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Set Up for Success: 11 Things That Will Help You Wake Up Earlier

Follow these easy strategies to stop hitting the snooze button.<p>Judging by the number of Quora threads dedicated to sharing tricks for waking up earlier, there are a lot of people who struggle to get out of bed in the morning.<p>That's too bad, considering that rising early can set you up for success: …

Coffeemakers

After studying rich people for 5 years, I realized there are 10 critical habits the wealthy learn from their parents

How do I know? I spent five years interviewing 177 self-made millionaires and 128 poor people and documented what I learned in something I call my Rich Habits Study.<p>What I learned from my five-year study was that habits are contagious. Almost all of these self-made millionaires picked up specific …

The Next Big Crash Of The U.S. Economy Is Coming, Here's Why

By the <i>SRSrocco Report</i>Investors better be prepared as the next crash of the U.S. economy is coming. This is not based on hype or speculation, rather …

Mercedes-Benz home battery systems pricing is now public

As more information about home battery products emerges, the differences among the major manufacturers are being revealed. Daimler’s ACCUmotive …

The US housing market is starting to boom

The evidence is piling up.<p>The latest indicator comes from the updated US GDP numbers published this morning, which showed the US growing at a faster-than-first-reported 0.8% clip in the first quarter. They show residential investment in things like homebuilding and renovation rising at an annual …

Housing

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of …

Self-help

Millennials, Allow Us to Present Your Dream House

Millennials have <i>very</i> specific ideas about what they do and don’t want — and real estate is no exception. A survey published last June by Pardee Home gave us a glimpse into what exactly millennials *do* want out of a home. They interviewed 503 people, ages 25-34, half of whom were already homeowners …

Outdoor Spaces

The Uniform of Success – How to Dress Like An Entrepreneur

There's a new "uniform" for entrepreneurs. And it doesn't involve a suit.<p>What entrepreneurs wear matters. Clothing choices and personal style can say a great deal about the person and how they view their audience. And, with entrepreneurs getting more and more of our social and media attention, what …

Entrepreneurship

This is the single most important chart during a stock market crash

Through the first half of January, the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined by 8.2%, or more than 1,400 points, the technology- and biotech-heavy Nasdaq Composite has sunk 10.4%, or better than 500 points, and the broad-based S&P 500 is off 8%.<p>In fact, the S&P 500 briefly touched an …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Personal Finance

It's the end of the bubble finance era

We are nearing a crucial inflection point in the worldwide bubble finance cycle that has been underway for more than two decades.<p>To wit, the world's central banks have finally run out of dry powder. They will be unable to stop the credit implosion which must inexorably follow the false boom.<p>We will …

There Actually Is Sound in Outer Space

You’ve heard it before: In space, no one can hear you scream. That’s because sound doesn’t move through a vacuum, and everyone knows that space is a …

Introduction

To determine the best places to invest in real estate right now, Realtor.com created a list which sorted through February housing and jobs data for 146 Metropolitan Areas (cities and their neighboring suburbs) across the U.S. The company looked at listing price data, sales data and inventory trends …

Real Estate

Paris climate deal to ignite a $90 trillion energy revolution

The old fossil order is on borrowed time as China and even India join the drive for dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions<p>The fossil fuel industry has taken a very cavalier bet that China, India and the developing world will continue to block any serious effort to curb greenhouse emissions, and that there …

STOCKS GO NUTS AFTER THE FED DOES NOTHING: Here's what you need to know

Stocks were just a bit higher for much of the morning. And then, after the Federal Reserve announced it was leaving interest rates unchanged as it outlined the conditions for a December hike, the indexes plunged into the red.<p>But not for long, as they made up for all the losses in the final 90 …

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

What Happens In Your Brain During The Two Critical Stages Of Sleep

We shouldn’t wear lack of sleep like a badge of honor. Our brains are actually doing important work to make us more successful as we snooze.<p>The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.<p>“What that 32 years is …

TED Talks

How to Build Wealth Using Other People’s Money

It takes money to make money. However, it doesn’t necessarily need to be your money if you know how to leverage other people’s money to help you …

6 Ways Sleep Can Make You More Successful

<i>Think the secret to success is never snoozing? Think again - here are six ways that sleep can actually help you be more successful.</i><p>Some wear hours of sleep deprivation like a badge of honor, believing that the less time they spend resting, the more productive they are. Many boardrooms and school …

The Wealthy, Too, Have Problems

How to speed up your PC for free

After a while, every PC starts to show its age. Programs that used to be lightning fast suddenly start to go slow, tasks that used to take five …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

The 17 best icebreakers to use at awkward social events

But talking to new people doesn't have to be such a drag.<p>There are ways to get the conversation going without resorting to irritating clichés.<p>Check out these 17 icebreakers that will help ease you into an engaging conversation with people you've never met before.

Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day

You don’t actually need to be productive all day long. In fact, you probably shouldn’t try to be.<p>I’ve never met a person who didn’t lament the fact that they can’t seem to get enough done. We’re all overwhelmed with our work and life demands. As a result, most of us focus on trying to be more …

Time Management

5 Reasons Businesses Should Focus on Creating Video Content

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past decade, perhaps the biggest shift in Internet technology has been the rise of video content. From commercially produced material to the explosion of self-directed content via smartphones, video is everywhere. New …

Marketing

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Opinion: You can stop panicking about the stock market now

For a while there, it looked ugly on Wall Street as stocks were in a tailspin and big momentum plays were breaking down.<p>Thankfully, it appears the …

Stock Markets

Top 30 Millionaire Habits for Incredible Success

Habits are extremely powerful. Think about the most basic things you do every day, such as your morning and nighttime routines. These aren't even things you think about, you just do them because you've always done them. If you want to become a millionaire, you're going to have to program some new …

Three tips for single female homebuyers

Since high school, Gaby Lorenzo has dreamt of a home that she can call her own — of a place she can decorate just the way she wants and where she has …

Real Estate