Michael Jules

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How A 28-Year-Old Who Retired With A $2 Million Net Worth Is Investing In 2017

In 2016, JP Livingston celebrated her 28th birthday. She also retired. Last month, I spoke with her about how she was able to retire, despite the fact that she only graduated from college about seven years ago. JP (a pen name she goes by on her blog, TheMoneyHabit.org) was able to retire because of …

Investing

9 Smart Money Moves To Make In January

January is a clean-slate month. You’re starting fresh in a new tax year and you’ve got 12 months ahead of you to work toward your financial goals, whatever those might be. Maybe this is the year you finally beef up that emergency fund, or the year you get serious about paying down debt.<p>These …

Personal Finance

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Public Speaking

The year of living thankfully

<b>(CNN) —</b> Logically speaking, we should be in a perpetual state of gratitude. Most people who read this column, even if they aren't fully aware, have a long list of blessings to count (most of the time, anyway).<p>Family. Friends. Love. Health. Freedom from war and natural disaster. Imagination. …

Happiness

7 Growth Stocks That Should Replace Apple in Your Portfolio

Just about everything about <b>Apple Inc.'s</b> (AAPL) fourth-quarter earnings report was positive. Its revenue and gross margins were at the high end of …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research …

The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't Heard About Yet

Creating the company of your dreams often begins with learning more about something completely new to you.<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and smartphones to …

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing

This 'massively bullish' property startup wants to be 'the Amazon for house sales'

Nested has raised the sum from:<p>Well-known London seed fund Passion Capital;<br>• Tim Bunting, a partner at venture capital firm Balderton;<br>• Tom Hulme, a partner at Google Ventures;<br>• Paul Forster, the founder of jobs website Indeed;<br>• Germany's billionaire Samwer brothers, founders of venture builder Rocket …

Here's Why You Must Make a Happiness List Right Now | Inc.com

What do you do when your career is moving along nicely, your relationships are going smoothly and your health is good--but you just aren't as happy as you'd like to be? That was the question facing me about two months ago.<p>A while back, I wrote a column from an interview with executive coach and …

Happiness

15 Practical tips to help you understand your own mind

Understanding our own mind is not an easy, but if you can meditate well, you can. Our mind performs so many tasks that sometimes it can confuse you. …

Meditation

One Thing I Did Last Year That Nearly Doubled My Productivity

It’s difficult to nail down an effective, efficient workflow. There are many things to take into account — your diet, your environment and immediate …

Productivity

4 tricks that super successful people use to focus when they're sleep deprived

But not everyone has the luxury of being able to sleep soundly through the night.<p>Take the president of the United States, says Michael Jaffee, the vice chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida<i>.</i><p>It's not a position where crises can wait until morning.<p>Campaigning for the …

5 Motivational Tricks to Help You Be More Productive

Getting started is the hardest part of any task.<p>Have you checked social media five times today, but failed to finish even a single real, work-related …

10 Setbacks which entrepreneurs must overcome

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+13<p>Shares 39<p>The most successful people will tell you that at some point in their careers, they thought they were going to fail. …

Entrepreneurship

Avoid these 11 massive time wasters to build a successful startup

When you're building a startup, the last thing you have time for is wasting time; hundreds of tasks need your attention and the founder who's using time most efficiently wins.<p>We asked some seasoned entrepreneurs who all have built successful companies to share their top tips for avoiding the huge …

Mobile Payments

7 Morning Habits That Make You Feel Tired All Day | Men's Health

7 Things You Do In the Morning That Make You Feel Tired All Day<p>Scrap these from your morning routine to feel alert all day<p>Shutterstock<p>If you’re dragging right now, don’t be so quick to blame last night.<p>While poor sleep is one of the biggest reasons many of us feel exhausted, there are actually …

The Raspberry Pi Has Revolutionized Emulation

Every geek goes through a phase where they discover emulation. It's practically a rite of passage.I think I spent most of my childhood – and a large …

Raspberry Pi

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Why the Hell Is Bryson Tiller so Popular?

Young Tiller sold out Radio City Music Hall two nights in a row, but what is it about his music that is so appealing, exactly?<p><i>Bryson Tiller performing at Webster Hall in February / Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images</i><p>The screams are unbelievable. Just the utterance of his name is enough to prompt …

I write about money every day, and here's the best financial advice I can give you

<b>1. Managing money is so easy once you figure it out.</b> It's scary and frustrating and all kinds of annoying before hand, but once you "get it" you're good forever. It's like riding a bike — you fall down a ton early on, but the more you practice the better you get. You'll still fall afterwards, but …

3 Things Productive People Never Say | Inc.com

"<i>Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.</i>"<p>Although I'd love to take credit for these words...they actually belong to the late Paul J. Meyer, founder of the Success Motivation Institute (SMI). To say that this …

Time Management

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Sleep

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Meet the mom-and-pop investors of China's stock market

But in China, it wasn't the big banks or brokerage firms that absorbed the brunt of the financial shock.<p>It was the "mum-and-pop" investors: pensioners, students, security guards and electricians, most with limited knowledge of their stock market. They make up 80% of all transactions on the Chinese …

These 2 rules will help you avoid the fatal flaws of long-term investing

What's more, the strategy fails to include a safety mechanism - something that ensures investors won't lose <i>all</i> of their money.<p>That means investors are left to their own devices when it comes to managing risk. And a number of studies within the realm of behavioral finance are revealing a troubling …