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50 Incredible Living Rooms to Inspire Your 2018 Makeover

Even if you're working with a tiny space, a well-devised living area sets the tone for the rest of your place. And as there's no shortage of …

Home Decorating

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

A Genius Trick for Fluffier Buttermilk Pancakes (No Whipping Egg Whites!)

It's Sunday morning and you're out there on the internet again, looking for the fluffiest buttermilk pancakes. A lot of fancy recipes will tell you to separate your eggs, whip the whites, and fold them in gently at the end. This one isn't going to.<p>It's a move that makes sense—if you were to add …

Forbes Welcome

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

This Video Explains the Basics of Investing in Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video …

Index Funds: The Investment Answer?

Yesterday, GRS reader Mike Robertson sent me a <i>New York Times</i> article about Gordon Murray, the author of a new book called <i>The Investment Answer</i>.<p>Mike …

Here’s Where the 7% Average Stock Market Return Comes From

Common investing knowledge is that you can expect a 6-7% return when you invest in the broad stock market. But where does this number come from? And …

Asset Allocation

Investing<p>Overwhelmed by investment options? Learn how to create an asset allocation strategy that works for you as you build toward retirement.<p>Your …

A Beginner’s Guide to Opening an IRA

If you're thinking about saving for retirement, you probably know that an individual retirement account (IRA) is one of your options. But what …

How Index Funds Make Investing Easier and Less Scary

Once I finally paid off my debt and generally got my financial life in order, I was ready to start investing. Everything I read told me to check out …