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Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

The Best Ways to Improve Your Home's Value in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for residential remodeling. Home values are up, which means it’s a good time to invest in your house by making …

Using Life Insurance to Help Cover Your Business

This "Life Insurance Special Handling" series has covered prequalification and underwriting and some of the challenges the life insurance process can …

Life Insurance

Want to Know What Women Want? Ask Them About Their Affairs

Three truths about female sexuality.<p>If you want to understand what women want, don't ask them about their relationships; ask them about their affairs.<p>In writing my book <i>The State of Affairs,</i> I came to realize again and again that illicit relationships offer a window like no other into the mysteries …

Opinion: Tony Robbins: 7 questions you must ask to keep a financial adviser honest

This is the first of a series of articles from life- and business strategist Tony Robbins on sharpening your investing and personal-finance …

These 8 Remote Jobs Pay Over $100,000 a Year

Telecommuting doesn't have to mean taking a hit on your salary. Here are some jobs that pay really well -- and let you work from home.<p>There's a …

Warren Buffett Increased His Wealth 7,268% Using This 1 Method

Albert Einstein called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world. But it doesn't just apply to finance.<p>My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is …

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich

Nearly all incredibly successful people -- especially incredibly wealthy people -- do this one thing incredibly well.<p>Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he …

This Tax Move Has Made a Lot of Real-Estate Investors Rich

As a real-estate investor, you may want to unload one property and replace it with another. But selling an appreciated property results in a current …

3 Ways to Get People to Buy Your Product (Especially if They're On the Fence)

Leads are the lifeblood of any small business.<p>Without paying customers, a business cannot grow revenue and succeed over the long run. And without enough leads, a business won't have prospects to convert into those valuable customers.<p>In a poll of small business owners, my company found that growing …

4 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life This Year

It's not about reading 1,000 books. It's about reading the right few.<p>Say what you want about politics or culture--the past year has been amazing in terms of the books that have come out.<p>People dedicated to getting what they want in life are on a constant journey to learn more about themselves and …

5 Tips Real Estate Investors Need to Know to Find Good Deals

With real estate prices reaching ever-higher highs in large swaths of the country, the availability of deeply discounted properties is drying up. And …

The 11 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

But as you enter a new decade, you'll face a whole new set of challenges.<p>We consulted financial experts to help you avoid money mistakes in your 30s as you navigate homebuying, relationships, starting a family, and saving for retirement.<p><i>Original reporting by Kathleen Elkins.</i>

Money

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Osama Bin Laden

8 mistakes that make good employees leave

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, …

Retirement: 8 financial choices you’ll regret in 5 years

If your goal is getting ahead financially, the formula for success is simple: Maximize tax-advantaged retirement accounts early, boost your savings with a Roth or traditional individual retirement account, choose investments you feel comfortable with and avoid debt like the plague. If you do those …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

The Job Benefits Employees Value Most

For employees, the most important job benefit is health, dental, and vision insurance, according to recent research from Fractl.<p>The report was based …

No, Obamacare Hasn't Jacked Up Your Company's Insurance Rates

Can we all agree on one thing, that the Affordable Care Act is forcing small business owners to pay ever-higher costs for their employees’ health insurance? Right? Can’t we?<p>Certainly, Obamacare’s most ardent opponents have no trouble deploying a business owner devastated by premiums increases, …

Health Care

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

Step Up and Elevate Your Mindset — Part 1: Building Personal Relationships

<i>This is the first installment of a four-part series on elevating your mindset and stepping up through thoughts, words and actions. I focus on four</i> …

10 Reasons Why People Quit

There are times in every entrepreneur's life when he or she feels like giving up -- here's how to stay in the game.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park, and every entrepreneur will experience times when he or she feels like giving …

This Chart Can Help You Become a Millionaire, No Matter What You Earn

No matter how much you earn.<p>It won’t be easy to get there.<p>But financial blogger Lyn Alden has come up with a really simple chart showing how much you …

The 5 Career Paths to a Wealthy Life

Want to be rich? Check out these five career paths that can get you there.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Decide exactly what you want and resolve to persist, no matter what happens until you achieve it," says Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy.<p>In this video, …

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

27 Bad Habits You Picked Up At 15 That You Should Drop Before 35

The time has come to live the life you deserve.

Media Management

10 smart money tips that take 10 minutes

Whatever your financial goals — from building a nest egg to flying the coop for a dream vacation — you’re only 10 minutes away from being a step …

Personal Finance

Why She Lost

A two-part lesson in leadership we can all learn from.<p>Two glaring reasons explain Hillary Clinton's loss. We can all learn from them.<p>First: Emotional Skills<p>What makes someone a leader?<p>More than anything else, they must motivate others to achieve a goal. Motivation means emotions.<p>As carpenters work …