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Personal finance expert David Bach's formula for becoming a millionaire

"This is what the average American has done to become a millionaire by the age of 59," writes New York Times-bestselling author David Bach.

Unsettled By Russia, Sweden Revives Pamphlets On What To Do 'If War Comes'

In the depths of World War II, Swedish authorities decided their citizens needed to know what to do if the fighting finally arrived on their doorstep. Though they maintained neutrality, it was hard to believe they could continue to do so — especially as, one by one, their Nordic neighbors got …

Baltic Sea

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

How to Meet Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, and Anyone You Want

One of the world's top superconnectors shares the one thing you need to know.<p>What if you could meet anyone you want in the world?<p>How would that change your life? Who would you want to meet?<p>These are the questions our guest <b>Gillian Zoe Segal</b> asked herself before she started her journey to connect …

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

Public Speaking

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn

Sequoia Capital Partner Bryan Schreier shares his vision of the future for entrepreneurs.<p>Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary …

Here's how Warren Buffett pays such a low tax rate

Capital gains: It's not "income" until you sell<p>Last year, Warren Buffett reported about $11.6 million in gross income on his tax return, and paid $1.85 million in federal income taxes. His 16% effective tax rate already sounds low, until you consider that his net worth increased by $12 <i>billion</i> in …

Finance

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Stocks are one of the best ways for individuals to build up wealth. Here are three stocks that could help you do it.<p>Investing in stocks has …

Investing

How Do You Start a Blog?

Updated April 18, 2018<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times entrepreneurs ask me: …

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

This Renewable Stock Yields 6.2% And Could Return Over 50%

NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD) has been a forgotten stock since the renewables industry blew up in 2015. SunEdison and Abengoa (ABGB) both filed for chapter …

Make Money While You Sleep with a 'Muse' Business

With the proliferation of today's side hustle culture and the popularity of books that profess the importance of diversifying your income with …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

10 ‘Dividend Aristocrat’ stocks expected to rise up to 22% as you get paid to wait

Some may say it’s foolish to buy shares of dividend stocks when interest rates are rising. But companies that steadily increase dividend payouts have …

This 30-something started with $1,000 in savings and now owns 90 rental properties — here's his No. 1 tip for building wealth when you're young

In fact, the former Clemson University football player graduated college in 2003 with just $1,000 in the bank, he said on a recent episode of the Mad Fientist podcast, (thanks to his football scholarship, he carried no student debt).<p>After spending the next year scouting properties for seasoned …

Real Estate

1 Warren Buffett Trick That Can Make You Millions

Warren Buffett is one of the best investors and richest people in the world. He's also still actively working as CEO of <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK.B), despite being 86 years old. It's that last fact -- that he's still working at age 86 -- that provides the Warren Buffett trick that …

Front-load your IRA in January for a bigger payoff

Happy New Year! Do you have $5,500 to spare?<p>It's an uncomfortable question, especially if your credit card is still smoking from last month.<p>But that's the amount it takes to fully fund a traditional or Roth IRA for a year, and there's a lot of value — a five-digit value — in front-loading your …

Retirement

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

South America

AI software is figuring out how to best humans at designing new AI software

Who programs the programmers? Soon enough, it might not be people behind the development of advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence tech, but other AI. MIT looks at the most recent work done by a range of different organizations, including Google Brain, who are working on AI that can …

Nigeria air strike error: Eyewitness relives horror

<b>In a BBC interview, Alfred Davies, an MSF aid worker, relives the horror of this week's erroneous bombing by the Nigerian military of a camp for internally displaced people in Rann, in which at least 90 people - including women and children - were killed and many more wounded.</b><p><b>Nigeria's military has</b> …

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success

Forget all the other acronyms and theoretical business quadrants. All you need for startup success are these four S's.<p>Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or …

Want to Build the Next IPO-Worthy Startup? This Field Is Required Learning.

It's going to power the most successful businesses of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with StackCommerce so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It powers everything from your Netflix viewing suggestions …

Machine Learning

Three money numbers you need to know

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your …

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

eCommerce

China's Xi Lectures Trump on Globalization and Climate Change

The leader of China’s Communist Party lectured the American president-elect on Tuesday about the virtues of globalization, free trade and even green energy — a sign of just how much international politics has changed.<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping didn't need to mention Donald Trump during his speech …

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

How to Retire a Millionaire

Congratulations, you've graduated from college! With degree in hand, you're ready to go out and face the world. You no doubt want to do well in life, …

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To

Podcasts provide business owners top-of-the-line advice daily.<p>One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful …

Podcasting