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Malala turns twenty-one today. You might be interested in The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai. Malala has helped educate hundreds of girls, spoken at the UN multiple times, and won the No… Malala Yousafzai, Leadership Lessons, Life Coach Training, Syrian Refugees, Nobel Peace Prize, Magazine Articles, Women In History, Emma Watson, Role Models

Five Leadership Lessons From Malala Yousafzai

The teenage activist at the center of Davis Guggenheim’s new film reminds us that the messenger is just as important as the message.

Investing on a shoestring budget: You can start with as little as a hundred bucks. Business Tips, Online Business, Marketing Budget, Financial Planning, Finance Tips, Budgeting, Investing, How To Make Money, How To Plan

5 Critical Financial Planning Tips for 20-Somethings

Here’s an interactive slide show counting down five things 20-somethings can do today to ensure they have the means to retire in the style when the time comes.

Lower than I would have suspected, but still a huge concern. Credit Score, Credit Cards, Student Loan Debt, Dorm Life, Scholarships For College, Interesting News, Awakening, Graduation, Face

Class of 2013 grads average $35,200 in loans, credit card debt

Between ballooning student loans, credit cards and money owed to family members, graduates of the class of 2013 are facing an average $35,200 in debt, a Fidelity survey found.

Why it’s harder for self-employed to get a mortgage Self Employment, Interesting News, Personal Finance, Online Business, How To Find Out, How To Apply, Highlights, Star, Highlight

Why it’s harder for self-employed to get a mortgage

Self employment is more common, but banks are more cautious about giving mortgages to people who fall into this category.

Canada Election: Harper, Trudeau, and the Challenge to Canadian Identity - The Atlantic Trudeau Canada, Canadian Identity, Justin Trudeau, Interesting News, Social Studies, Challenges, English, English Language, England

Stephen Harper’s Challenge to Canadian Identity

By picking on Muslims this election, the prime minister has damaged Canada’s welcoming reputation.

Why is the stock market the only "store" in the world that people leave when everything goes on sale? People Leave, Saving For Retirement, Interesting News, News Stories, Stock Market, Psychology, Politics, Marketing, Couple Photos

HuffPost - Breaking News, U.S. and World News

Read the latest headlines, news stories, and opinion from Politics, Entertainment, Life, Perspectives, and more.

Not my job to protect borrowers from 'bad choices,' Stephen Poloz says - The Globe and Mail Business Stories, Interesting News, My Job, The Borrowers, Choices, Globe, Marketing, Sayings, Watch

Not my job to protect borrowers from 'bad choices,' Stephen Poloz says

Plus, what to watch for this week

 Don't overlook this.// CIBC - Are Canadian Entrepreneurs Ready For Retirement? by equicapita via slideshare Canadian Entrepreneurs, Succession Planning, Retirement Age, Interesting News, Self, Business, Retirement, Business Illustration

CIBC - Are Canadian Entrepreneurs Ready For Retirement?

Canadians are aging, and Canadian entrepreneurs are aging even faster. The number of self-employed who are nearing retirement (ages 55 to 64) has been rising r…

My Biggest Home Buying Regret: Getting In Over My Head Best Bank, Budget Binder, Budgeting Worksheets, Investing In Stocks, Finance Blog, Lost Money, Best Credit Cards, Start Up Business, Business Advice

How My Retirement Plans Got Derailed – Big Time

In previous posts I have described how I started working at a major bank when my husband had a serious work place accident. This “temporary” job lasted for almost twenty-five years. I won’t get into the reasons why I left but will continue the story from there. Starting Our Own Business Because of his health, my husband had trouble sticking with any type of employment. We decided to go into business for ourselves mainly so he would have some useful occupation but also because we liked the…

In a survey of homeowners, six in 10 said that staying in their home is critical to their quality of life. (JENNIFER ROBERTS For The Globe and Mail) Home Ownership, Interesting News, Investors, Montreal, Retirement, Vancouver, Toronto, Globe, Change

Don’t ignore this retirement income source

Many people simply won’t accept the idea of selling or otherwise tapping into the equity in their houses, survey shows

We put warning labels on cigarette packages so people understand the risks of smoking, maybe we need to find a way to warn people about the dangers of debt when abused Smoking Risks, Noam Chomsky, Starting Your Own Business, Interesting News, We Need, Debt, Online Business, Budgeting, Larger

Do we need a debt course and exam before taking on debt?

Massive debt levels with individuals, governments, and corporations are creating big problems in Canada and around the world: The Financial crisis of 2008 occurred because of major debt problems with subprime mortgage lending. All of

The Melville office of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd filed the suit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of three investors who lost money in the IPO. High Paying Careers, Morgan Stanley, Pre Paid, Lost Money, Interesting News, In Law Suite, Long Island, Bubbles, Education

Why do we keep falling for economic bubbles - and will we ever learn?

The dizzy rise and dip of Facebook stock this week called to mind the dot-com bust a decade ago - would investors take such risks again, so soon after the 2008 financial crisis? Behavioural economists say yes: Bubbles come from our basic mental flaws

Emmanuel Jal contributed to Amnesty Internationals ”Toast To Freedom”, a new and exclusive commemorative song for Amnesty International to celebrate its anniversary year and dedicated to human rights activism around the world. Please support! Peace Pictures, Freedom Day, Amnesty International, World Press, Interesting News, Social Issues, Human Rights, Toast, Neon Signs

‘Toast To Freedom’: It’s World Press Freedom Day

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