Ajay Bhatia

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I have $600 a month to invest for the next 20 years. What should I do?

<i>Dear Nancy Woods,</i><p><i>What would you say is the best 20-year investment? If I have $600 a month to invest for 20 years, what do you suggest I do with the $600 a month, and what do you think it could be worth? I know that in this public forum you cannot give me stock specific advice. What I am looking</i> …

Investing

Maneuver toward retirement: What to do in your 30s

<i>This article is by staff writer William Cowie.</i><p>For most people in their 30s, life can feel like a breathless uphill run on a downward escalator. …

Money moves for graduates: How to set up a budget

If you are a recent graduate, congratulations and best wishes for your success!<p>Whether you were lucky enough to have a job lined up right after …

Starting to Save for Retirement at 40

Shares 1<p>There’s something about reaching the big 4-0 that often causes you to re-evaluate your direction in life. And when you do, it’s hard to …

Retirement

Tailor your circumstances to your strategy

Tailor your circumstances to your strategy. Sounds a bit backwards, doesn’t it? Most of the time, we take the path of least resistance and tailor our …

How do you entertain out-of-town guests for free?

Shares 0<p>The holiday season is fast approaching, and you might be planning to travel home to spend time with family – or your family could be coming …

San Francisco

Money To-Dos for Your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

They say wisdom comes with age--but it's never too early (or late!) to start making smart money moves.<p>How do we know?<p>Well, after culling some of the most popular goals that our premium LearnVest users are working toward, we found that the more things change, the more things stay the same. Our …

Personal Finance

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

3 Successful Investing Habits of the Wealthiest 1%

<i>By Donna Fuscaldo</i><p>In 2014, the wealthiest 1 percent of investors outperformed everyone else by nearly 40 percent, according to a study by SigFig, an …

9 Household Items You Need To Replace Sooner Than You Think

Nothing lasts forever — and we bet you haven't thought about tossing these items in a while. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p><b>1. Toothbrushes</b>The bristles become frayed and worn over time, so they won't clean your teeth as well. Get a new one every three months.<p><b>2. Walking …

5 Tips for Saving Money When You Have Low Income

Most of us want to save money so we can build wealth and plan for the future. We have goals we want to reach (like traveling) or things we want to …

Personal Finance

Financial benefits of solar panels? Not so fast!

Shares 0<p><i>This article is by staff writer Honey Smith.</i><p>In my homeownership and priorities progress report in September, I mentioned that Jake and I were …

Solar Power

3 biggest challenges facing retirement savings

When considering the biggest regrets of 2014, most of us think of common year-end responses, such as what we ate and drank or spending too little …

Retirement

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

Getting Your Finances Back on Track After the Holiday Hit

Shares 117<p>When the gifts have been unwrapped, the cookies distributed, and amusing photos commemorate holiday parties and family gatherings, the …

Investing With A Small Amount of Money

A common complaint I hear a lot of from would be investors is how to start investing with a small amount of money. Most people don’t have a few grand …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

The 10 Least Reliable Cars | Car Reliability - Consumer Reports News

Among the myriad factors to consider when shopping for a new car is reliability—a key predictor for how a vehicle will hold up in the years ahead. …

Give Your Entire Home a Makeover for Under $500

You pull into your driveway, glance at the yard, and a wave of disgust sweeps over you. The yard is a mess and you can’t stand to look at it another …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

Employment

5 Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt This Year

Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with “the basics,” and the stats show …

Nutrition

Living Green And Frugally

Surviving (And Thriving) After A Layoff

Debby Englander was a successful editorial director at a major publishing house in New York City, producing best-selling titles about business, personal finance and investing. Although the publishing industry was smarting and she knew her employer was consolidating, Englander felt her job was safe. …

Employment

Surviving (and Thriving) After a Layoff

Debby Englander was a successful editorial director at a major publishing house in New York City, producing best-selling titles about business, …

7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As one of TheLadders' original 20 employees, I know first-hand how rewarding and challenging a job at a startup can be, especially when you're new to the workforce. Play your cards right and you will learn more in one year than your …

Entrepreneurship

Man Who Started Over With ‘Ten Dollars and a Laptop’ Shares What You Can Do to ‘Survive and Thrive’ in Any Economy

Greg Hartle is a man who started over with “ten dollars and a laptop.” Hartle told Glenn Beck on Tuesday he did it as a way to explore “the new world we are entering.”<p>Coming out of the economic collapse, he explained, many were just “grasping at what to do next.” Hartle had to start over at age 25 …

Plastic Bottle Greenhouse Build Guide

I saw this green house idea and thought you all would love it. You can use a lot of recycled parts during the build, so even better to try this out. …

Sustainability

98 Free Shed Do It Yourself Building Guides

No more space for your belongings? Why not build a storage shed in your yard. Storage sheds serves as an extra room to keep your belongings intact …

Living Green And Frugally

Quick and Easy Natural Scar Remedies

Scars are the marks that our bodies receive throughout our lives, able to appear on any point of our skin. Whether they show up in a small form …