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Five Things That Seem Like A Good Idea Before You Retire

The time leading up to retirement can include a myriad of thoughts, goals, and dreams. Whether it’s daily golf, increased family time, worldwide travel, or something else, there are a number of activities that seem like a good idea prior to retirement, but which may not turn out to be so great.<p><b>Play</b> …

6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

2. <b>ComScore's video publishing program will integrate with the video publishing company the Platform.</b> Together, the two systems will be able to relay detailed analytics to clients, providing information such as which devices someone is watching their videos on and what time of day they are …

Try These 3 Rules for a Happier Life | Inc.com

Happiness is hard, personal, and among the quirkiest of human subjects. At least that's what you'd think. But that's not exactly what several decades' worth of scientific research says. While the elusive quality can't be broken down to a cut-and-dried formula, there are several firm rules that are …

Happiness

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you'd cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes here are shared by successful people everywhere, but they don't happen by accident or luck. They originate in habits, built a day at a time.<p>Remember: …

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

A recent birthday got me reflecting on my journey to this age, and I’m happy to say that, compared with the younger me, I’m much more at peace with myself, content with my life, confident of what I want and sure of how to get there.<p>I often write about how to attain career and money success, and …

10 Reasons Your Best Employees Are Leaving You

You've hired a great team of employees. They're enthusiastic and motivated — and seem passionate about the work they're doing.<p>But they're dropping like flies.<p>One by one they are giving their two weeks' notice, and you don't know how to stop it.<p>The days of lifetime employment at a single company are …

7 Ways to Make a Killer First Impression | Inc.com

"We judge books by their covers, and we can't help but do it," according to University of Toronto psychology professor Nicholas Rule. Not only do we make snap judgments, but we also make them incredibly quickly (in 100 milliseconds, according to one Princeton study), and we find them very difficult …

Psychology

Six Outrageous Requests You'll Hear On Your Job Search

A lot of job-seekers and working people don’t think of themselves as entrepreneurs, and it gets them in trouble. We are all entrepreneurs now.<p>Our client Alicia spent three months talking with a firm in South America about a consulting gig. At the last minute they said “We want to make it a …

14 Brilliant Insights From Legendary Investor Jim Rogers

In 2007, he packed up and moved to Singapore where he is essentially shorting the West.<p>Behind Rogers' quick wit and endless charm are brilliant investing insights he gained during his lengthy and legendary career.<p>We put together 14 of the best insights that every investor will find helpful.

5 Reasons Why Collaboration Is Essential in Today's Business Environment | Inc.com

In the world of design-thinking collaboration is an esteemed means to an end. Good designers wouldn't go about designing a dress or a chair without the input of other peer-designers and colleagues from other core-competencies such as materials science, engineering or technology. Similarly from a …

CITI: The Economy Has Entered Its Scary 'Phase 3' Where Bubbles Form Prior To A Crash

Citi analyst Rob Buckland has published this diagram of where he thinks we are in the economic cycle, and it's slightly terrifying. (We first saw the note on FT Alphaville.) Basically, we're in "Phase 3" of a four-phase credit/equity cycle.<p>In Buckland's theory — originally developed by Citi's Matt …

4 Essentials For A Winning Resume

It’s time for that transition you’ve been waiting for! A new position opened up that you’ve been eyeing for months now. You’ve worked up the ranks, gained experience, and you’re ready to make the next move. So you click to apply…<p><i>“Please submit resume and cover letter”</i><p>Uh-oh. Resume? Cover letter? …

How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur With Zero Business Experience | Inc.com

Ideally, every entrepreneur would have an MBA as well as the skills and leadership qualities to grow a business and stay well in the black. In reality, however, few become business owners by following such a linear path. Many get started simply because they have a good idea or because …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Good morning! Let's look at the news.<p><b>Samsung just paid an estimated $200 million for smart-home startup, SmartThings.</b> Google has already been active in the home automation space, buying up Nest and Dropcam within the past year.• <b><br>Facebook's VP of Product Management Sam Lessin is leaving on August 29.</b> …

25 Money Terms Everyone Should Know

<i>By Rebecca McReynolds</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Do you know your AGI from your ARM from your PMI? Or does the mere mention of those acronyms make you go, “Huh?”<p>If you don’t speak personal finance, don’t worry—we’re here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you …

6 Tips For Dealing With People Who Doubt Your Ability To Succeed

"You can choose to listen to the skeptics, or hit the ignore button," says career coach Michael Peggs. "Walking around with a 'Do Not Disturb' sign may seem like the answer, but it's a Band-Aid solution. People will continue to judge, criticize, and discourage you. Let them."<p>Here are six tips for …

Credit Suisse Gives Point-By-Point Breakdown Why Tesla Is Better Than Your Regular Car

Credit Suisse's Dan Galves and Shreyas Patil are not about to get in their way.<p>In a note Thursday announcing they had begun covering the firm with an "outperform" rating, meaning it will outperform a benchmark indicator, the pair say that the fight between electric vehicles and international …

How To Win In The World: Advice From A 30-Year-Old Millionaire's 1,284-Slide Presentation

To start off his new decade, Allis created a 1,284-slide PowerPoint with lessons he has learned over the past 3,650 days.<p>We're publishing all of the slides here in three installments:<p>This is installment #3, how to win in the world.

Self-improvement

Dominate Your Niche With These 7 Killer Strategies | Inc.com

Successful marketing used to be about getting in front of the right audience with the right message at the right time. However, with so many things competing for your customers’ attention, it has now become more important than ever not only to reach them, but also to boost their engagement with …

Double Your Profits in 12 Months | Inc.com

While some strategies and their profit potential may vary by industry and company size, here are eight powerful strategies that you can implement to help boost your company’s profits by 20 to 100 percent in a year.<p><i>1. Plug your profit leaks</i><p>The easiest way to boost the bottom line is to eliminate …

A PR Insider Reveals the Secret Lives of Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career in marketing and PR. I was taught how to convince you both to serve your family boxed macaroni with powered imitation cheese and that you deserve to own a new luxury car.<p>Marketers get into your mind. We convince you …

The Rise Of Peer To Peer Student Loans

Student loans are big business – in fact, they are the second largest amount of debt in the United States behind mortgages. As such, savvy investors have started looking for ways to take advantage of the student loan market. One of the emerging trends in this space is peer to peer student loan …

16 Traits Of The World's Most Successful People

From that point forward, Hill dedicated his career to understanding the work ethics of highly successful people like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, collecting them into his own philosophy and then packaging it into articles, books, and lectures for regular people wanting to achieve more in life. His …

How Bad PR Can Kill A Great Product

The smartphone business is one of the most competitive on the planet. Consumers demand incredibly powerful features and low prices.<p>That’s why a startup called OnePlus stunned the industry by introducing a high-end phone with a low-end price. The feature set on the OnePlus One was comparable to what …