Anson Wilson

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How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

I'm a financial planner, and here are 21 ways I know you're financially unstable

Anytime I can help someone save for their financial future I get excited.<p>Unfortunately, after several minutes the excitement wore off.<p>The relative had just started his new job and hadn't even put a single penny into the 401k yet. He was reading about the benefits his 401k offered and the one that …

The core factor of success is focus, and here’s how to get it

Peak performance experts say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to one thing and become great at that thing.”<p>This is good advice. The more I study successful people from all walks of life—artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists—the more I believe …

Hillary's $350 billion plan to kill college debt

'No family and no student should have to borrow to pay tuition at a public college or university.'<p>Hillary Clinton on Monday rolled out a sweeping higher education plan — a $350 billion proposal that would help millions pay for college and reduce interest rates for people with student loans.<p>The …

Prince Warns Young Artists: Record Contracts Are 'Slavery'

Two days after Prince announced that he would release his new album <i>HitNRun</i> exclusively to Tidal, the singer revealed the reason he is sidestepping a …

Music

The 10 Biggest Advertising Fails Ever

Random<p>The 10 Biggest Advertising Fails Ever<p>Tuesday, July 7th, 2015<p>Source: Alaskajournal.com<p>Advertising is a powerful tool for brands. Successful …

Slide Show: The Eight Most Common Mistakes Marketers Make

In Russian there is an expression: “A smart man learns from his own mistakes, but a wise man learns from the mistakes of others. The stupid man--he …

Rihanna and Lewis Hamilton Spotted Together on Yacht in Barbados: Pics

Just livin’ that island life. <b>Rihanna</b> and Formula One race car champion <b>Lewis Hamilton</b> were spotted hanging out together on a yacht in Barbados on …

Kendall Jenner

RBS bosses ordered to go out and meet small firms

Executives lost touch with reality before the financial crash, and the bank’s commercial banking chief says meeting SMEs is the best way to stay focused<p>Senior managers at Royal Bank of Scotland have been ordered to meet more small firms to make sure they stay focused on customer service and do not …

Investing

Canadian Entrepreneur Rescues 120 Girls From ISIS Sex Slavery

<i>The Tablet</i> reports that a Canadian Jewish businessman has overseen the rescue of more than 120 Christian and Yazidi girls kidnapped by so-called …

Islam

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Making It Through The Startup 'Trough Of Sorrow'

<i>“The Struggle is where greatness comes from.”</i> - Ben Horowitz<p>Startups are hard, but they’re especially hard when things don’t go as planned. And that’s not a distant possibility, no matter how strong of a product/market fit you have. It’s a foregone conclusion that something will go wrong at some …

Startups

9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

• Third win at Northamptonshire circuit for championship leader Hamilton<br>• Felipe Massa steals the lead at the start but Mercedes claim a one-two<p>Lewis Hamilton achieved something more profound than simply winning the British Grand Prix. Formula One’s flying doctor lifted the entire sport from its …

Motor Racing

Why Online Dating Is Killing Your Anonymity

When it began, it seemed so quick, simple, and discreet. But, given the myriad ways we connect and know one another, online dating isn't so anonymous …

2015 Formula One Australian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

The traditional season-opener, the Australian Grand Prix, held at Melbourne’s Albert Park, is a fitting race to start the new season. The part street …

What Obama's trip to Selma means

He’s more publicly embracing his role as America’s first black president.<p>Six months ago, as Ferguson rioted night after night and President Barack Obama carefully parsed his response, many African-American leaders wondered if he’d join them in Selma for the 50th anniversary of the march across the …

CFPB Orders Mortgage Company To Pay $2M Penalty For Deceptive Advertising & Kickbacks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continued its ongoing crackdown of companies deceptively marketing products to U.S. veterans by ordering …

Five easy ways to wreck a perfect credit history

A small glitch on your credit profile could prevent you from opening a bank account, getting a mortgage or even a mobile phone. Here's what not to do<p>You think it's enough to pay your bills on time in order to have perfect credit record? Think again.<p>Over the years, <i>Telegraph Money</i> has reported on …

7 Apps to Relax a Stressed Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs' lives are wrought with stress, and mine is extra-normally infused with chaotic anxiety and the disorganization that continues to push it. It's hard to put into words, but there are times when you need to actually focus on <i>not</i> working to be a better worker. It took me many years …

Fort Collins Bar Flips Budweiser Off After Anti Craft Beer Super Bowl Ad

Budweiser's snarky anti-craft brewery Super Bowl ad made a Fort Collins bar say no more to its brews, <i>9 News</i> reported. "You'll probably never see a Budweiser product here again," Paul Michaelsen owner of Matador Mexican Grill shared all because Anheuser-Busch chose to poke fun at small quirky craft …

Madonna is hard as nails, Sam schmoozes with Stevie, and Bastille reveal a very British problem – we round up the best soundbites of the night<p>• Grammy awards 2015: as they happened<br>• Grammy award-winners – in pictures<br>• Red carpet: Madonna’s bottom, Rihanna’s meringue<p><b>Prince wins on words</b><p>Like books …

Music

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list. Luckily, we've found some surprising spots Americans are trekking to most, courtesy of Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index.<p>Whether it's a small-ish town …

How To Start A Business In Oman

Can Oman follow in the footsteps of its world-renowned neighbour Dubai and create an attractive business centre for investment and economic diversification? One local entrepreneur is making it his business to do so.<p>The words ‘Oman’ and ‘serial entrepreneur’ do not sit well together. The Sultanate …

The First Customers are the Hardest: Top Founders Discuss the Challenges of Getting Initial Traction

Any small business faces an undeniable challenge in the early days. No matter how innovative the product or service is, customers can’t buy it unless they know about it. For a new business with limited resources, shouting from the rooftops may be the only affordable way to reach the mass consumer …

Small Business