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The 20 Highest-Paying Job Skills for Freelancers Right Now

They command a minimum of $100 an hour.<p>Freelancing is more lucrative than ever, with some gig workers raking in more than $100 an hour, new data …

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

If the story of 2017 for the financial world turned in large part on the mainstream recognition of Bitcoin, then the story for 2018 in the …

Cryptocurrency

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Rich People Don't Live Off Their Capital - They Invest And Live Off The Income From Their Capital

OK, fair enough, some of the points that Thomas Piketty and friends are making are rather subtle, not immediately obvious to people without a certain amount of background knowledge. But there’s not quite getting some recondite point and there’s not understanding the very basics. Which appears to be …

10 Online jobs you can run from anywhere on earth

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+14<p>Shares 22<p>Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control …

This Stock Could Turn a $10,000 Investment Into $1,000 in Future Annual Cash Flow

Image source: Getty Images.<p><i>"The thing is, if you're just oogling fat current dividend yields you are missing the more profitable boat. When it comes to dividend investing, the far smarter play is to zero in on companies that consistently increase their dividend payouts."</i><p><i>--</i>Wealthifi<p>Too often, income …

Robert Reich to Trump: Stop acting 'thin-skinned and vindictive'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich called out President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday for lashing out at a union leader who criticized the Carrier jobs deal.<p>"With all due respect, Mr. Trump, you are our President-elect of the United States," Reich said on "Anderson Cooper 360." "You are …

How to unlock hundreds of secret 'Super Mario Bros.' levels hidden on the cartridge

Those levels, however, are messed up.<p>They're broken, contain enemies that have no place within them (a Goomba underwater?!), and look completely bananas. They're the bastard children of Nintendo's most revered game, hidden away in the annals of each cartridge's aging chips. These are levels …

Retrogaming

What You Need to Know Before Quitting Your Job to Start a Company

Entrepreneurship feels risky to a lot of people, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p><i>How do people survive financially after quitting their job and pursuing the entrepreneur route of a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by</i> …

Five must-read business books for ambitious entrepreneurs

Members of the Small Business Connect community suggest the best books for entrepreneurs and describe the lessons they took away from each.<p>1. <i>The E Myth</i>, by Michael Gerber<p>“As a chef who’s set up a business, for me this book brought home the importance of realising that having a passion for doing …

Entrepreneurship

Learn How to Become Rich and Find Your Path to Financial Freedom

Truths That Can Help Set You on the Path to Financial Freedom<p>Updated July 03, 2017<p>Building wealth can be one of the most exciting and rewarding …

Why Aren't More Entrepreneurs Solving Problems?

I have a confession to make: I’m not an early adopter. I haven’t tasted Soylent yet, and I still use an iPhone 5s. I’m habitual and practical with …

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

A brief history of Niantic Labs, the makers of Pokémon Go

Niantic Labs, a small gaming company previously owned by Google, has gone from a somewhat obscure gaming shop to one of the most prominent developers overnight.<p>The company launched Pokémon Go in July 2016, the first very long-awaited smartphone version of a Pokémon game. After holding out for …

Billionaire Richard Branson's definition of success has nothing to do with money

Richard Branson earned his first million at the ripe age of 23. Today, the Virgin Group founder and chairman is worth an estimated $5.1 billion.<p>But …

Georgia Tech

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Becoming A 'Wantrepreneur'

<i>By Engelo Rumora</i><p>Entrepreneurship used to be great. It used to be something that select people could pull off, but today, that's different. Over the years, entrepreneurs have achieved some kind of "rock star" status, attracting "wantrepreneurs" by the truckload.<p>These are the people that just seem to …

A trading startup backed by George Soros and Peter Thiel just hit the reboot button

TruMid, the startup backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel and investor George Soros, has revamped its trading platform as it seeks a new approach to electronic bond trading.<p>The firm rolled out its new system late last month and says it's already led to more activity than the first iteration.<p>"We …

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share115<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 149<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

Mark Zuckerberg

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Do Before You Start Your Business

As long as you have a drive to succeed, your inexperience won't be an issue.<p><i>How do I start a new business with no experience? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, who runs a</b> …

The future is a smarter world of dumber devices

Tom Goodwin Contributor<p>Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media and the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times podcast and event series held at Soho House in New York.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual)<br>• In the …

Internet of Things

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

What It's Like Being a Professional Hand Model

Brooke Colman has appeared in some of the most expensive, visible adverts in the world, and doubled for Julia Roberts and Ant and Dec, but you've never seen her face.<p>Brooke Colman's hands are six meters high and made of fiberglass.<p>Granted, not her actual physical hands—but when Nikon wanted to …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

Alcohol linked to at least seven types of cancer, study says, while 'health benefits are irrelevant'

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, according to a review that dismissed the claimed health benefits as "irrelevant".<p>A study of existing research found strong evidence of a direct, harmful effect of drinking, even though scientists are unsure of …