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Best Investment Accounts for Young Investors | Investopedia

What are the best investment accounts for young investors? Though encouraged to invest for their future, which is good advice, the big question for …

3 Essential Stories You Need on Your Website to Attract Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to have more customers, opt-ins on your website and clicks on your “Buy Now” button? Do what Hollywood does -- use <i>stories</i> to sell your products and services.<p>This makes sense: At some point, you've probably gone to a meeting featuring …

Customers

Holy Toledo: Jeep Wrangler-Based Pickup Confirmed!

Less than 24 hours after reports began to circulate that the long-rumored Jeep Wrangler–based pickup was seriously being considered for production, <i>Automotive News</i> has seemingly confirmed that the project is a go. The news, which comes tied to the announcement that Wrangler production will remain in …

Sergio Marchionne

You can earn 100 times more interest on your money by using a different kind of savings account

That's because the "big banks" out there — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and Wells Fargo, to name a few — usually offer an interest rate of <i>0.01%</i>. Your savings just sit there, growing by a negligible amount.<p>However, if you're using a high interest savings account at an internet bank such as Ally …

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>Champagne wishes and caviar dreams might seem out of reach for travelers on a beer-and-burger budget. But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to …

Personal Finance

How to invest in shares with a 99.4pc chance of success

This chart highlights the golden rule investors need to follow to make money from the stock market<p>We are constantly reminded that investing is a long-term game. This chart shows just how true that is.<p>It shows the probability of making money from the UK stock market since 1965 if the shares were …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

3 Ways To Hedge Your Bets So You'll Have A Secure Retirement

(<i>The following article originally appeared on RealDealRetirement.com</i>.)<p>I’m not a big fan of hedge funds. Too complicated, too expensive, too opaque. But I am a big believer in hedging your financial bets so that you can still succeed even if the future doesn’t unfold exactly as you expect.<p>Toward …

Retirement

The Motley Fool

Return<p>45%<p>S&P<p>47%<p>Calculated by average return of all stock recommendations since inception of the service.<p>A new dividend stock each month<p>Stay on top of …

Investing

5 Ways to Prepare for Disaster in a Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are volatile. Prone to unexpected fluctuations in consumer interest, undocumented workflows, rising competitors and a myriad of financial complications, it’s no wonder why the majority of startups end up failing, even though so …

Startups

How to Use Your Business to Finance Growing Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you launched your business, chances are didn’t have too many options for borrowing money. It takes time to build up a credit score and lenders aren’t willing to take a big risk on new companies. As a result, many new business owners …

Small Business

A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

Personal Finance

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and sticking to a systematic savings and investment plan," financial adviser David Bach writes in his book "Smart Couples Finish Rich."<p>"You don't need to have money to make money," he writes. "You just need to make the right decisions — and …

Retirement

The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Within the first two months of launching, Book in a Box generated $200,000. That’s impressive growth for any company, let alone a company that just started. Book in a Box helps anyone write a book, without actually writing a word. …

Entrepreneurship

The Pros Agree These Are the 2 Best Tools for Conversion Optimization

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the last decade, as digital marketing has consistently usurped marketing budgets from traditional media, marketers have realized that without a lean and mean website, their digital marketing expenditures are all in vain. Businesses …

Marketing

The Holy Grail of Startup Marketing: Search, Social and Content

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Where do you start, with marketing, when you’re about to launch your product or service? This is possibly the most asked question when it comes to startup marketing, and one Guy Kawasaki once famously weighed in on, saying, “Sales fixes …

Marketing

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

Investing

5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While growing your startup, metrics serve as your markers for success. When you can command a sizable market share, you know you’ve made it. Right?<p>Not exactly. Many entrepreneurs fall for this flawed thinking and get distracted from the …

Business Strategy

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Ninja Warrior' Training

"Don't stop."<p>During my first attempt at the Devil's Steps, a recreation of an obstacle from NBC's American Ninja Warrior at a training facility in Brooklyn, I lost my momentum, causing my hands to slip. I fell to the mat below before rolling into the neighboring pit filled with foam blocks.<p>Armed …

Entrepreneurship

5 Best Tips to Save $1 Million for Retirement

Everyone knows that they need to save for retirement especially with company pensions becoming extinct over the next generation. At some point, you’re going to stop working and will have to live on whatever you have saved plus what you’re entitled to receive from Social Security.<p>Having worked with …

Retirement

How to Make Money Like a Millionaire

These millionaires have figured out the keys to financial success<p>A seven-figure nest egg may feel far off, but these millionaires—and millionaires in …

Real Estate

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

Entrepreneurship

My Love for Dividend Paying Stocks Made Me Create My Own ETF

When I was a young boy my mother would always tell me "never spend the principal only the dividends." I had no idea what she was talking about. She had a habit of taking a portion of her weekly paycheck and investing it in large cap dividend paying stocks. During her whole life she kept the account …

Investing

8 Time Buckets That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Maintain a Healthy Business and Lifestyle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are blessed with a boundless creative force. Inspiration and ingenuity are always in abundance. However, business owners tend to struggle with time management. If this sounds like you, help has arrived.<p>While innate creative …

Business Administration

Advice For The Young Executive: Get Noticed By The Boss

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you’re a young executive trying to climb the corporate ladder, getting noticed by the CEO (and possibly even the Chairman) isn’t as tough as you might think. Here are Zain KSA Chairman Farhan Al Jarba’s six …

Leadership