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Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side
Personal Health

Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side

Hyper-focus on building your company will bite you if you aren't just as focused on the well being of you and your family.
Scott Wylie
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off
Minimum Wage

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Geoff Weiss
Business

Is This the Most Practical Wedding Registry of Our Generation?

At a time when weddings seem to be more extravagant than ever, a new gift registry is trying to put the focus on couples' financial future.
Wendy Frink
Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?
Personal Finance

Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?

Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance expert and author of 'When She Makes More,' earns significantly more than her husband. And society, starting with her very own mother, has a hard time with that.
Catherine Clifford
Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning
Personal Finance

Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning

Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments.
Cliff Goldstein
For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play
Personal Finance

For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play

If you hit it right, antique toys can be a highly valued part of your investment portfolio.
Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools
Personal Finance

Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

The White House has made April National Financial Capability Month.
Sharon Epperson
How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World
Taxes

How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

Workers in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Hungary face the highest tax burdens, according to the OECD's annual report on individual income taxes.
Allison Linn
Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game
Facebook

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.
Wendy Frink
When Financial Professionals Go Indie
Asset Management

When Financial Professionals Go Indie

Weighing becoming independent asset manager or financial advisor? Balance the freedom to serve customers against the strain of running a firm.
Kent Croft and Mark Travis
Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't
Entrepreneurs

Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

Entrepreneurship comes with financial risk. Is it possible to take the leap if you're also supporting a family?
Amanda Steinberg
Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students
Education

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.
Geoff Weiss
Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index
Finance

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel