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A self-made millionaire says a single choice could be part of the reason you aren't getting rich

T. Harv Eker — who not only studied incredibly wealthy people, but worked his way up from nothing to millionaire status — noticed a crippling choice that the average person makes over and over again: "<b>Most people choose to play small</b>," Eker writes in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind."<p>He …

12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

Personal Finance

7 smart steps couples can take to build wealth together

Money issues are indifferent to your age, gender, sexual orientation, life stage, and upbringing. And, despite the material wealth and bright smiles we see on the outside, money issues affect rich couples, poor couples, and those in between.<p>Sadly, financial incompatibility is the leading cause of …

North America

5 Signs You Can Trust Your Financial Advisor

Many of us need a little outside help when it comes to things like investing and planning for the future, and that's where financial advisors come into play. According to the Certified Financial Planner Board, consumer use of financial advisors increased from 28% in 2010 to 40% in 2015, yet 63% of …

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 40

Life gets complicated in your 40s<p>Every decade is a milestone of sorts, but turning 40 should come with a special, financial heads up. <b>Warning:</b> This is …

Retirement

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

Opinion: Baby boomers have no idea what they’re doing with retirement planning

I’m rarely surprised by anything I read anymore about the mistakes investors make, but I came across something last week that almost made me fall out …

Retirement

How to profit from the next stock market plunge - the Warren Buffett way

Warren Buffett keeps an investment "war chest". We suggest what to sell to create your own. And highlight the bargain investments to buy<p>Investors may soon be able to go bargain hunting. Undervalued assets have been thin on the ground in recent years, as shares, bonds and property have all risen …

Why does India have only two ‘too-big-to fail’ banks? Moody’s raises a valid question

Global rating agency Moody’s has raised a few questions on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decision to award the domestic systemically important …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

7 Tips For Effective And Stress-Free Budgeting

Spending less than we make is often cited as the most important personal finance goal. It helps us get out of debt, save for emergencies, and stash money away for retirement. It’s the primary habit that enables us to achieve some level of financial freedom.<p>It can also be really difficult to …

Personal Finance

What this financial industry veteran looks for in an adviser

After 43 years in the brokerage business, Colin Monteith went looking for an adviser of his own. He found one after a few months, but what an epic search it was. The onetime adviser and manager of advisers saw 10 different people and conducted 13 interviews.<p>To help you in your search for an …

5 Reasons You’ll Never Be a Millionaire (and How to Fix That)

Break these 5 wealth-killing habits to reach your financial goals.<p>What if you could retire early, travel the world, or fund that brilliant business idea you've had tucked away in the corner of your mind?<p>Well, it certainly won't happen by accident, and despite your best efforts, you might just be …

Personal Finance