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How to Know When to Sell a Stock

These are the only six reasons to make such a decision.<p>I'd like to think of myself as a pretty well-educated investor. My family's finances are in …

Investing

Don't Budge: 7 Compromises You Should Never Make When Buying a Home

Every successful home search begins with a wish list. Armed with your inventory of must-haves, you'll know how to focus your search and recognize a …

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When your tenant breaks a lease by leaving the rental property before the term expires, you have the right to collect the money you are owed. A lease agreement with a fixed term means the tenant owes you rent until you can lease the property out again to a qualified renter or the lease expires, …

Budgeting and Personal Finance

Updated April 24, 2018<p>Budgeting is the primary way that you can take control of your finances. Simply put, a budget is a written plan for how you …

11 Top Job Interview Tips to Help You Land the Job [Infographic]

You have a big interview coming up. It’s time to get ready… time to collect all the great advice available out there! Of course, anyone can give you …

Employment

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

UX Design

4 Apps That Will Make You a Better Public Speaker

Whatever the root of your public speaking anxiety, there's a tech tool to help.<p>If you've got a logistical problem, big or small, from remembering to buy milk to managing a massive project, there's almost certainly an app out there to help you. But these days, thanks to a handful of creative …

5 self-help books to help you master money

Money – A Love Story, by Kate Northrup<p>I love money. But Kate Northrup made me realise that I didn't love money in the right way. Money is like any …

Purchasing a Home Without a Realtor: What You Need to Know | Investopedia

You may be able to save money by buying a home without a realtor. Here are some actions that you can take in order to make homeownership a reality …

Real Estate

7 Painting Hacks to Get the Look of a Pro — Without the Pro Price

A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue.<p>Use these simple painting …

6 Investing Tools for First-Time Investors

Even the most successful investors have to start somewhere. Knowing where to begin and which path to take, though, can be confusing. We've collected 6 tools to make the investment process a little easier for those just starting to invest.

Investing

3 Ways to Withdraw From Your IRA Before Retirement -- Penalty-Free!

Under normal circumstances, IRAs and most other retirement accounts cannot be used before age 59 1/2 without facing a penalty from the IRS. However, there are some big exceptions to the rule, and here we have three Fools discussing ways you could potentially use your IRA early without paying a …

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

How To Buy A Car: Start With Some Patience

By my count I have helped some 58 friends (including many colleagues in public radio) buy a car. That's sort of funny, considering I didn't buy a car until I was 37 years old and began reporting on the auto industry for NPR.<p>On Saturdays over the last few years, I have gotten phone calls from …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

University of Illinois

Google to end development and support for the Android Developer Tools in Eclipse

Google will be ending development and official support of the Android Developer Tools in Eclipse, as the company continues to focus its efforts on …

Android Development

Developers reflect on a year of learning, teaching, and using Apple’s Swift

The new language has proven quite popular, though hurdles remain.<p><b>Update</b>: As expected, Apple announced Swift 2 today, and it has announced that it …

Learn to code iOS 8 apps in Swift for just $89

One of the biggest pieces of tech news of last year was Apple’s new Swift programming language. If you’d like to get to grips with iOS 8 development and this new way of creating apps, we’ve got just the course for you.<p>The course is suitable for beginners and includes 350 videos and 36.5 hours of …

How to unlock your Apple iPhone mobile smartphone

Our unlocking procedure is safe, easy to use and 100% guaranteed to unlock your smartphone. To unlock your Apple iPhone smartphone with our easy and …

Mobile Technology

15 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

You may <i>think</i> you know the basics when it comes to getting your home ready to sell: remove any clutter or personal effects, fix what’s broken, and stage your rooms. But buyers are a fickle lot, and they can fall in — or out — of love with a home for any number of reasons, some so subtle that the …

31 Things Every Young Parent Should Be Doing With Their Money Right Now

If you're starting a family, these are the financial moves you should be making.

Top 3 Entrepreneurship Lessons From Hedge Fund Billionaire Ray Dalio

I spent nine years at Bridgewater Associates in an executive role working closely with Ray Dalio. As a result whenever I meet fellow entrepreneurs at conferences, business meetings, or social events, they are curious to know about Bridgewater Associates and Ray Dalio. I get very poignant questions …

How Often Should Your Landlord Visit Your Unit?

Do you live in constant fear, wondering whether your landlord will pop in unannounced any moment? Sure, the landlord owns the property and has a right to visit it, but that doesn’t mean he or she can treat you like hired help. Not respecting your boundaries and privacy by making a habit of entering …

Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business | Fox Business

I’m often asked how I got to where I am, and how the Virgin brand achieved all that it has. While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions can help. Here are my top 10 tips for doing business the Virgin way:<p><b>1. Follow your dreams.</b><p>You will live a much better life if you pursue …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Online Education

GOLDMAN: Here Are The 15 Best Stocks For Fat Dividends And Huge Buybacks

Buybacks will grow 18% next year after a 26% gain in 2014. S&P 500 companies are also expected to increase dividend payouts at a 7% annualized rate through 2017.<p>"Although we expect a gradual shift toward investing for growth via capital expenditures and M&A as confidence in the US economy grows, …

Free Online Investment Stock Portfolio Tracker Spreadsheet

What is this Stock Portfolio Tracker in a Nutshell?<p>The stock portfolio tracker is a FREE Google Spreadsheet hosted at Google that can do the …

First look at the Microsoft Band: A health tracker on steroids

I’m such a sucker for cross-platform devices and fitness trackers. So of course, I ran out to my local Microsoft Store last night and dropped $199 …

2015 Federal Income Tax Rates, Retirement Contribution Limits, Kiddie Tax, Gift Tax Exclusion And More

Today the IRS announced changes to several inflation-adjusted tax items, including the 2015 federal income tax brackets and rates that will impact your 2015 tax return. Earlier in the week, the IRS also announced changes to 2015 retirement plan contributions limits and phase-outs. This post also …