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7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

11 choices rich people make that the rest of us don't

It's a concept that has been in print for nearly a century — thanks to a journalist's research of more than 500 self-made millionaires in the early 20th century— and continues to gain relevance today.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire …

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A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people pinpointed the way their relationship with money differs from everyone else's

"Most people have a dysfunctional, adversarial relationship with money," he writes. "After all, we are taught that money is scarce — hard to earn and harder to keep. If you want to start attracting money, stop seeing it as your enemy and think of it as one of your greatest allies."<p>Mastering your …

The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail – but Some Don't by Nate Silver

<b>Recommended by Don Bailey</b><p>Nate Silver has become a statistical sensation after building a predictor for baseball and accurately guessing the 2008 presidential election. The CEO of the highest-ranked company on our list of America's Best Small Companies recommends this book, where Silver breaks down …

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

Personal Finance

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 30

Stop asking Mom and Dad for a handout every time funds are tight.<p>Managing money is tricky, especially when you’re in your 20s and just starting your …

17 of the best Android apps from July 2015

With July now fading into the distance, it’s time to look back over some of the best new and updated Android apps from across the month.<p>From a new Angry Birds, to really handy file management tools and a live-streaming app that pretty much only wants to show your nostrils, we’ve got it all here in …

I spent 2 weeks using only cash — here's how 14 days changed the way I'll spend forever

I decided to implement one of these strategies — the cash-only diet — for two weeks and test its effectiveness.<p>The cash-only diet is as simple as it sounds: You ditch the plastic, determine how much money to withdraw for a certain amount of time, and buy things only with the cash you allocated for …

7 habits that can turn an employee into the CEO

After interviewing over 300 CEOs in the four years since I started work on my book, "Hungry Start-up Strategy," I know that CEOs do things differently than other people.<p>If you practice seven surprising habits they have been cultivating for years, you can turn yourself into a CEO.<p>If you work for …

Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin Has Prospered--Keep That In Mind For 2016

Before Governor Scott Walker took office in January of 2011, Wisconsin was seeing high unemployment, stagnating incomes and a high tax burden. Fast-forward four years: The state enjoys strong growth in employment and improvements in living standards through higher after-tax incomes. Thanks to a …

5 Steps Millennials Can Take Now for a Richer Retirement

Start now, and you'll have an even bigger nest egg when you stop working.<p>A couple of years ago, Emilie Hunt had to go to the emergency room with a …

A financial planner explains how to set up your money for the rest of your life, in 9 steps

Unless you develop a formal strategy — like a written plan — it can be tough to accomplish a financial goal of any type.<p>And let's face it, if you do accomplish your goal it's more likely luck has more to do with it than your financial savviness.<p>Let's go over some financial planning basics, that …

The 11 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

However, then we face a whole new group of challenges.<p>We consulted the experts and found out that money mistakes still run rampant after the roaring 20s, especially as major life changes are coming around, such as raising kids and purchasing a home.<p>Here are 11 of the worst:<p>Investing is important, …

A psychologist says disliking rich people can sabotage your own chances of success

These beliefs and stereotypes pop up on the regular, but why? And how do these belief systems affect our own wealth?<p>Personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi delved into these questions on episode 116 of her podcast "So Money," featuring financial psychologist, author, and certified financial planner …

27 of the coolest new buildings on the planet

The World Architecture Festival — held this year in Singapore — won't name 2015's Building of the Year until November, but the nominations are officially in.<p>With 338 buildings in the running, we combed through the contenders and made our own shortlist. From a ribbon-inspired wedding chapel in …

Distinctive Architecture Geometry Unfolding Towards Spectacular Views: Groveland House

Located in Vancouver, Canada, the <b>Groveland House</b> by <b>Mcleod Bovell</b> is a three level residence opening up to spectacular views. According to the …

A House Designed For A Small Plot On The Outskirts Of Munich

Format Elf Architects have designed a home for a family on the outskirts of Munich, Germany, that features an asymmetric pitched roof.<p>The architect’s …

15 Ways to Retire Early

<i>By Lou Carlozo, Contributor</i><p>The word "retirement" and number "65" are as linked in the American psyche as "bacon and eggs." Then again, that all depends on how fast you want your eggs, right?<p>Retiring early -- or leaving the work force for the golf course, if you like -- might sound like an …

Do billionaires always beat the market?

Of course not. But investors that buy stock in companies where the billionaire owner is either chairman of the board or CEO stand a pretty good chance of beating the averages. Here's a look how the top Forbes billionaires directly involved in the companies that made them rich did against the market …

6 money tips from billionaire Mark Cuban you can start using today

This self-made business mogul also has quite a bit to say about fiscal responsibility and money management. Cuban is known for being outspoken and often shares his thoughts on personal finance.<p>With a strong track record of self-driven financial success, it's certainly advice worth considering. Here …

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These are books Wall Street's smartest people think you should read this summer

We've compiled their suggestions here in a list surprisingly diverse in genre, topic, time period, and style. Together, they form a comprehensive picture of Wall Street's in and outs, and deepen the reader's understanding of forces driving the market.<p>So crack one open. It'll help you get through …

Wall Street

Rand Paul tweets fake Hillary Clinton to-do list

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul continued his Twitter trolling of his rival presidential candidates with an attack on Hillary Clinton.<p>After the Clinton campaign tweeted an image of a “to do” list for campaign manager Robby Mook with a list of items for the next two months of the campaign, Paul …

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This is especially true in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where architects of the time designed some striking and frankly absurd structures before the Soviet era came to an end towards the end of the 20th century.<p>Many of these structures survived the fall of the Berlin …

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Why I have Google Maps navigate me to work every day

Date: July 28, 2014<br>Time: Around 2:00 am<br>Location: Altamont Pass, Calif.<p>After a series of unfortunate events, a big rig hauling thousands of pounds of …

How To Avoid Mistakes When Renovating

Renovating. The word alone conjures images of messy, dust-filled rooms. Think of kitchen renovations where the stove, fridge and dishwasher have been …

The Biggest Mistakes People Make Saving For College

Saving for college can be a challenging. These are a lot of different ways to save and a lot of different suggestions about how much to save. And parents are worried about this – according to a recent T. Rowe Price survey, 52% of parents felt it was more important to save for their kids’ college …

Craigslist Ad of the Day: Used Imperial Star Destroyer

Hey, it's posted in the RV section. Seems legit.<p>Today's best Craigslist find comes to us via the RV listings in Humboldt County, Oregon. Dragging this off the property may take some doing. And buyer beware—it's got a salvage title.<p>Without further ado, the brilliant ad, in its entirety:<p>Selling a …

This App Will Flag Your Offensive Tweets Before Your Future Employer Sees Them

Ethan Czahor’s dreams collapsed on the national stage earlier this year. The 31-year-old age digital whiz had spent years positioning himself to work …