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Thirty years of stock market crashes – and the signs they were coming

Is another stock market crash around the corner? We look back at the seven biggest crises of the past 30 years to hunt for clues<p>As the stock market struggles to recover from “Black Monday” in August, many investors are wondering how long it will be before the market regains the levels seen before …

3 Investment Gurus Share Their Model Portfolios

How do some of the most respected investors on the planet think Americans should be investing their money? NPR talked to three about what a retirement portfolio should look like.<p><b>David Swensen</b> has made an average return of 13.9 percent a year over the last 20 years for Yale, adding $20.6 billion to …

This is how much money you can REALLY make working at a startup

Coding school One Month has a tool called JobSignal that analyzes this job market to figure out which skills pay the best.<p>Working at a startup comes with the promise of striking it rich one day from stock options. But until then, employees still need to be paid. It turns out, some of them are paid …

Startups

Cultivate Your Negotiation Skills For Entrepreneurial Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If negotiations are believed to be a way of life –and more so in business- then it’s safe to call them the first and foremost of entrepreneurial …

Entrepreneurship

'Society Of Grownups' Secures $100 Million Infusion To Get Millennials Around The U.S. Talking Money

A year-old experiment in helping 20-somethings and 30-somethings learn and talk about money today announced they are growing up in a big way.<p>Society of Grownups has secured $100 million from parent company MassMutual Life Insurance Company to build out its digital footprint and open 10 additional …

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

This Is What Happens to Your Debts After You Die

Your debts become the responsibility of your estate.<p>When you die, any debts you leave behind could eat up assets that you had hoped to leave to …

10 Great Investment Books For The Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching, and most of us are thinking about finding the right gift for everyone on our list. Whether you are buying a …

Investing

6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

Personal Finance<p>Millionaires: tax-evading golfers that inherited their fortunes, right? You'll be surprised to find how average millionaires actually …

Superfoods To Cut Alzheimer's Risk And Improve Memory

En español | The research is clear: What you eat has a big impact on your brain. In fact, the right foods — and combinations of foods — can enhance …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Make Quick Cash (That Won’t Get You Arrested)

Even with great couponing skills, we all reach a point where we need a little extra cash. Between back to school shopping, and stocking up on holiday …

October Financial To-Do List

To be successful at anything in life takes planning and effort, and that's especially true when it comes to your finances. The holidays are fast …

3 Strategies To Learn From Rich Investors

When my family moved to America, my dad opened a garage with his brothers to fix cars. He never talked about investing with me, and though I’ve had success in the US, I’m still a novice when it comes to investing. It always seemed to me that we learned how to work hard to earn money, rather than …

Enjoy stock-market volatility because it can quadruple your retirement

It's that time of the trading year when nobody seems to know what to make of the numbers. Stocks are down, bonds feel high, the economy sends mixed …

I'm 35 and already too old to tap into many entrepreneur programs

My wife, Liza, and I moved to Toronto four years ago from the Philippines, looking for more opportunities. A key turning point for us was when we had our daughter, in November of 2013.<p>We felt we had settled in the city pretty well, we got used to the weather and made new friends. However, when it …

5 Simple Methods For Good Money Management

If you have found that your finances are getting a bit beyond your control, there are some methods that you can take that will lead to good money management. The following five methods can help get you off to a running start.<p><b>Stop Using Credit Cards</b><p>Credit cards can be very tempting. They are even …

2 Ways to Boost Your Income in Retirement

You don't need to go back to work or hope for an inheritance to increase your retirement income.<p><i>Running out of money before you run out of life.</i> It’s …

How to train your brain by thinking like an expert

Gary Klein is one of most influential psychologists today. In his 2013 book, "Seeing What Others Don't", he postulated a model categorising all types …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

Great leaders don't give in to these bad habits, and neither should you.<p>There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. …

Weird: Thinking of This Body Part Helps You Burn More Calories During a Workout

Losing weight requires commitment of body and mind — in fact, just thinking yourself thin can be an important component of actually seeing pounds drop from the scale. A new study shows how mindfulness can help you perform better during a workout too.<p>In the study, the brainwaves of athletes were …

Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: It’s Prime Time for Roth IRAs

Roth individual retirement accounts are gaining appeal as falling markets present tax-savings opportunities for both owners of those accounts and savers who would like to be.

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock Your Authentic Self

<i>It's not about raising the bar by expecting more out of yourself, your family life, or the world you live in. It's about totally removing the bar, setting yourself free to live a more joy-filled and satisfying life.</i><p>Over the course of our busy lives, in between family, work, and dinner parties, we …

My 5-year study of rich and poor people found 4 types of habits that will keep you from getting rich

Your money habits can make you rich or put you in the poor house. According to a recent study by Brown University, in which nearly 50,000 families were surveyed, most of the habits we pick up in life come from our parents.<p>This includes money habits.<p>If your parents had bad money habits, it is likely …

Personal Finance

The majority of self-made millionaires have a similar approach to earning money

This is one of Warren Buffett's most famous quotes. It is also one of the worst pieces of advice for anyone who is working on becoming rich.<p>My dad inadvertently took this advice with his own financial empire, and in one night lost everything when the main warehouse for his business burned down.<p>My …

Staten Island

Ugly charts may make for pretty investments

I first wrote about a strategy I use when finding beaten-down stock in a February 2014 column titled “An Evergreen Strategy For Unstable Times.” In …

Opinion: Seven stocks for under $10 a piece

Investment newsletters are an obvious source of advice about attractive low-priced stocks.<p>That’s because the major Wall Street brokerage houses and …

Stock Markets

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

You'd like to get paid to write online, but many websites are looking for contributors with experience. If you don't have significant experience, …

The 10 Mental Skills Necessary to Become a Strategic Visionary

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business is strategy. The most successful people in our world are sharp-minded visionaries who know how to get where they want to go and are innovative in their approaches. To be successful you must learn to think strategically in all …

Management