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3 Tax Mistakes That Can Get Investors Audited by the IRS

Are you an investor worried about a tax audit in 2017? If so, you can exhale now, because the odds of being audited are surprisingly low. (And if an audit happens, it's not likely to be very traumatic, either.)<p>Better still, there are things you can do in order to reduce your likelihood of being …

Retirement

3 Stocks Billionaires "Hate"

SOURCE: FLICKR USER DONKEYHOTEY.<p>Warren Buffett, George Soros, and Carl Icahn are legendary for making billions of dollars over their decades-long investing careers, and that can make following in their footsteps wise, especially when it comes to avoiding stocks they think could be about to drop. …

4 Stocks We Plan Never to Sell

Warren Buffett. Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>Chances are, you've heard the famous Warren Buffett quote (there are quite a few) that the Oracle of Omaha's "favorite holding period is forever." That's a lot easier said than done since industries and markets change dynamically and companies must …

Get Instant Gratification With This Millennial-Friendly Stock Investing App

Nothing says “millennials” more than instant gratification, zero fees, and mobile apps for doing things that once required hiring expensive …

Warren Buffett's Secret to Paying a Lower Tax Rate Than You

He has claimed to be paying an effective rate of 17.4%.<p>Among investors, there may be none more revered than Warren Buffett. Although recent stock …

Investing

Ten days is more than enough to transform your life.

Motivation is the only key to unlock your dreams. To achieve your dreams, you need to constantly push yourself beyond your limits and turn them into …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

14 Books That Inspired Steve Jobs

Why did Apple “think different?”<p>Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>“The reason that …

Literature

How to Use Lightroom's Graduated Filter Tool: Tips for Natural Impact

There are three easy-to-use Lightroom tools that that allow you to quickly isolate areas within a photo to make specific adjustments. These three …

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

You don't become successful all by yourself. Here are a just few types of people you might have around your that will get you there.<p>You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends …

Motivation

The 9 worst money mistakes to make in your 20s

"Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms," writes Richard Branson. "It is only through failure that we learn."<p>Of course, there are caveats to such broad advice — especially when it comes to money.<p>Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make …

Trey Ratcliff Designed the Ultimate HDR Software: It’s Called Aurora HDR

Photographer Trey Ratcliff is on a roll. Just months after designing a camera bag with Peak Designs and watching it become the most-funded bag in the …

Being an Introvert Can Make You Rich

Introverts tend to be more careful and thoughtful when making decisions.<p>In her book “Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength,” …

Best Advice on Leadership for Entrepreneurs : 20 Quotes On Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely and difficult journey and the very decision of becoming an entrepreneur is an act of leadership. When you decide to …

Quiet entrepreneurs - how to succeed in a noisy world

About a third of people are believed to be introverts. But in in loud business world - where brashness often equates to success - how do the quiet ones get ahead?<p>To get ahead in business you need to be loud, brash and have an overwhelming confidence in your own, often slim, talents. That, at least, …

12 Toxic Thoughts That Will Destroy Your Success

If your thought patterns are toxic and they are keeping you stuck, it's time to change your thinking before it destroys your success.<p>It was Albert Einstein who said, "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking."<p>Every thought we …

Self-help

How To Manage Distractions And Keep Your Mind From Wandering

Constant interruptions derail even the most well-planned day, here’s how to combat information overload.<p>Managing your time won’t do you much good if you’re not able to manage where your mind wanders. And these days, there’s so much distraction flashing in our faces that if we don’t take an active …

Time Management

5 Things Bill Gates Says You Must Do to Be Successful

When the world's richest man offers career advice, it's smart to listen.<p>If you're looking for a role model of lifelong success, you can't do much better than Bill Gates. Microsoft, the company he founded, created a whole industry. At a net worth of nearly $80 billion, he's the richest man in the …

Self-improvement

Einstein's Secret of Productivity

A producer at [well known television show] said to me, "Whatever you do - don't ever ever say 'I don't know'. If you say that, we'll never ask you back."<p>Then, thrust into a dark room, miked up, camera pointing at me, the producer in my ear, "anddd...GO!" and six of us arguing about the worst, most …

The biggest difference between rich people and everyone else isn't how much money they have

Yet, so many of us fail to accumulate wealth simply because of our doubts and fears.<p>"<b>The primary difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they manage fear,</b>" writes Kiyosaki, who grew up observing two father figures: "poor dad" — his real father who died with bills to pay — and …

The 13 best big US cities to live in if you want to get rich

If you want to build a fortune, the biggest, most glamorous cities in the US might not be your best bet — rather than San Francisco and New York City, you may want to consider Houston, Cleveland, or Detroit.<p>That's what Bankrate found in a new report that ranked the 18 largest US metro areas …

5 Morning Rituals Shared by the Most Successful People

Success

Amazing, surreal science fiction photo-collages

Good photo-collages are pretty easy to make, just contrasting things in ways that are quirky and eye-catching. But <i>great</i> photo-collages are hard, and …

The best spots for incredible views in 15 cities around the world

Iconic buildings such as New York City's Empire State Building and Paris' Eiffel Tower attract long lines of tourists and often have high prices.<p>Most big cities though have other options for breathtaking skyline views.<p>From Taipei to Toronto, we've rounded up 15 lesser-known places where you can …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of …

New York State

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

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How Steve Jobs Made Apple's Meetings More Productive

The tech giant's iconic co-founder wasn't one to tolerate any nonessential elements.<p>American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive:<p>1. He kept …

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