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This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

The Next Recession Is Gonna Really Suck

WASHINGTON ― When the next recession comes, many people who lose their jobs will have a harder time getting unemployment insurance, an important lifeline for most Americans. In several states, these people could have to pee in cups just to qualify.<p>Those who don’t get benefits will have to settle …

Economics

5 books that will help you reach your financial goals

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>If you’ve already forgotten about those New Year’s resolutions, here’s an easy way to check …

Personal Finance

I deleted WhatsApp for a year and here's what I learned

An initial flurry of real calls and more time to read turned into losing contacts, missing out on groups and upsetting my wife<p>At the end of 2016, I sent a message to all my contacts: “After 31 December, I will not use WhatsApp any more. Instead, I will use Threema and Signal.”<p>On New Year’s Eve, I …

Apps

5 Sites And Apps To Help You Figure Out What To Watch On Netflix

Perhaps in an ideal world, you could simply embed Netflix into your brain and the company would know exactly what content you wanted to watch at any given moment. You could just sit back and relax your days away stress-free as shows and movies auto-play a constant stream of your favorites and new, …

Televisions

Opinion: Blame bitcoin’s crash on these sharp new players

Futures trading in bitcoin opened the door for naysayers to participate in the trading market, which had previously been largely dominated by true …

Cryptocurrency

4 Marijuana Stocks That Should Yield at Least 100,000 Kilograms of Cannabis Annually by 2019

If you want a piece of the fast-growing legal pot market, these companies would be a great place to start your research.<p>Sure, cryptocurrencies have …

Cannabis

Bitcoin Is Losing Ground -- Here's the Coin That Could Take Its Place

A major payment-processing company is ditching bitcoin, but seems very interested in a certain alternative.<p>It has been a quiet day in the …

Cryptocurrency

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

The 1 Thing Everyone Overlooks With Blockchain Technology

Forget this and your cryptocurrency investments could go up in smoke.<p>With few exceptions, the cryptocurrency market has been next to unstoppable …

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full.<p>From …

So you're thinking about investing in Bitcoin? Don't

A collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing an irrational gold rush. I know you’re tempted, but don’t be a fool<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new …

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

10 Reasons to Buy Baidu Inc (ADR) Stock and Never Sell

The first is under-appreciated, while the seventh and eighth could provide huge returns for investors.<p>The title is a bit hyperbolic. There are lots …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i><p>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

19 Books the World's Top CEOs Read in 2017 (Including Bill Gates)

The book 'Hit Refresh' by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes this list twice as a great read.<p>What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the …

Is Bitcoin about to be replaced?

When I wrote my last article about Bitcoin it was sitting at US$13,807 and the price right now is US$13,502. A drop of around 2.5% isn’t much to …

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

3 Predictions of Bitcoin's Price in 2020 -- and Why They'll All Probably Be Wrong

Here are three scenarios that are entirely possible for bitcoin, both good and bad.<p>Several respected financial-industry experts have made projections …

Could These Be The Top 100 Stocks For 2018? Analysts Think So

In 2017, analyst recommendations were good predictors of returns - provided there was strong consensus.<p>FactSet's research indicates that only the top …

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue …

Bitcoin, blockchain explainer: A revolutionary idea which will transform everything from voting to music sales

The rule in financial investment (and indeed in life) has always been high risk, high reward. Keep your money safe in a savings account: pick up your …

How Much Income Tax Will I Pay If I Make $100,000?

Look at these scenarios to see how different the answer can be.<p>December is coming to a close, and now's the time that many people are doing year-end …

Forget Bitcoin: Stellar Lumens Is Up 6,300% Since March and Is Aiming for Big Blockchain Partners

A major multinational Dow component is already testing Stellar's unique blockchain technology.<p>What a year it's been for cryptocurrencies. With just …

4 Things That Could Send Bitcoin Soaring to $100,000

The right catalysts could propel bitcoin to a six-figure price tag.<p>Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000 as …

Understand These 7 Types of Investments and You'll Practically Be a Pro

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you're not</i> …

Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin

I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2 bitcoins.<p>While I had first heard about bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency