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Grow Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio, Part I: Understanding The Benefits Of Rental Property

Are you looking to create wealth for the future? The shocking reality is that 42% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. And with the cost of living on the rise and inflation continually driving the value of the dollar down, it’s increasingly important to take your future into …

Real Estate

America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here’s why few want an $80,000 job.

America has a massive shortage of truck drivers. Joyce Brenny, head of Brenny Transportation in Minnesota, increased driver pay 15 percent this year to try to attract more drivers. Many of her drivers now earn $80,000, she says, yet she still can't find enough people for the job.<p>About 51,000 more …

Trucking

3 Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule 2018

Welcome to the spring of another year. And with the same predictability of shorts and t-shirts, the “Trends for 2018” are being established.<p>Every industry and niche will publish a few of these pieces outlining trends. Some industries – like content marketing – will publish several dozen “Trends for …

Marketing

Run More Effective Meetings With These 9 Questions

The average executive spends 23 hours of their week in meetings, and 71 percent say these meetings are unproductive and inefficient. Make better use of your time, and your team members’, by reframing your approach. Our eight questions below will help you.<p>Earlier in our series on good questions, we …

Management

Social Media Content Ideas for Your Content Calendar

Social Media Calendar Ideas<p>The infographic below outlines the social media content ideas that can be included in your content calendar.<p>Discount or …

How to find the best side hustle ideas today

Good side hustle ideas can open the door to unlimited earning potential.However, we have limited willpower as humans.Think about how so many of us go …

Don't sign a mortgage until you can answer these 6 questions

If you don't know these six basics, you could land yourself in hot water, financially speaking.<p>Are you getting ready to take out a mortgage? Before you commit to a loan you'll pay for the next three decades or so, make sure you know exactly what you're getting into.<p>Homeowners who don't understand …

How To Double Your Social Media Results In Three Months

My headline is an example of what works best on business-related social media:<p>• Offer a clear benefit to the reader, right up top in any article or update<p>• Use numbers. Sorry, but it works<p>• Validate those numbers (more on this below)<p>• Be positive, concise, and clear<p>• Serve, don’t sell. Be far more …

Social Media

What Is the Standard Down Payment on a House?

"Down payment": It's amazing that these two little words have such a profound influence on your homeownership process—and your life! Ask most people …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

How To Start A Content Marketing Campaign With No Money

Content marketing has become one of the most popular digital marketing strategies, with 88 percent of B2B marketers now using it in some form.<p>But it costs significant time and/or money. What if you don’t have those dollars to invest? What if you’re just starting out, or what if you’re already …

Marketing

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Get Your Finances in Order With This Month-by-Month Guide

You don’t learn everything about money at once. Most of us take a series of steps in the right direction until we finally feel in control of our …

Damn, Son... Here's The Only Guide to Making Money in the British Music Industry

What a time to be alive, let's make this paper, let's make this money.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey UK.</i><p>Look at the music industry as though it's a cake. On the top layer, there's the frosting and the sprinkles: top tier artists who shine bright like the diamonds Rihanna sang about on …

Thinking of Buying? The Real Cost of Owning a Home

<i>By Hal Bundrick, CFP</i><p>Owning a home means you can blow out a wall to create a more spacious kitchen or paint your bedroom a flaming fuchsia -- things that are certainly deposit-forfeiting and likely eviction-motivating offenses in rental land.<p>Let's say you want to buy your own place, but you want to …

How to Create A Small Home Recording Studio For Less Than $200 | shopswell

If you are a musician of any type, you may want to be able to record your music at home. This could be useful if you are a small independent startup …

7 Albums That Prove Hip-Hop Ruled In '91

With depressing predictability, many recent retrospectives on 1991 have focused squarely on guitar-led music, with rap music largely cast to one …

Your guide to disco – where nightlife truly began

There’s a specific euphoria that comes from sweating on a dancefloor to disco music. That repetitive disco beat, as comforting as the <i>boo-boom</i> of a maternal heartbeat, overlaid with soul-stirring violins and tales of heartbreak, survival, and coming out gets you <i>right there.</i><p>Not only is disco …

Disco

7 signs you can't afford to buy a home

If any of these signs strike a chord with you, you may want to delay taking on a mortgage in the near future.<p>Making the leap from renting to buying …

The Shift in Mindset That Will Help You Get Out of Debt

Getting out of debt isn’t easy, and while there’s plenty of practical advice to help, the psychological toll is a huge, often-overlooked obstacle. …

5 Methods Keep Content Goals on Track

Make your content marketing strategy much more effective by learning how to target your goals properly as explained in this post.<p>Consumers don’t like …

The Key Dos and Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

Every niche has its influencers – they may not be Michael Jordan pushing Nike or Ellen DeGeneres pushing CoverGirl makeup. But in their specific …

Marketing

4 Ways to Create a Marketing Strategy for Your Small Business

As a former CMO, I often consult with small business owners and startup founders regarding their marketing strategies. Usually these conversations …

Are Your Ready To Be Your Own Record Label?

“Do you still need a record label?”<p>According to Portia Sabin (president of Kill Rock Stars and host of ‘The Future of What’) and all three of her …

Stop Confusing EDM With All Electronic Music, Already

You’re embarrassing yourself.<p>Hey, have you heard that EDM is dead? Yup, it died. But that doesn't mean that electronic music died too. No, contrary to what a lot of well-meaning but under-informed journalists will have you believe, EDM and electronic music are not one and the same thing.<p>Last week,</i> …

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Study Skills

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Nutrition

Better Homes & Gardens Home

While driving in the car is rarely the best part of your trip, it doesn't have to be the worst either. We found the best car hacks to make your …

Cleaning

How To Double Your Marketing ROI With Video

Video marketing is becoming a more powerful advertising tool every year. The Internet is overcrowded with content options, and the attention span of the modern consumer is short. Good news is, a one-minute video is worth tens of thousands of words.<p>Let’s see how you can leverage video to double your …

The secrets of dressing well as a man in your 40s (from the tastemaker-in-chief)

The very first item purchased on Mr Porter, the upmarket online men’s retail companion to the equally upmarket Net-A-Porter, was a navy cashmere jumper.<p>That was five years ago. Man – and Mr Porter – have made considerable fashion strides since then. Where there were “only “ 70 brands originally, …