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The man who accurately predicted 4 market crashes told us 3 more dates to worry about this year

Sandy Jadeja is a technical analyst and chief market strategist at Core Spreads.<p>Technical analysts look at charts to pinpoint patterns in various markets and asset classes. From that, they forecast which direction prices are likely to move.<p>They can't tell you the reasons why there will be a big …

Stock Markets

3 Retirement Rules Of Thumb That Really Work

(<i>This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com</i>.)<p>We’re always told not to rely on rules of thumb for retirement planning. They’re too general, have too many exceptions and produce less-than-optimal results. All of which is true.<p>And yet, rules of thumb can also be helpful, especially if …

Jack Bogle's Index Investing Is Good Enough for Warren Buffett

John Bogle introduced the world to index investing more than 30 years ago with the first-ever mutual fund indexed to the S&P 500. Why don't more …

CORRECTION: A 27-year-old millionaire reveals how he built his wealth

<i>CORRECTION: Since the publication of this story on Nov. 4, new details have come to light which have made Anton Ivanov's claims of becoming a</i> …

A Strategy for a Lifetime of Income

Split your nest egg into separate buckets to generate income throughout your retirement.<p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the</i> …

IRS Announces 2015 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits For 401(k)s And More

<i>Update 10/22/15: For 2016 retirement plan contributions limits, click here.</i><p>The Treasury Department has announced inflation-adjusted figures for retirement account savings for 2015, and this year there’s extra room for savings for wage and salary types and the self-employed. If you have a 401(k), a …

4 Habits Of Lucky People

Is it possible to make your own luck? Make the most of the chances you have with these habits of lucky people.<p>My Nana was one of those people who just seemed naturally lucky. In the 1960s and ‘70s, she regularly entered contests and won prizes that included cash, a television, a mink jacket and …

Create a Better To-Do List | Inc.com

What could be wrong with the humble to-do list?<p>It seems like nothing more than an elegant if low-tech solution to dumping the swirl of tasks in your brain onto paper, keeping track of progress and giving yourself a series of little post-check pats on the back. But according to Jim Benson, author of</i> …

Productivity

How to Think Like the Best Entrepreneurs Do | Inc.com

If you take a quick look at the world's most successful entrepreneurs, you'd probably conclude there isn't much to be learned from studying them. The paths they took to become Amancio Ortega (Zara), Larry Page (Google), and Oprah Winfrey (Harpo) are as unique as they are.<p>But--and it's a <i>huge</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How to Sell If You Hate Selling

First, says Inc. contributing editor Geoffrey James, you have to change what you think selling is about.

Selling

12 Habits of Extraordinarily Motivated People | Inc.com

Extraordinarily motivated people are driven to go above and beyond; they are trusted by others, focused and have great confidence in their own abilities. They dream of endless possibilities, and tend to be extremely satisfied with their lives. They are more likely to receive a raise or a dream …

Motivation

Is Grad School Worth It? 7 Steps To Calculating The ROI

<i>This is one half of a two-part story on whether graduate school is worth it. Check out the companion piece, “How This Lawyer Ended Up With $350,000 In Debt And Near Poverty-Level Income.”</i><p>People go to graduate school for various reasons. For some professions, like medicine, law and academia, a …

Broadband speed test - Which?

If your download speeds seem slower than you'd expect, then check how fast they actually are with our free speed test checker.<p><b>Are you getting the</b> …

Whole Foods, Instacart expand grocery delivery in L.A., 14 other cities

Whole Foods Marketis expanding its partnership with start-up Instacart to offer quick grocery delivery in 15 cities, including Los Angeles.<p>The Austin, Texas-based supermarket chain has already worked with Instacart to offer grocery delivery in select stores and now plans to expand the number of …

eCommerce

The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and myself all have one thing in common. We each have the same amount of time: 24 hours each day to use as we see fit.<p>Last I checked, both Bill and Warren were considerably more successful than me. Sure, they have resources I …

Are Entrepreneurs Wired Differently?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs are different from the very start. The most important manifestation of this trait is their having a different attitude, which I believe happens because they are wired differently.<p>French economist Jean-Baptiste …

From Full-Time To Freelance: How To Make The Leap

<i>This is half of a two-part series. Don’t miss the related story on how 1 in 3 American workers is now freelancing.</i><p>Four out of five non-freelancers say they would be willing to do paid freelance work, and 36% of moonlighters say they would like to quit and freelance full-time, according to a new …

How to play long par-4’s and par-5’s effectively

This past week, Brian Harman won the John Deere Classic. Harman has been one of my favorite players to follow from a statistical approach because he …

Golf

Examining the best ways to hit lower-flying shots

Clubs, balls, shoes, mental training, lessons. Golfers are always searching for the next thing that is going to transform their game. If a product …

5 fundamental positions to improve your game

There’s no one perfect way to swing a golf club, but there are specific positions that have proven to be consistently successful.<p>In this article, I …

Golf

Custom Fitting: What I learned from Tom Wishon

Sometimes in life, you don’t know that you don’t know. I had been drinking the custom-fitting Kool-Aid my entire golfing life without even knowing …

Golf

Create a swing that’s built to last with help from Tom Watson

<i>“I would have practiced as hard, but I would have made my practice more meaningful. I would have worked more on my short game and putting. I would’ve</i> …

Golf

Estate Planning: A Ranking of Good Assets and Bad Assets

Some assets are terrific holdings in estates. Go to your grave clutching them.<p>Some are bad for heirs. Play hot potato with them during your senior years.<p>What follows is a tax ranking for retirement assets. At the top: the holdings you should hang onto as long as you can. At the bottom: the holdings …

GE Reveal BR30 LED review: This LED floodlight is a clear best buy - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The GE Reveal BR30 LED offers superior color quality, a design that manages heat better than the competition, and exceptional performance on dimmer switches.<p><b>The Bad</b> The uptick in color quality comes at a cost of efficiency -- the GE Reveal uses more watts than the competition to put out …

Home Automation

Analyzing golfers’ “favorite” shots on Trackman

<i>“I would have practiced as hard, but I would have made my practice more meaningful. I would have worked more on my short game and putting. I would’ve</i> …

Golf

The technique you need to hit a proper draw

<i>“I would have practiced as hard, but I would have made my practice more meaningful. I would have worked more on my short game and putting. I would’ve</i> …

Golf

Adam Scott tests prototype Scotty Cameron Futura X7 putter

Corica Park Golf Course is not exactly the first place you’d expect to find one of the most experimental sports movements sweeping the nation. …

Golf

Mitsubishi Rayon launches Fubuki J shafts

Corica Park Golf Course is not exactly the first place you’d expect to find one of the most experimental sports movements sweeping the nation. …

Golf

Three slice patterns and how to fix them

Nothing makes golfers more aggravated than hitting the dreaded slice: a shot that moves left to right for a right-handed golfer when they don’t want …

Spotted: Titleist 915 drivers

Corica Park Golf Course is not exactly the first place you’d expect to find one of the most experimental sports movements sweeping the nation. …

Golf