Terrance Randell

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The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

Spotify offers Barack Obama a gig as President of Playlists

If you hired Solange to play for Paul McCartney at your old job's going away party, you can probably get your foot in the door in the music …

Financial Consultant Fails To Avoid Self-Employment Tax With S Corp Structure

Late December’s Fleischer v Commissioner involves facts that are common among many small business service-providing taxpayers wishing to minimize self-employment liability by setting up S Corporations and funneling service income to those corporations. Unfortunately for Fleischer, the Tax Court …

How to invest in alternative assets — like real estate — in your IRA

One nice thing about IRAs — including SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and Roth IRAs — is you get to manage them yourself. So you’re not restricted to investing …

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To

Podcasts provide business owners top-of-the-line advice daily.<p>One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful …

Podcasting

7 Healthy Hot Drinks to Sip on a Cold Day

Wintertime calls for comforting, soothing hot drinks like cocoa and tea — but they don't have to be unhealthy! With these recipes, you can sip on your favorites all season long, without any worry about your diet.

9 Podcasts to Make You a Better Marketer in 2017

Marketing's moving at such a rapid pace these days, but these podcasts will keep you ahead of the curve.<p>Though podcasting has been around since the early '00s, 2016 was arguably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining the …

The expert guide to creating a professional Instagram brand

To reach your customers—current and potential—you need to be where they live. That’s increasingly online, on social networks such as Instagram.<p>Users of the photo-sharing app now total 500 million and counting, and they are a global audience. It may not be as big a crowd as that of Instagram’s …

Forever 21 Drops a Nostalgia-Packed Lineup of Products for Holiday 2016

Too Short, ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ and Cam’ron are just a small sampling of the references.<p>Following up its late summer collaboration with Justin Bieber’s “Purpose Tour,” mega retailer Forever 21 keeps the musical inspiration going and builds in some intense nostalgia for the cold-weather months. For …

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

Review: Lexar JumpDrive C20i Flash Drive

Here's a true story. It's Thanksgiving. We're getting the kids packed for dinner with friends across town. We know it's going to be football or some …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders Who Have These 5 Powerful Habits

These are the essential traits of a trustworthy boss.<p>Organizations far and wide have for years attempted to crack the code on what makes for a healthy and profitable work culture. Well, let me save you time and money and simply break it to you here: It is trust.<p>We already know this to be true from …

Keys to conquering social media in 2017

Social media—as many digital marketers know it—refuses to slow down.<p>To keep up with trends, consumer inquiries and engagement efforts, it’s …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Personal Finance

How To Truly Devote Yourself To A Growth Mindset

Devotion means connecting with ourselves day in and day out and tackling our failures and successes with the right attitude.<p>While we may think that …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

The best personal finance software and apps for every budget

With the wealth of personal finance software and apps out there, it’s hard to find one that meets your specific needs. Our handy guide to personal …

Three Ways Snapchat Is Changing the Marketing Landscape

Just when brands get the hang of a new digital platform, they are introduced to another—or at least a whole new function of an existing one.<p>Snapchat …

Social Media

7 Things the Happiest People Do Every Single Day

Why? Because they realize happiness is a choice -- and the result of actions, not wishful thinking.<p>Everyone wants to be happy. Yet many people are not. Is that because of their circumstances, or because of their perspectives?<p>Great question. Approximately 50 percent of your level of happiness, or …

3 Mantras to Guide Your Personal Personal Growth Day-by-Day

Personal growth is the result of accumulating knowledge over years. It rarely strikes like lightning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you offered me a chance to go back in time and change the path that led me to where I'm at today, I would politely decline. While far …

Self-improvement

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

Listen Up! These 6 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter About Money, Business, Politics, and Tech

Turn endless commutes and long waits in line into some of your most productive--and enjoyable--time by listening to these finely tuned podcasts on six need-to-know subjects.<p>Credit the mass proliferation of smartphones, the breakaway success of shows like Serial and NPR's Fresh Air, or the retro …

Mortgage rules explained, from credit scores to income requirements

New programs and updated regulations are changing the mortgage game<p>Following the 2008 financial crisis, mortgage lending ground to a halt for all but the most perfect of borrowers, and largely stayed that way until recently. Two years ago, lenders began to ease mortgage standards, and today, it’s …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss