Milan Sanghvi

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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

Flipboard

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success (Infographic)

Having a high EQ is just as important as a high IQ.<p>While you might be smart and have all the right skills to succeed at your job, if you lack emotional intelligence (EQ), there’s a high chance you’ll struggle to fully succeed in the workplace.<p>The official definition of “emotional intelligence” is …

Emotional Intelligence

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

I Interviewed More Than 300 Successful People About Their Morning Routines — Here Are The 4 Common Themes

Over the past five years, my co-author and I have interviewed hundreds of successful individuals—including three-time Olympic gold medalist Rebecca …

Success

10 Things Mentally Strong People Give Up to Gain Inner Peace

Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.<p>Mental strength and inner peace go hand in hand. Mentally strong people are confident that they can handle whatever life throws their way.<p>That's not to say they don't feel pain or that they don't get sad--they experience …

Self-help

After spending 5 years studying millionaires, I've found that there are 3 types of people who end up the wealthiest

Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each rich person 144 questions. It took me another 18 months to summarize and analyze their responses. In an effort to share my research I've written several books sharing their habits, thinking, …

Study Skills

15 Traits of Unstoppable People

Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unstoppable people are like warriors. They are always ready to take on the world. They are guided by a light from within, …

Self-improvement

The Top 10 Franchises You Can Buy for Less Than $100,000

These 10 franchises can cost less than six figures, and they all rank in the top 40 of our Franchise 500.<p>Franchises are a great option for anyone who wants to have a combination of freedom and support, as this business model lets you work for yourself while enjoying the branding and experience of a …

Social Media

Why Your Return From Home Equity Is Always Zero

Home equity is an awful investment. It is unsafe, illiquid and its rate of return is always zero. Home equity is your “skin in the game” — it’s the difference between your home’s value and how much you owe on the loan.<p>If you own a $500,000 home and owe $400,000 on the loan, you have $100,000 in …

Personal Finance

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

How To Remember Names

When it comes to difficulty remembering things, names are at the top of the list. And the older we get, the harder it is to remember to remember …

Necklaces

6 Steps to Becoming an Influencer

Pat Flynn, creator of Smart Passive Income, explains what you need to do to get your name out there and build a following.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ten years ago, Pat Flynn, the international keynote speaker, renowned podcaster and creator of the Smart Passive …

Marketing

6 Things That Will Help You Grow Wealth (That Most People Won't Do)

“How can I grow wealth?”<p>As a financial planner, I hear this question (or some variation of it) almost every day. And while I’m happy to provide answers and advice, there’s something I’ve noticed about most people who ask this question.<p>They don’t take action on the answers. They don’t follow the …

Personal Finance

Mastery: It's The Secret To Your Success

Along with a dozen amateur marathon runners, I spent a year training under a talented long-distance running coach. He represented Ireland in 24-hour endurance races around the world.<p>As inspiration, he shared his training runs on a Facebook messenger group and via the Garmin app alongside practical …

Self-improvement

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Seven Deadly Sins To Avoid When You Interview

I wince when I watch most hiring managers interview their candidates.<p>As an executive recruiter, I’ve made every interviewing mistake in the book. Having finally learned the right way to interview job candidates, it’s painful to see others make the same mistakes that I made time and time again.<p>As I …

Employment

Six Ways To Stay Organized When Life Seems To Skid Out Of Control

Some people seem to be more naturally organized than others. My mother was the queen of organization. Her motto was always, “a place for everything and everything in its place.” If we dared walk away from a piece of paper for more than five minutes, it disappeared. She was notorious for putting …

Productivity

5 investments that made me a millionaire

I used to think to be a millionaire all you had to do was make a lot of money. Then I realized lots of people earning six figures don’t have two …

How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

You can take the woman out of work, but you can’t take the work out of the woman. At least, that’s the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at age …

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid When You're Delivering Bad News (And What to Do Instead)

Whether you're ending a relationship or you're tasked with telling someone they're fired, delivering bad news this way makes everything worse.<p>Whether you're ending a relationship, firing someone, or ending a business partnership, delivering bad news is never fun. It can feel awkward, scary, and sad.<p>…

The Backdoor Roth IRA

A backdoor Roth IRA allows the owner to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA without income limits. Users are restricted by income limits when contributing to a Roth IRA, but a backdoor Roth IRA has no limits on conversion amounts.(1)<p>Owners of Roth IRAs pay taxes upfront, but after the taxes are …

We All Want These 11 Things at Work, Whether We Know It or Not

You've hired great people. Now, look at the main reasons they'll stay.<p>Retaining top talent and unicorn employees is key to long-term productivity and team-effectiveness.<p>So knowing what makes people happy at work is important.<p>Benefits and Incentives<p>Some of the most effective benefits and incentives …

10 important life lessons we are often taught too late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these …

Motivation

How To Decide Between A 5%, 10% And 20% Down Payment

To buy our first home, my husband and I saved diligently for about two years, which led to a down payment of about 5%—far less than the 20% amount I always heard you “needed” to have. But for us, 20% wasn’t realistic, due to a mix of heavy-hitting student loans, daycare costs for our toddler and a …

How Buying a Bigger House Can Actually Save You Money

It might sound counterintuitive, but buying a bigger home than you need or even a multi-family home (like an apartment building, two- or three-flat, …

Gig workers share secrets to having a successful side hustle

These jobs are anything but odd.<p>Having a side hustle has become the norm for many Americans. In fact, 37 percent of people have a gig on the side, …