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How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, and pie charts with more …

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

Personal Finance

10 Innovative Ways to Make $1 Million

Entrepreneurs are as varied as their ideas. Here are some unique ways that people have turned inspiration into $1 million.<p>The big caveat is that, like watching a stuntperson on TV, some of these feats are better watched than attempted. Many are risky or require a heck of a lot of luck.<p>That said, …

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking | Inc.com

<i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO of O2E Brands, on Quora:</b><p>You've heard of people like Elon Musk …

Time Management

Opinion: Jack Bogle tells you the secret to becoming a winning investor

Talk to Jack Bogle long enough and you get the idea that he never gets the answer wrong — he simply tells the right answer to come back when it’s …

Investing

Read This Before You Buy Dividend Stocks

What should you know before you buy into dividend stocks? Lots of things -- such as the fact that investing in dividend stocks is a smart and effective way to increase your wealth. Here are six considerations that can help you be a better dividend investor.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>First off, …

The Easiest Way to Know How Successful Your Company Will Be

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

5 first-time homebuyer mortgage options

A look at the most attractive financing options for new buyers<p>Over the last few years, many reports, studies, and articles have proclaimed that homeownership is no longer a key part of the American dream. It’s true that millennials are delaying buying homes, but other studies show that younger …

9 first-time homebuyer grants and programs

Buying a home for the first time can seem daunting. Fortunately, many first-time homebuyer grants and programs exist to help.

5 personal finance mistakes that can make homeownership a nightmare

Avoiding these blunders will make you a much happier homeowner.<p>Buying a home is often one of the biggest financial decisions Americans will make during their lifetime. Homeownership is often viewed as a sign of success in America, and for many people there's nothing quite like the feeling of …

Personal Finance

3 Retail Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

article<p>Retail has always been a tough business, but the unrelenting rise of e-commerce is putting ever more pressure on brick-and-mortar retailers. Many, like department store chain <b>Macy's</b>, have responded by shuttering stores; others are following a path like <b>Wal-Mart</b>, which is making …

Opinion: How to buy low and sell really high in the stock market

Investors tend to chase performance, flocking to stocks that have posted the best recent performance. But that strategy can easily backfire.<p>Hot …

Investing

3 Stocks With Jaw-Dropping Growth Potential

Image source: Getty Images<p>The United States' population is aging -- fast. In fact, the 65-and-over age group is expected to roughly double by 2050. One great way to capitalize on this trend is through healthcare, or, more specifically, the growing need for healthcare facilities -- already a …

3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

Image source: Getty Images.<p>While many companies' shares are risingpast their fair values now, others are trading at potentially bargain prices. The difficulty with bargain shopping, though, is that you may be understandably hesitant to buy stocks wallowing near their 52-week lows. In an effort to …

This Marijuana Stock Has Big News on Tap

Results from GW Pharmaceuticals' second Epidiolex trial in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients are anticipated before quarter's end.<p>Two trials have …

Biotechnology

10 High-Dividend Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Sept. 7 and updated and republished with market activity midday Sept. 8.</i><p>Every dividend investor wants the highest …

Investing

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 …

Self-improvement

Is Wells Fargo the Best Bank Stock for Dividend Investors?

Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.<p>Banks have historically been popular dividend stocks, and <b>Wells Fargo</b> continues in that tradition. But is the nation's third-biggest bank by assets the best bank stock for dividend investors? There are two reasons to think that it is, and one to think that it …

Three Things Good Leaders Do in Bad Times

Is your organization depressed yet? The people whom business leaders lead are absorbing an onslaught of downbeat messages, and that’s a …

U.S. Economy

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now | Inc.com

X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for cancer or look for clogged arteries. It's just one of over a dozen inventions and inventors nominated for the …

Inventions

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Pictures of Money via Flickr.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also …

Looking for income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

In this seemingly eternal period of historically low interest rates, stocks have become increasingly popular as income-seeking investors have been …

Investing

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

It may seem fun to invest in companies that excite you. But there are few things more exciting than seeing share prices rise, even if the companies …

Investing

The 3 Best Stocks to Own in Retirement

Image source: Pixabay.<p>Retirees are living longer than ever before, and that means retirees are focusing their portfolios less on slow-growth Treasury bonds and more on stocks so they don't outlive their savings. While stocks can add some punch to a retiree's investment returns, not just any old …

8 best cheap stocks to buy on this dip

Finding the best cheap stocks is not simply about looking at price. There are a host of stocks that have sold off for good reason, particularly in a …

3 Things You Should Do Now That the Stock Market Has Retraced Its Early-Year Losses

article<p>Image source: Pixabay.<p>Continue Reading Below<p>Welcome to Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. Please keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle while it's in motion. This is pretty much what it's felt like for most investors since the New Year's ball struck midnight and we moved into 2016.<p>The year began with …

3 Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market

Shorting a stock without really understanding the risks is a bad idea.<p>If you want to build a big nest egg for retirement, it’s hard to beat the stock …