Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses. But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out
When you consider that they must rear a human child and then condition him or her for survival in the crazy world we live in, the fact that some would only estimate their value at $66,000/year is startling.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As entrepreneurs we know life is often a roller coaster with lots of uncertainty and chaos. When you’re in the struggle, it’s tough to see
And it doesn't come with a manual. Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all. Here's a collection of some of the best books on management,
You likely know that your credit score is the litmus test lenders use to determine whether you’ll be a responsible borrower and deserve to be approved for loans and credit cards. But there’s a good chance
For the rest of the Forbes 2015 Investment Guide, click here. With their younger son off finishing college and their older one out on his own, Linda and Lee Sussman found their four-bedroom house near
You are ready to buy your first home. Congrats! Although you haven’t found it yet, in your mind, it’s perfect! Open floor plan, granite countertops, a walk-in closet … the works! Not to burst your bubble,
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. Income inequality. One percenters. The wealth gap. Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately—or you avoid network news like the plague—you’re probably pretty
As Stuart Ritter instructed new T. Rowe Price hires on the retirement savings options available to them, a woman in the back of the room at a recent orientation started pounding on the table in front her.
Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.
Not all customers are created equal. If you’ve ever run a business (or even just been a customer yourself), then you know that some customers provide more revenue (and incur fewer costs) than others. out
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. Think about how much sooner you might be able to accomplish those big financial goals you’ve been dreaming about—buying a new car, saving up enough for a down
Is there another housing bubble looming? Trulia’s Chief Economist Jed Kolko investigates. Home prices now look 3% undervalued compared with long-term fundamentals. Of the 100 largest metros, 76 are undervalued
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. You’ve discussed the flowers, the seating arrangements and your honeymoon plans—but before you walk down that aisle, there’s one more chat you probably need
When it comes to making magic happen during a kitchen remodel, there is a lot that can be cooked up – there are oodles of options. There’s also a lot that can go wrong. Here are my 10 key tips to avoid
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. Mikey Rox and his husband, Everett Morrow, live full-time in New York City, but last year they also purchased a second house in Asbury Park, N.J., where they
Sometimes simple math is so compelling that it shocks me that so few people take advantage of it in investing. Case in point: mutual funds all charge you for management and administration. It’s expressed
When you earn your living dealing with something as expansive and complicated as the Internal Revenue Code, it’s pretty damn easy to feel inadequate. To fear that you haven’t seen enough of the tax law.
Whether you realize it or not, chances are your business is already using content marketing as part of your overall marketing strategy. With content marketing being arguably the most critical piece of
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. Last time you checked, you carried no credit card balances, had six months of take-home pay saved up in your emergency fund, and had been steadily increasing
If you’re planning to put your house on the market this summer – and you hope to have it sold in time for the September school season – the clock is ticking. Even before you meet with a realtor, you need
If the folkloric character of Robin Hood actually existed, he’d be hard-pressed to find any place better to ply his trade than Greenwich, Conn., perhaps the wealthiest town in the world. It happens to
Trulia’s Chief Economist Jed Kolko identifies where the middle class struggles to find housing. Where can the middle class afford to buy a home today? Affordability has worsened in the past year, as home
The investment bank J.P. Morgan recently released an interesting, very lengthy report on the state of the markets. Compelling reading, but the really arresting chart was all the way out on slide No. 65.
This post originally appeared on LearnVest. Chances are you’re familiar with the food pyramid. You know, the one you learned about in elementary school, with the pyramid-shaped stack of foodstuffs. Well,