Posts Tagged ‘financial planning’


Successful People Rise and Shine

Can getting up early bring more investing success? Profile after profile of the world’s most successful and wealthy people suggest that rising with the sun (or earlier) is a key habit that translates into more energy, better decision-making and increased financial success. The finance site Money Morning reports on new research by University of Heidelberg […]

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Financial Gifts Keep Giving for a Lifetime

Only fourteen states require a high school course in personal finance, says the Council for Economic Education – and just 22 require one in economics. That means the majority of young Americans are completely unprepared to enter a complex financial world filled with difficult decisions. So this holiday season, a finance-focused gift may be the […]

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Financial Planner or Money Manager: What’s the Difference?

The world of finance and investment planning is complex and fast becoming more so. And that’s why the field is full of experts offering advice, financial products and legal representation to manage your money. It can be difficult for independent investors to go it alone – but it’s not always easy to choose the right […]

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Prudent Planning: Taking the Long View

Would you stick around for a web page taking longer than10 seconds to load? Or wait in line more than 15 minutes? Most Americans wouldn’t, according to new research reported by WebProNews. Along with recent polls suggesting that personal responsibility is declining, these studies suggest that we’re also fast becoming a nation defined by instant […]

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Consumer Debt is a Slaver with a Pretty Face

Are you a voluntary slave to the monthly payment? Most Americans are to some extent. Take a moment to calculate exactly how much of your money is tied up paying interest to institutions that loaned you money for another new car, a bigger house, a kickin’ stereo, or a tropical vacation. The problem with this […]

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