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6 Reasons Why Blockchain is Worth Getting Excited

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you keep tabs on the fintech, then you’re already well familiar with the hype machine known as blockchain. But, there are still plenty of folks who have either never heard of the blockchain or misunderstand the technology and it’s …

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Determine Your Life's Purpose in 10 Minutes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What’s my purpose in life?<p>It’s an easy question to ponder and lose time contemplating. We’ve all been guilty of dwelling on it at some point. Those who know their purpose and go after it with conviction, they seem so “lucky,” while the …

How Can You Invest In Real Estate?

A real estate investment can give you the best of both worlds – current income at good rates and long-term gains with high upside potential. Add in the possibility of leverage with borrowed money and you can see why more fortunes are made in real estate than any other business .<p>You can start your …

Do You Have A Digital Strategy? Kodak Had One Too

So you have a digital strategy. Kodak did too, and that didn’t prevent the Rochester film giant from disappearing. There are lessons to be learned by looking more closely to the story.<p>After months of hesitation, you finally nailed it. Digital will be everywhere. You will digitize your customer …

The Ultimate Guide To Outsourcing Your Life

<b>The News Hook</b> <br>In June, a California judge ruled that some Uber drivers are more than mere contractors, and should be given the rights and benefits of actual employees. This issue was bound to come to a head: According to a study commissioned by the Freelancer’s Union and the online outsourcing …

How To Answer The Interview Question 'Tell Me About Yourself'

The job interview question “Tell me about yourself!” can stump a job-seeker, but I’m more worried about the folks who aren’t stumped by it.<p>They hear that question and they go to town! They don’t realize that the more they talk about themselves, the less interesting they become.<p>Here’s the typical …

How to Negotiate with Powerful Suppliers

In many industries the balance of power has dramatically shifted from buyers to suppliers. A classic example comes from the railway industry. In 1900 North America had 35 suppliers of cast rail wheels; railway builders could pick and choose among them. A century later no one looking to build a …

40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I still fall into a few word traps. (Not to mention a few cliché traps.)<p>Take the words "who" and …

How to increase your chances of getting college aid

Here is another source of stress for families with children racing to finish college applications: The moves you make between now and year-end could …

Opinion: Tony Robbins tells you how to make money like a billionaire

After watching the global financial system almost melt down, I began an amazing journey several years ago to find a way for individual investors to …

It’s Black Friday for Wall Street contrarians

Get ready. A fire sale is coming on the stock market. And it could offer some excellent opportunities for investors to make money.<p>The fire sale in …

6 Ways to Iron Your Clothes Without an Iron

There's nothing more embarrassing than arriving to work or a meeting in a wrinkled shirt or dress. We've all been there. I know I have.<p>It might be …

Paying For College: A 21-Step Guide To Preserving Wealth

If you are the parent of a college-bound child—of any age—you should be thinking right now about how your family will finance the degree. The difference between doing it right and not doing it right could easily be worth between $10,000 and $200,000.

10 Things 'Shark Tank' Investors Look For

Are you really ready to dive into the Shark Tank? Don't go blindly. If you want to swim with the sharks, you need to know how they hunt.<p>You don't need to score a spot on <i>Shark Tank</i> in order to benefit from the show, which features some of the U.S.'s wealthiest investors, who spend their own money in …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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