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14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

The 9 Best Small Business Books to Buy in 2018

The 9 Best Small Business Books to Buy in 2018<p>Updated February 06, 2018<p>When author and media personality Dave Ramsey was once asked about five common …

Buffett On The First Things You Have To Learn

I've been going over a lecture and Q&A Warren Buffett gave at the University of Florida back in 1998. During the Q&A, Buffett discussed some the …

Opinion: This veteran investor nailed the last housing bubble and now expects another

A money manager who was among the few to predict a housing bust a couple of years before it happened now sees disturbing signs that history is about …

Storms are big business for home improvement stores

The sight of shoppers surging into home improvement stores to prepare for—and clean up after—recent massive storms has lifted the share prices of Home Depot and Lowe’s in recent days.<p>It’s no wonder. Plywood, flashlights, batteries, tarps, and propane are flying off the shelves throughout south …

Homeowners' Shift Away From DIY Projects Dries Up Paint Profits

Homeowners are increasingly leaving painting to the pros, complicating business for paint makers and retailers.<p>The U.S. housing market is strengthening, unemployment is low and incomes are rising. That means consumers have the means to pay someone else to do their home improvement projects, …

10 best construction apps for Android

Construction is a surprisingly broad topic. People may be looking for construction apps for a variety of reasons. They may be drivers looking to avoid it. They may be construction workers looking for apps to improve their productivity or make things easier. We’re not entirely sure what you’re …

Apps

#6 Websites Which Can be a Book Lover's Paradise

Now, read a book on your smartphone for free<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether it's a lazy sunny afternoon or a rainy day, you are travelling or are at leisure, books have always been a much loved resort for many. While the love for a …

This 1 Mental Habit Helped Make Warren Buffett a Billionaire | Inc.com

Warren Buffett tends to bill himself as an ordinary guy who just happened to make a ton of money by being thoughtful, patient, and frugal. He's also very smart, and puts a lot of time and effort into thoroughly understanding the market and his investments. But there's one other quality Buffett has …

Investing

The Great Betrayal of Middle America

The people who wanted Donald Trump to halt the rule of their “betters” are having a rude awakening.<p>America’s vast midsection, a region that has been …

39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger That Will Make You Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Breaking Down the Actual Cost of a Home Renovation | Investopedia

Putting an exact number on the cost of home renovations is difficult. But there are some basic expenses that tend to go with most jobs. Knowing what …

Home Improvement

5 Ways Venture Capital Can Steal Your Dream

Many entrepreneurs chase VC funding, but the ones who fail to get it may be better off than those who do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When faced with the frustrating constraint of limited capital, many entrepreneurs contemplate venture capital (VC) as a potential …

Opinion: These 85 stocks are now on a ‘buy’ list as Donald Trump takes office

Donald Trump’s critics like to claim he doesn’t stand for anything. But that’s just because they haven’t looked hard enough.<p>In speeches, online …

6 Reasons to Get Better at Leading Meetings

Most people see meetings as a burden, a waste of time, or a general annoyance. But meetings aren’t going away. The good news is that leaders have the opportunity to significantly improve how meetings are run at your company, which could boost your influence and your career.<p>A recent study, published …

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement