Caleb Allen

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A Friendly Guide To Retirement Part 2: Do I Need A Million Dollars To Retire?

In my previous article, I discussed how the concept of retirement has evolved over time. I ended my article with the small combination of factors …

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

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can.<p>"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and …

4 times you need a financial planner — even if you're good with money

If you're dealing with the former, call an electrician. Please. And when it comes to managing your money, you might want a financial planner on the job.<p>A financial planner looks at the big picture when it comes to your money and develops a comprehensive plan to address your needs and long-term …

Everything You Need to Know About Your 401(k)

401(k) Plan Basics<p>401(k) plans are key to retirement planning. Here's how to make sense of them.<p>Updated January 30, 2017<p>If you have a 401(k) plan …

5 Things Your Financial Planner Isn't Telling You About Retirement

Know your goals and do your homework before signing on.<p>Personal finances can get complicated fast, which is why many people seek the assistance of a …

Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Fink focused on how to think long-term in this "new world" that has negated all the assumptions investors had a year ago about, for example, who would be the US president.<p>Business Insider is running the full letter below (emphasis ours):<p>Each year, I write to the CEOs of leading companies in which …

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

Why You Need to Manage Your Energy Not Your Time

Putting in longer hours will backfire - follow these four pillars of energy management to become more productive<p>You feel the pull from every angle. Your home life demands your time. Your work life demands your time. Managing time can feel like the right solution. But if you're mentally, physically, …

Time Management

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity

Get the most out of your days with these 8 scheduling hacks.<p>Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to …

Time Management

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Yes, You Can Still Retire If You Start After 40

As a Generation Xer, one of my favorite shows growing up was <i>Who’s the Boss</i>? A friend of mine recently reminded me that those “cute kids” I always talk about from the show are now middle-aged. Boy, was that like a dose of cold water. Where did the time go?<p>As my friend and I reflected on how quickly …

How much you need to save every day to 'never have to worry about money' again

If you're hoping to reach millionaire status some day, there's one small move you can make now that will virtually guarantee it: Automatically save …

Personal Finance

Where to find help with managing your finances

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am a mid-30s single woman who needs accountability in managing my finances and paying down debt. I have about $7,000 in credit card debt and $9,000 in student loans and I earn $55,000 a year. I feel as though I may have the financial means to do this but require a knowledgeable, …

Personal Finance Books for When You're Ready to Get Serious

With all the added expenses that come with the holiday season and the time to set your 2017 goals just around the corner, now is the perfect time to …

29 Restaurants Around The World That You Must Try Before You Die

I have a confession: My main food gal Zoe Bain and I are quite competitive. So when we saw the R29 Fashion Team’s truly impressive 29 Big (Fashion) …

Travel

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …

Why You Should Let Celgene Corporation Invest Your Money

How would you like to have an investment manager who quadrupled your initial investment over the last 10 years? That's the return that<b>Celgene Corporation</b>(NASDAQ: CELG) achieved. But Celgene is a biotech, not an investment manager, right? Actually, it's both. The company has invested billions of …

The 10 Best Mutual Funds to Buy for 2017

The only certain thing about 2017 is that it will be challenging for investors. And that is exactly why we’re here to help investors out … by …

Are you a saver or an investor?

The savings account has been a building block of our lending system since the Great Depression reforms of the 1930s. The Banking Act of 1933 federally guaranteed cash deposits and made them easily accessible.<p>But while we know savings can be a safe, convenient option for cash needed to meet …

Retirement

9 content marketing tips for sales people

B2B sales professionals are almost never selling to just one person any longer. Multiple stakeholders are commonplace even for companies that mainly service smaller organizations, which makes it more important than ever for salespeople to recruit advocates to assist them with their goal. …

Savers too scared to invest have 81% chance of dying broke

As you age, your fear of running out of money will grow. It should. Because as you approach retirement, you’ll have fewer opportunities to out-earn your spending. Fear rightly keeps you in check. It can be the difference between running out of resources and a sustainable retirement income …

Retirement

Seven Common Retirement Mistakes Seen by Financial Planners

Watching the sunset on the beach every day. Doing a cross-country road trip whenever you feel like it. Finally devoting time to that hobby you’ve …

How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k) | Investopedia

Is it possible to retire a millionaire without having a 401(k) plan? It’s true that a 401(k) can be an extremely powerful tool for fueling your …

Retirement

This Grid Shows You How Long It Will Take to Retire, Based on Your Spending

Retirement is pretty far away for some of us. And it’s better to set smaller milestones for your savings now than to focus on the big, lump sum …

Think you’re prepared for retirement? Answer these 6 questions.

Many Baby Boomers are not prepared for retirement, so they need to get much more savvy about their financial lives, and quickly “if they’re going to have some peace of mind and security during retirement,” says Carla Dearing, CEO of SUM180, an online financial planning service. To make sure you are …

Retirement