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‘Getting to the Green’: Talking Money and Finances with Author and Financial Planner Altair Gobo

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Altair Gobo has a unique way of looking at money, financial planning and wealth: He sees similarities between money management and the game of golf. Taking his experience as an avid golfer for 20 years and his 35 years as a CFP, Altair put this analogy and experience together in his new book, Getting to the Green: Golf, Financial Planning, and Life, Not Necessarily in That Order.   BookTrib recently had a sit down with Gobo to talk about his book and to ask one very critical question: ‘Is it ever too late to plan for the future?’ BookTrib: You’ve taken a really unique approach to explaining financial planning; you liken it to the game of golf. How did you come…

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Millennials Are ‘Climbing’ Toward Success with Rosell’s New Guide

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Depending on your generation, you may have different views on what millennials are today. What are their spending habits? How do (or don’t) they keep it all in check? If you are like most millennials, struggling to figure out what exactly “financial planning” is and how you can do it without being overwhelmed, this book is for you. David Rosell makes difficult financial concepts easy to understand in his new book Keep Climbing: A Millennial’s Guide To Financial Planning. Rosell believes that millennials, with their spending habits and lack of thought for retirement, are setting themselves up for financial disaster. Millennials have more power than ever before. They are bigger than any other generation, more diversified and have more influence…

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DIY MFA Radio Episode 129: Let’s Talk About the Money — Interview with Manjula Martin

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This week’s podcast episode is a juicy one and tackles a subject that’s often taboo for writers: Money. In it, Gabriela Pereira interviews Manjula Martin editor of Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living. As it turns out, this isn’t just a tricky topic, but one that is vitally important for writers to discuss. For more detailed show notes, visit DIYMFA.com/129.

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Samantha Jayne and Quarter Life Poetry

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The creator of the popular Quarter Life Poetry Tumblr and Instagram tackles real-life truths of work, money, sex, and many other 20-something challenges in this laugh-out-loud collection of poetry. Samantha Jayne knows that life post-college isn’t as glamorous as all undergrads think it’s going to be… because she’s currently living it. At 25, Samantha began creating doodles and funny poems about her #struggle to share with friends on Instagram. To her surprise, these poems were picked up by 20-somethings all around the world who agreed, “This is literally us.” At a time when it seems like everyone else is getting married, snagging a dream job, and paying off their student loans, Samantha’s poetry captures the voice of young people everywhere…

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Spartan Up! Happiness Guru Amit Kumar on What Makes Life Most Fulfilling

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Amit Kumar attends Cornell University and studies happiness. That’s right, he is studying what makes people happy and why. One thing that he has discovered is that experiences, not material things, lead to long-term happiness. Kumar spoke with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, Founder and CEO of Spartan Race, about why experiences make life most fulfilling. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off the course. In Spartan Up! The Podcast, Joe travels the globe to explore what it means to…

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Rich as sin: money and murder on Wall Street

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The rewards of Wall Street come fast and furious. Too fast for some; not fast enough for others. The Street is where big money is made and it’s all based on the same drive – greed. This is where the Milken’s and Boesky’s seemed joined at the hip in a cacophony of insatiable debauchery. So, how far would you go to be rich? Not just comfortably rich, but rich beyond your comprehension of rich? Rich as sin? Richer than Midas? In Nothing Personal: A Novel of Wall Street Mike Offit plumbs the deeper depths in which greed sinks to keep the wealth rolling in. Having worked the ‘Street’ for 25 years, Offit has written a novel that takes his readers on…

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