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20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or …

Self-improvement

This Star Died Quietly, and Scientists Are Confused

A normal star death — a supernova — involves spontaneous bursting into a magnificent display of gas and cosmic dust. But scientists have found a star …

NASA discovers 7 Earth-sized planets outside our solar system

In a press conference today, NASA scientists revealed an extraordinary new discovery – the first known system of seven rocky, Earth-sized planets …

20 Photography Magazines You Should Definitely Follow on Instagram

It’s 2017, and Instagram is now 600 million users strong; that’s a lot of new images/videos and stories each day. An effervescent but non curated …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Meet the leader of a billionaires’ club determined to stop Trump from destroying the world

Stavanger, Norway<p>The glassy waters barely disturbed the Sanssouci Star, a 174-foot yacht on which William Doll was hanging out one evening last August, anchored at a distance from the voluble quayside bars and restaurants of Stavanger.<p>On board was a gathering of Doll’s “private society,” a club …

Political Science

Stocks Are No Longer the Most Actively Traded Securities in Stock Markets

Stock exchanges are increasingly getting out of the stock trading business.<p>As weird as it may seem, individual shares no longer are the most actively …

How to invest in stocks and funds for the first time: The easy guide to growing your money

When it comes to the stock market, young people are getting seriously mixed messages.<p>On one hand, you maybe know you're supposed to own stocks — or …

2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, did not have a great year in 2016. While there may be some company-specific reasons for individual REITs' performance, for the most part, the decline had nothing to do with the businesses themselves. Instead, the decline was due to the forecast for higher …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Your Mind Is Your Religion: Lama Yeshe on practice

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

Meditation

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Investing

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> …

Self-improvement

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

Warren Buffett's Strategy to Get Income From Any Stock

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>If you rely on your investments for income, you may limit your portfolio to dividend-paying stocks, but this doesn't need to be the case. By using a simple strategy Warren Buffett suggests for <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) shareholders who need income, …

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Quantum Mechanics

The true cost of investing in ETFs

ETF investors over the years have been schooled in their benefits compared with traditional mutual funds. Low management-expense ratios (MER) and tax efficiency are among the main attributes. But the biggest cost to any investment is your ability to handle the ride. The investment industry does not …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Bill Gates

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Books

Need a Money Makeover? 8 Must-Read Personal Finance Books

Lay the groundwork for a profitable 2017 with a little end-of-the-year reading.<p>Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to …

The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing review – work matters less than what you own

Our unfair system benefits rentiers, those who live on income from property and investments – from Goldman Sachs to Uber to landlords. Can capitalism be purified?<p>The time would come, Marx and Engels thought, when there would be only two classes, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, and all people …

Intellectual Property

Transcripts reveal the reaction of German physicists to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. : history

Physics

Alan Greenspan wants the US to go back on the gold standard

Before joining the feds, former Fed chief Alan "Bubbles" Greenspan was a strong proponent of gold and the gold standard.<p>He wrote clearly and forcefully about how it was necessary to restrain the Deep State and protect individual freedom.<p>Then he went to Washington and faced a fork in the tongue.<p>In …

Economics

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

General Electric

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Science Fiction

Here's Warren Buffett's 4-Point Strategy to Beat the Stock Market

You can apply these moves to your own portfolio.<p>Over the past couple of years, the market has been rather unpredictable. For example, who would have …

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …