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Investing For Beginners: Four Smart Ways to Invest Your Money

You may think that you have to be rich in order to begin investing funds, but the truth is that with as little as 50 dollars you can begin putting money into investments that will get you a return. Not all investors place their money in the stock market. There are countless ways to invest money …

This Could Drive Gold and the Stock Market to New All-Time Highs

Image source: Getty Images.<p>This has been a memorable year for investors. In April, investors were present for seven stock market events that hadn't occurred for at least a decade. This included the worst two-week stretch ever to begin the year for all three major indexes, followed by the biggest …

The Ringo Starr of precious metals is probably not worth investing in

The price of gold is up 28 percent in 2016, and the price of silver has increased 47 percent. One of the most popular gold ETFs, the SPDR Gold Shares Trust (GLD), has seen assets increase by 28 percent, or by more than US$20 billion, this year alone.<p>Regular Truewealth readers know precious metals …

Top 5 Mobile Design Trends To Look Out For In 2016

Consumers are spending more time consuming media on their mobile devices. The CMO Council reports that mobile digital media time in the US is now significantly higher at 51% compared to desktop media time at 42%. User experience is the central focus of the most relevant design trends, and …

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4 Mindset Changes Successful People Adopt For Unprecedented Success

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

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How Mobile Technologies Are Innovating The On-Site Retail Experience

MIT research shows that over 80 percent of in-store shoppers first visit online<p>The increasingly mobile retail environment is changing consumer expectations about shopping experiences. At the same time, it is putting new tools in the hands of retailers to help them reach, engage, and ultimately …

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

Tip: Trigger New Triceps Growth

Tag this onto the end of arm day and you'll get the best pump of your life... and stimulate new muscle growth.<p>This technique takes pain to a new …

The 275-Year-Old Secrets To Online Business Success | Benjamin Franklin’s Leadership Tips

<b>Benjamin Franklin Nailed It In 1751</b>Benjamin Franklin in his early 20s developed a system for achieving almost anything in life that has proven the …

The 3 Curve Balls That Strike Out the Most Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you want to launch a startup. You have a product idea and some target customers in mind, and you’ve been looking for validation from colleagues, investors and analysts for a while. You also want to pursue the idea in your spare time, …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

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You Should Avoid VC Money at All Costs, According to This Top Investor

Gil Penchina, one of the top angel investors in the Silicon Valley, explains why you should not take venture capital money to grow your business.<p>I recently had the chance to sit down with Gil Penchina - one of the top investors and operators in the Silicon Valley. Gil is known for being critical to …

The 10 Most Cringeworthy Employee Behaviors

Yelling at someone in the office, being consistently late, or lying to the boss can all lead to a hostile, toxic work environment.<p>Perhaps, more often than you'd like to admit, you've found yourself in the position of the naughty employee--shopping online or browsing Facebook in a moment of boredom. …

Tip: Build Your Biceps With 5-3 Countdowns

This is one of the best training methods we've used for biceps. It's very different, but very effective. Check it out!<p>Coach Chad Waterbury calls this …

5 Things the World’s Greatest Achievers All Have in Common

Something that has always fascinated me is what separates the world’s greatest achievers from everyone else in the world. What do they know that we …

11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

Android inventor Andy Rubin thinks the future of smartphones might be a single AI

'It just has to be conscious'<p>Andy Rubin, who co-founded Android and jump-started Google's robotics efforts, imagines a future where artificial intelligence is so powerful that it powers every connected device. Speaking at Bloomberg's Tech Conference in San Francisco today, Rubin said a combination …

This Startup Makes It Easy For Entrepreneurs To Raise Capital, Pitching Data To Attract Investors

In 2015, startups generated $98.4 billion in venture capital funding, increasing from $88.7 billion in 2014. Last year, funding rounds exceeding $100 million rose 125% from 2014, with a staggering 23 companies achieving a $1 billion valuation by the third quarter.<p>These growing statistics, coupled …

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How This 3 Letter Word Can Help You Increase Your Sales Overnight

NLP is a concept that many of us have heard of, but don't realize how effective it can truly be.<p>In the popular crime drama Lie to Me, Tim Roth's character determines what other people are thinking and feeling by reading their facial expressions and body language.<p>The show was based on the work of …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

What We Think Leaders Should Look Like (And Why It Matters)

One would like to think that leadership is a largely meritocratic endeavor, and that our leaders are chosen and followed based upon their abilities and characteristics rather than anything as shallow as how they look.<p>Alas, a number of studies suggest that isn’t really the case, and how we look has …

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Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

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A Cheat Sheet to Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs

The fact is, for most entrepreneurs, life at most times is overwhelming. There are moments when you’ll find yourself with so many ongoing fires in the proverbial oven, the easiest thing to do is put yourself on autopilot and keep going, with no strategic focus in mind.<p>You’ll find yourself engaging …

Employees Want This Perk More Than Snacks, Gym Memberships or Cool Office Design

This in-office perk wins over office design, food, and on-site amenities.<p>Visit any hot-in-town startup, and you'll see how hard the company strives to be the coolest, most fun, fairest of them all. Beautifully designed office spaces. Kitchenettes stocked with food and drinks. Nap pods, yoga, and …