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How to start investing if you have $1,000 or less

There are plenty of benefits to having cash in the bank.<p>But after you have paid off most of your debt and your emergency fund is set, investing some of your money can increase the chances that it will grow over time.<p>In a period when interest rates on savings accounts are near zero, taking some risk …

Retirement

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

Stock Markets

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

A 20-something sold his first company for $80 million in 370 days — now he's raising $11 million for his new startup

Jared Hecht sold his first company, GroupMe, 370 days after it launched for about $80 million. GroupMe, a group text-messaging app, was acquired by Skype in 2011.<p>Hecht and his cofounder, Steve Martocci, left Skype in 2013. Both are working on new startups and, while they aren't business partners …

Startups

How to Start a Business With Less Than $20

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). He writes an action-packed newsletter that’s free to join called The Action Army.</i><p>If I were to start a new business right now and had no experience, no connections, …

How Much Money You Need to Save to Become a Millionaire by Age 65

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can.<p>“Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and …

Retirement

How to Save 1 Million Dollars

The elusive million dollar milestone…is it reachable? Well, in short, yes. But not without some careful planning and discipline. Time is a key …

Retirement

10 Reasons You're Not Rich Yet

#5: You’d rather complain than commit.<p>As a financial advisor, I have spent many years helping other people overcome financial stumbling blocks so …

Personal Finance

7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now

These common habits could be stalling your weight loss progress.<p>In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy …

When Exactly Does a Startup Become Mature?

<i>Paul Malicki is the global CMO of Easy Taxi and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.</i><p>Early in my adventure in startups, I nurtured a young tech company.<p>At the time, the company was run out of a garage. This same company would eventually become a million dollar revenue business with global operations. Yet, …

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

The 5 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing a Multiple Vitamin

If you are one of the 40 percent of Americans taking multiple vitamin/mineral supplements or are thinking you really should take a dietary supplement, be sure to avoid making one of these five common mistakes when buying.<p><b>1. Assume they are all pretty much the same.</b><p>"When I asked my doctor which …

Diets

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

University College London

Most People Overlook These 8 Things About Being Successful

It’s 1:52 AM right now as I write this article.<p>I’m not going to sleep tonight. In about three hours, I’ll be leaving my Brooklyn apartment for a …

10 Essential Habits for Working at Home

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Productivity

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Breakfast

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Uber

On Saturday, Nov., 1, when Gabrielle Wathen was looking over the receipts from the night before, the 26-year-old was stunned by the $326 she paid for …

Transportation

16 Unexpected Ways to Add Years to Your Life

The average American’s life expectancy is 78.7 years. Whether you reach that age—or better yet, exceed it—largely depends on your genes, but there …

Holistic Medicine

Watch McDonald's Prove the McRib Is Made of Actual Food

Social media has not always been kind to McDonald’s. And so, the fast food chain hired <i>MythBusters</i> co-host Grant Imahara do disprove Twitter-feuled …

McDonald's

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular …