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Amazon Launches New Prime Reading Program

Starting this month, Amazon Prime memberships have a new feature: Prime Reading. Under this program, the $99 Prime subscription now includes free access to over one-thousand e-books, comics, and magazines. The content on offer will rotate, hopefully encouraging subscribers to read more and …

Tech Trends

The 21-Day MetaShred Fat-Loss System | Men's Health

THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan—represents the culmination of every hard truth I’ve learned on the front lines of fat loss. It combines cutting-edge science with tried-and-true training advice to attack your flab with no mercy. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!<p>I share five …

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

Productivity

5 lucrative tech careers to pursue in 2015

Looking to make the biggest bucks in the fastest growing industry?<p>There are two crystal clear — albeit unsurprising — commonalities among the top 10 …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

The Three Biggest Reasons To Be Bullish On Tech Stocks, According To BlackRock

With Apple posting its best quarterly profit ever (and, not to mention, growing its market cap beyond the $700 billion mark), Facebook growing its revenue 49% year-over-year and the likes of Cisco and Qualcomm easily beating Wall Street’s expectations with their most recent earnings results — to …

Investing

Morgan Stanley's Tesla Analyst Cuts His EPS Estimates But Looks Past The Implications

Morgan Stanley’s Tesla analyst Adam Jonas significantly decreased his earnings estimates for the second time in less than a month. The first cut was in January before the December quarter results were announced and was driven by lower projected sales in China and the 2015 and 2016 cuts were …

Investing

5 Reasons Why an LLC is the Right Structure for Your Startup | Inc.com

Despite the lingering effects of the Great Recession, people are more optimistic about the general business climate in the country, even though much of the wealth being generated hasn't spread to the nation's poor or middle class. Despite that, over 27 percent of those polled think that economic …

Small Business

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

The Best Day of the Week to Buy Stocks

Just as there are strong seasonal trends pertaining to good and bad months in which to own stocks, there are times within each month that are …

Stock Markets

The 6 Key Components Of Writing A Business Plan

Having prepared a good business plan before starting your venture can often be the difference between startup success and failure. I am not saying you need a 50 page detailed report, as investors don’t typically have the time to read them anymore. But, it is more about taking the time to think …

Small Business

3 Months to Mass

Anyone with experience in the mass-gain department—and we mean muscle mass, not the lumpy kind that accumulates around your midsection—knows the …

Bonds vs. Stocks? Microsoft Offers An Easy Answer

<i>Opinions expressed are those of</i> <i>John Buckingham</i><i>, chief investment officer of</i> <i>Al Frank Asset Management, Inc. (AFAM).</i> <i></i>a division of AFAM Capital, Inc. and editor of The Prudent Speculator newsletter.<p>Readers who have followed <i>The Prudent Speculator</i> for more than, say, a week are well aware that one of …

Investing

These 10 Podcasts May Just Get You to Stop Listening to Music

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

Where Do Oil Prices Go From Here?

<b>Intro</b><br>Some experts suggest oil prices will be range-bound for a while before heading lower, even as low as $20 per barrel. Others believe oil prices are about to head north before settling somewhere between $70 and $80 per barrel. Who is correct and can we really know for sure? In this article, …

Oil

This 24-minute morning routine will energize your whole day

Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your morning routine can set you up for massive success the whole day. You can chose to linger in bed, hitting snooze and dreading the alarm, or you can set yourself up for massive daily productivity and success with the …

Time Management

Here's The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success, According To Network Science

Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and holding them to high standards.<p>We think we understand …

The 'Buffett Formula' Will Help You Get Smarter Every Day

— Charlie Munger<p><i>"Go to bed smarter than when you woke up."</i><p>— Charlie Munger<p>Most people go though life not really getting any smarter.<p>Why? They simply won't do the work required.<p>It's easy to come home, sit on the couch, watch TV and zone out until bed time rolls around.<p>But that's not really going to …

"I, big wrinkle, made all these little wrinkles."

7 Meatless Mains (+ What to Wash Them Down With)

The easiest way to make dinner feel special is to pair it with a great beverage -- whether a cocktail, a smoothie, or something more akin to dessert, a fancy libation punctuates any meal and enlivens an otherwise ordinary weeknight.<p>No matter if you're a veteran vegetarian or you've resolved to cut …

Food