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18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

A former Navy SEAL officer reveals the 11-point checklist he used to prepare for combat

When Leif Babin was training to become a US Navy SEAL officer, he didn't expect to spend so much time working out combat mission briefs in Powerpoint presentations, he explains in his new book "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win."<p>It was a common feeling, and the reason why in …

Military

What 11 Successful People Wish They Knew About Money in Their 20s

Even the wealthiest, most successful people are prone to making money mistakes.<p>Billionaire and investor Mark Cuban misused his credit cards at a …

Gold isn't a safe haven anymore

Something strange is happening in the gold market. It used to be the first place investors rushed to in a crisis, but that's changing.<p>An analyst note from Barclays shows investors pulled money from financial derivatives based on the gold price, even as the Greek debt crisis reached its peak in June.<p>…

14 mind tricks to help you save more and spend less

But in practice, it's harder than it sounds.<p>In the moment, most of us would rather have that $25 brunch special than increase our retirement contributions by 1%, or take that desperately "needed" week at the beach instead of saving for a down payment on a two-bedroom bungalow. "Later" doesn't hold …

Are you overlooking big threats to your finances?

There are two ways that wealth can slip away: slowly and quickly.<p>Today, many folks are well aware of the slow erosion caused by high fund expenses, …

Tony Robbins shares 5 keys to getting rich

Tony Robbins, the self-improvement titan and author of "Money: Master the Game," has advised the biggest names in finance, including Ray Dalio, Paul Tudor Jones and T. Boone Pickens. We sat down with him to find out what he learned from them.

7 Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving More Money in 2015

These simple strategies can help you squeeze more out of your budget—and end the year with a lot more cash socked away than you started with.<p>If your …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Stocks Go Up. Stocks Go Down. Deal With It.

The best tool for addressing anxiety about the stock market is information. Unfortunately, that isn't always enough.<p>Like some of our investment …

Here's What Millennial Savers Still Haven't Figured Out

Gen Y is taking saving seriously, a new survey shows. But they still don't know who to trust for financial advice.<p>The oldest millennials were …

8 Stunning Images That Show How Much Natural Resources Are Mined Each Year

One year's worth of mined platinum is only the size of a car. But it's worth about $8 billion.<p>Visual Capitalist took one year's production of eight commodities, lumped each of them into a three-dimensional cubes, and put them next to landmarks around the world.<p>They also calculated the value of each …

The World's 2,325 Billionaires Have These 14 Traits In Common

That's an exclusive club, of which the likes of Warren Buffett, Jack Ma, and Oprah Winfrey are members.<p>Digging into research firm Wealth-X's new Billionaire Census, we found that billionaires have some commonalities.<p>Such as:<p><b>• If there is an average billionaire, he or she is worth around $3 billion.</b> …

Income Inequality

Two thirds of self-employed are not paying into pensions, report finds

Two-thirds of the growing number of self-employed workers are failing to pay anything into a pension policy, leaving themselves at risk of financial insecurity later in life, a report will warn this week.<p>The study on the changing nature of employment by the Resolution Foundation thinktank will …

'Shark Tank' Investor Barbara Corcoran Reveals The Elements Of A Perfect Pitch

Barbara Corcoran, an investor on the TV show "Shark Tank," who made her fortune in real estate, tells what she is looking for when listening to entrepreneurs' pitches.<p><i>Edited by Justin Gmoser. Originally published in October 2013.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

7 Ways To Make The Most Of Your 30s

Working to pay a slew of new bills can take over your life and make it harder to be spontaneous. But those who've been there before say that focusing too much on work and money means you'll miss important moments, which you can never get back.<p>Quora users in their 40s and 50s discussed what they …