Pastor Brent Wright

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I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

Starting a Giving Business is the Key to Abundance

Recent years have seen the rise of a new breed of entrepreneur, the social entrepreneur. These entrepreneurs believe in profits but they also believe …

Wells Fargo CEO: 'I am Deeply Sorry' for 'Unethical' Practices

The chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co on Tuesday apologized for the bank's opening as many as 2 million bogus customer accounts that could generate fees for the lender.<p>"I accept full responsibility for all unethical sales practices," CEO John Stumpf told a congressional panel.<p>The bank's …

How to Think Like Elon Musk

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, …

Pope to Deacons: ‘you are called to serve, not to be self-serving’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday told Deacons from across the globe that they must be generous with their lives and with their time. “One who …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

Infographics

How life insurers get your best-kept secrets

Some of the things you might hide from friends are fair game to insurers when you apply for life insurance. And thanks to the streams of electronic data available today, life insurance companies can gather information on you faster than ever before. The prescription drugs you’ve taken, that DUI a …

Facebook’s Massive Advertising Business Just Got Much Bigger

Even non–Facebook users will now see ads powered by the social-media giant.<p>Facebook’s advertising network is already a multi-billion-dollar business, but a subtle change to the social-media giant’s advertising strategy promises to throw some more gasoline on it. Now, even non–Facebook users will …

How Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has inspired people to change the way they think about failure

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is one of the most successful business moguls in the world.<p>But he wouldn't be there if he didn't embrace "failure" the way he has over the years.<p>Here's a look at all the different ways Bezos encouraged failure at Amazon — and it will change the way you think about failure</i> …

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Retired? 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

When you're retired, a strong income stream and a safe business model are the top priorities when investing, but that doesn't mean you can't have …

Truecaller bug puts over a hundred million users in danger

Security researchers from Cheetah Mobile have discovered a privacy flaw in Truecaller – the world’s largest caller ID app – that puts the personal information of over a hundred million users in danger.<p>As Cheetah Mobile explains in its report, Truecaller uses a devices’ IMEI number to assign …

Personal Information

Your Snapchat story could soon land you a job

When it comes to getting a job, it’s no longer just about your CV and a face-to-face interview. Companies are using people’s social media accounts as references and Skype interviews are commonplace.<p>A digital agency in the US is going beyond that and using Snapchat to hire its interns for this …

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Tax Deductions are Good, But Tax Credits Are Better

Claiming the standard deduction is so simple that IRS estimates 25% of the individuals who should itemize leave money on the table by claiming the standard deduction. Last year, in "Cashing in On Overlooked Deductions" I highlighted some deductions. Deductions though, whether standard or itemized, …

How to Be Frugal Without Wasting Your Time

A lot of people think frugality is about saving money at the cost of your time: you spend all day clipping coupons just to save a couple bucks on …

Personal Finance

What the Number One Customer Service Retailer Teaches Us

What can your small business learn from the number one customer service retailer? StellaService’s list of online retailers with the best customer …

10 Reasons the Rich use Life Insurance to Create Wealth

Just a few short years ago, I was staunchly opposed to whole life insurance, because that’s what I was taught by national “gurus” 25 years ago. I …

Five Tips For Building a Cigar-Friendly Man Cave

Every hard-working man deserves a space of his own at home that he can escape to after a long day; a sanctuary where he can relax, compose his …

A More Christlike God

<b>A More Christlike God</b> <i><br>Brian Zahnd</i><p>What is God like? What an enormous question. For those of us who believe that God is somehow at the foundation of …