John Ciarniello

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I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Amazon Has A Major Expense Storm Coming Its Way, Even If You Can't Really See It

The use of capitalized lease obligations has obscured the company's fiscal performance.<p>Capitalized and operating leases don't affect cash flow …

Investing

5 Powerful Habits of the Wealthiest Salespeople

Focus on money-making tasks only.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are good salespeople, and then there are the wealthiest salespeople in the world.<p>Take Phil for example. Phil is a salesperson at an insurance company. He earns $700,000 per year in commissions. He …

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett All Use This Ancient Philosophy to Build Wealth | Inc.com

Granted, philosophy may not sound like the most exciting subject to learn about in this day and age--how could the thoughts and opinions of ancient Greek philosophers of 300 BC, and dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius, possibly engage us in 2017?<p>In truth, the better question …

Jeff Bezos

Medicaid is at the heart of the health insurance debate

Back in 2008, pre-ObamaCare, Oregon experimented with the effects of expanding Medicaid to a lottery group of lower income adults to assess the effects on health outcomes over two years. Data was obtained from over six thousand adults who were randomly chosen and compared to close to six thousand …

10 Must-Read Books About the Market, Investing and Building Wealth

If you want to get started with investing, you need to start reading these books.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffet spends 80 percent of his day reading. Bill Gates reads 50 books a year, which is about a book every week. When Elon Musk is asked …

Top 5 Must-Read Investment Books for Beginners

Top 5 Investment Books for Beginners<p>Here's how to get a read on the stock markets<p>Updated January 07, 2018<p>If you want to bone up on your investment …

The 8 Lessons Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Farmers

Embracing a farmer's work ethic will do more than put food on your table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a saying in farm country: “Don’t ever bet against farmers.” Farmers must grow their businesses while constantly battling declining profit margins, industry …

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

3 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Looking for a few stocks that will supplement your monthly income? Here are three for you to consider.<p>If you're investing for income, then you'll …

Investing

How to Instantly Increase Your Income by 20%

You should always focus in bringing in more clients, but don't neglect your finances and taxes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We want to let you in on a little …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Self-improvement

5 communication tricks Warren Buffett and other successful leaders use to get ahead

Legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett realized an important career lesson early on: Without the right delivery, even the …

Sheryl Sandberg

7 Lessons from Warren Buffett's Mistakes That Will Make You a Better Investor

Warren Buffett didn't amass his huge fortune by making a lot of mistakes. But he readily admits to making some over the years.<p>Failure can be a great teacher. Just as we can (and should) learn from our own mistakes, we can also learn from the mistakes of others. Here are seven lessons from the …

Investing

7 ways you're hurting your chances at building wealth, according to 2 self-made millionaires

Osborn is the operating partner of Keller Williams Realty and managing partner at private equity group Align Capital. Morris is the CEO of the second-largest Keller Williams franchise, located in Beverly Hills, California.<p>In their book, they outline how to build sustainable wealth — not the kind …

4 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Being Rich

4 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Being Rich<p>Updated May 10, 2017<p>Most of us know what we need to do to become rich: Spend less than we earn, save at least …

Ask Brianna: What Money Moves Should I Make in My 30s?

<i>“Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.</i><p>I’m …

Personal Finance

Best Time(s) of Day, Week & Month to Trade Stocks | Investopedia

Unlike traditional investing, trading has a short-term focus. The trader buys a stock not to hold for gradual appreciation, but for a quick …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Rich? Change This | Inc.com

Adam Smith, known as the father of modern economics, once said, "All money is a matter of belief."<p>Author Steve Siebold interviewed hundreds of millionaires and discovered: "Getting rich begins with the way you think and what you believe about making money."<p><i>Have you ever stopped to think about your</i> …

Personal Finance

Don't Let Financial Differences Lead to Divorce | Investopedia

Financial differences rank among the leading causes of divorce among couples, both young and old. The statistics are alarming, but perhaps not …

Warren Buffett loves cheap airline stocks, which could get a boost from Trump

The decision by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to load up on Apple shares is making big news. But the billionaire investor also put money in …

The Secrets of Giving and Receiving Thanks at Work: Why Followers Love it and Leaders Hesitate to Accept it

<i>Note: This column was published originally on the ND Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership website.</i><p>What if you could increase your employees’ …

Psychology

Bill Gates's and Warren Buffett's Top Advice for College Students | Inc.com

It's not every day you get treated to a master class in life and business from Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.<p>Excited chatter filled the halls of Columbia University's Lerner Auditorium this past Friday afternoon, as students eagerly waited to have their questions answered by the two renowned …

Bill Gates

Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …

Investing

What I learned from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

In a recent interview, I talked about the unexpected things I’ve learned from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger that have helped me live a better …

Here Are Some Solid Tips on How to Save and Invest Money Wisely

How to Save and Invest Money Wisely<p>Updated April 01, 2018<p>At its core, investing money wisely comes down to a handful of behaviors in which you, as an …

Investing

Will 2017 Be Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Best Year Yet?

The tobacco industry is going through a transformation, and <b>Philip Morris International</b> (NYSE: PM) has moved aggressively to embrace it. Even though the multinational tobacco giant has faced plenty of challenges lately, it has also sought to retain and grow its share across the international tobacco …

Investing

Top 4 ETFs to Track the Dow in 2018 | Investopedia

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is the granddaddy of all stock indexes. Often called the Dow, this index began in 1896 and is considered the …

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …