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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>…

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 …

Operating Systems

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

Especially if you're behind the curve on your retirement savings, your 40s is an incredibly critical decade for your investment plan. You're still young enough to invest aggressively and let compounding do much of the heavy lifting to get you to a comfortable retirement. At the same time, though, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Never Run Out Of Money: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

<i>Author's note: Subscribers to</i> "Retirement: One Dividend At A Time" <i>got an early look at this material and receive instant text message trade alerts</i> …

How to Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued Relative to Its Earnings

Many investors have asked the question of how to figure out when and if a stock's overvalued. The price-to-earnings ratio provides a quick way to …

Investing

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>Often referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha” -- Nebraska native Warren Buffett is an investing legend, business magnate and philanthropist.<p>When he was 11, Buffett …

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, …

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

Actions speak louder than words. While business leaders are always happy to tell you all the reasons why their stock is a buy, the actions of …

3 Keys to Successful Long-Term Investing

“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 …

Stock Markets

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 …

Tutorials

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 …

Investing

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 …

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 …

Trading