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The Law Firm That Works with Oligarchs, Money Launderers, and Dictators

If shell companies can be said to be getaway cars for bank robbers, then Mossack Fonseca may be the world's shadiest car dealership.<p><i>Read on VICE NEWS:</i> <i>The Panama Papers: Massive Leak Reveals the Global Elite's Secret Cash Havens</i><p>One purpose of a so-called shell company is that the money put in it …

7 Ways To Get People To Like And Respect You

Here are seven ways to convey that you are poised, polished, and ready to conduct business with the highest standards of professionalism.<p>Unfortunately, fraud and scandals are too common in modern business. Your credibility is rooted in your ability to be honest, no matter the situation.<p>Although you …

Self Control

How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before last year 25-year-old entrepreneur Nick Walter of Provo, Utah, had never heard of the Udemy online-course platform until a friend introduced him to it. An iOS developer, he quickly figured out how to use the platform to offer his …

Teaching

10 Things I Learned By Studying Every 'Shark Tank' Pitch Ever Made

Nearly 400 entrepreneurs have pitched the sharks since the show debuted in 2009. Recently, I set out to study almost every single one of them. I took an afternoon and poured every pitch from the show's first five seasons into a spreadsheet, tagged and analyzed them, and tried to draw some …

Entrepreneurship

5 Motivation-Killing Thoughts You Need To Quit Thinking

But most of us aren't bold visionaries. (I'm not. I'm far from visionary.)<p>And that's OK, because although you and I might never come up with the Next Big Thing, we can decide to think and believe differently than most other people — and in the process, achieve differently than most other …

Success

Five Things Job Candidates Obsess Over That Hiring Managers Don't

Have you crafted a beautiful resume with the perfect typeface? You might be focusing on the wrong aspects of the process, as hiring managers are just …

Exodus: Gods and Kings

"Exodus: Movement of Jah people! Oh-oh-oh, yea-eah!" chants Bob Marley. In his rousing three-minute song "Exodus" he presents a more spiritual feel for Moses than Ridley Scott's 154-minute, whitewashed sword-and-sandals epic.<p>(Photo by Kerry Brown courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox)<p><b>Joel Edgerton and</b> …

Here's The Salary You Have To Earn To Buy A Home In 15 Major US Cities

The site looked at median home prices from the National Association of Realtors, along with interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages and property taxes and insurance costs, to figure out how much money it would take to pay a median-priced home's mortgage principal, taxes, and …

10 TED Talks That Defined 2014

Get inspired by watching the following top TED Talks of the year.<p>In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates took a trip to Africa that changed the way they viewed what was truly valuable. The extreme poverty they witnessed then instigated a lifelong commitment to give back 95 percent of their wealth.<p>In this …

TED Talks

7 Things The Most Interesting People All Have In Common

What's the best way to use all this information to be more interesting?<p>Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Look at it like the Hippocratic Oath of conversations: <i>Do no harm.</i><p>We're all terrible at realizing when we bore others because, well, we all think we're just fascinating.<p>The #1 tip for …

Reality TV

This Is What Happened When I Tried to Create My First App

Who hasn't had a great idea for a smartphone tool—but not the slightest idea where to begin?<p>At 2 a.m. on my ninth day of troubleshooting, I lost my mind. I had expected to face some obstacles as an amateur app developer, but I hadn't foreseen this. Alone in a room whose landscape comprised …

Method to Their Madness: The Oddball Habits of 7 Business Masterminds (Infographic)

Big thinkers often rely on small rituals to keep their creative juices flowing.<p>Mark Parker, the CEO of Nike, likes to doodle. And Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor at the helm of legendary investing house Berkshire Hathaway, devotes time to sitting, reading and thinking.<p>Have a look at this …

Infographics

Savings Advice & Tips | GOBankingRates

More energy partners, more Seasonal Savings.

Two months ago, we happily reported that Rush Hour Rewards was working. Now we have even better news: it’s expanding. More energy companies are …

Fool.com: Stock Investing Advice | Stock Research

Return<p>348%<p>S&P<p>81%<p>Calculated by average return of all stock recommendations since inception of the service.<p>Two new stock picks each month<p>Our team’s …

Investing

Wall Street is Taking Over America’s Pension Plans

<b>Wall Street is Taking Over America’s Pension Plans</b><p><> on April 25, 2014 in New York City.<p>Coverage of the midterm elections has, understandably, …

Tips to Maximize Kitchen Storage Space

Need more space in your kitchen? No problem at all! All you have to do is tear down some walls and add more cabinets.<p>Easier said than done, …

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Here are my rules for avoiding burnout while building a business

For those entrepreneurs, CEOs, and executives who do not have bosses, it can be difficult to schedule and grow a business, especially if you can pick your schedule every day.<p>2013 was a busy year for me. I was working on STR, Mingle, C&M Group, and still trying to have a life with my friends and …

Personal finance Q&A: Deciding when to start Social Security benefits

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am 63 and my husband is almost 64. He lost his job last year. We have been living on his $1,500 monthly pension plus what I could make from small contracts and drawing down our emergency fund. The fund and the contracts are now gone. We would like to get jobs, but we live in an isolated …

4 Life Lessons From Realizing a Loved Will Go Soon | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the past week I’ve been going to the hospital everyday.<p>My grandfather is there. And he’s not doing well. In fact, the rest of us in the family …

Google’s new ad strategy could delay a bunch of tech IPOs

Joe Apprendi, CEO of adtech startup Collective, is really enthusiastic about Google’s new interest in transparency in the online advertising business. He thinks that the buying and selling of ads online is going to go through a “complete reassessment” in the next couple of years as clients figure …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t …

Procrastination

Know the Right Suit and Shoes For Any Occasion With This Chart

For those of us who wear jeans and t-shirts, the basics of suit fashion might pass us by. This chart helps men figure out which shoes and suit go …

T-shirts

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

How to Channel Your Inner Caveman to Fight Stress

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know the costs of stress – to our health, our personal relationships, happiness and productivity. Despite our best efforts to avoid stress, it seems an inevitable part of our workday and our lives. Jenny Evans, stress and …

Wellness

How You Can Embrace the Holy Grail of Online Marketing

This story appears in the December 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Unless you’ve been sitting in front of a cathode-ray tube TV for the past few years, you’ve seen how important video has become as a marketing tactic.<p>In fact, paid advertising on YouTube converts more customers than any other …