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What I'd Do Differently In My Career If I Graduated From Uni Today

This past May, a person that I have a lot of respect for graduated from university. A few days after he graduated, he asked me a very simple …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

The 7 best apps to make you healthier

Whether the first things you do when you get up in the morning are run and make yourself scrambled eggs or snooze the alarm and eat sugary cereal, those are habits. (Ditto healthy snacking, sleeping regularly, and remembering to call your mom once in a while.) And because habits by their nature …

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

How To Stay Healthy When You Work 60+ Hours A Week -- Including The Exact Workouts And Meal Plans To Use

A while back I asked my readers why it's so hard to stay in shape. Most of them agreed that they knew they needed to sleep and exercise more, and eat less -- but knowing and doing are three different things. When I dug deeper, to uncover the problem behind the problem, three things kept coming …

18 things successful people do in their 20s

Your 20s are a time of major transitions.<p>The choices you make in this critical decade lay the foundation for your career, relationships, health, and …

Self-improvement

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

PlentyOfFish

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

4 Worst Retirement Planning Mistakes for Your 40s

When it comes to building your nest egg, you can't afford to make any mistakes, especially if your retirement is right around the corner. If you're in your 40s, you still have time but your window for saving is starting to narrow. So it's important to commit to setting aside as much money as …

The Economist Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

There’s something unbearably sad about a great financial journal like <i>The Economist</i> defending shareholder value theory, which even Jack Welch has called “the dumbest idea in the world.” Like many unbearably sad things, it involves clever people who should know better struggling to defend something …

Investing

How to Stop Playing at Entrepreneurship and Get Serious About Your Business

If you're struggling as an entrepreneur, you might be sabotaging your own success.<p>Just to be clear - this isn't one of those "three easy steps to magically transform yourself into a success" articles. And after reading this post, you will still have to do the same hard work to overcome the barriers …

11 tech skills that will get you a salary of $105,000 or more

More than 50,000 developers responded to Stack Overflow's annual developer survey— the absolute best look at the state of the technology industry, as reported by the people actually working in it.<p>Here are the top tools, technologies, and programming languages that Stack Overflow's developer …

What are your greatest regrets? Survey unearths heartbreaking answers

Hindsight is 20/20, as they say, and often it can lead to regret.<p>Some people have the philosophy that everything happens for a reason, and there is …

8 Ways You Can Survive — And Thrive In — Midlife

After two years of research and more than 400 interviews about midlife, former NPR reporter Barb Bradley Hagerty received dozens of insights about how to live well in the middle years. We've distilled them here, with a little context. And, by the way, these ideas work well for people on both sides …

It takes two... 15 MoneySaving tips for couples

<b>Recently I've been swamped with successes from the new marriage tax allowance, which gives many couples a free £212. It got me thinking, what are the</b> …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'Should I refinance my home?'

<i>I bought my house about a year and a half ago, and since then interest rates have declined by about half a percent.</i><p><i>If I refinance now, I would save about $200 per month on my mortgage, but I know there are some costs that are associated with closing on the new mortgage.</i><p><i>Plus, getting a new 30-year,</i> …

Think Like An Entrepreneur And Boost Your Career

No matter what people may proclaim, everyone in business is looking to achieve the highest possible level of satisfaction and financial success in their career. For best results, my advice is to think like an entrepreneur, even if you are a corporate employee. According to many studies, …

Act Like a Millionaire. Seek Opportunity, Go Against the Grain and Do Imperfect Things.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The way you think shapes the world you will create. Successful people (aka millionaires) think differently than most people. I am not saying that you aren’t a success if you aren't a millionaire, but looking at those who are struggling to …

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

15 ways to improve your finances in a week

A financial tune-up doesn't have to be a daunting process. It doesn't require a financial planner or MBA — it doesn't even have to take up much of your time.<p>There are several actions you can take starting today that will improve your finances and set you up for future success.<p>We rounded up 15 …

The 1 Question You Must Constantly Ask (if You Want to Be Successful)

Asking yourself this one critical question on a regular basis can keep you efficient, streamlined, productive, and profitable.<p>Have you ever found yourself immersed in a project and suddenly realized that is was essentially worthless to you? Or maybe it wasn't worthless, but it wasn't supporting …

10 goals that will elevate your business and personal well-being

New Years has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance to set some goals for the year ahead. I personally like to set goals …

Small Business

9 Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Flu season can't touch this. 🎶Dun dun dun dun. 🎶<p>It can happen in the blink of an eye. One day, everyone’s fine, and the next, your friends, coworkers, and roommates drop one by one into the miserable abyss of flu season.<p>If you fear the dreaded illness is coming for you next, don’t stockpile the …

Wealthfront’s CEO Says This is the Smartest Way to Invest $50K

We strongly advocate that the first priority for individuals to be healthy financially is to make sure that they pay off expensive debt, spend less than they make, and build up an emergency fund of 3-6 months of expenses before they approach long term investment.<p><i>These questions originally appeared</i> …

10 Ways Your Home Is Hurting Your Health

Hopefully, “home” is a word with which you have a happy association. If, however, you’re like most Americans, there are facets of your home that may …

'Sell-off has barely begun' says £1.2bn investor

It has been a rollercoaster ride for investors since the start of the year, with stock markets around the world whipsawing between gains and losses.<p>According to AJ Bell, the broker, the FTSE 100 has risen or fallen by 1pc or more on 20 of the 31 trading days of since the start of the year. This is …

Investing

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Wellness

7 Financial Goals Every GenXer Should Have

GenX – or more formally, Generation X – is that group of people who were born between 1965 (the first year after the Baby Boom ended), and approximately 1980.<p>That means that the leading edge of GenX is turning 50 this year, and most of the rest are somewhere north of 35. GenXers – welcome to middle …

Personal Finance

Buying a House Is for Suckers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Should you own a home? Unless you have 20 million bucks in the bank, in cash, you have no business buying a house.<p>People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for …