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Five Cheap Stocks With 5%+ Dividends, Plus 25%+ Upside

Do you have a reliable way to generate monthly cash flow from the dividend stocks you own today? If not, why not?<p>Many “first-level” investors <i>hope</i> that their stocks will go higher so that they can sell them for cash flow. But, if you follow rich people, you’ll notice that <i>they never actually sell any</i> …

Affordable ways to refresh your home

Home improvements can rejuvenate a stale dwelling. But remodeling and renovations could set you back thousands of dollars for each room.<p>A "midrange minor kitchen remodel" — including hardware, countertops, flooring and a refrigerator — is about $21,000, on average, according to Remodeling …

3 Top Index Funds to Keep You in the Investing Game

Want to invest without having to pick your own stocks? Start with these three index funds.<p>Stock picking can be a hugely rewarding way to build …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

5 Tips For Writing a Book People Will Actually Read (From a First Time Author)

My first book comes out this month. Here's what I learned.<p>I was sitting alone in a garage surrounded by packing boxes.<p>My usual morning routine, which started with coffee back then (and now is more about black tea), segued into a new idea for this column. I started writing about what it means to be …

These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

10 jobs that pay over $100,000 with the least competition

It's no surprise that tech jobs can offer sky-high salaries. But to land a coveted job at a company like Facebook or Google, applicants have to …

A Fluffy Rug Will Change Your Home Like You Wouldn't Believe

Rugs are an amazing addition to your home because they make any room feel instantly warmer. My only problem is, I don't actually like rugs. I am lucky enough to live somewhere with hardwood floors, and it feels sad to cover them up. However, without something on the floor, my living space feels …

Top 10 Best Vanguard Funds to Hold for the Long-Term

Vanguard funds are synonymous with buy and hold investing because of their outstanding selection of high-quality, low-cost mutual funds and ETFs. …

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

Work from Home

I Spent 4 Days Making Everything In an Air Fryer—Here's What I Learned

When it comes to the “latest and greatest” kitchen gadgets, I’ll be the first to admit I have some baggage. A few years ago, my brother nearly ruined …

What Could Disrupt ETFs? “Mr. ETF” Explains

Thanks to his role in shaping the exchange-traded fund business into the global, multi-trillion dollar industry that it is today, Reggie Browne has …

Investing

The Next Stage: How to Grow a Successful Retail Company

My conversation with Mack Weldon co-founder Brian Berger about growing the thriving menswear company: expanding the product line and team, shifting marketing strategy ... all while staying true to the initial vision.<p>There are countless stories (including a bunch I've written) about startup …

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Success

Costco’s pre-prepped spaghetti squash makes dinner plans easy, affordable, and keto-friendly

Still debating whether you should get a Costco membership in order to bask in the glory of the store’s huge range of offerings (and, you know, those …

Twitter is joining the S&P 500

Twitter shares climbed over 5% in Tuesday morning trading, as word came that it is being added to the S&P 500 index. Year-to-date, Twitter stock is …

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

Retirement

This Former Tesla Staffer Became an Internet Millionaire in His Spare Time

“A lot of people say, ‘If you believe in something, do it 100 percent,’ ” says Sisun Lee. “I actually think that’s horrible advice.” So during 2016, …

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a successful email …

eCommerce

Our son gets straight As — here's how we raised him to succeed

Scott M. Smith and Frances Chiaretta-Smith have many reasons to be proud of their 15-year-old son. One of them is that he's getting straight-As in high school. Business Insider spoke with Scott and Frances about they are raising their son to excel academically.<p><b>How did you and your wife raise your</b> …

Chase Freedom Unlimited, Citi Double Cash top list of best cash back credit cards

Cash back credit cards, if paid off in full each month, can net you hundreds of dollars a year. But with so many options, from one-time bonuses to quarterly rewards, it's easy to get overwhelmed.<p>To determine which card offers the best deal overall, CNBC Make It analyzed 25 of the most popular cash …

13 easy, legitimate ways to make extra money this month — that you probably haven't considered yet

1/<p>Sell your books, DVDs, and tech.<p>Decluttr/Facebook<p>Decluttr is a free and easy way to sell your unwanted CDs, DVDs, games, Blu-Rays, books, LEGO, and …

You Can't Afford to Ignore This Wealth-Making Machine

Find out how you can make the most of your savings.<p>People need all the help they can get financially. When it comes to saving for retirement, a lot …

Walmart Quietly Launched the Midcentury-Modern Furniture of Our Dreams

If we had to pinpoint one trend that's reigned supreme for the last five years, it's midcentury modern design. We've spied Arne Jacobsen– and Hans …

Inside a doctor’s quest to repair his own cognitive decline—and revolutionize brain health in the process

When it comes to health goals, it’s not uncommon for longevity to top the list. Being conscious of what you’re putting into your body, <i>on</i> your body, …

Unbelievably Easy Slow Cooker Carnitas Tacos

This is going to become your new go-to on taco night. Pork shoulder becomes meltingly tender as it slow-cooks in the chile- and garlic-infused citrus …

10 Excellent Websites to Help Students with Their Homework

The Internet provides learners with tons of educational materials to help them with their learning, however, browsing these resources can be time …

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …