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Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

5 Personal Finance Books to Read This Year

Already stalling on that New Year’s resolution to fix your finances? We’ll help you jumpstart that commitment.<p>We asked NerdWallet’s money experts …

Personal Finance

This one weird trick lets blue states avoid Trump’s tax hike

It could give middle-class families a tax cut, too!<p>Now that the Republican tax reform bill is officially law, blue states are scrambling to figure out ways around one of the law’s few actual tax increases: its new limit on deducting state and local taxes.<p>Under current law, taxpayers not claiming …

Retirement

I'm a financial planner, and there are 5 things I tell my clients who want to invest in real estate

There's always been some kind of starry-eyed dream around the idea of making a big payoff in real estate investing. I'd say about half my clients have floated a real estate idea in one form or another to me over the years.<p>I think it's because of the "cocktail party" effect (or "BBQ effect," if you …

You've Heard of the Equifax Hack, but What About Equi-tax Risks? | Inc.com

By this point, you've certainly heard about the Equifax data breach. More than 143 million Americans have had their information comprised.<p>In addition to the muddled response from the corporation itself, the resignation of the CEO, and a customer service website that didn't seem to work properly, …

Identity Theft

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years

In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for 40 percent of all Americans.<p>It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he graduated from the University of Chicago in 2007.<p>As a philosophy major entering the job market on the brink of the Great …

Claim This Deduction for Your Small Business to Avoid Leaving Money on the Table This Tax Season | Inc.com

It's that time of the year, and we wouldn't blame you if you tensed up knowing that tax season has arrived, because for some small business owners, it can be a daunting few months.<p>But the 98 percent of American firms that fall under the definition of a small business don't necessarily have to fret …

Small Business

Millionaire to Broke: 8 Tips I've Learned About Managing My Money Better | Inc.com

When I was younger, and my career was starting to take off, money management wasn't a priority. Things were going well financially and I went out and purchased a car that wasn't exactly practical and started doing some traveling. Of course, the good times didn't last and I had to drastically change …

Personal Finance

2 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

Picking out stocks to hold on to forever is an incredibly challenging task. In doing so, you're essentially saying that this company, as it stands, won't be disrupted in one way or another for as long as you live and beyond. Considering the rapid development and adoption rate of technology …

Investing

7 Financial Moves To Make Before 2017

The holidays are a perfect time for a financial check-up.<p>Here are seven must make financial moves before year end to save you money and lower your tax bill:<p><b>1. Defer your income</b><p>If you have a choice between receiving income in 2016 or 2017, you should opt for 2017 to defer the income taxes associated …

Retirement

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …

Retirement

The dollar’s strength is a problem for the world

WHEN economic historians look back on the years following the global financial crisis, they might ponder the exact moment at which the boom in …

9 Mortgage Myths That'll Cost You if You Aren't Careful

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a home is probably the single most expensive purchase a person will make during his or her lifetime. Homeownership is often viewed as a sign of success in America, and according to recently released third-quarter data from the Census Bureau, the homeownership rate …

Personal Finance

Avoid these expensive investment funds

Around £6bn of private investors’ money is sitting in expensive versions of “passive” funds that simply track a stock market index, the City regulator has warned.<p>“Passively managed” portfolios, where investments are made automatically according to the weightings of an index, such as the FTSE All …

Interactive quiz: Do you really know what an ETF is?

If you’re reading this, you probably know something about exchange traded funds (ETFs)—a widely used investment product whose assets have grown tenfold over the last 20 years to over $3 trillion globally<b>.*</b> ETFs have a lot in common with a more familiar vehicle—mutual funds: both offer access to …

Investing

Bank of America Savings Account 2018 Review — Should You Open?

Whether you’re an 18-year-old who is brand new to personal finance or a 30-something getting a late start on building your next egg, you know that …

You Can Now Delete Yourself From the Internet, and Here's How

Mass email unsubscribe incoming.<p>What with all the intrusive web surveillance measures going through Parliament, it's enough to question whether the internet life is really worth it. Thankfully, if you want to tap out, there's now a solution.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help …

Privacy

Delete yourself from the internet with this website

If endless cyber attack scare stories, viral fake news articles, online abuse and the election of Donald Trump have given yourself the resolve to walk away from the internet, you're in luck.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help you delete your online presence with just a few …

Internet

Accounting Vs Finance: Which Should You Study?

It’s all about FAME. And no, we’re not talking about the 1980 American musical film <i>Fame</i>, we’re talking about the popularity of FAME subjects among …

Computer Science