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TOM LEE: Bitcoin's bloodbath was totally normal and opened up 'the biggest buying opportunity in 2018'

Tom Lee doesn't get all the fuss about bitcoin's recent skid, which some experts characterized as a "bloodbath."<p>Sure, the wildly popular cryptocurrency plunged by as much as 34% in just two days, hitting an intraday low near the $9,185 level, but Lee says that sort of whipsawing price action is …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency mining is now so big it’s showing up in the earnings of the world’s largest chipmaker

Cryptocurrency miners are now influencing the fortunes of the world’s biggest chipmaker. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is responsible for over half of the world’s market for chips, and it’s the world’s largest contract manufacturer. Today it reported revenues (pdf) driven by …

Cryptocurrency

Strategist Who Correctly Called Bitcoin Surge Recommends Three More Coins

<b>Thomas J. Lee</b>, head of research at <b>Fundstrat Global Advisors</b>, was one of the first strategists from the traditional financial world to go bullish on …

Cryptocurrency

The Motley Fool: Special FREE Report

1 Stock to Buy for the Return of "iPhone Mania"<p><b>iPhone madness is back and one little-known company is allowing Apple to radically reshape the future</b> …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Has Some Important Business Insights for Entrepreneurs

The greatest teacher, failure is.<p>Whether you’ve followed the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise from the start or you’re a new fan, there’s no denying the lure of the series. Now the latest film in the franchise has arrived in theatres, and as a new generation of fans discover the rich characters and (mostly) …

The 8 best pieces of saving advice from real people who banked a fortune

I learned that important lesson from the dozens of people we've profiled on Business Insider, from early retirees to real-estate investors to teachers turned travelers, many of whom saved their way to million-dollar net worths while earning an average salary.<p>We've rounded up the best pieces of …

Retirement

Why You MUST Use Net Price Calculators!

Here is what typically happens during college admission season:Students apply to whatever colleges they want without having any clue about whether …

College & University

Planning Early for College Reduces Senior Year Stress

As Early Action (EA) and Early Decision (ED) deadlines loom, high school seniors here, across the country and around the world are working hard to …

5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in the Application Essay

Within your college application, your personal statement is your one opportunity for the admissions officer to “meet you”, to visualize the person …

Digging For Scholarships Can Turn Up College Gold

As I’ve written here previously, whatever your income you should file the FAFSA and, if required by the college, the CSS PROFILE. That way, you’ll be eligible for federal aid and in line for college-based awards. However, it’s a mistake not to spend some time researching and applying for the …

College & University

Vicki Beam: CSS PROFILE more involved than FAFSA

Many high school seniors have been busy completing college applications, searching for scholarships and completing the FAFSA (Free Application for …

25 Apps College Students Shouldn’t Live Without

The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It is also true that students use …

Apps

A former Harvard admissions interviewer shares the 5 questions she asked almost every applicant

To help whittle these numbers down, the Ivy League college employs the help of more than 15,000 volunteer alumni and alumnae from all 50 states and certain countries around the world to conduct interviews.<p>Most applicants to Harvard College are given the opportunity to meet with an interviewer in …

College & University

5 Free Infographic Tools You Didn't know Existed

Create infographics from scratch might be not as easy as it looks. Next to great story, facts, data and statistics you need tools, which would allow …

Infographics

How to Write Better: 7 Instant Fixes

Shares 878<p>Do you worry whether your writing is good enough?<p>I can see you nodding your head.<p>You are not alone. Every writer has doubts about his or …

Creative Writing

The Science of Creativity, Purpose, and Motivation

“Your interests and your passion develop over time. I want to disabuse people of this mythology of ‘it happens to you and if you’re lucky, you find …

Self-improvement

16 Resources Kick Off College Prep Your Freshman Year of High School

Starting college prep freshman year of high school doesn't have to be overwhelming. It's as simple as just thinking about your academic goals and …

College & University

Five Strategies That Take Advantage Of Colleges' Enrollment Statistics

Several entries ago I recommended that students check colleges’ past enrollment figures to assess their chances of being accepted this year. Institutions that haven’t reached their goals for a few years will be very interested in applications from qualified students. Plenty of very good colleges …

College & University

3 College Admissions Trends to Look For in 2017

<b>By Vincent Nicandro</b><p>Last year, we talked about three trends in college admissions to look for 2016. Now that the 2016 admissions season has come and gone, our attention here at Synocate is \focused on helping our future Class of 2021 get into their dream schools. With this in mind, it's important to …

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Are College Recommendation Letters Important?<p>Recommendation letters help college admissions officers understand your student as a person, beyond the …

Do You Want to Pay Less for College? | Investopedia

Fall 2017 is less than a year away. Are you ready? It’s easy to get caught up in your child’s senior-year whirlwind. But if she plans to attend …

College & University

11 college admissions tips we learned from the editor of the Princeton Review

When Princeton Review editor-in-chief Robert Franek stopped by the TODAY Parents office to take our questions and yours about college admissions, we hit him with all our most pressing questions about what can be a daunting and confusing process. What did we learn?<p><b>1. It's not too soon to start</b> …

How Your Income And Assets Impact How Much Financial Aid You Get

For families applying for federal student aid for the upcoming fall school year, you’ll want to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible as some schools give out need-based funds on a first-come, first-served basis. (You can start filing as early as October …

Retirement

Changes made to Common App essay prompts for 2017-2018 college admissions season. Here they are.

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Learn about the elements of a solid admissions essay. Then, go to https://www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions for …

You Must Finish To Be Productive

You have a new idea. Your inspiration is maxed out. You’re at peak motivation. You start working without another thought and spend hours getting …

If you're living in the US, it may be cheaper to go to college in Canada or England

Many people fall into an income gap, where they make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but not quite enough to feel comfortable covering the full costs of going to college out of state — or even in-state in some cases.<p>Students in this case — or even those with financial-aid options — …

College & University

Weighing college choices? Here are three factors to consider

College acceptances are starting to roll in for high school seniors, and for the next several weeks, much of the focus of the national media will be on those students vying to get into the three dozen or so most selective colleges and universities in the country.<p>By May, we’ll hear about schools …

College & University

Got grit? That’s what colleges want to know before they admit

Maia Lewis had never heard the term grit.<p>In her college admission essays the 17-year-old Raytown South student explained that ever since she was a …

Be Affirmative, Not Modest, In The College Application Process

Most students approach the college application process the way fearful serfs might have once approached their liege lord. “Forgive me for breathing your air and soiling your carpet with my dung-laden leathers, Your Highness,” he might begin. ”My crop of turnips failed this year due to the …

College & University

How Financial Aid for College Tuition Has Changed | Investopedia

Sending a child to college often feels like buying an airline ticket. Everybody is paying a different price. Heightened competition for students and …

College & University