Jeremy Byram

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40 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the …

National Parks

Ask Larry: ​​​​​​Will I Get The Maximum Benefit At Age 66?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today’s column takes up the maximum allowable benefit amount, whether SSA notifies potential beneficiaries about estranged exe’s deaths, what’s covered by the earnings …

32% of Baby Boomers Have No Emergency Savings

As the economy turns around, Americans are saving more than they have in the last 7 years. Still, nearly a quarter of the population has no emergency …

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters)

I asked 72 CEOs for their advice in 140 characters and, upon further analysis, discovered 10 categories of behaviors that were consistent with all the answers I got.<p>Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further …

CEOs

Middle Market M&A -- Trump's Secret Tax Hike

Someone once said that the art of diplomacy is being able to tell someone to go to “heck” in such a manner that the person actually looks forward to the trip.<p>(Before proceeding, as a matter of disclosure, I belong to no political party and voted for neither candidate in the 2016 presidential …

4 times you need a financial planner — even if you're good with money

If you're dealing with the former, call an electrician. Please. And when it comes to managing your money, you might want a financial planner on the job.<p>A financial planner looks at the big picture when it comes to your money and develops a comprehensive plan to address your needs and long-term …

Retirement

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

This Is What Generation Z Wants From The Workplace

Just when you thought you figured out Millennials, Generation Z is now entering the workforce. A whopping 72.8 million individuals are included in this group born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s.<p>Are you ready?<p>While we have learned how to create a culture where Millennials can thrive, what …

Generation Z

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

Time Management

Can Getting Up Early Make You Wealthy?

You may have noticed in this site’s right sidebar that there’s a section titled “what I’m reading now” about two-thirds of the way down the …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are 10 things that surprised me about early retirement

<i>And spoiler alert: it doesn't involve money or a high-powered career! Both of which he retired from once he realized enough was enough (his "enough," btw? $3 million) Take it away, ESI!</i><p>When I retired last fall at 52, I thought I knew exactly what retirement would be like. Many of the expectations I …

Retirement

DIY: Succulents Table

Admired recently: a clever DIY project from Matti and Megan, the self-proclaimed “plant nerds” of Far Out Flora.<p>With a few key ingredients (salvaged …

Food & Dining

30 things to know about money before you turn 30

It's National Financial Literacy Month: How wise about money do you <i>really</i> feel? Sure, you could school some teens about the pain of student loans …

4 Entrepreneurship Lessons The Great Outdoors Can Teach Us

If you’ve read any of my articles, you know I find business inspiration in the oddest places: the dentist’s office; a Brazilian churrascaria; heck, even learning Italian has given me some lessons about running a business. So it should be no surprise that on a recent hike in Mission Trails, San …

Financial Planning 101

Personal finance covers a wide variety of money topics including budgeting, expenses, debt, saving, retirement and insurance among others. …

10 Retirement Stats Every Baby Boomer Should Know

Think you're ready to leave the workforce for good? Not until you read up on these facts.<p>Worried about retirement? You're not alone. A large number …

Retirement

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

Should You Buy an Annuity? | Investopedia

As I mentioned in my last article, very few topics in the world of personal finance generate as much heat as annuities do. If you listen to the …

What I Wish A Financial Planner Had Told Me – Part 2 | Investopedia

In my last post, I outlined things I could have learned from a good financial advisor had I been working with one early in my career. The list …

7 Easy Ways to Start Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

Making a long-term financial plan is super difficult when you’re still trying to work out how your paycheck can cover rent, bills, <i>and</i> paying off your hefty student loan. That’s why it didn’t really surprise us to learn that more than half of millennials think a secure retirement is beyond reach, …

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 1 Crucial Life Skill They Need to Start Learning Young

The way boys and girls are socialized has long-term effects on their success.<p>The founder of Girls Who Code kept hearing the same story. In their first week of learning to code, the girls' screens would be blank. They said they were stuck and didn't know which code to write. Yet when the teachers …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

The United States just made Middle East peace harder

By Elliott Abrams<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p>Michael Singh<p><i>Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and was a deputy national security adviser in the George W. Bush administration; Michael Singh is the Lane-Swig senior fellow and managing</i> …

Israel

My New Year's Wish For 2017: End Muslim Persecution Of Christians And Other Religious Minorities

A new year beckons. We need a special spiritual move in the Muslim world. May majority Muslim societies adopt the spirit of Christmas in their treatment of Christians and other religious minorities in their midst. May the pervasive persecution and violence against the most helpless and vulnerable …

Student Loan Forgiveness: How Does It Work? | Investopedia

Student debt has reached an all-time high, with an estimated 40 million people now owing an average balance of $29,000, according to credit report …

15 Best Outdoor Gifts Under $50

Bushcraft 101<p>For the outdoorsman in training, some literature based on how to make the most of your outdoor excursions is never a bad idea. This …

All the 'Star Wars' movies, ranked from worst to best

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" may be the first standalone movie from the franchise, but it's steeped in the mythology that the other seven movies revolve around.<p>Like all "Star Wars" movies after "Force Awakens," "Rogue One" has tremendous pressure not just to make a killing at the box office but …

Retirement

Across generations, retirement is the #1 reason why people are investing. Beyond that, priorities vary.<p>Continue adding to your retirement savings …

Retirement

Aleppo’s fall is Obama’s failure

By Leon Wieseltier<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p><i>Leon Wieseltier is the Isaiah Berlin senior fellow in culture and policy at the Brookings Institution.</i><p>Contemplating the extermination of Aleppo and its people, I was reminded of a sentence that I read this summer. It appeared in an encomium to Elie …

Middle East