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5 best books about money for everyone on your Christmas list

Slide 1 of 7<p>As 2016 approaches, it’s time to begin drafting New Year’s resolutions. Rather than researching fad diets, telling yourself you’re going …

6 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Charity

6 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Charity is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!The …

Homelessness

Can You Help a Teenager Learn How to Invest?

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p>My 15-year-old grandson called me the other night and asked if he should open a brokerage account. He has $500 to invest. What should I tell him? Thanks!<p>--A Reader<p>Dear Reader,<p>I must say I'm impressed! For a teen to want to invest his savings rather than buy the latest tech toy is quite …

15 Fall Dinners from the Slow Cooker

With shorter days and crisper temperatures heading our way, having a warm, home-cooked dinner waiting for us when we walk in the door is such a …

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept their day jobs while starting their businesses

Even better, working for someone else gives you a front-row view of the best (and worst) ways to run a company, from managing time and money to handling customers and employees.<p>We asked some successful entrepreneurs who founded companies while holding down a 9-to-5 to share the lessons they learned.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

Real Estate

Financial planners share their best advice for saving money

Saving money is one of the most important steps people can take to bolster their financial security and plan for the future. But it's not as simple as it might seem because there are many ways to go about it.<p>A tried-and-true savings plan doesn't have to be a challenge when you've got the right …

Suze Orman answers 22 questions on student loans, investing and retirement

Register for Suze Orman’s Personal Finance Online course here, and it’s yours to keep forever, including future updates. Use the code TODAY.<p><b>Suze Orman</b> wants Americans to get their financial houses in order. She’s not only giving away her Personal Finance Online Course for free through Oct. 3, but …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

3 simple habits for building long-term wealth

We receive emails from readers every day.<p>We can't respond to all of them, of course… but we think about them a lot.<p>Recently, we got two particularly interesting emails. One was from a woman who felt she had been badly handled in a divorce and now struggles to stay afloat financially.<p>Another came …

A financial planner helps a 29-year-old decide what to do with her savings every month

While your first inclination might be to throw as much money as possible toward your credit card debt, your friend may find it difficult to focus on anything other than paying down his massive student loan balance.<p>And for those who've worked hard to finally get their debt under control, …

17 Clever Ways to Save More for Retirement

Many workers, including those nearing retirement age, say they're not saving enough to retire comfortably. Those concerns were illuminated in the …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

What the Rich Say about Getting Rich – 10 Books to Inspire You<p>Admit it. You do envy people who are rich, if only just a little. Life just seems to be …

The One Thing You Have to Know to Invest on Your Own

You don't need pricey money managers to help you buy low and sell high.<p>With the 4th of July on the way, the editors here at Money.com asked me to …

A Millennial’s Guide to Planning for Retirement

Don't pretend like you already know.<p>If you type "will millennials..." into Google, the first suggestion is "will millennials ever be able to retire?" It's a question that trumps almost any other conversation about millennial life. We're the generation least likely to be on track for retirement and …

11 Differences between the Middle Class and the Wealthy

When I was in college, my grandfather gave me a book to read, titled The Richest Man in Babylon. And he told me that if I read it and lived by it, I …

Income Inequality

Financial planners share their best advice to help you start growing your wealth

Not only do they get an inside look into their clients' spending, saving, earnings, and investments, but they can see past the numbers to the people behind them: their clients' ambitions, fears, priorities ... and where they need some help.<p>Below, eight certified financial planners answer the …

Personal Finance

5 Things You Should Never Do With a 401(k)

A 401(k) plan is a great way to save for retirement. It lets you set aside pretax money from your paycheck, lowering your taxable earnings. …

Retirement

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little preventative maintenance things you do throughout the year that’ll keep big …

Crock Pot Beef Stew Recipe Is Perfect for Lazy Days

Cooking

4 tricks for getting rid of your nerves and appearing more confident in a job interview

Body language experts say the trick is to distract your mind and focus on things that <i>don't</i> make you nervous.<p>Here are four tricks for doing just that:<p>One simple way to quell feelings of nervousness is to momentarily transport yourself to a time in which you felt self-assured and at ease. You can do …

Six simple recipes from a Korean kitchen

Mixed rice with vegetables and beef (bibimbap)<p>It is hard not to fall in love with bibimbap. The bed of pearly white rice adorned with a ring of colourful vegetables and beef, and a bright yellow egg, the shining star in the centre. It is almost hypnotic. Like a lot of Korean dishes, individual …

Spices

I'm a financial planner, and here are 21 ways I know you're financially unstable

Anytime I can help someone save for their financial future I get excited.<p>Unfortunately, after several minutes the excitement wore off.<p>The relative had just started his new job and hadn't even put a single penny into the 401k yet. He was reading about the benefits his 401k offered and the one that …

Carrick best reads: Ten steps to living a debt-free life

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick</i>.<p><b>Ten steps to a debt-free life</b><br>These are the characteristics of people who live without debt. A running theme here is the ability to just say no to certain expenses.<p>…

Financial planners share the smartest decisions they've seen clients make with their money

Financial planners see it all.<p>Not only do they get an inside look into their clients' spending, saving, earnings, and investments, but they can see past the numbers to the people behind them: their clients' ambitions, fears, priorities ... and decisions.<p>Below, six certified financial planners …

Many People Think That Investment Is Risky, But The Fact Is It's Risky Not To Invest

See why you need to take the plunge and start investing right away. This article explains it all if you don't know how to start building your …

Investing