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Living Rooms

The Making of a Black Fortune

<i>Shomari Wills |</i> Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires <i>| Amistad | January 2018 | 6</i> …

Black History

What First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know

My team and I regularly come in contact with first-time homebuyers looking for some guidance. The prospect of buying your first home can be an anxiety-inducing one, especially if you don’t know where to start. I’ve spent my career helping thousands of people find the perfect home, so I’m happy to …

Personal Finance

Is your HOA legally obligated to maintain the common areas?

NJ and IN courts rule on duties of homeowners, condo associations<p>By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>When you purchased your house, …

Real Estate

Steps You Can Take if You Want to Buy a Home Next Year

Have big dreams to buy a home next year, but don't know where to begin? Just because you don't think you'll have your down payment together for 2018 …

Real Estate

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Darla Mercado | CNBC<p>GOP Senators: Tax Plan Good for Small Businesses<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Republican tax bill is good for small business owners. "Every small business that I can think of is on board for this comprehensive tax reform," he said. (Nov. 28)<p>AP<p>Spurred by …

Retirement

5 Excellent Apps to Make This New Year Your Strongest Yet | Inc.com

In researching the productivity-focused <i>The Ultimate Bite-Sized Entrepreneur</i>, I discovered one strong truth: The difference between success and failure is priorities. You have to know what to focus on, what to keep on the radar and, to paraphrase LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, what fires to let …

Time I

After a surprise loss, Oak Park home flipper nearly flopped. Here's what she learned the hard way.

This is the alternate ending.<p>Over the last year and a half, I wrote a column for the Tribune recounting my experience living the dream — an untutored layperson flipping a house for the first time. Each month I wrote about port-a-potties and plumbing fixtures, countertops and coach houses. My final …

Find Your Purpose In 10 Minutes or Less

The co-author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul" says he can help you find your unique mission in life in just three questions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jack Canfield believes that every single person has a unique person and mission, and that the most successful …

10 Reasons To Date A Man Who Owns A Cat, Because It Actually Makes Him 10 Times More Dateable

Did you know that people used to be really weird about what kind of pet each sex should have? It was thought that cats were for females, and dogs …

Here are all 176 vendors at this year’s Winter Village at Bryant Park

The Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opens Saturday, October 28, which means Christmas in New York is coming before Halloween begins. …

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

Bill Gates

10 Best NYC Neighborhoods for Families Revealed

Having kids doesn't mean you have to leave the city.<p>Real estate site StreetEasy conducted a study to determine the 10 best New York City …

Invest in Real Estate. Do What Matters.

13 Places to Find Small-Business Grants for 2017 and 2018 | Inc.com

Startups need money the way people need air. It's how they keep going. You can look to angel investors or venture capitalists, although that means losing some amount of control. Or there are SBA loans. But you can also look for grants. There are sources for women or minority entrepreneurs and …

Small Business

Need A Happiness Boost? Spend Your Money To Buy Time, Not More Stuff

Money can't buy happiness, right? Well, some researchers beg to differ. They say it depends on how you spend it.<p>A recent study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> suggests that when people spend money on time-saving services such as a house cleaner, lawn care or grocery …

Personal Finance

Comparing Manhattan and Brooklyn 1BR rents across different neighborhoods

See the neighborhoods that offers the best rent prices on a one-bedroom apartment<p>Manhattan and Brooklyn rent prices may be on a slight decline, but not enough to strip New York City as a whole of its position as the nation’s second most expensive city to rent a one-bedroom.<p>A new set of data from …

Apartment rents are falling in the most expensive markets

And transaction volume of apartment buildings has plunged. Real Capital Analytics put the "story for the apartment sector" this way:<p>There is another side to this equation - the most important: rents. Because they pay for the whole construct, including the loans.<p>According to Zumper's National Rent …

Real Estate

How Hollywood's Agencies Are Trying To Fix The Diversity Problem

It’s no secret that Hollywood has a diversity problem. This year, only 16 members of the Celebrity 100--FORBES’ annual list of the top-earning celebrities–are women. Only 35% of them are people of color, with most of those being athletes.<p>The troubles persist when the lens is expanded beyond just …

Race & Ethnicity

How to Finance Your First Investment Property

Let’s say you are interested in financing your first investment property. How do you go about securing financing for the property? What strategies do …

The paint colors that will increase your home’s value

<b>From the time of year to the neighborhood, a lot of factors come into play when you’re selling a home. But here’s one variable you might not have</b> …

5 top industries for entrepreneurs of the future: Start-ups in these high-growth areas can thrive

Technology has upended everything from the way we shop to how we invest our money. And while that hurts established companies that are unable (or …

Loving a Trauma Survivor: Trauma's Impact on Relationships

Survivors of childhood trauma deserve all the peace and security that a loving relationship can provide. But a history of abuse or neglect can make …

How publishers can stop leaving money on the table with content licensing

<i>by Brian Kolb, COO Wright’s Media</i><p>As a publisher, your brand has real monetary value. Sponsors are prepared to pay for it, and without content …

This Is the Wealthiest City in Every State

Find out if your city made the list.<p>Have you wondered where the wealthiest cities in the country are? New York City and San Francisco might come to …

The 8 best NYC neighborhoods for first-time buyers

Let's be honest: It's hard out there for a first-time buyer. Unless you're fortunate enough to be gifted with a down payment or a high-paying job, …

Real Estate

There are 9 types of intelligence. Bill Gates says finding yours is key

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows that intelligence isn't one-size-fits-all.<p>Gates built his career on strong logic and mathematical …

Bill Gates

How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

The son of a minister, Ohene Asare grew up poor. His family immigrated from Ghana when he was 8 and settled down in West Bridgewater, Mass., a town 30 miles south of Boston, where he was one of the few black students at the local public school. “It was us and this Jewish family,” Asare remembered. …

Housing

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement