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This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

The 20 Best Hotel Bars in America

Hotel bars tend to be a category all their own. Often a spot for a quick solo glass of wine while on a business trip, they can be casual or opulent, …

Just Listen: The IRS Is Telling You How to Have a Tax-Free Retirement

Careful planning and investing are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Americans had $5 trillion in assets in 401(k) plans in March, and recently Congress has been looking at taxing deposits into these plans up front.<p>The idea of requiring Americans to pay taxes in …

Retirement

7 near-monopolies that are perfectly legal in the United States

While this law is still in place today, that hasn't prevented a handful of very powerful companies from gaining a huge amount of market share in their industries. Below we'll take a closer look at seven companies that could easily be considered near-monopolies today.

Investing

This animated map shows what's directly across the ocean if you're in North and South America

Although we are now smart enough to know that the sea horizon is not the edge of the world, it is difficult to name exactly which countries lie beyond. This animated map shows all the countries that share the same latitudes along the coastlines of the Americas.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

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Pay attention to Donald Trump's actions, not his words

We have a cultural tendency to assume that words are reflections of reality, when very often they are not<p>There’s an emerging consensus that the presidency of Donald Trump has radically altered the warp and woof of American life. His supporters – which make up at least a third of all Americans – …

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The 9 most photogenic places in Europe

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Nanotech

Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

How to Start Investing With Just $100 | Investopedia

Investing your money into the stock market and bonds isn’t something you do later; it’s something you start doing as early on in your life as …

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Try a new cookout dish: Food Network Magazine created dozens of fun and easy foil packs.<p>Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet …

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. …

How to apply logical thinking to investing, an overlooked dividend stock, and where gold is going next

In hindsight, the most useful university course I ever took was also the most soul-crushingly dull: Introduction to Logic. It was basically an entire year of studying how to build ironclad arguments, the 'necessary conditions' that make a thesis not only persuasive but objectively true. It is …

Investing

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

First of all, there's no reliable way to get rich <i>quickly</i> in the stock market, and these three stocks aren't going to do it for you. On the other hand, smart long-term investing is perhaps the <i>most</i> reliable path to wealth. With that in mind, here are three stocks that could do extremely well in the …

My Top 10 DRIP Picks to Build a Portfolio in 2017

With a dividend reinvestment plan, your loose change can put you on the path toward a secure retirement.<p>Over the past year or so, I’ve written about …

Investing

Oracle Issues 'Massive' Security Update

Oracle’s latest security update is a doozy, listing fixes to some 270 vulnerabilities in key software products for businesses including its flagship …

Customers

Who said what inside the Trump tech meeting: Immigration, paid maternity leave and becoming the ‘software president’

It’s almost like Recode was in the air duct at Trump Tower.<p>The leaders of tech were closemouthed about their meeting with President-elect Donald Trump yesterday in New York, saying little about it — before and after, in public and online. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called the confab “very productive” — …

Donald Trump

7 Dividend Stocks With Big Yields to Buy ASAP

The Federal Reserve gave the "all clear" to high-dividend stocks when it held off raising rates. Go full steam ahead on these seven.<p>If there has been …

Investing

4 Dividend Aristocrats ETFs for Your Income Portfolio

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend aristocrats are an elite group of dividend-paying stocks that have increased dividends for 25 consecutive years. Out of all the companies on the<b>S&P 500</b>, the dividend aristocrats list contained just 51 companies at the end of 2015.<p>Some of the best dividend ETFs on …