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Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Real Estate

10 things to do in Singapore

Singapore is a city of contrasts.<p>While predominantly associated with shiny skyscrapers and a building that looks like a giant boat held aloft by …

Asia Travel

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Kelley Blue Book

10 of the Best Cheap Stocks to Buy Under $10

The best cheap stocks to buy now.<p>After a much-needed market correction in early February, stocks, which had been marching to an all-time high after …

Investing

How to Turn Your IRA Into a Family Fortune

By David S. Dixon<p>Who will inherit your IRA? The headline of this article could also be, "How Much Do You Love Your Grandchildren?"<p>Who inherits your …

Retirement

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

Personal Finance

7 lessons I learned from tracking my net worth for 14 years

I've been tracking our net worth like a weirdo since I started working in 2003.<p>That's over 14 years of data. Sweet sweet data.<p>That first row is so simple. 2 bank accounts, 1 brokerage account, and what I considered an impressive net worth of $8,745.69.<p>Except I didn't do it right. I only recorded by …

Adjusted Gross Income

The 50 Best Stocks of All Time

A finance professor made a startling discovery about the stock market: Over a 90-year span, 96% of all stocks collectively performed no better than …

10 Stocks That Every 20-Year-Old Should Buy

Investing in your 20s is not only smart, it’s exciting. The best part about creating a long-term portfolio — whether while going back to school or …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

Just Retired? Combine These Strategies To Earn 6% Income With Less Risk

If you've just retired and have a sizable chunk of cash to put to work, where can you earn a decent income while preserving your capital?<p>The stock …

Replacing My Paycheck With Dividends

This is an initial article about the start of my dividend growth portfolio, which has the goal of creating a passive income stream that will …

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Portfolio Of A Millennial: June Update

My dividend-focused portfolio performed strongly in June, increasing by around 3%.<p>Dividends received were almost 3 times the amount earned in June …

10 books to read if you want to get rich

Learn how to grow your money.LStockStudio/Shutterstock<p>Billionaire Warren Buffet spends 80 percent of his day reading. Bill Gates reads 50 books a year, which is about a book every week. When Elon Musk is asked how he learned to build rockets, he says, "I read books."<p>There is no denying that …

Personal Finance

Retirement, For People In A Hurry

Do you find yourself so tied up with the everyday business of life that you can’t find the time to plan for your retirement?<p>Perhaps you know little …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

Poor Performers Underperform for These 10 Reasons--and It's Not What You Think

Poor performers can be draining, but you can course-correct if you set the correct course.<p>Anyone that has ever managed people (or that has worked in a team) knows how frustrating/exhausting it can be to have a poor performer in the midst. If that person(s) goes unaddressed, it's horrendous for …

Employee Engagement

If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today - Update 16

This article is Update 16 to my original article entitled "If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today".<p>My original article laid out the basis and …

Top Stock Picks From 4 Professional Investors Who Keep Beating the Market

See which equities they're choosing for the long run.<p>Consistency is the rarest of qualities in the mutual fund world. Managers come and go. So, too, …

Best Dividend Stocks For Retirement Income In 2017

Whether it’s your first, second, or third year reading my annual dividend stock picks, I’m excited to share my top retirement income picks for 2017. My theme for the year is “<i>Stay in your lane and go with what you know</i>.” It serves as a reminder that despite all the hoopla going on in the markets …

Investing