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This 35-Year-Old Mother Is Saving $85,000 a Year in New York City and Plans to Retire in 5 Years. Here’s How

And a third child is on the way.<p>Jamila Souffrant has learned to embrace the journey, whether that’s her 90-minute, one-way commute from Brooklyn to …

Retirement

The best projector for a home theater

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>The Sony VPL-HW45ES is the best projector for a dedicated home …

Home Theater

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

How This Living Room Side Hustle Rapidly Expanded to a Multi-Million-Dollar Business

Learn how these entrepreneurs turned their driving mission into a wealth building strategy by staying focused and cautiously expanding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is an extended excerpt of</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your Own Cannabis Business<i>. Buy it now</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

Peter Thiel

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …

CEOs

2018; 6 Habits of The World’s Richest People.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) What do Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Richard Branson and Apple CEO Tim Cook have in common? They are some of the wealthiest people on …

She Was Told 'No' 100 Times. Now This 30-Year-Old Female Founder Runs a $1 Billion Business.

Melanie Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of popular design platform Canva, and her team are constantly chasing big goals.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their</i> …

South-east Asia

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Self-improvement

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

Self-improvement

Is Your Startup Worth the Risk? 5 Questions You Need to Answer

Use these simple steps to assess the strength of a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The art of predicting the potential of an early-stage business lies in identifying which internal and external factors will have the biggest impact on its future performance. To …

Product Management

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help
Entrepreneurship

The Five Pillars of Personal Finance

Most of the personal finance advice you find out there, such as investing strategies and frugality tactics, rests on the back of a number of …

Amazon Is Huge Because It Started With A Great MVP

The most important lessons entrepreneurs can take from the internet's biggest empire are from when it was a just another startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever you talk to someone about launching a business, they have these dreams of starting a massive …

Amazon Web Services

4 Books Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Read (and Why)

Bestsellers can gives you a warm feeling, but won't run your business for you.<p>Almost every day, I see a headline from a digital publication telling me what books I should read if I want to be "successful."<p>Too many of these lists tout themselves, and are likewise treated, as some sort of newfound …

Self-improvement

The Biggest Reason Entrepreneurs Fail to Achieve Their Goals

Goal failure is not due to poor planning or lack of time and money. It's much deeper than that.<p>We are officially mid-way through first quarter, 2018. How are you doing on the goals you set at the first of the year?<p>I can say with a reasonable amount of certainty that the average small business owner …

Entrepreneurship

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

<b>Double Your Income by Knowing the Second Most Valuable Thing You Can Do With Your Time</b> | Inc.com

If you ask any businessperson what the most valuable thing they can do, they all likely have the same answer: work on their billable hours. They're right--that is the most valuable thing you can do with your time. Think about if you're a lawyer who bills at $500 an hour. The most valuable thing you …

Businessperson

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

1 Simple Habit Practiced by Tim Ferriss That Can Transform Your Career in 2018 | Inc.com

For over 16 years, I wrote a journal in first, second and third person, taking on the roles of colleagues, clients, and even friends to help me better understand their perspectives. I wanted to grow as a person, and as an entrepreneur, I always thought it was critically important to put oneself in …

Andy Warhol

9 of the biggest missteps even the most successful people have made

Every entrepreneur has a unique journey and faces their own challenges. For me, my entrepreneur journey started off amazing.<p>At 27 years old I had sold a company for eight figures. I was a multi-millionaire. This was very short lived. Not two years later I had purchased a company, built it, grown it …

Entrepreneurship

How I fell for the blockchain gold rush

Cryptocurrencies that can make millionaires in minutes are justification enough to get out of bed at 5am to gamble<p>Bitcoin envy, the ultramodern malaise. News reports are full of this magic internet money’s rocketing value – currently $16,000 – and Facebook is dotted with people who picked some up …

Cryptocurrency

How Your Startup Can Quickly Hit $1 Million in Revenue | Inc.com

There's a magic number for early-stage technology startups: how quickly your company can achieve $1 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR). The importance of recurring revenue cannot be understated for startups, as having a subscription model for your business can make your company more valuable.<p>…

Startups

I Worked Out Like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for 3 Weeks

See what happens when a lady lifts like the most muscular dude in Hollywood.<p>Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson is known for a lot of roles: a former WWE …

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of EQ that make leaders shine, one that every person in charge of people should develop is</i> …

Emotional Intelligence