Thomas Gerencer

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The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

6 apps to help you save and spend smart

Life is expensive. There’s a reason why everyone has money on the brain — dollar signs and hidden costs are everywhere.<p>Sometimes it may seem easier …

23 Savings Hacks for Target

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>With just short of 1,800 stores in the U.S. and a monster online business, it's no wonder so many people shop Target for everything from food to furniture. If you're one of them, you probably love the feeling of getting good deals on everyday items. But you might be …

8 Money Moves CPAs Say You Must Make

Everybody and their brother can talk to you about your finances until they're blue in the face, but that doesn't mean their counsel is sound. …

8 surprising ways being poor is brutally expensive

<b>(ventdusud via Shutterstock)</b><p>The poor are spending more on basic necessities like shelter, transportation and clothing — with a smaller paycheck<p>Dave Johnson<p>June 17, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>It takes money to make money, they say, but if you don’t have money you lose money. Those with the money have been …

Personal Finance

How Long Will It Take You to Build a $1 Million Retirement?

There’s an interesting epilogue to our investor’s story. He retires at age 65 with $1.4 million in savings. The next year, without adding any more to …

The single most effective way to get rich

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert about personal finance to get rich.<p>You don't need to use fancy economic jargon or know this year's "hottest stock." You don't have to come from an affluent family, and you don't even have to earn a massive paycheck.<p>For most people, it all …

Investing

40 Ways for Stay At Home Moms and Dads to Earn Money

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Personal Finance

How to Retire in Your 40s

The story appeared in mid-December, 2014, in the New York Magazine. An amazing tale of financial genius, all the more astounding because the subject …

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How to invest even if you're treading water financially

<i>This article is by staff writer William Cowie.</i><p>A 20-something acquaintance of ours recently received an inheritance of a few tens of thousands of …

Renters who invest are better off than buyers, study finds

Average consumers in South Florida would be slightly better off renting a home than buying one — assuming they invest the money they would have spent …

We’re all ShamWow schemers now: The American dream is now selling useless nonsense to other suckers — even our Facebook friends

A stable career? Building a business? While D.C. has same useless debates, a desperate middle class tries anything<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>June 8, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>There was an educated and sophisticated woman I knew in the small mining town in which I was raised who just last week posted a pitch for a …

Selling

6 Telltale Signs You're in Great Financial Health

You have six months of take-home pay socked away in an emergency fund, you pride yourself on your 720 credit score, and you contribute enough to your …

Billionaire Cartier Owner Sees Wealth Gap Fueling Social Unrest

Johann Rupert, the South African who has made billions peddling Cartier jewelry and Chloe fashion, said tension between the rich and poor is set to …

CFPB: Reverse Mortgage Ads Are Misleading

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning the public about ads touting reverse mortgages as tax-free money that can help you achieve a …

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5 Things I Wish I'd Known About Money in My 20s

The best way to learn how to save and invest in your 20s is to learn from the mistakes of those who have been there.<p>When it comes to saving and …

Investing

Jobs Report Signals Days of Stock Supports Are Numbered

Friday’s strong report on May hiring and wage gains was great news for regular people, but to stock investors it sounded a little like a bell tolling.

25 Parents Share Their Secrets For Saving Money

Because you're saving for a lot more than just college.

Would you let your child choose the family broadband deal? The key to future financial success is starting them young, say experts

A week-long financial education project starts on Monday, encouraging schools around the country to step up efforts to teach children about money.<p>The …

Personal Finance

How to earn money online

news Saturday, June 6, 2015<p>If you want to learn how to earn money online, then you may be surprised to discover that there are many ways to do that. …

100 Ways to Save Money in College

Many college students know exactly what it's like to live from day to day with no extra money. However, there are lots of ways students can save …

Five Ways to Save Money on Photography

When you need to have some high quality photographs taken for any occasion it can be pricey. However, today we are going to be providing you with …

Tips on How to Get out of Debt

news Saturday, June 6, 2015<p>Almost every person is in debt at the moment. What is worse, there is no money to pay it up and as a result, many have …