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8 Tools You Need To Start Your Own Business

Successful entrepreneurs share their tool kit essentials<p>Starting your own successful company requires answering a problem no-one realises they had, endless commitment and (in most cases) some cold hard cash. But aside from the basics, what else do you need in your arsenal when launching a new …

Peter Thiel

When your parents die broke

Blogger John Schmoll's father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of $20,000_and debt collector s who insisted the son was legally obligated to pay what his father owed.<p>Fortunately, Schmoll knew better.<p>"I've been working …

Personal Finance

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

Personal Finance

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

Ignore Most Productivity Advice: This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Know About Habits

Wake up early? Journal? Meditate? Here's the trouble with these and other oft-recommended habits.<p>If you're looking to increase your productivity, there's no shortage of advice out there. Sir Richard Branson thinks you should wake up at 5am every day. Or maybe try journaling. Others swear by …

Time Management

12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

Personal Finance

9 Bad Habits You Should Leave in the Past | Inc.com

If you're feeling kind of stuck--wanting more, but unable to get past where you are--maybe your bad habits are a big part of the problem.<p>Look at what you are doing, and assess your thoughts and your habits. Ask yourself if they are working for you or against you.<p>Habits are patterns that are actions …

Self-help

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Travel

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents | Ars Technica

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Medical Research

Who Are The Richest Tech Leaders, and What Are They Doing With Their Money?

It's not surprising that a number of current and former technology company leaders hold top positions on<i>Forbes'</i> 30th Annual World's Billionaires list, but you might be shocked when you learn what most of those who qualify have planned for their money.<p>Six of the top 15 richest people in the world …

7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

Retirement

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

9 Tips From Warren Buffett to Make Kids Better at Business and Life | Inc.com

So what advice does Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club's new book have to offer young people who want to take their lemonade stand to the next level? Text taken from <i>How to Start Your Very First Business.</i><p>1. Don't be afraid to speak up and ask for what you want. If you need something to start …

Self-improvement

8 things you say all the time that could be holding you back from getting rich

Your thoughts, actions, and even your choice of words could mean the difference between living a wealthy life and an average life.<p>"If you spend time around the wealthy and the middle class, it's an eye-opening experience to hear the differences in how the two groups speak," writes Steve Siebold, a …

Self-improvement

5 Hacks to Ease Your Toddler Transitions

<i>By Jessica Pallay</i><p>Wouldn't it be nice if that delicious baby stayed a delicious baby forever? But he won't. Don't worry mama, the toddler years are good... maybe even better than the baby years. But that doesn't mean they're easy. It's a lot of work growing up! And change is hard. Which is why we're …

Opinion: Why 100% of your investment portfolio should be in stocks

I recently wrote an article for <i>USA Today</i> about asset allocation strategies and the rather antiquated notion of a 60% stocks/40% bonds portfolio. For …

Investing

How to Ignite Your Personal Power in Two Simple Steps

In order to begin creating a life that you want there is one necessary requirement to accept. You must accept complete and total, one hundred percent responsibility for your life experience.<p>This is a very common sticking point to the average individual. Think about it, is it easier to blame …

Meditation

My biggest investment mistakes – and the lessons I've learnt - Telegraph

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

TheAmerican Academy of Pediatricsis catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for toddlers …

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

Sleep

22 mind-blowing facts about Warren Buffett and his wealth

Today, the 85-year-old investing legend has an estimated net worth of over $70 billion, according to Forbes, making him the third richest man in the world.<p>Inspired by a Quora thread asking "What are some mind-blowing facts about Warren Buffett," we rounded up 23 astonishing facts about the "Oracle …

Bill Gates

How Being a Stay at Home Mom Hurt My Kids

I don't regret the time I spent staying home—but I also have enough distance from those days to see some of the mistakes caused by my …

Hilaria Baldwin Reveals How She Lost 18 Pounds of Pregnancy Weight in 10 Weeks

<b>Hilaria Bladwin</b> has lost almost all 18 pounds she gained while pregnant with her second child in just 10 weeks. In a food and fitness diary she …

Healthy Eating

A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.<p>That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people and compiled …

Kids

The Coming Market Crash Will Wipe Out Global Silver Supply

The market doesn’t realize it yet, but the coming collapse of the global stock and bond markets will totally wipe out world silver supplies. …

European Union

Lose Belly Fat After Pregnancy – 3 Tips To Follow

Filed in Weight Loss by The Diet Talk Team on April 23, 2015 • 0 Comments<p>Everyone loves being pregnant, but no one truly likes the aftermath of it. …

Fitness

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple Music is now live.</b> Here's what we thought of Apple's new music streaming service, and some tips and tricks for mastering it.<p><b>2. The first photos of the iPhone 6s just leaked.</b> It looks a lot like the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on the outside, but will see some internal changes.<p><b>3. In an interview</b> …

Jack Dorsey