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15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Bill Gates says this will be worth “10 Microsofts”

I can’t believe so many investors haven’t heard about something Microsoft founder Bill Gates told a group of college students in 2004.<p>Speaking about a special type of technology that wasn’t around back then, Gates said if someone ever <i>does</i> invent it:<p><b>“That is worth 10 Microsofts."</b><p>Fast-forward to …

Bill Gates

Learn how to invest in the stock market and make your money grow

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

Cannabis

The Best Way to Invest in Real Estate

Learn the ins and outs of real estate investment trust (REIT) investing.<p>If you think profiting from residential real estate requires lots of elbow …

10 Simple Things You Need to Know About Finance if You Want to Be Rich | Inc.com

<i>What are the ten most important things about personal finance that someone without a finance background must know? 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 Franklin Parker, 2017 Winner -</b> …

Self-improvement

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

Self-improvement

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing<p>Updated March 23, 2018<p>Investing is an essential part of any financial plan. Unfortunately, many people …

Retirement

The 5 best pieces of money advice from this 29-year-old who manages hundreds of millions of dollars for millennials

When he was 12 years old, Michael Katchen entered a stock picking investment contest.<p>Everyone pretended to invest $100,000 and whomever's portfolio …

Investing

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

Employment

Meet the healthy online grocery store where everything costs $3

It’s easy to <i>want</i> to be healthy, but it can be hard—not to mention expensive, and at times inconvenient—to actually <i>be</i> healthy. In a perfect world, …

Knives

Saving vs. Paying Off Debt: Which Should You Do First?

Let’s be completely honest. When entering adulthood, it’s always a game of this or that — especially when it comes to money.<p>Should you buy that car …

5 Great Pieces of Investment Advice From Mark Cuban

Here are some valuable lessons from "Shark Tank's" richest investor.<p>Mark Cuban is one of the most high-profile billionaire investors in America, …

Investing

6 Amazing Tips on Turning Real Estate Into a Real Fortune

Finding success in real estate requires more than simply buying low and selling high.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it’s the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These …

Real Estate

Most people blow 70% of their money on 3 things — and cutting back could be the key to retiring much earlier

Retirement might seem light-years away, but if you get to your golden years with insufficient funds, it's guaranteed to be even further.<p>Saving enough over a 40-year career to maintain your lifestyle in retirement is challenging. But there's a lot to be learned from the people who have managed to …

Personal Finance

Will Mechanical Engineers Still Find Work When All Cars Are Electric?

What will mechanical engineers do after automobiles become mostly electric and electronic? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Betsy Megas, Mechanical engineer, on Quora:<p><i>What will</i> …

Engineering

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

The Little Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market

5 Little Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market<p>Updated June 20, 2017<p>"Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful …

Investing

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.<p>Updated October 17, 2017<p>Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a …

Investing

Top 5 Must-Read Investment Books for Beginners

Top 5 Investment Books for Beginners<p>Here's how to get a read on the stock markets<p>Updated January 07, 2018<p>If you want to bone up on your investment …

Investing

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's my best advice to stop working in the next 10 years

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and eventually retired last year at 52.<p>My assets are arranged so that I'm living off the income they provide — not having to draw them down. So, in theory, …

Retirement

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …

Mental Health

Your two-minute guide to growing rich

Do you look back with regret that you didn’t buy Amazon.com stock before it blasted ahead to life-changing gains? I know I do:<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, reporting on the 20th anniversary of Amazon’s IPO in 1997, says <b>investors could have turned a mere $5,000 into $4.9 million today.</b><p>Do you want to give …

Investing

The Key to Good Performance

Focus and concentration are the keys to accomplishing anything of significance and experiencing success in any area of life. Yet when it comes to …

Investing

These 3 Billionaires Agree: You Need This Skill to Be Successful | Inc.com

In my work coaching executives and entrepreneurs, communication issues are common and annoying blips on their radar screens. Too much of it, not enough of it, wrong messages being sent through nonverbal communication, communication that affects work morale, employee engagement, branding strategy -- …

Communication Skills

Why financial advisers prefer ETFs over mutual funds

Hello ETFs. Goodbye mutual funds.<p>Exchange-traded funds or ETFs are the investment vehicle that advisers use and recommend more than any other type of …

Investing

26 ‘cheap’ stocks in the market’s hottest sector

It’s hard to find bargains in the technology sector.<p>But using a measure called the PEG ratio — price-to-earnings-to-growth — highlights stocks that …

Investing