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The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

Single-family rental units have never been easier to buy

Online platforms like Roofstock, OwnAmerica bring institutional tools to mom and pop landlords<p>Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley was browsing through his company’s website while on a flight to New York when his neighbor leaned over and asked what he was looking at. Beasley explained that Roofstock is an …

Real Estate

8 Great Photo Accessories that Every Nature Photographer Should Know About

Nature photographer Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery gets lots of questions from fellow photographers but one comes up more often than any other. …

Nature Photography

10 things that American society expects of people – but that actually cost a lot of money

Let's face it: being a human is expensive. Certain life events — like starting a family (no matter what that looks like), buying a house, getting married, or simply attending a wedding— are almost inevitable for most people, and when they get here, they can quickly drain your savings. It's not fun, …

Personal Finance

IBD Stock of The Day: Leaderboard Stock Five Below Is Just Below Buy Point

<b>Five Below</b> (FIVE) is the IBD Stock Of The Day, as shares of the specialty discount chain — and Leaderboard member — form another base, albeit a …

Stock Markets

Why You Won't Want to Miss This 7.2%-Yielding Dividend Stock

While this company's high yield catches the eye, its growth prospects are the bigger story.<p><b>Crestwood Equity Partners</b> (NYSE:CEQP) has everything an …

Investing

Over Half Of Apple's Profit Could Come From Services By 2025

<b>Apple</b>'s (AAPL) fast-growing services business could account for nearly a third of revenue and over half of profit for the company by 2025, a Wall …

App Store

What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest | The Art of Manliness

“Compound interest is the Eighth Wonder of the World. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.”<p>Albert Einstein supposedly said that. …

Personal Finance

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

All you need is a simple strategy.<p>With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate now climbing over 4.7%, it's no surprise that many homeowners are …

Personal Finance

Do You Have the Money to Keep Up With Homeownership? Most Americans Don't

It takes money to keep a home standing throughout the years, and if you don't have savings, you'll risk hurting your finances and your …

Personal Finance

This Wooden Phone Grip Forever Changed How I Shoot Videos

As I walked around Venice Beach, California, looking for the right place to shoot video, I had a surprising amount of confidence for a first-time …

Routers

Budgeting Doesn’t Work, So Try This Instead

An expert guide on how not to overspend this summer.<p>Congratulations! If you’re reading this article it means you’re (very likely) a real life adult …

Personal Finance

3 strategies to generate wealth

Learn how wealth differs from income, and how you can grow your wealth to enable a more comfortable lifestyle.<p>We all want to make more money—that's …

Retirement

3 Reasons Why Renting A Home May Beat Buying

When it comes to buying vs. renting a house, there is always a passionate debate about which makes the most financial sense. Both sides have valid points, so it can be a bit confusing. The recent changes in the tax law have also made owning a home less financially advantageous, so the buy vs. rent …

Personal Finance

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

Elon Musk on Tesla: 'We Were Huge Idiots' | Inc.com

Elon Musk is done patting himself on the back, for now.<p>Having declared Tesla "real car company" and congratulating his employees mightily for hitting Tesla's Model 3 production target of 5,000 cars by the end of June, Musk finally admitted he has only himself to blame for the nightmarish final …

Tesla

Why Saving in Your 20s Is One of the Most Important Investing Decisions You Will Make

Building up your money doesn't have to be difficult, no matter how young you are.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Saving is often outside the frame of mind of people in their twenties. But, as Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town recommends, the earlier you …

Personal Finance

70% of Households Are Missing Out on This Important Tax Break

This tax break could be worth thousands -- and taking advantage of it could help you have a more secure retirement.<p>Did you know the government will …

Retirement

Nvidia and Netflix produced top shareholder returns over past five years as tech and media dominated, study shows

If you made a lot of money in the public markets over the past five years, you were probably betting big on tech and media.<p>That's according to a new …

shareholderreturns

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

9 Recommended Real Estate Apps for Future Property Buyers

Real estate activities are making buzz online. Several startups are making it easier for people to find new places or properties they can buy or rent …

Real Estate

3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

Don't assume that waiting is better. There are lots of good reasons to aim for as early as you can.<p>Many people grapple with the decision of when to …

Retirement

The Annual Flowering in Castelluccio, Italy: Pictures

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.<p>If you’re curious about investing, but don’t know where to start—stocks, bonds, bitcoin, gold?—it …

Investing

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

Just three stocks are responsible for most of the market’s gain this year

Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft together this year are responsible for 71 percent of S&P 500 returns and for 78 percent of Nasdaq 100 returns.<p>The three …

Stock Markets

Slow-Cooker Brisket Chili

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together flour, ancho chile powder, cumin, salt, and oregano in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly on each side of …

Slow Cookers

Why a Roth 401(k) Is (Almost) Always Better Than a Traditional 401(k) [Updated]

Everyone’s hot on Roth IRAs, but there’s one drawback: There are income limits starting at $189,000 for a couple and $120,000 for an individual, …

Retirement

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Carbohydrates

3 Stocks That Could Put Amazon's Returns to Shame

There's no guaranteed way to find the next Amazon, but here are three serious contenders.<p>Since 2000, e-commerce giant <b>Amazon.com</b>'s (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock …

Investing