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Marijuana Stocks: Growing Like A Weed?!

Marijuana is the second most valuable cash crop in the United States!<p>Whether we like it or not marijuana is a growing part of our economy.<p>Some of the …

Equifax data breach 2017: 3 smart ways to protect your credit and identity right now — and beyond

It seems like every day, there’s news of a data breach at a major company that puts your information at risk. The recent breach of Equifax data, …

The Best Guide You've Never Heard of to Managing Your Wealth | Inc.com

For those of you confused about the best way to manage your wealth, do yourselves a favor. Read one of the best books ever written on the subject: Ross Levin's classic, Implementing the Wealth Management Index.<p>I've known Levin for more than three decades and have admired the uncompromising …

Retirement

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Self-improvement

The Key to Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF's Success

Income investors like to have their portfolios pay them, and dividend stocks are a great way to get portfolio income. The rise in demand for income-paying investments has led to substantial growth for the <b>Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF</b> (NYSEMKT: VYM), which is an exchange-traded fund that …

The Perplexing Psychology Of Saving For Health Care

Spending your own money on health care might mean that you'll be more frugal with it. That's the theory behind health savings accounts, a decades-old GOP concept that's sparking renewed interest on Capitol Hill as Republican lawmakers look for ways to replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>HSAs are like …

Health Care

4 Big Investing Trends You Can Bet On for the Next Several Years

Here's where to look for big shifts, and how to bet on them.<p>Exchange-traded funds are beloved for the ease and speed with which they can be bought …

Investing

Rich Profits: How Contrarian Investors Are Winning | Investopedia

Contrarian investors are thriving in a year highlighted by economic and political disruptions across the globe that once seemed unlikely - such as …

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

Markets

Warren Buffett's Strategy to Get Income From Any Stock

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>If you rely on your investments for income, you may limit your portfolio to dividend-paying stocks, but this doesn't need to be the case. By using a simple strategy Warren Buffett suggests for <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) shareholders who need income, …

Investing

The $450 Credit Card: A Surprisingly Good Deal

Paying $450 a year for a credit card seems crazy, but for certain people, mainly big travelers who pay their balances off each month, we think the …

Betterment vs. Vanguard: Which Should Retirement Investors Choose?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>There's been an upsurge within the financial industry of companies trying to make investing easier. So-called robo-advisors like Betterment have emerged on the scene, aiming to take away business from traditional providers like Vanguard Group. Yet Vanguard and some of its …

A financial planner says most people don't need to pay someone to manage their investments

As we were sitting together late night at the blackjack table, happily giving our money away to the dealer, the subject of making responsible financial decisions came up and he mentioned that he has a guy who manages his investments for him.<p>Now, I usually try not to be a know-it-all when this stuff …

Retirement

These 12 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts foreign to her liberal arts background.<p>…

Harvard Business School

Health Plan Industry's Worst Nightmare: Employers Realizing They Are Actually The Insurance Company

The best book I’ve read to help understand the underlying dynamics of healthcare’s under-performance is David Goldhill’s “Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Know About Health Care is Wrong.” Goldhill goes into great depth on the destructive dynamics of having what he calls “surrogates” — i.e., …

Health Care

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

Investing

Uber For Kids: Shuddle Raises $10 Million To Replace Mom's Minivan

In an age of “Uber for X” startups, it was inevitable that we’d start to see ride hailing services splinter into more specialized use cases.<p>Running to the head of that line is Shuddle, a new Uber-like service that arranges car rides for busy families. The app, launched officially last October, …

Startups

How To Dress Like A Wall Street Hotshot Without Spending Cash Like One

It has come to our attention that while some of you out there would love to dress fresh to death at all times, you believe that achieving that goal is beyond your means.<p>It's not.<p>Affordable men's fashion is everywhere, and with a few key pieces, you can make your wardrobe look crisp and tidy. …

Clothing

Jaanuu's bacteria fighting scrubs bring high tech fabrics and runway worthy designs to the medical sector

There are certain products that make too much sense not to exist. That was my reaction when I first heard the words "antimicrobial medical apparel" …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Get Rich Slowly: The Unconventional Guide to Financial Freedom

A year in the making, Get Rich Slowly is your complete toolbox to help you take action. You'll get everything you need to jumpstart your way to …

eCommerce

Hard Data On Trouble You'll Have Finding Doctors In Obamacare

The graph below illustrates data we developed on the doctor networks found in the Obamacare health plans versus comparable private health plans.<p>The black text illustrates the average number of specialist doctors found in private health plans. The red text shows how many fewer doctors are found in …

11 Loyalty Rewards Programs You Didn't Know Existed

We've all heard of reward or loyalty programs for things like airlines, hotels, retailers, and restaurants, but there are also some other …