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10 Young CEO's of Silicon Valley startups you can't afford to ignore

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+1<p>Shares 67<p>Tales of enormous fortunes created by the technology industry brought a gold rush in recent years that has gripped San …

The 14 best colleges where graduates earn high salaries right away

Luckily, there are a number of colleges in the US where graduates are pulling in high salaries early in their careers.<p>Business Insider recently released it annual list of the best colleges in America, which focused on graduation rate, post-graduation salary, and overall student life experience. …

College & University

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

The 11 best books for beginning investors

Both Warren Buffett (who used to read 1,000 pages a day when he was starting out) and Charlie Munger (who often advises young investors to "develop into a lifelong self-learners through voracious reading") credit their habit of reading as a major contributor to their success. Ben Graham was an even …

Investing

The 25 highest-paying companies in the US in 2016

As you might expect, tech companies dominate this year's Glassdoor list.<p>"Salaries are sky-high at consulting companies due to 'barriers of entry' in this field, which refers to employers wanting top consultants to have personal contacts, reputations, and specialized skills and knowledge,"says …

Employment

Student Accepted Into 5 Ivy League Schools After Penning Essay About Her Love of Costco

One student credits her essay about her love of Costco for the reason she was accepted into five Ivy League universities, among others.<p>Brittany …

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

College & University

7 Tax Deductions the Average American Should Remember

Photo: www.401kcalculator.org.<p>Taxpayers take any tax break they can find, and the most popular deductions reflect the things that as many people as possible do to reduce their tax bills. To remind you of the deductions that are most suited to average Americans, we looked at past IRS data to find …

An Illustrated Guide For Anyone Who's Ever Been Confused By A 401(k)

Saving money for retirement is a lot like flossing. Experts agree that it’s important in the long run, but getting into the habit of actually doing it now isn’t easy.<p>The good news is that many employers offer a retirement savings plan commonly known as a 401(k). The bad news is that <i>understanding</i> …

Retirement

The 25 best private high schools for getting into a top college

A good high-school education should not only provide students with a solid academic foundation, but also equip them for the rigors of college.<p>Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, just released its 2016 rankings of the best private high schools in the country, …

College & University

4 Stocks We Plan Never to Sell

Warren Buffett. Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>Chances are, you've heard the famous Warren Buffett quote (there are quite a few) that the Oracle of Omaha's "favorite holding period is forever." That's a lot easier said than done since industries and markets change dynamically and companies must …

Bermuda Triangle: Where the wealthiest make their money mysteriously disappear

America’s wealthiest are saving billions in taxes by routing their money through Bermuda, according to a New York Times (NYT) investigation.<p>Hedge …

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

Venture Capital

Thailand has an aircraft carrier without any aircraft

Its carrier, the HTMS Chakri Naruebet, was meant to be a source of pride for Thailand and symbolize the developing country's power.<p>But that was before the late 1990s Asian financial crisis. Bangkok's grand plans for its carrier were significantly hobbled as a result of the region's economic …

Military

How Apple and Samsung Got to $548 Million

<i>“I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’s $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong. I’m going to</i> …

Nexus