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13 Ways We Can Fix The “Free Market” So It Works For Regular People, Not Just The Rich

The free market doesn’t exist. The market is governed by many rules, almost of all which don’t benefit workers. But people made the rules, and people can change them.<p>In his book <i>Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few</i>, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich provides an outstanding guide to …

How to Live Life With Purpose, Passion, and Profit

Entrepreneur Aaron Sansoni shares the 5-step formula to living a life by design.<p>Aaron Sansoni is an entrepreneur who lives by his mantra: sales rolling in freedom rolling out. Becoming a master at sales has lead to traveling the globe speaking to entrepreneurs to help them learn the tools required …

How Steve Case Is Preparing for the Web's Third Wave

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Case is a man of many accomplishments, but you likely know him best as the co-founder of America Online, or AOL. By building up an Internet community, investing in startups through Revolution LLC, and traveling the world for “Rise …

Entrepreneurship

A timeless 6-step guide to getting rich, according to a 79-year-old personal finance classic

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>He boiled down 13 steps anyone …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

You must start where you are, you must use what you have, and you must do what you can. Anything else is running away from your problems and abandoning your life and yourself.<p>1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected …

Positive Thinking

Start your own business with these 4 great offers

Starting a business takes more than a great idea. The best way to ensure that your small business has a fighting chance in a competitive market is to develop a core set of skills to prepare yourself for every challenge, hurdle or roadblock you’ll find along the way.<p>That’s why we’ve put together a …

Here's exactly what to say when you call your credit card company to negotiate fees

Whether it's the first time you've missed a payment and you're being charged a fee, or your interest rate is too high or you want to increase your available credit line, <i>everything</i> is negotiable.<p>If the thought of haggling with your big, scary bank keeps you up at night, fear not — we have the …

Personal Finance

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2016

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.

Books

Highest recorded compound annual returns by investor[CHART]

Highest recorded compound annual returns by investor, per the book Excess Returns – great chart – more on the book below.<p>An analysis of the …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

These Stocks Had the Best Bull Market Birthday Week Ever

The bull market’s 7th birthday this week (or 112th, depending on how you look at it) may have been bittersweet—considering its best days were last …

These 10 stocks ride tireless bull to epic gains

This bull market just won't quit after seven long years. That means big bucks for patient investors.<p>The bull market turns seven on Wednesday, a happy milestone for just about all investors. But it's been an even more spectacular period for those who had invested in one of ten stocks in the current …

A woman who studied over 100 millionaires came up with 18 questions to predict wealth

It wasn't until she was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated that she made the effort.<p>"It was under these conditions that I took the first major step toward building a new, fulfilling life for myself," writes Masters, who wrote under the name Tardy, in her book, "The Eventual …

The Father Of All Ponzi Schemes Will Cause The Mother Of All Financial Meltdowns

On December 10, 2008, Bernie Madoff’s two sons told authorities their father was running a $65B Ponzi scheme for decades. Supposedly the sons and …

11 Keys to Great Success in Life and Business: Key #9 Understand Accounting and Finance

Let me apologize to you right up front… This article isn’t the typical “dream big” stuff I enjoy writing about. But the truth is, if you don’t …

Top 10

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

Entrepreneurship

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

<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> …

5 Signs You're Working For A Truly Great Company

If you were to ask people, “what makes a great company,” you would get quite a variety of responses. It’s one of those things that’s hard to define but easy to identify if you are part of a great company. I’ve had the opportunity to interview, work and speak with some of the world’s top business …

Warren Buffett's 4 stock investing principles

In fact, Buffett's investment criteria has been included in the beginning pages of every single Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report since 1982:<p>The larger the company, the greater will be our interest: We would like to make an acquisition in the $5-20 billion range.<p>Of course… Buffett is talking about</i> …

Four Reasons Why You've Got A Rotten Job -- Or No Job At All

Let’s face it. Your job is not what you hoped it would be. And you’re not alone. Only one in five people is fully engaged in his or her work and even fewer are truly passionate. And come to think of it, you’re one of the lucky ones: millions are now finding it hard to land jobs or gigs that cover …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

How To Answer The Five Dumbest Job Interview Questions

This story lays out five old-school, insulting job interview questions that have no business on any 21st-century interviewer’s agenda or lips.<p>Some people haven’t gotten the memo that the traditional, power-inequality-driven interview questions are embarrassing throwbacks. They brand an employer as …

12 Longreads To Get You Through A Snow Day

Snowed in? Fend off cabin fever with these fascinating stories.<p>If you live in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic, a gigantic winter storm is about to screw up your weekend plans.<p>On the bright side, a snow day is one of the best excuses for finally getting around to tackling your Pocket or Instapaper …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

What Quality Education Should Teach You, According to a Harvard Scientist

Harvard’s great biologist/psychologist <b>Steven Pinker</b> is one of my favorites, even though I’m just starting to get into his work.<p>What makes him great …

The 2016 global economy explained in 7 charts

That said, it's impossible to know for sure how the year will go. Investors will find it tricky to navigate.<p>Alan Mudie, head of investment strategy at Societe Generale Private Banking, and his team have broken the major themes into a huge slideshow presentation.<p>We've selected a few slides we think …

Stock Markets

Opinion: How to piggyback on Warren Buffett and other legendary money managers

It’s easier than you might think to track and mimic the stock picks of legendary investment managers, and benefit from their success.<p>You may already …

Here's what happened the last 10 times the stock market disintegrated into a bear market

In JPMorgan Asset Management's massive guide to global markets, David Kelly and his team included a look at the past 10 times the US stock market has headed into a bear market.<p>Defined as a 20% drop from the most recent S&P 500 all-time high, bear markets are associated with four macro indicators: …

Stock Markets