From the 'Wealth 4.0' Category:

Protecting Yourself from Social (In)Security

We’ve all heard of the classic three-legged retirement income stool: pensions, social security, and personal savings. Unfortunately for many upcoming retirees, that three-legged stool only has one leg. That’s personal savings. In a Social […]

The Ultimate Guide to Paying Off Debt

[s2If !is_user_logged_in()] Household debt as a percentage of GDP has been decreasing moderately since 2009. The Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that 2013 household debt has fallen below pre-recession levels. Despite the good news, […]

Improve Your FAFSA Aid Chances

It’s that time of year when you and your child may be looking forward to college next fall.  You may also need to seek financial aid to help pay for it.  This process usually […]

4 Ways to Increase Your 401K Balance (Hint: Lower Your 401K Fees)

Employers may be shocked by the reaction from their employees when 401K plan fees are soon given their own separate line item on 401K statements. For the first time, in clear language, employees will […]

Q2 2011’s Rent vs. Buy Decision

Trulia completed their Q2 2011 Rent vs. Buy analysis across 50 of the largest US cities by population, and if you live in NYC the answer appears to be…well, take a look below: Read […]

Are Venture Capitalists Being Bootstrapped into Oblivion?

I would venture to say that many venture capitalists actually enjoy being bootstrapped. But a popular BusinessWeek article discusses the contrary. Today’s startups can build critical infrastructure with less capital than before with the […]

Have You Gone Global on Twitter Yet?

One of the best things about Twitter is being able to connect with individuals in other countries. Yet despite Twitter and other social media platforms connecting us in unprecidented ways, some say the world […]

5 Things Ronald McDonald Can Teach Us About Job Security

Of all of the people we would never expect to lose his or her job, Ronald McDonald recently had his job threatened when the healthcare industry raised serious concerns over having him as the […]

Where the Jobs Are

The May 2011 Jobs Report indicated that unemployment ticked up to 9.1 percent. This caused strong reaction in the media and the markets, just short of Mr. Howard Beale‘s iconic primal scream. But are […]

Consumer vs. Business Confidence

Confidence data is used as an indicator to predict future commerce.  For example, if you’re confident that your personal financial situation will improve tomorrow you may feel encouraged to spend today. In the confidence […]