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Investing in the stock market can feel like trying to play a game of chess without being taught the rules. You know the general goal of the game, but you need someone to explain the position and legal movements of the pieces. Then you can learn how to combine them into a coherent strategy. If […]

Ellen-DeGeneres humanitarian of the Year

Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace. The Foundation describes this award as follows: ‘The Humanitarian award was created to recognize outstanding individuals who dedicate their time to fighting indifference, intolerance and injustice and whose accomplishments are consistent […]

Retire Young

Once upon a time, the word ‘retire’ was associated with becoming inactive and getting old. Today, retiring no longer carries those connotations. Instead, having the drive and discipline to save enough to retire early is seen as a sign of success. We explored the lives of 10 people who were retired before 40 and are […]

Home Repairs

It’s only been 50 years since the roles of men and women began to change. For centuries, women cared for children and household chores, while men were gainfully employed and took care of home repairs. Things have changed dramatically in the past 20 years. In 1999, DIY (Do It Yourself) appeared on Cable Networks encouraging […]

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Just when you thought things couldn’t get any stranger, billionaires are in a battle to provide internet access to the 3 billion people who can’t connect to the “worldwide web.” This project is so ambitious even billionaires are looking for investors to help foot the bill. Space billionaires As Ashlee Vance reported on, Greg […]

winter homes

Utility bills are something that cannot be avoided, no matter how hard we try. During the winter months, these bills can climb to seemingly impossible amounts, sometimes setting us back in our budget for months to come. And of course, the colder the weather, the higher the bills seem to climb. Fear not! We have […]

understanding your paycheck

Everyone is happy when payday comes around. If paid by the hour, most people have a general idea of how much that paycheck will be based upon how many hours have been worked in the pay period. For those with jobs based upon an annual salary, there is also an expectation (based on the monthly […]

Holding Money

In a world full of scammers and hackers, it is hard to believe that there may be money somewhere out there just waiting for you to claim it. Most of us would think this is just another prank. But in reality, the possibility that you may have unclaimed property is quite real. Unclaimed Fortunes ABC […]

How do credit cards work

With the rise of large-scale data breaches involving sensitive consumer and financial data, the public has become increasingly aware of the potential vulnerability of the credit and debit cards that so many people carry.  The weak link? The magnetic strip on the back.   EMV  (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) cards using microchip technology were developed for […]


There are many people who inspire us in life for various reasons. In the case of Mark Zuckerberg, he went from just another child born into an upper, middle class family, to become the youngest billionaire in the world. Early Life Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on May 14th, 1984 in White Plains, New York […]

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It’s no secret that industries are having trouble keeping up with the rapid pace of technological and environmental developments. What may be a surprise is how far behind the U.S. government has fallen, especially where wasting paper is concerned. This is especially ironic given that the “go green” movement actually began in 1948 when the […]


We all love a good success story, but what’s even better is one that has the little guy faced with seemingly impossible odds, yet somehow managing to come out on top. The following are some of our favorite success stories of those who were once ridiculed as insignificant start-ups, but became incredibly successful against all […]

20 Books Title

Harry S. Truman once said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” It’s no secret that the majority of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies read an average of four to five books per month. Check out some of the top books on CEO lists. Business Adventures by John Brooks From Wall Street […]

Work remotely

As a mom who has opted to stay at home with your children, you may seek opportunities to work from home, either full-time or part-time. If so, you’re in luck. An increasing number of companies are seeing the benefits of hiring remote workers. Unfortunately, the number of scammers has also risen. So how do you […]

pay it forward personal loans

We live in a world where “there is no such things as a free lunch.” People don’t work for free, and investors don’t give out personal loans without interest. Even when friends or family do you a “favor” there are usually strings attached. Which is why it is so refreshing (and rare) when people are […]


It’s hard for us to imagine having more money than we could possibly spend in a lifetime, but there are many rich people who have such a fortune.  We explored the luxury items of the richest people. The Entourage Take mega superstar Mariah Carey. You might not be a Mariah fan, but her work has […]

new job

Starting a new job can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking time. Adjusting to a new workplace and new co-workers can be a challenge, and it is important to start off on the right foot with your new colleagues. To make sure you take the right steps into your new career, we offer some great advice […]


Knowing how to make and manage money is important but, without a healthy lifestyle, key factors enabling the task can be sorely affected. Energy levels, mental sharpness, and communication skills can all drop to unproductive levels. Both the National Institutes for Health, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide valuable information regarding […]


Interestingly enough, gold remains intact; an ever-present commodity.  Silver, on the other hand, is being used up and discarded.  We are in a silver crisis at present and a host of people are buying up silver while they can.  Let’s take a look at why this is happening. Increasing Number Of Uses The Silver Institute […]