Christopher A Larsen

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Warren Buffett once said these are 2 of the more important decisions you'll ever make

Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, the founder of Kase Capital, shared the "two more important decisions" you'll make in life with a group of nearly …

Decline of the American Dream

"The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to …

Living 'The American Dream' In These Cities Is Not Possible

<i>"The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to</i> …

Demographics

Here's how much of your income to save every year so you'll have enough money in retirement

A March 2016 GoBankingRates survey of more than 4,500 Americans found that over half — 56% — have less than $10,000 of retirement savings, and that …

Don't Follow Your Passion

5 of the best cities to start your career

You did it! You finally graduated from college. It’s the end of one chapter and the beginning of another - figuring out where you want to live and …

These Are the Best U.S. Cities for Jobs

Not all cities are created equal when it comes to work. Sometimes it may be easy to find a job, but the cost of living is high. Or a role might offer …

A CEO explains how to get a great job

Consulting firm EY hires about 60,000 people per year. So the man running the company ought to know what employers are looking for in their …

Millennials Marketing | Credit Cards

Emerging payment products, trends and credit risk<p>Millennials are early adopters of emerging products and payment methods are more likely to use …

"This Is Going To Be A National Crisis" - One Of The Largest U.S. Pension Funds Set To Cut Retiree Benefits

A dark storm is brewing in the world of private pensions, and all hell could break loose when it finally hits.<p>As the Washington Post reports, the …

What It Takes To Retire Early

Have you ever found yourself driving to work on a sunny spring day and catch yourself thinking, “Man, I could SO just turn this thing around and head …

The 25 Highest-Paying Jobs In America

In an employment landscape seemingly ruled by developers and engineers, doctors and lawyers are still commanding some of the highest salaries, according to data released this week by job search and salary comparison site Glassdoor.<p>“This report reinforces that high pay continues to be tied to …

Homeownership increasingly difficult for average Americans: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home prices are rising faster than wages in most of the United States, making homeownership increasingly difficult for average …

Becoming an “Antifragile” Wealth Builder

Several years ago, Nassim Taleb, author of <i>The Black Swan</i>, came out with a best-selling book called <i>Antifragile</i>. You may have read it. If not, I …

How to Remove the Financial Industry’s Horse Blinders

I am <i>not</i> an investment professional. I have never made any money managing other people’s money. I went from rags to riches the old-fashioned way: by …

How One Young Couple Is Already Winning at Retirement

When you play “The Game of Life” board game, you can make your way through life’s most expensive events in less than half an hour. Opt for “Start …

The 28 Best Trips of 2016

Each year, we send our editors and writers on a mission to find the destinations on the vanguard of the travel. The major takeaway from our 28 favorites of 2016? The entire world is getting more adventurous. Travelers are pushing boundaries, from seeking out newly accessible Cuban bars to touring …

The Millionaire's Retirement Plan

If you're just entering the workforce retirement probably seems like a lifetime away. A million dollars by retirement? That's someone else's dream, …

Retirement

How to Grow Your Wealth for Decades Without a Single Losing Year

Maybe I’m lucky. Or maybe it’s just common sense.I’ve been involved in the investment advisory business for 30 years. And except for a few early …

Why the 5 People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my company's co-founders, Jeremy Weir, recently spent a weekend surfing with Uber co-founder Ryan Graves, enjoying talks about upending markets and fundamentally changing businesses.<p>He returned from the trip having had an …

Entrepreneurship

Retirement living: Renters are outpacing homeowners

Don't look now, but it's getting harder for older Americans to hold on to a key piece of the American dream.<p>Homeownership patterns are shifting for …

Is homeownership worth it? Not in these cities

It will take homebuyers at least three years to break even on their investment in some of the nation's largest housing markets, and even longer in …

Earning $10,000 Per Month

Some people wonder about this $10,000 per month figure. How could it be possible for them, especially when no one in their line of work makes that …

A Harsh Lesson About People from Russia

In the book <i>Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs – A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal and Murder</i>… a book I highly recommend… …

10 Ways to Increase Your Net Worth This Year

Do you live a paycheck-to-paycheck existence? Or are you focused on escaping that vicious cycle and building your net worth?<p>Net worth -- the value of …

America’s Most Affordable Cities

<b>Introduction</b><p>To find the Most Affordable cities, we started with America’s 100 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Metropolitan Divisions (MDs), all with populations of 600,000 or more. We first assessed housing affordability, using the latest (Q4 2014) Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) …

America’s Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs

Think all of the country’s six-figure salary professionals are confined to corner offices? Think again.<p>Each year, Forbes examines data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to find some of the country’s most surprising six-figure jobs, using data from the Occupational Employment and Wage …

The Concept of Financial Escape Velocity

We listen to CNN in Spanish, trying to improve our Spanish while driving to work. At first, we barely understood one word in 10. Now, we’re probably …

2015 National Movers Study

Jan 1, 2016 -<p>For the third consecutive year, Oregon holds on to the No. 1 spot as “Top Moving Destination,” as Americans continue to pack up and head …

New Year Checklist For Financially Wise People

The great thing about the Financial Samurai community is that most of you are intelligent, hard working, non-delusional people who are willing to put …