jeanne McManus<p><i>Jeanne McManus is a former Post editor.</i><p>My first boss at The Washington Post could be an impossible woman. Mercurial and secretive, Meg Greenfield, the editorial page editor, was a terrible manager of people. She knew how to hire them, but she didn’t know how to nurture them, guide …

Expert Tips on How to Negotiate a Salary with Employers

Maybe it’s time for your annual review, maybe there’s been a recent restructuring, or maybe you are interviewing for a new job. Whatever the reason, …

5 Money Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

When looking for capital, many business owners make these critical errors.<p>Entrepreneurs are often so busy running their businesses that they make common mistakes that could wind up costing valuable time and money. Make sure you avoid making any of the blunders below.<p>1. Being Disorganized<p>Yes, taking …

Retirement Tips & Advice | GOBankingRates | GOBankingRates

Understanding Retirement<p>According to the U.S. Social Security Administration, retirement age can be anywhere between 62 to 70 years old, but most …

Dave Ramsey’s 7 Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Faster

The amount you have to finance through a mortgage loan and the long-term commitment you’re making to real estate can be overwhelming. Completing a …

20 Important Financial Tasks To Do Each Year

It can be hard to keep track of all the various financial tasks you need to do during a given year. Today I thought I would share a simple list so …

What If Every Weekend Was Three Days Long? At These Companies It Is

Looking forward to an extra day off this week? What if a four-day work week was the norm, not the exception? Take a peek inside companies where every weekend is a holiday weekend.<p>With Memorial Day weekend starting in just a few hours, many Americans will be relishing in an extra day off to kick …

Why Planning Is Overrated

Planning in and of itself doesn't accomplish a darn thing. It's far better to get into the marketplace, and see what happens.<p>It is not that I am against planning. But it starts with the assumption that you can forecast the future with a high level of certainty.<p>I simply don't think that's true.<p>If …

Feeling Stuck? 6 Tricks for Getting Past a Plateau

If you've stopped taking risks, here's how to get back in the game.<p>Sometimes the most frustrating times in your business or your career are when everything is going OK. No huge crises to solve, no major fires to put out, but at the same time you're not chasing new opportunities or taking new risks. …

Get smart and get better 401(k) returns

If ever you needed an incentive to learn more about money, this might be it. A new study shows that the more financially savvy you are, the more you'll earn on your 401(k) plan. And not just a little bit more, a whole lot more.<p>Using what they described as a "unique new data set" that links …

Quiz: Are You and Your Partner a Good Money Match?

You’ve heard time and again that money is the main source of strain in romantic relationships, but just how problematic are finances for couples?<p>A …

Which Budgeting Site Is Best for You?

As the economy continues to sputter -- along with the balance sheets of many families -- the Internet has supplied an abundance of online tools to …

8 Money Mistakes Couples Make -- and How to Avoid Them

Singles have their own personal finance challenges to contend with.<p>But for couples, the consequences of bad money management -- debt multiplied, …

Here\’s why so many people want to work at Google, Facebook