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21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

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Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

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5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

5 Things To Do In Your 20s So You Can Retire In Your 50s

You're in your 20s. Chances are you are not thinking about retirement yet. However, future you will be thanking present you if you read through and …

How The Federal Reserve Manages Money Supply

Throughout history, free market societies have gone through boom-and-bust cycles. While everyone enjoys good economic times, the downturns are often …

Why You Should Never Buy Wine on a Weekend

The reason might surprise you.<p>When do you buy wine? If you hit the shop to stock up on Saturday or Sunday, you might want to rethink your habits. It …

Feng Shui - 7 tricks to attract money into your home!

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing with the surrounding environment.<p>One of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, …

Cheap ideas for decorating your garden: 18 Outdoor garden bar designs

Designing and buying new furniture for the garden can be very expensive, but using materials that we already have at home as old pallets, barrels, …

This Olive Oil and Salt Scrub Will Make Your Skin Silky Smooth

You'll never feel softer.<p>You know all about olive oil's amazing health benefits, but it's got some major beauty ones, too. That's why women have been using it for centuries to moisturize their skin and add shine to their hair. The reason it's so special: Olive oil is packed with powerful …

How is the minimum payment on a credit card calculated? | Investopedia

A:<p>Financial institutions base minimum credit card payments on various factors, including card balance amount and other charges such as interest. The …

Smartest Things To Do With $10,000 Of Savings

While saving $10,000 is a wonderful accomplishment, especially considering today's economic climate, it's crucial that you put your hard-earned cash …

The 30-year and 15-year mortgages: A comparison | Investopedia

A bewildering variety of mortgages may be available, but for most homebuyers, there is, in practice, only one.<p>The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is …

25 Investments: Treasuries

• 25 Investments: Introduction<br>• 25 Investments: American Depository Receipt (ADR)<br>• 25 Investments: Annuity<br>• 25 Investments: Art and Collectibles<br>• 25 …

25 Investments: Life Insurance

Individuals buy life insurance to provide a benefit to a spouse, children, or heirs (collectively known as beneficiaries) in case they die. The …

25 Investments: Mutual Funds

Mutual funds have essentially brought investing to the masses. Mutual funds represent pools of funds from thousands, or even millions of investors. …

Investing

25 Investments: Common Stock

Common stocks (or equity) represent ownership claims in publicly traded corporations. The ownership stake if a single share is incredibly small, …

Investing

What is the difference between investing and speculating? | Investopedia

last month<p>The main difference between speculating and investing is the amount of of risk undertaken in the trade. Typically, high-risk trades that …

The Worst Money Mistakes Young Americans Make

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published July 29.</i><p>Young Americans keep making the same money mistakes, and unfortunately, seem to be adding some new ones …

9 Tips for a Financially Successful Retirement

With the right savings and investing strategy, a successful retirement is within reach. Here are some ideas to discuss with a financial advisor to …

The 20 Best-Paying Jobs for Women Right Now

That law degree isn't so useless after all.<p>It’s Equal Pay Day, the symbolic point in the year that marks how long the average women has to work in …

Funny Money Wisdom From 10 Beloved TV & Movie Moms

Which TV or movie mom is like yours?<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

Don't Get Married (Yet) If You Want to Earn More Money

Delaying marriage till age 30 could mean thousands more in your bank account, ladies.<p>We all want to earn more money, and there are a lot of ways to …

Here's How Millennial Women Are Spending Their Money

Millennial women with money to spare aren't afraid of investing it, new research shows, outpacing previous generations by taking big risks, using hedge funds and venture capital, and more. But also they're making that major moolah by being more likely than any other generation to become …

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How 7 Different Women Make Sure Money Issues Don't Hurt Their Relationships

It doesn't always have to be a struggle.<p>Money may not be the root of all evil, but it can certainly be the root of some major relationship problems. Once you decide to stick it out with that one special person, a whole host of issues can crop up related to saving, spending, earning, and basically …

Why Women are Shopping Less for New Clothes

Apparel retailers face strong headwinds in the future<p>Women in the U.S. and the U.K. are spending less money on new clothes, signaling changing …

Single Women Are Driving SUV Sales

Catering to this customer base has become increasingly important.<p>If you’re an SUV sales person, you might want to tailor your pitch to the female …

Women's Wealth Growing Faster Than Men's

Women expected to control over $72 trillion by 2020.<p>More of the world’s riches are now in women’s hands.<p>Women now control $39.6 trillion, or about …