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The magic math of paying yourself first

Learning to budget is easy, but sticking to a budget can be very difficult. Learn about the benefits of zero-sum budgeting today to get your personal …

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams.<p>Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and …

Motivation

Renting vs. owning

Owning and renting each have their advantages, but what’s best for you depends on your circumstances. Here are some things to keep in mind as you …

APR and APY: Why Your Bank Hopes You Can't Tell The Difference | Investopedia

Albert Einstein reportedly referred to compound interest as the greatest force on earth. Whether you agree or not (and far be it from us to dispute …

Personal Finance

5 pieces of advice from Warren Buffett every investor should take to heart

Investing guru Warren Buffett just celebrated his 87th birthday in August. But the "Oracle of Omaha" is hardly slowing down. He made $12 billion last year and nearly another $2 billion so far in 2017, making him one of the&five wealthiest people <i>in the world.</i><p>How does he make all that money? Well, …

Investing

Banks are making it harder to get a car loan — and it spells trouble for the auto industry

Banks have started to tighten lending standards for prime and subprime borrowers, and it shows.<p>Banks are further tightening their lending standards for prime and subprime auto loans. This process started in Q2 2016, when auto lending had reached the apogee of loosey-goosey underwriting that had …

Finance

Advice From an Educator on How to Raise Successful Kids

Every good parent wants to raise children who succeed in the world, but some kids do better than others once they leave the nest.<p>Every good parent wants to raise children who succeed in the world, but some kids do better than others once they leave the nest. If you want to do everything you can to …

Kids

The Rise of Behavioral Economics and Its Influence on Organizations

Richard Thaler, the University of Chicago professor who just won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, has inspired scholars across different disciplines and fundamentally changed the way we think about human behavior. He is considered the father of <i>behavioral economics</i> — a relatively new …

Economics

2018 Honda Accord 1.5T vs. 2018 Toyota Camry 2.5 Comparison

The People's Choice: America's Favorite Midsize Family Sedans Go At It Again<p><i>Editor’s Note: The 2018 Honda Accord EX 1.5T utilized in this comparison test was a pre-production unit and not fully representative of the final product with regard to engine tuning, suspension tuning, and build …

Honda Accord

My top 5 investing lessons after 30 years as an economist

<i>David Rosenberg is chief economist with Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. and author of the daily economic newsletter Breakfast with Dave.</i><p>Next month marks my 30th anniversary as a Street economist – from Bay Street to Wall Street and then back to Bay Street. In fact, the exact date of my first day as …

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

Books

Tony Robbins: What I Learned From the World's Greatest Investors

People are "being sucked into doing the very opposite," he says.<p>It has been one of the more remarkable career arcs in business.<p>Tony Robbins came to …

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

New York Times

Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds | Investopedia

What if I told you there was a way to save $2.5 million tax-free forever? Interested?<p>By now you’ve probably heard about the health savings account …

Retirement

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Spirituality

You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

<b>These common habits are standing in the way of your ultimate success.</b><p>The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine (I’ve …

How to Stick to Your Budget (Without Losing Your Mind)

Budgeting doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, the easier you can make it for yourself, the more likely you’ll be to stick with it.<p>So let’s abandon the …

Extreme Sports

Make sure you've read these 27 important finance books

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time — none," Berkshire Hathaway vice …

Investing

The 2017 Dividend Aristocrats List: 25+ Years of Rising Dividends

<i>Updated December 2nd, 2017</i><p>The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 51 S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases.<p>They are …

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Spirituality

The High Alpha REIT Portfolio Returned 40.2% In 2016

I always examine each company as standalone businesses – hoping to uncover value that Mr. Market has missed.<p>Over time, the stock market rewards …

25 Enlightening Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Meditation

The Best Mentality For Life That Will Make You Much Happier And More Successful

Your Attitude Makes All The Difference<p>We are all born with our own gifts and talents, but what separates an average person from a truly exceptional …

Self-improvement

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

Mindfulness

Want To Truly Get Rich? Start By Fixing These 3 Financial Fallacies

These personal finance untruths are so deeply ingrained in our belief system we need an expert to rescue us. Enter Robert Kiyosaki.<p><i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered easy routines to energize your mornings,</i> …

Clayton Christensen

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

5 Books That Will Change Your Life

When Warren Buffett was asked about the secret to his wealth and success, he revealed that he read every day—500 pages, to be precise. Unfortunately, …

Self-improvement

10 Success lessons from Brendon Burchard – “Millionaire Bestselling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+1<p>Shares 3<p>Brendon Burchard is New York Times best-selling author of ‘The Millionaire Messenger’ and Founder of Experts Academy. …

Motivation

Here Is A Fun, Cheap Daily Driver That Could Easily Last Hundreds Of Thousands Of Miles

It’s not hard to fall into a state of despair if you’re in need of a fun, reliable, daily driver but don’t have that much money to spend. The …