Archive for the 'Financial Management' Category

"Don't wait to start paying off what you owe, because otherwise what you owe will hold you back, Suze Orman, personal finance expert and best-selling author of "Women & Money," tells CNBC Make It. "Debt is bondage," she says. 'You will never, ever, ever have financial freedom if you have debt.'"

"Dipping your toe in stock markets for the first time is intimidating, even for those of us who consider ourselves financially savvy. But other than paying a financial specialist for advice, what other options are available?" asks Megan Ellis (photo, left) in a piece at MakeUseOf.com.

"Luckily, there are a variety of stock market games and simulators available for users to get a feel for the industry. And best of all, most of them are free.

"Games are often used to educate children — but there are also games that can teach adults a lesson or two. From simulators that feel incredibly realistic to user-friendly games, here are five stock market games that will prepare you for the real thing."

"In this post, you’ll learn what’s at the root of money stress, and develop ten strategies to reduce it and have a more peaceful life."

"After nearly 15 years in banking, I have witnessed firsthand how banks operate and make money. That has influenced how I choose products and interact with financial institutions."

"Here is my advice on how you can get the most from your bank."

8 Lies about Money That Could Be Keeping You in Debt

03 13th, 2018 Author: Jan Shawkey

"Patrice C. Washington, author of Real Money Answers for Every Woman: How to Win the Money Game With or Without a Man, says the lies we tell ourselves about money might be contributing to those balances," writes Libby Kane (photo, left).

"Washington says that wealth "has 100% nothing to do with money."

"Below, she outlines eight common money lies that could be keeping us in debt: . . ."

5 Financial Terms People Use All Wrong

03 8th, 2018 Author: Jan Shawkey

"There's a lot to learn about money."

"'It's not taught in high school," Bob Gavlak [photo, left], CFP and wealth adviser with Strategic Wealth Partners in Columbus, Ohio, told Business Insider. "You get taught about parabolas and Venn diagrams in high school, but you don't get taught about taxes and budgeting and credit cards and mortgages, which would be much more helpful to your long-term personal success."

"And then, he pointed out, we tend not to learn financial literacy in college or at work. When are we supposed to pick it up?"

The 12 Worst Money Habits and How to Break Them

03 6th, 2018 Author: Jan Shawkey

Still good advice from Libby Kane (photo, left).

Nikelle Murphy (photo, left) has the details.

"If you really want to live the financial life of your dreams, it's time to get real. Here are 11 of the most common lies you need to stop telling yourself before it's too late."

Author bio – Ms. Quinn "is an experienced personal finance writer and her work has appeared on WSJ.com, Huffington Post and Slate. She is also the former Managing Editor of Mint.com."

Barnes & Noble Is Killing Itself

02 20th, 2018 Author: Jan Shawkey

"I’ve been chronicling the slow demise of B&N for years now, watching the company bleed out, drop by drop, until it has become a shell of its former value. B&N was a cultural center in places without cultural centers. It was a stopover on rainy days in New York, Chicago, and Cleveland and it was a place you could go to get your kids’ first books."

 

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