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I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

The Best Real Estate Investment for 2017

Real estate can be an extremely rewarding investment. Not only can real estate investments generate income streams that beat most dividend-paying stocks, but they also can appreciate in value over time. However, buying and renting out individual properties isn't practical for many people, and can …

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data

How to Invest Your Way to $1 Million

Little things add up.<p>When you think of millionaires, words like “privilege” and “opulence” often come to mind. What about “comfort”? That’s a term …

Investing
Self-improvement

Meet Kasita: The Micro-Housing Start-Up That's About To Revolutionize Real Estate

You can tell immediately that Jeff Wilson, the 42-year old founder of Kasita, an Austin-based micro-housing start-up, has been courting venture capital. He has his sales pitch nailed—which is pretty impressive for a former university dean and professor who used to live in a dumpster.<p>When I ask …

Real Estate

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

They may not get your blood pumping, but these shares offer just what you need in this post-Brexit world.<p>The best dividend stocks to buy now are …

Investing

PeerStreet lowers barriers for accredited investors who want access to real estate debt

Vive la révolution financière!<p>PeerStreet co-founders, Brew Johnson, Brett Crosby, and Alex Perelman, have been working alongside famed investors like Dr. Michael Burry to provide investors access to real estate debt. Dr. Burry is famous for having been portrayed by Christian Bale in The Big …

Real Estate

A founder of a $100 million business shares his best advice on finding success as an entrepreneur

"I get pride in seeing people creating great stuff whatever their area is," he says.<p>As the former designer at famed innovation firm IDEO, Chapin definitely got to see his fair share of dreams turn into reality.<p>Yet, after having worked on big projects, Chapin was ready to tackle his own passion …

Entrepreneurship

8 Top Stocks Billionaires Love

Google's parent company, Alphabet, is a popular billionaire stock pick. Image source: Google.<p>Investing legends David Einhorn, John Paulson, and Bill Ackman aren't always right, but they often are. Over the years, they've consistently picked stocks that have allowed their hedge funds to outperform …

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Retirement

10 Things You Should Do Before You Start Investing

People often get excited about the possibility of getting a nice return on their money through investing, so as soon as they have a little bit of …

Barron's: JC Penney's stock price could double in three years

The report said the company had made substantial progress over the past year but remained under the radar.<p>At $9.28, the stock price is down from the $43 hit in February 2012. But Barron's said that if the company's new chief executive, Marvin Ellison, could extend the improvements already in place, …

Investing

These are Warren Buffett's 'Ground Rules' for Investing

If you want to invest like Warren Buffett, Jeremy Miller’s new book “Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules” may be a good place to start. The book made its …

Investing

10 mind-numbing questions from the book that's considered the Holy Grail for landing a Wall Street job

Strats — short for strategists — work on trading floors alongside the traders creating models for pricing and risk management, etc. The job description is similar to that of a quantitative analyst, but quants typically aren't on the trading floor.<p>Interviews for these sorts of positions tend to be …

Wall Street

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

Startups

Will Social Security Really Run Out of Money?

The system is not going to zero.<p>As long as people continue to work and pay taxes, Social Security will not run out of money, says Alicia H. Munnell, …

Retirement

'The 30-Minute Millionaire' Outlines Ways to Get a Slice of That $2.8 Trillion Currently Sitting in Zero-Yielding Money Markets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I split my time between Main Street and Wall Street, so to speak, dispensing business advice that straddles entrepreneurship and the global financial markets, I have increasingly been getting more questions on investment strategies …

Investing

Here's how much you should have saved up for retirement by now

Everyone knows that they need to save money for retirement. Eventually.<p>So the question, really, is just how much should you be saving at <i>your age</i> to …

Wall Street

A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At age 88, New York-based Earl Fultz and his wife, Gloria Elmaleh, 85, started commercially bottling and selling the Moroccan sauces and spices she had been concocting at home under the brand name, "cHarissa." After Gloria passed away, …

Entrepreneurship

3 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

"Our favorite holding period is forever" is one of my all-time favorite Warren Buffett quotes, as it sums up the ideal of long-term investing. When you're weighing a stock, ask yourself: "Can I see myself still owning these shares in 20 years? What about 50 years?"<p>There are many qualities that can …

10 Coolest Stocks to Invest In

<i>By Cat Alford, Contributor</i><p>Google and Apple are always creating new and cool products, which makes them popular stocks for investors. However, there are several other companies out there that are also transforming their industries and showcasing incredible innovations. Here are 10 cool stocks that …

Investing

6 Warren Buffett Lessons You Can Apply To Any Investment

In one of his recent letters to shareholders, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> CEO Warren Buffett shared the stories of two small investments he made.<p>The first took place in 1986, when Buffett purchased a 400-acre farm from the FDIC for $280,000, even though he had absolutely no idea how to operate a farm. …

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship