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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

7 Predictions On The Next Era Of Digital Retail

When Amazon launched in 1995, only 3% of Americans had ever been on the Internet, let alone purchased anything online. Both the concept of the web and e-commerce were startlingly new. Just a year earlier in fact, the <i>New York Times</i> had run a story with the headline: “Attention Shoppers: Internet Is …

eCommerce

Grilled Cheese with Bourbon Onions Recipe

Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, sliced<br>• 1 Tbsp. brown sugar<br>• 1/4 tsp. kosher salt<br>• Ground black pepper, to taste<br>• 1 Tbsp. bourbon<br>• 4 1/2 …

grilled cheese

The Secret to Making the Best Mac and Cheese EVER

There are as many ways to make mac and cheese as there are opinions on homemade versus boxed (our take: there's a time and a place for both!). …

Why South Korea's Gaming Giants Are Storming Into Cryptocurrencies

When South Korea rode the cryptocurrency wave in 2017 to become one of the world’s largest markets for Ether and Bitcoin, it was clear the craze was here to stay. The country’s leading companies and even the government threw their investments behind blockchain, the technology underlying digital …

South Korea

Grilled Short Ribs with Pickled Daikon

4 servings<p>If you’ve ever had kalbi at a Korean barbecue restaurant, you’ve had grilled flanken-style short ribs. For this recipe, look for them prepackaged in the meat case, or ask your butcher. This concentrated, aromatic, spicy-sweet chile paste seasons the ribs robustly in as little as 15 …

Recipes

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach-Mustard Sauce

8 servings<p>The key with any tenderloin recipe is making sure the meat is not overcooked, which is when it gets dry. Find the peach-mustard sauce here. This recipe is from B's Cracklin' BBQ in Savannah, GA.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pork tenderloins (about 1 lb. each)<p>4 tsp. kosher salt<p>1 tsp. freshly …

Grilled Hoisin Beef Recipe

"The (underrated) hoisin sauce is a thickened, fermented soy-sauce-like substance, flavored with chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, …

The Foolproof Trick for Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Poaching is arguably the most difficult—or at least, the most intimidating—method of cooking a gloriously oozy-yolked egg. There’s a lot to consider …

These Two Cousins Got Drunk and Decided to Start a Lobster Truck. Now They’re Running a $20 Million Business

And it only took 5 years.<p>Anyone who says you can’t turn your food passion into big money hasn’t met Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis. Raised in Maine, …

How To Find A Franchise Startup With Potential

Approximately 300+ new franchise concepts start up each year. A recent paper I wrote, reported that 30.6% of startup franchises over a four year period had zero or one franchise locations, on the positive side 42.2% had 26+ locations after five years from startup. There are definite opportunities …

4 Ways To Manage A Difficult Boss

You’ve heard it time and time again. People don’t leave a company — they leave a boss. According to one Gallup study, 50% of employees left their job “to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career”. Fifty percent! But what if you aren’t ready to leave …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

The 6 Best Free Online Artificial Intelligence Courses For 2018

A basic grounding in the principles and practices around artificial intelligence (AI), automation and cognitive systems is something which is likely to become increasingly valuable, regardless of your field of business, expertise or profession.<p>Fortunately, today you don’t have to take years out of …

Machine Learning

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but …

Nutrition

Lacking Muscles? You Need To Eat Like This If You Want To Look Like Tim Robards

Food is the glorious creation that keeps every living organism on this sphere kicking. Somewhere along the line though it became less of a …

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Cleaning

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Best Hamburger Ever Recipe

"These burgers are the best on the grill in the summertime. Jam-packed with all kinds of stuff, and no tasteless bread crumbs!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 …

Here's a Simple Explanation of Stephen Hawking's Greatest Contribution to Science

He really was a genius.<p>Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black …

Stephen Hawking's 'breathtaking' final multiverse theory completed two weeks before he died

A final theory explaining how mankind might detect parallel universes was completed by Stephen Hawking shortly before he died, it has emerged.<p>Colleagues have revealed the renowned theoretical physicist’s final academic work was to set out the groundbreaking mathematics needed for a spacecraft to …

12 Special Qualities A Man Has That Mean You Should Never Let Him Go

Some men are better than others. Yes, we're all equal human beings, but nevertheless one can easily make the argument that some men are better people …

Google and Apple are in a tight race to acquire the most promising AI startups

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming an integral part of every tech company’s strategy, so it’s no surprise that big firms are ramping up their acquisition of AI startups.<p>M&A activity has already seen a fivefold increase in the number of AI startup acquisitions — from 22 in 2013 to 115 in …

Artificial Intelligence

The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs

When it comes to scrambled eggs, there's no shortage of different techniques. Whether you prefer a softer scramble or one with diner-style heft, the …

Four Behaviors That Can Turn Ordinary People Into Top Leaders

There is a tendency – even in this age of declining deference for authority – to see chief executives as special individuals who rise to their exalted positions on the back of impeccable credentials in the form of education, achievements, character and the rest. Well, such things may serve them …

Answer This Interview Question Right, And You've Got The Job

There is one interview question that can hold the key to your getting the job, if you know how to use it.<p>The interview question is “Tell me about yourself!”<p>This question is incredibly important because it opens a portal. You can walk through the portal, take control of the interview and end up …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

The Brute Force Of IBM Deep Blue And Google DeepMind

There are interesting parallels between one of this week’s milestones in the history of technology and the current excitement and anxiety about artificial intelligence (AI). Bottom line: Beware of fake AI news and be less afraid.<p>On February 10, 1996, IBM’s Deep Blue became the first machine to win …

Artificial Intelligence

23 Signs You're About to Be Fired

Watch out for these red flags.<p>Getting fired can be a real shock to the system.<p>But there are usually signs that your termination is pending. You’ve …

Are You An Excellent Leader Or An Amazingly Excellent Leader?

“I hadn’t realized how entrenched I was in so many time-wasting habits until Ann Latham made them transparent. It’s almost embarrassing,” said Jim Goodwin, CEO of CHD.<p>Just a few days ago, I talked with another client who told me that after working with me, he can’t <i>not</i> see the lack of clarity …

Leadership