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17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

Is It Better to Take Financial Risks or Be Financially Conservative?

Should You Be Financially Conservative?<p>Updated June 27, 2017<p>This is a question that every person needs to answer. Realistically, it makes more sense …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Secrets of next-door millionaires

The way most Americans build wealth is no secret: Save, invest, repeat. How average people keep their wealth, though, gets a lot less attention.<p>It boils down to how they handle risk. It's hard to accumulate wealth without taking some risks, but there are perils that "next-door millionaires" seem to …

Retirement

The Management Thinker We Should Never Have Forgotten

Gothenberg, Sweden, is a long way to travel from Boston for a breakthrough idea in management — especially one that is more than 40 years old. I made the journey to attend a health care confab where Don Berwick, the former head of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, based in Cambridge, …

Why buying Treasury securities is riskier than buying stocks

These are great days for U.S. stockholders, with the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index and Dow industrials both closing at all-time highs last week. But things are a lot less than great for retirees and others who crave safety and reliability of interest income from long-term U.S. Treasury …

Goldman Sachs' Recommended Reading List - Written About, By or For Money Managers and Traders

Goldman Sachs put together a list of the best books and it is impressive and long – unfortunately it is hard to sift through since it just has the …

We’ve become accustomed to exceptionally high returns in recent decades – but they were the exception, not the rule, as a new report explains<p>It’s a question that has haunted the minds of high-flying financiers, self-help authors and regular Americans for decades: what’s the best way to make money …

Stock Markets

Forget Deflation And Inflation, 'Slowflation' Is The Reality For Investors

The euro began the month of April by adding further to its March gains against the dollar. This is unremarkable, perhaps except when you consider that on March 10, ECB President Mario Draghi revealed a “bazooka” of new monetary easing initiatives which, at least at the time, “shocked” the market in …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Three Things To Buy Now That Inflation Is Rising Again

Since the summer of last year, global financial markets have been mired in various, extreme deflationary pressures. Figure 1 below shows the evolution of the 5-year, 5-year forward inflation expectation rate (a market-based measure of investors’ expectation of the average 5-year forward inflation …

‘Rich Dad’ author says the 2016 market collapse he foresaw in 2002 is coming

Fourteen years ago, the author of a series of popular personal-finance books predicted that 2016 would bring about the worst market crash in history, …

9 simple rules that will teach you everything you need to know about money

It turns out, everything you need to know about mastering your money can fit on a three-by-five inch index card.<p>That's what University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack discovered through trial and error, after turning around his and his wife Veronica's financial situation, which took an …

5 things that keep Goldman Sachs' investing team up at night

Goldman Sachs Asset Management's credit team set out its biggest worries in its monthly fixed income roundup.<p>Bond spreads have widened over the past few months, driven by fears over China and a possible US recession. The question is whether markets have overreacted or if they are a harbinger of …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave

One of the most consistent patterns in business is the failure of leading companies to stay at the top of their industries when technologies or markets change. Goodyear and Firestone entered the radial-tire market quite late. Xerox let Canon create the small-copier market. Bucyrus-Erie allowed …

New Hampshire Town Prepares to Be First to Vote

CONCORD, N.H. – Wayne Urso is a very busy man these days. The town selectman in tiny Millsfield, N.H., is the guy in charge of organizing midnight voting in his North Country community of 10 households. He will shepherd folks to the Log Haven bar to cast ballots on Monday night, making Millsfield …