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7 Surefire Strategies To Build Massive Wealth According to the Top 7 Finance Books

Here are the 7 books I’ll be referencing, in no particular order.<p>I’ve concluded that <b>building wealth and becoming rich isn’t that complicated</b>. It’s …

Personal Finance

Buy these investments to protect yourself from a stock market crash

Volatility has returned to stock markets, and a number of top professional investors have predicted that a crash or correction is imminent.<p>Earlier this month, Jonathan Ruffer, one of Britain’s top fund managers, said he expects an “earthquake” to hit markets “within months”.<p>This month, a global …

Stock Markets

How To Buy John Coltrane: The 10 Albums Every Jazz Newcomer Needs

In jazz circles, the smallest mention of <b>John Coltrane</b> usually invokes a mood of hushed reverence. That’s because Trane – as his disciples refer to …

Universal Music

Roll up, you Bears! The dopest 4/20 playlist

Spring is finally here, and you know what that means — it’s time to hash out any negative energy and puff-puff-play this dope playlist. To celebrate …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5 Times Redman Bodied A Guest Feature

<b>Redman</b> is a rapper’s rapper — an artist that truly embodies what it is to have funk, style and to really immerse oneself in the beat.Having been …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn Announce EP, Share New Song: Listen

Actress Scarlett Johansson and singer-songwriter Pete Yorn have reunited for a new EP called <i>Apart</i>. It arrives June 1 via Capitol Music Group. They’ve also shared the video for the first single from the project. Listen to “Bad Dreams” below.<p>“Bad Dreams” marks the duo’s first collaboration since …

Scarlett Johansson

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

Pot Sounds: The 20 Greatest Weed-Themed Songs of All Time

From Dylan and the Beatles to Afroman and Snoop – with a little bit of Willie sprinkled on top – the best songs for stoners of all stripes<p>20<p>By , , …

Cannabis

Songs you love by bands you hate

The readers of NME have voted. These are your guilty pleasures.<p>There are just some bands that you truly despise; but then, against your better you …

Adam Levine

How to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early in 10 Easy Steps

'Your Money or Your Life' author Vicki Robin has the blueprint.<p>Most Americans haven’t saved enough to retire at the traditional age of 65. If you …

Personal Finance

All The Best Underground And Obscure Hip-Hop Playlists For Both Discovery And Nostalgia

Playlists aren’t just the wave of the future, they’re what’s happening right now. Maybe that’s why hip-hop and playlists go together so well. Hip-hop has always been modern, young, of-the-moment, so it only makes sense that so many artists in hip-hop owe much of their success to playlists — but …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tricks to Travel More With Less Money and Time

If you love the idea of traveling, but don't think you have enough money or time to get away, it’s time to reframe your mindset about chasing …

Personal Finance

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

What happened to Q, who sang ‘Goodbye Horses’?

The year is 1991. Creeped out cinema audiences have just been introduced to Buffalo Bill and Hannibal Lecter, the serial killers at the forefront of Jonathan Demme’s screen adaptation of Thomas Harris’ blockbuster horror novel <i>Silence Of The Lambs.</i><p>In one of the film’s most iconic scenes Buffalo Bill …

West Village

All Of The Best Indie Rock Playlists On Spotify

Playlists have quickly become the preferred method of music consumption for a generation, leading artists like Drake to toy with the idea of releasing music in a playlist format, and labels to turn to Spotify influencers as the new gatekeepers disseminating their artists to the masses. But not all …

Playlist

Queen – A Day At The Races

Following <i>A Night At The Opera</i>, what else, but A Day At The Races. <b>Queen</b> once more took inspiration from the Marx Brothers and replicated the …

Universal Music

The 30 Best Dream Pop Albums

With many of the lists we’ve assembled over the past few years, the parameters have been clear. To be considered Britpop, for example, a record had to be guitar-based, from the UK, and released during a certain period. We can argue endlessly about what’s a mixtape and what’s an album, but in …

Indie Music

The 8% Income Portfolio: Durable Income In Good Times And Bad

First quarter review of 8% Income Portfolio.<p>The portfolio continues to spew out high income while holding on its own during the rough market …

Investing

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

The act of listening to music is pretty straightforward, but being a dedicated music fan takes a lot of work, because it requires answers to many questions: What’s the best way to listen to your music? How do you keep up with what’s current in music? How do you discover new music?<p>With the rise of …

Playlist

How to retire by 40: 3 proven tips from someone who has

Chris Reining isn't your average retiree. He said goodbye to his working years at 37, and is now financially independent, living his life on his own terms.<p>Growing up in a middle-class family in Illinois, Reining says he did well in school, earned scholarships, and attended the school that paid him …

Retirement

Best And Worst Performing S&P 1500 Stocks Of The Bull Market

In commemoration of the bull market's 9th anniversary, we wanted to take a brief moment to highlight some of the equity market's biggest winners and …

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

Retirement

You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

6 things every adult should know about taxes

The transition to adulthood is sometimes hard to detect, but one sign you've arrived is if you know a handful of things about income taxes. Here are six things that tax pros say every adult should understand.<p>1. How tax brackets work<p>There are seven federal tax brackets, ranging from 10% to 39.6% …

Retirement

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can …

5 Dividend Stocks That Can Deliver Income AND Growth

Finding growth stocks to invest in isn’t a very difficult task, even when a bull market is this long in the tooth. (Stocks are approaching the …

5 Dividend Growers That Are About to Erupt

Dividend Aristocrats – those companies that have improved their payouts annually for 50 years or more – have a mixed reputation. Sure, they’re great for dividend growth, but the likes of <b>Coca-Cola</b> and <b>Procter & Gamble</b> give off the impression that price returns can be difficult to come by.<p>But dividend …

Investing

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

There are four big reasons it makes sense to claim your benefits ASAP!<p>When should you claim Social Security benefits? That's tough to answer, …

Here's What a $10,000 Investment in an S&P 500 Index Fund in 1980 Would Be Worth Today

Warren Buffett has said this is his favorite investment for most people, and here’s why.<p>In recent years, a lot of investor money has been flowing …