Anas Iftikhar

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Making Friends as an Introvert

Introverts enjoy solitude. We don't need the presence of other people to feel content. There's a subsection of introverts who go beyond this and really love solitude. They stay home alone on Friday nights to watch Netflix. Their weekends and evenings are spent doing quiet and solitary activities. …

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …

Investing

Wall Street's top minds are reading these books this summer

Have you ever wanted to read like a Wall Street CEO? Well, now you have your chance, because Bloomberg has published a list of what some of the …

Growth vs. Value Investing: Which Style Is Right For You?

Investor extraordinaire Warren Buffett became one of the world’s wealthiest people by seeing promise in out-of-favor “value” stocks, buying them at bargain prices and waiting until they rebounded to sell them at a profit. Others rebuff Buffett’s value philosophy and pin their expectations on …

Investing

Blue Chip Kids: What It Takes To Raise A Wall Street Whiz

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You send your kids to school to be book-smart. You teach them life lessons so they’ll be street-smart.<p>But what’s the best way to set them up to be <i>money</i>-smart?<p>Startup investor and lawyer David W. Bianchi had this very question in mind in 2013 <b></b>when he set out …

Personal Finance

Investing For The End Of Easy Money

<i>The author owns the following stocks mentioned: Deere & Co., Donaldson Co., IBM, Jardine Strategic Holdings, Third Point Re and Valmont Industries.</i><p>Easy money policies are creating major distortions in our world. In the social sphere, by elevating asset prices and reducing the affordability of many …

Investing

How Many Investments Do You Need In Your Portfolio?

Like many other financial questions, the answer to how many investments you need in your portfolio is, “It depends.” The solution is contingent on several different things including the type of account you’re working with, the amount of money you have, and the time you’re willing to commit to it. …

Investing

Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most employers recognize providing professional development opportunities is a benefit many employees expect. In fact, a 2013 survey of 4,000 randomly selected members of the Society for Human Resource Management found 88 percent of …

Things to Buy, Download, or Do When Working Remotely

Whether you’re working from home full-time, living life as a road warrior, or simply working the occasional day away from the office, you’ll be most effective if you have the right digital infrastructure for remote work. What needs to be in that toolkit depends on the kind of work you do, your …

Managing Two People Who Hate Each Other

Managing people is never easy, but when the animosity between two of your direct reports escalates to the level of hatred, how do you minimize the drama and keep your team on track? Before you call for a professional mediator, remember that this is a fundamental part of your job as a manager. If …

The Most Wasteful Economic System Ever Invented?

Whatever happened to the middle class? Why have median incomes stagnated for several decades? Will robots replace humans in the workplace? Will there be enough jobs for people in future? How will people make ends meet?<p>I sought answers to these perplexing questions in a recent conversation with …

Innovation

Take the Afternoon Off With These 10 Tips for Getting Most of Your Work Done By Noon | Inc.com

Many successful people have developed methods that allow them to get as much as 90 percent of their work done before they take their lunch break. That doesn't mean they are up before dawn or that they lock themselves in an office every morning to get things accomplished. They have simply found ways …

Time Management