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A 3-Step Formula for 100%+ Returns From Safe Dividend Payers

Moe Ansari, host of the popular Market Wrap radio show and podcast, asked me on air:<p>“Brett, how do you find dividend paying stocks that will double your money?”<p>He was intrigued enough by my analysis to ask me on his show, but I knew he was a bit skeptical as well. And that’s perfectly normal – even …

Investing

20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

The conventional approach to funding retirement is to withdraw 4% of your savings in the first year, followed by “pay raises” in each subsequent year …

Retirement

How to Become a Millionaire by 25

So, how do you become a millionaire not just by 30, but by 25?<p>Here's my advice. Reader beware, this may serve as a cautionary tale.<p>Let's first …

Personal Finance

7 self-made millionaires and the books that changed their finances

Millionaires come from all walks of life, but research shows they share some key habits that helped them climb (and stay) at the top of their …

Personal Finance

This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island

If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty.<p>In most respects, eXp is your typical real estate brokerage company. It employs thousands of licensed agents to help clients buy and sell their homes. And business seems to be good: eXp's …

Real Estate

9 Passive Income Stream Ideas & Opportunities to Make Money

When you make a new acquaintance, often the first question you’re asked is, “What do you do for a living?” This line makes sense as an icebreaker …

30 Passive Income Streams That Will Help You Pay Off Debt – Page 9

rawpixel.com / Pexels<p>9. Make Money From P2P Lending<p>Consider getting in on the person-to-person lending boom if you like the crowdfunding model but …

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

Dividend Stocks: These 6 REITs Smash The S&P 500 Yield By 350% To 475%

Income investors who desire a chance to see some serious capital appreciation in their dividend payers would benefit from a search within IBD's …

RBC’s ‘Imagine 2025’ list: A dozen TSX stocks it thinks will outperform

A thought exercise by RBC Dominion Securities on technology, the future and how to invest for it has produced a list of stock picks – several Canadian names among them – for those willing to buy and hold for the long run.<p>“Imagine 2025,” RBC says, is an attempt to identify themes that will become …

Amazon Just Bought an Online Pharmacy. Here's Why It's a Big Deal

Amazon is buying online pharmacy PillPack for an undisclosed amount.<p><b>Amazon said it will buy online pharmacy PillPack, marking its latest push into the healthcare industry.</b>• <b><br>The announcement reverberated through the entire supply chain, with the stocks of pharmacies and drug wholesalers getting hit</b> …

Investors are yanking money out of global stocks at levels not seen since the 2008 financial crisis

Investor money is hemorrhaging out of global stock funds at a pace not seen since just after the financial crisis exploded.<p>Global equity funds have …

10 Stocks With the Largest Dividends in the World

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 12<p>Do sky-high dividends make these stocks buys?<p>Dividend-paying stocks historically outperform their …

Retiring? Here Are 3 ETFs to Keep Your Nest Egg Growing

You can't let up on the gas when you quit work.<p>Saving for retirement takes an entire career, but even after you retire, there's still more work to be …

5 Stock Picks Under $10 for Millennials

Millennials should be investing.<p>Investing might seem scary at first, so here's a list of five stocks under $10 that are worthwhile to consider, …

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is: My Top 24 Stocks

In this column, I try not to focus too much on stocks that I own personally. As a result, readers sometimes ask what I actually do own.<p>So once a year I provide a run-down of the stocks I own personally and for most of my clients.<p><b>Sony</b> (SNE), a Japanese consumer electronics company that also owns a …

Could Skyworks Solutions Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

This chipmaker has all the ingredients to become a much bigger company than it is now.<p>Best known for supplying connectivity chips for smartphones,</b> …

Jury says Samsung must pay $539 million for copying parts of iPhone

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A federal jury decided Thursday that Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products.<p>The verdict is the latest twist in a legal battle that began in 2011.<p>Previous rulings had …

Bitcoin Has Now Forked Almost 70 Times - Bitcoin News

News<p><b>Forking bitcoin used to be a rarity. Then it became the norm. And then it became a meme, with anyone and everyone forking bitcoin on a weekly</b> …

Cryptocurrency

11 Common Myths About Blockchain And Cryptocurrency You Shouldn't Believe

In January, Square announced that bitcoin trading is now available to nearly all users on its peer-to-peer payment app, Square Cash. This represents a turning point in the cryptocurrency market, as mainstream fintech companies begin to take on the big cryptocurrency exchanges.<p>Despite bitcoin’s …

10 Highest-Yielding Warren Buffett Stocks

The Oracle of Omaha has invested billions in these dividend payers. Should you?<p>There's no doubt that Warren Buffett is a big fan of dividends. In …

Investing

What are ERC-20 Tokens? A Beginner’s Explanation

The post What are ERC-20 Tokens? A Beginner’s Explanation appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become extremely popular …

Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon

'It’s happening far faster than I would have ever expected, and it’s happening all over the world.'<p>Elon Musk first described his idea for a futuristic transportation system that would send passenger pods through tubes at speeds of hundreds of miles an hour back in 2013. At the time, the idea of …

High-speed Rail

Quit Your Job To Trade Stocks?

Trading is often viewed as a high barrier-to-entry field, but this is simply not the case in today's market. Now, anyone with ambition and patience …

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Blockchain

It could transform how we track nearly every transaction.<p>You may have heard the term "blockchain" used when people talk about cryptocurrencies like …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

What a $2.8 trillion asset manager is watching for proof that the bull market in stocks is really over

The stock market just got its first dose of volatility in a while.<p>Before this week, the benchmark S&P 500 index achieved more all-time highs in just the first month of 2018 than it did throughout the entire decade of the 2000s. But Monday and Tuesday brought the steepest drops in at least six …

Stock Markets

10 Top Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Stock

It may seem like a given that you should do your homework before plunking down your hard-earned cash on a company's stock -- but many people don't.<p>As …

Impact Investing Needs Clearer Labels

Impact investing is crucial to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but there is a major problem: investors disagree …

Investing