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Warren Buffett says index funds make the best retirement sense 'practically all the time'

If you're looking for a simple plan to build your retirement savings, one of the world's most successful stock market investors has some clear advice.<p>…

Investing

How to Reformat Your Brain

Dear friend,<p>You have in the power to reset, or reformat your brain.<p>Computer<p>If your computer is slow, has a ton of viruses, or is running out of …

5 Lessons From An Award Winning Photo

A few days ago I received an email telling me that my photo “Windermere Morning” had won the Olympus Global Photo Contest 2017. Apart from the kudos …

In Your 40s? 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

What will the world look like 20 to 25 years from now?<p>That's the question that investors in their forties should think about when considering which stocks to buy now. While even the best prognosticators can't know for sure what the future holds, three stocks seem to be pretty good bets to survive …

Ten Ways to Get a Good Return on Your Cash (Stocks Not Included)

Maybe you've been riding that bull for eight years and feel like it might be getting tired. Maybe you're getting a little jumpy yourself, with all …

Retirement

How to Be Less Stupid About Money, With Felix Salmon

Some people love to pore over their finances to optimize their savings like a fine-tuned machine. Myself, I prefer to stick my head in the sand and …

Personal Finance

The One Place To Find 6.5% Dividends And 82% Upside Now

Things are tough for contrarian investors these days.<p>Back in August, for example, I recommended buying financial stocks. It was an easy call to make.<p>At the time, the <b>Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)</b> was down 4% from a year earlier, and the worst performers had fallen much further. I …

Investing

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued<p>Some Warning Signs a Stock Might Be Trading In Dangerous Territory<p>Updated October 17, 2016<p>Over the years, many …

25 Surprising Facts About Warren Buffett

From buying his first stock at age 11 to having his face on Cherry Coke cans in China, these Warren Buffett facts might surprise you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha” -- Nebraska native Warren Buffett is an investing legend, …

Investing

3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You Every Month

Getting the cash flow you need is crucial.<p>Dividend stocks provide much-needed income to many investors. But most stocks pay dividends quarterly, …

Investing

Corporate Insiders Are Selling Their Stock. Should You Do the Same?

Does Insider Selling Mean It's Time to Sell?<p>Updated March 24, 2017<p>Actions speak louder than words. While business leaders are always happy to tell …

Investing

3 Keys to Successful Long-Term Investing | Investopedia

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.” - Warren Buffett<p>One of the things that most people don’t …

Investing

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I <i>love</i> dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you …

A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there

The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist— who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — had been planning and saving for years to retire early.<p>"For the first five to seven years of my career, I wasn't saving for anything in particular," Brandon told …

Retirement

How To Become A Day Trader

During the heyday of the tech bubble in the late 1990s, day traders made easy money buying and selling Internet stocks. It didn't take much skill to …