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This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

5 Rules of the Road for Volatile Markets | Investopedia

After an extraordinarily smooth ride in 2017, the stock market has shown signs of becoming more volatile in 2018. There’s no telling how long it will …

My Unique System For Choosing The Best Stocks

<i>(Editors' Note: This article is meant as an introduction for</i> <i>OfWealth 3D Stock Investor</i><i>, a new Marketplace service by Rob Marstrand).</i><p>The evidence is …

Investing

8 Proven Habits for Ultimate Success

Build the habits you've always wanted.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a habit.”<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles weigh in on the one mental habit that …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Six-year-old girl found hanging from tree on outskirts of Lucknow

The body of a six-year-old girl who went missing from Madiaon on March 15, was found hanging from a tree in the thickets of a village 30 km away in …

Tiger Zinda Hai: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif caught in a pensive mood

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai broke the box office records last year. The movie helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar is a sequel to Kabir …

Thugs of Hindostan

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better | Inc.com

There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where you want to be in your career--or, for that matter, <b>in</b> …

Self-improvement

Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

Private Sector

Buying a Home in the Next 5 Years? Here's What You Need to Know

The leap into homeownership is a big one. These tips will help you get ready.<p>Homeownership has long been the American Dream, but for many workers, …

It's still shockingly cheap to protect against big stock market losses — here's how to do it

The stock market's two-day selloff was scary, but apparently not worrisome enough to force traders to pay up for hedges.<p>So says data compiled by Goldman Sachs, which shows that while the Cboe Volatility Index— or VIX — spiked to a five-month high amid growing worry, it's still on the low extreme …

Buy The Declines Gradually - Cramer's Mad Money (1/30/18)

<b>Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday, January 30.</b><p>The market is seeing the volatility that Cramer …

Investing

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Getting Married Is Better Than Dying, Right?

“Should we just get married?” Chris asked.<p>“O.K.,” I said, then passed out from exhaustion.<p>I didn’t know what was wrong with me; my body felt like it was shutting down. I needed to go to the hospital, but as a struggling actor who took on part-time jobs to pay the bills, I had no health …

Thousands of Indian wives might not be able to work in the US under new Trump proposal

Spouses of Indian immigrants in the US may be headed back to their golden cages.<p>Ending months of speculation, the Trump administration disclosed its plans to discuss a proposal to discontinue the work permits of H-4 visa holders in 2018. The notice, titled Removing H-4 Dependent Spouses from the …

The YouTube channels for investors to watch now

Investors today have more information at their fingertips than ever before. Real-time stock apps, trader blogs, 24-7 streaming business news, …

How to send your kids to college free or almost free

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs …

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

My IBM Strategy

Introduction<p>IBM has disappointed its investors for years now. Management has promised that it will make a turnaround that will lead the company back …

Investing

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms | Inc.com

1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become incapable.<p>Isn't this absurd?<p>In his book, <i>The</i> …

Self-improvement

A Michael Graves Modernist Property Is Listed For Just $265K

Michael Graves' first ever commission is on the market. The Modernist property in Fort Wayne, Indiana is listed for the (affordable for its pedigree) …

21 Things You Can Do To Hate Everything A Little Bit Less

Not everything has to be so horrible all the time.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Self-help

The 9 Best Travel Backpacks for Men

These most versatile, durable, and organized picks for your next action-packed adventure.<p>There are several factors that could ruin the trip of a …

It's Time for Wall Street to Give Up Its Love Affair With the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Let's face the facts: The Dow is a historic novelty, and the S&P 500 is a much better stock market barometer.<p>I've been alive for nearly 37 years, and …

The Triple Crown of Backpacking: A "Mini" Version

When many readers of this site think about taking a thru-hike, I imagine they dream about completing one of the “big three” of America’s long trails: …

Investors are completely ignoring Tesla's biggest flaw

The market cap, at more than $50 billion, is bigger than that of General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Big Three are now the Big Three plus one tiny carmaker in California that investors think will take over the world.<p>Tesla is also on the verge of launching its Model 3 …

What shrinking stock market means for your money

Hoping to get in early on the next Amazon before it becomes, well, the next Amazon?<p>Good luck. It's not as easy as it used to be.<p>That's because the number of U.S. stocks has been shrinking for 20 years. At last count, there were 3,599 in the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index, which tracks all stocks …

Opinion: How my Mom beat back her greatest financial fears

In a career spent talking with legendary investors, financial gurus, and top educators, no one has ever taught me more about money and investing than …