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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
6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management
Finance

6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

Consider this list a mental reset button on your financial psyche.
J.D. Roth
Guess What: Going to College Still Pays
Finance

Guess What: Going to College Still Pays

A recent study shows that on virtually every measure of economic wellbeing and career attainment, college educated millennials are outperforming their peers with less education.
Laura Entis
The Best Value in Higher Education
Finance

The Best Value in Higher Education

Princeton Review came out with their list of best value colleges, with UNC Chapel Hill and Williams College taking the tops spots.
Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Entrepreneurs

Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why big goals start with small actions, how falling in love with boredom helps you stay driven and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha