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Your Complete Guide to REIT Investing for Beginners

Here's what you need to know before you buy your first REIT stock.<p>REITs can be excellent stocks to add to any long-term investment portfolio. Not …

Investing

How To Retire Comfortably By 62 With A Million

Let’s say you and your spouse both are 50-years old right now. You have saved about $200,000 in retirement savings in addition to some equity in the …

Retirement

Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets

The chances of a recession by the end of 2020 are mounting. And the prospects for the American stock market in the next decade have worsened appreciably.<p>Those are prognoses, not facts. But they’re not just offhand projections, either. They are the sober assessments of Vanguard, the $5 trillion …

Investing

Top 10 Crowdfunding Platforms of 2018

Discover which is right for your business and goals.<p>Crowdfunding has become a popular way to get funding for a new project or startup business.<p>It's an excellent way to gauge interest since people will only fund what they're seriously interested in.<p>However, not all crowdfunding platforms are equal. …

Crowd Funding

Your Complete Guide to Vanguard ETFs

Vanguard is an index fund pioneer and has more than 50 ETFs to choose from.<p>Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, have become extremely popular investments, …

Investing

How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless.<p>To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing.<p>That was the key takeaway from a talk given by Emily Heyward and Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, two strategists at the …

Startups

How to Build a Dividend Portfolio

The complete guide to building a dividend portfolio for passive income from the stock market.<p>A select group of stocks have beaten the market, …

Investing

These 7 ETFs Could Make a Complete Retirement Portfolio

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 9<p>Diversify your retirement savings<p>Many investors are intimidated by the idea of buying individual stocks. The …

Investing

Noticing Yourself Starting To Procrastinate? Do This ASAP

<i>Grace Smith is on a mission to bring hypnotherapy to the masses. Her distinct style of hypnotherapy feels more like “meditation with a goal,” as she</i> …

Hypnotherapy

6 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You

The choice is yours: You can grow your money slowly or aim for more rapid growth. Just take some time to learn about your options.<p>You may not love …

An unauthorized copy of an investing bible that Wall Streeters pay thousands of dollars for was up for grabs on Kindle for $9.99

One of the most prized books on Wall Street, which usually costs thousands of dollars, was briefly available to the masses for a fraction of the price.<p>An Amazon Kindle copy of "Margin of Safety," written by the billionaire value investor and hedge fund manager Seth Klarman, sold for a few days for …

Investing

How to invest your nest egg? Here’s advice from two rich guys.

Scott Puritz has been around money for most of his 62 years, so he knows something about the subject. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs. He attended Harvard Business School. He loves researching, discussing and creating able enterprises.<p>The enterprises he’s built include a profitable …

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

The Thinking Man's Guide to Meditation

How to build a more peaceful mind in an ever more chaotic world<p>I am seated comfortably in my sunroom, feet flat on the floor, spine straight but not stiff, gaze lowered. Nobody is home, it’s quiet, and I am ready.<p>A soft voice—male, British, smooth—fills the room with gentle instruction, a laptop …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Marrying Mindfulness And Movement Reduces Stress, Boosts Mood

Mindfulness meditation is well-known to reduce stress and anxiety—so is moving the body. Put the two together, a new study from Penn State University reports, and the mental health benefits may be that much stronger. Since people tend to slip in and out of states of mindfulness thought the day, the …

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

Should You Invest in the Middle East?

The Middle East has become a popular investment destination, given its extensive energy resources and rapidly growing population. While many …

What Happens During an Amygdala Hijack

The term "amygdala hijack" was coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his 1995 book, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.</i> Goleman …

Emotional Intelligence

17 Powerful Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

When things get tough, confidence can sometimes be hard to find. Read these inspiring words to build your confidence when you need it most.<p>Confidence is a quality that all of us need to have in most every aspect of our lives -- work, friends, family, community, and so much more. And while there are …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

How To Build A High-Yield Low-Risk Portfolio Of Shares (A 12-Step Guide)

The defensive investor must confine himself to the shares of important companies with a long record of profitable operations and in strong financial …

Safe as houses: How to invest in property without buying a home

Brits are falling out of love with the property market. A recent report from Rathbones found that more than half of investors now take a pessimistic …

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Musk, Branson, and Oprah (Plus 7 Questions to Write Your Own)

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

General Motors: Share Price Lags Conservative Analyst Estimates

A reader recently sent me a friendly message asking to look into General Motors (GM). My take is that the share price appears to lag analyst …

3 Top Index Funds to Keep You in the Investing Game

A few great places to park your cash when you'd rather not direct it toward a single stock.<p>Index funds tick two important boxes for investors. Since …

Better Buy: Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF vs. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF

Which of these dividend ETFs is a smarter pick right now? Find out here.<p>Dividend stocks are more popular than ever, and exchange-traded funds that …

Retirement Security: How To Navigate Market Volatility

As much as we might like, stock markets don't move in a straight line. They go up, they go down, they flatten out for a bit, break out to the upside, …

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …