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31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

Success

Episode 50: Retiring abroad: What you need to know

Have you thought about where you might live when you retire? Some Americans are retiring outside the U.S., taking advantage of warm weather, lower costs of living and expat communities in other countries.<p>Subscribe on iTunes by selecting the “plus” icon in the audio player above.<p>In this episode of …

Retirement

More Than Half of Americans Are at Risk of Retiring Broke

Too many employees are falling behind on their savings.<p>If you're falling behind on your retirement savings, you're not alone. Roughly 61% of …

Retirement

What should you do with your 401(k) when you leave your job?

<b>Leave it where it is</b><p>One option is to leave your 401(k) with your former employer. Edelman says this is not a great choice. As a former employee, you are a low priority for them. As fortunes change in their world, they might go out of business, they might merge with another company or they might …

Retirement

5 signs you're not saving enough money

Data shows that Americans could be saving more: 65 percent save little or nothing at all, and half could end up struggling in retirement. …

Personal Finance

The Most Valuable Online Business Course You Can Take Is Studying Your Competition

Regardless of whether your competitor is failing or dominating, you need to know why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top athletes spend hours studying the previous matches of their opponents because they understand the importance of learning from the competition. The …

Marketing

This 21-year-old millionaire was hired by Facebook at 17 and now works at Google — and his career advice is wise beyond his years

Twitter/Michael Sayman<p><b>21-year-old Michael Sayman started working at Facebook at the tender age of 17.</b>• <b><br>Now, he's a product manager at Google.</b>• <b><br>He's also</b> …

Disney World

101 simple ways to spend less and save more

<b>No matter what you’re saving money for—whether it’s to build up an emergency fund, pay off debt faster or plan ahead for a big vacation or first</b> …

Personal Finance

My Unique System For Choosing The Best Stocks

How do you pick the best stocks? Focus on all three profit drivers.<p>My unique screening system ensures focus and discipline.<p>But there's much more to …

Investing

More Millennials want freelance careers instead of working full-time

A growing number of Americans, especially Millennials, say they intend to become their own boss with the goal of flexible hours to make sure they don't miss their kids' ball games and ballet performances.<p>They want to take charge of their work schedules and are willing to go solo to make it happen, …

The Workplace

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The Future Is Now—and Investable

Portfolio manager Frank Jennings looks for “big whales,” as he calls them—stocks that can “go up 10 times or more over the next 10 years” and that …

Investing

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

5 morning money habits to help you become wealthy

Tim Ferriss says that "if you win the morning, you'll win the day."<p>It makes sense because no matter how the rest of your day goes, if you had a …

Retirement

Science Can Now Explain Why People Can’t Shut Up About Their Last Trip To Europe

We've all got that one mate who 'did' Europe, or a 'never done before' trip to South America (where they were so immersed in the culture they 'forgot …

Beaches

The Only 10 Debt-Free Companies in the S&P 500

Author: Todd Campbell | April 05, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 11<p>Debt free is the way to be<p>Low interest rates made taking on debt to finance …

Investing

Why a Lofty Share Price Shouldn't Scare You Away From a Stock

In the realm of investing, you may need to adjust how you define the words "cheap" and "expensive."<p>In this segment from the <i>Rule Breaker Investing</i> …

Investing

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

Personal Finance

What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think

Why deep reading makes you a better writer<p>A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May, 2016, found that what …

Creative Writing

This Is the Simplest, Most Successful Way to Save Enough Money for Retirement

<i>This content originally appeared on Money.</i><p>Your nest egg is made up of two component parts: the contributions you diligently make to your retirement …

Retirement

Setting 401(k) goals: How Millennials can fix retirement investment mistakes

People <i>can</i> learn from their mistakes. But first they have to make them.<p>And so it goes for Millennials, that group of Americans born between 1981 and 1996 who are now, according to Pew Research Center, are on the cusp of surpassing Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest adult generation.<p>Research shows …

Retirement

Why you should stay invested after you retire

The time has finally come: you’re ready to retire. For many, this means living off savings or social security, but in reality, now that you’re …

Retirement

Why Did Another Company Start Managing My Loan?

It might come out of the blue: a letter or email alerting you that the lender you originally signed with to take out a loan is no longer managing …

Apple unveils new $299 iPad for students with support for augmented reality, Apple Pencil

Apple hasn’t branded it an ePad.<p>But Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives took the stage in an auditorium at Chicago’s Lane Tech College Prep High School on Tuesday and unveiled a new education-targeted $299, 9.7-inch iPad, with support for the Apple Pencil stylus that once was only reserved for …

Apple Store

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

Personal Finance

At 44, This Woman "Found Her Thing." Here's Her Advice On How You Can Too

Tiffany Masterson, founder of cult "clean-clinical" beauty brand Drunk Elephant, has learned a lot about skin care, non-toxic ingredients, and what …

Skin Care

What we know about Emma Gonzalez, the fiercely outspoken teen who stunned America with her silence

<b>(CNN) —</b> She strode on stage at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington over the weekend, and listed the names of the 17 students and staff gunned down at her high school in Parkland, Florida. And then she went silent.<p>Minutes ticked by. One. Two. Three. Four.<p>It was a visceral moment -- one that …

Gun Control

Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

'This was a breach of trust, and I’m sorry we didn’t do more at the time.'<p>Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has for the second time apologized over a "breach of trust", taking out full-page advertisements in British newspapers.<p>"We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we …

Cambridge Analytica

Invest Like A Tortoise -- Not Like A Hare!

Aesop’s “The Tortoise and the Hare” is a perfect metaphor for the way people go about investing their money. As you recall in the fable, the hare brags about his ability to beat the tortoise and is overly confident about winning. In the investment world, the hare is someone who thinks he or she is …

Investing

The Money Accomplishment You're Most Proud Of

Wouldn’t it be great if every once in a while we could take a break from thinking about our money, and instead reflected on the things we’ve already …

Personal Finance