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How This Entrepreneur Makes $150,000 a Month by Helping You Sell Online

Chase Bowers' Shopified App has become a go-to resource for online sellers. Here's how to replicate his success.<p>At first glance, Chase Bowers' success story might seem like an anomaly. In just a few months, he went from $0 in revenue to making more than $150,000 a month--all without leaving his …

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

How one 26-year-old banked nearly $150,000 in savings as part of a plan to retire by age 37

But the story is different for the Money Wizard, a 26-year-old financial analyst and blogger with a six-figure net worth who started saving before he could even get behind the wheel of a car.<p>"I remember my eighth-grade math teacher posed the magical doubling penny question to us, which opened my …

The Fastest Way to Boost Your Credit Score

Keep the amount of debt you owe below 30% of your credit limit.<p>It’s a common question around these parts: How do I fix my credit? And, while credit …

This startup sold $2 million worth of sleek 'smart' suitcases in its first 4 months

He noticed a few pain points that kept coming up, he tells Business Insider.<p>The first was how awful trying to get a suitcase under the weight limit can be. Someone is frantically switching items between suitcases, putting their shoes around their neck, or in some cases, simply giving up.<p>The second …

4 Things That Are Wrecking Your Gut Health

A healthy gut is critical to achieving optimal health. Most people understand that the food we eat determines the health of our gut. Eating junk food …

Microbiology

Tip: Avoid These Dirty Fruits and Veggies

Here are the 16 most pesticide-ridden fruits and vegetables and how to "fix" them. Bonus: The 15 cleanest choices.<p>Every year, farmers dump about 1.3 …

Nutrition

WhatsApp and Facebook data sharing: How to opt out of controversial new terms

Facebook is going to start hoovering up your WhatsApp data and using it for ads. Unless you tell it not to.<p>WhatsApp has provoked ire by announcing …

What I Tell All My Patients To Do For A Healthy Gut

While we're used to thinking of bacteria solely as agents of devastating diseases, their beneficial capacities are just as remarkable.<p>Research over …

Wellness

8 Success lessons from Jan Koum – “WhatsApp Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Who better to inspire you to kick start your life/business than Jan Koum, the man who sold WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 …

8 Reasons You Should Live Beneath Your Means

Many Americans struggle to make ends meet. This often results in both financial and marital stress for couples. After digging out from under more …

4 things millionaires do differently

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Self-improvement

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

10 Success lessons from Oprah Winfrey – “@Oprah” for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Oprah Winfrey is a self-made CEO worth about $3.1 billion. By most accounts, she’s the greatest black philanthropist in …

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Disney characters sing lofty messages about finding your true self, developing your special talent and becoming successful doing what you love. Their stories never say: study to become a highly-skilled Information Technician, work hard for years at Disney, train your foreign replacement, and don't …

6 Nourishing Recipes To Calm Inflammation & Heal Your Gut

Your gastrointestinal system plays a big role in your overall health. After all, it's home to about 80 percent of your immune system, and gut health …

Wellness

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise machines totally fine to use, they might be especially helpful if you're new to working out.<p>"It's true that if you're using free weights you have to …

How MBA Programs Drive Inequality

Over the last several decades, American business executives have made decisions that have exacerbated the inequality that chokes prosperity for the country. They have misallocated resources and they have awarded themselves mind-boggling compensation packages while workers have suffered stagnant …

10 Success lessons from Amancio Ortega – “Wealthiest Man in Europe” for entrepreneurs

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share36<p>+14<p>Shares 67<p>With a net worth in excess of $66 billion, Amancio Ortega is the richest man in Europe and the wealthiest retailer in …

Entrepreneurship

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Investing

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

The 'Keurig for marijuana' is finally coming — and it looks amazing

The world's first single-serve, pod-based vaporizer system is coming to market in early 2017. Dubbed the CannaCloud, it's essentially the Keurig of cannabis.<p>The CannaCloud, made by Boston-based startup CannaKorp, could bring a level of precision and ease to marijuana consumption that could help …

Meet the Young Black Entrepreneurs Taking on Tinder

Justin Gerrard speaks quickly, Brian Gerrard speaks slowly. Justin jumps around the room, Brian glides with caution. If you met them separately, you …

Another Hedge Funder Admits That Hedge Funds Are a Scam

This is either the ultimate form of self-awareness, or the ultimate form of self-delusion.<p>Wall Streeters, as a group, are not known for their humility. They are a collection of chest-thumping, ego-raging (mostly) men who think highly enough of their own intelligence that they brazenly take risks …

Markets

Here's why you can't actually be a vegetarian

In case you’ve forgotten the section on the food web from high school biology, here’s a quick refresher.<p>Plants make up the base of every food chain …

One of the best interviews with online entrepreneurs

Travis <b>Kalanick</b><p><b>Travis Kalanick is the co-founder of Uber.</b><p><b>Travis Cordell Kalanick</b> (born August 6, 1976) is an American entrepreneur. He is the …

6 reasons why investment banking is the best place to start any career

Starting a career in banking pushes you to your limits while building an essential set of skills, both technical and interpersonal. You'll be at the top of your game throughout your career, wherever you end up.

Hedge Funds