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4 Easy to Start Online Side Hustle Ideas

Many people who want to work from home are simply looking for ways to make a little extra on the side. While a part-time job can fill the bill, when …

Small Business

How Buying Stock in the 'Best Companies to Work For' Helped This Investor Crush the Market

For most of his first two decades as a mutual fund manager, Jerry Dodson was something of a nobody in finance. The Warren Buffett–quoting stock …

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

We Need to Talk About Money: Seven Stories About Personal Finance

I suppose it’s fitting to begin a piece about personal finance by talking about my own situation: I owe the IRS and the Comptroller of Maryland a …

Banana Republic is destroying Gap

In the second quarter, the parent company of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic saw sales slip 2%, the company announced on Thursday.<p>Out of its three core brands, Banana Republic saw sales plummet the most dramatically: -9%, versus -4% in the same quarter last year.<p>Gap fell -3% and Old Navy was …

5 Hottest Travel Trends of Summer 2016

Roadtrips, national parks, and cheap airfare make the list.<p>As the summer travel season gets under way in just a few short weeks, pack your …

Travel Deals

7 Easy Ways To Get Your Financial Life in Order

For lots of people, it’s hard to think of anything less enjoyable than taking stock of their finances. From monthly bills to saving for retirement, …

Personal Finance

5 Dividend Stocks That Want to Pay You More Money

As <b>Fed</b> Chair Janet Yellen and company mull over the possibility of a rate hike next month, a huge chunk of U.S. stocks are pondering rate hikes of …

An app millennials are using to trade stocks and cryptocurrencies without any fees is now worth $5.6 billion: Here's how to use it

And it's a model that's working for people. A little over four years after launch, the company has a $5.6 billion valuation— four times more than its 2017 valuation of $1.3 billion.<p>The app first launched in December 2014 and quickly became a favorite among younger people looking to invest. It …

What Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and 10 other successful people were doing at 25

Some of the most accomplished people prove that no two paths to success are alike.<p>While the Steve Jobses and Richard Bransons were already dominating the business world at 25, others took a little longer to hit their stride and saw their mid-20s as transformative years.<p>Here's what 12 of the world's …

Investment property won’t work out ‘if you’re greedy’

An asset that can appreciate in value exponentially and produce a sizable monthly income sounds like a dream come true.<p>But buying an investment property isn't all upside, experts say. An uncertain real estate market, tenant woes, unexpected costs and hassles can make it a real nightmare, especially …

Buying a Home Versus Renting: Weighing All the Factors

Which is the better financial move: Owning a home or renting one?<p>To a large extent, the answer depends on your location, the market environment, your …

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

6 Ways to Cut $500 from Your Monthly Bills

(TNS)—Surely, you’ve heard advice about cutting discretionary expenses—a daily latte, for example—to save money. It’s true that small savings can add …

Personal Finance

6 tricked-out campsites that don't really count as camping at all

Glamping takes your marshmallows and sleeping bag to the next level.<p>The portmanteau of "glamorous" and "camping" is a revolution in enjoying the …

How One Couple Climbed Out Of Debt And Became Millionaires In Their 30s

It was right after college graduation when starting a new life suddenly became very expensive. First, a brand new Honda Civic. Next, a house. Then an engagement ring for a long-time girlfriend.<p>Student loans still lingered, too.<p>Pretty soon the debt totaled up: $25,000 for the car loan, a $100,000+ …

Personal Finance

4 reasons small stocks could be studs this year

Big stocks like Apple grab everyone's attention like All-Stars showing up to spring training. But small stocks are sometimes the next rookie of the year: studs few know about right now.<p>It's starting to look like a little stock kind of year. While the S&P 500 is up 2.3% since late November, the …

1. Steve Cohen

2014 Earnings: $1.3 billion.<p>One of the most successful hedge fund managers ever, Steve Cohen may have shut down his SAC Capital hedge fund firm after it pleaded guilty to insider-trading charges, but he continues to successfully trade his own money. Cohen returned his outside investors' money and …

1. Houston, Texas

Why You Should Check Your Credit Reports Each Year

A new study found that one in four consumers identified errors on their reports that could affect their credit scores.<p>Luckily, I've never found a …

Identity Theft

6 Under-$10 Stocks Moving Higher

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage …

How to Start Investing in Stocks

If you think you are ready to start investing, it can seem daunting knowing where to begin. The following article gives you a step-by step …

Investing

6 Tips to Help 20-Somethings Save for a Rainy Day

If you're a young adult, your main financial goals might simply be paying off student loans and saving up to buy some nice IKEA furniture for your …

How The National Football League Can Reach $25 Billion In Annual Revenues

This year revenues for the National Football League will be somewhere just north of $9 billion, which means the league remains the most lucrative in the world.<p>But NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, wants more. Much more.<p>He has stated that he wants to reach $25 billion in annual revenues for the …

Must-Have Skills to Become a Homebuyer

If you want to delve into the world of real estate and make a business out of flipping houses, be prepared to learn the basics to become successful. …

6 Ways To Prepare For Unexpected Financial Events

In a relatively short period of time, Americans have seen a collapse of housing prices, the near-collapse of the banking system, double-digit unemployment and various boom-and-bust cycles in financial markets. You may not know what’s coming next, but bad news shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise …

3 Beach Reads That Will Make You a Way Better Investor