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2 Highly Unconventional Tips to Help You Save Money and Invest More Wisely

Don't buy a house and don't send your kids to college.<p><i>What are the most useful money investment and saving tricks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author,</b> …

Here Are Some of the Best Ways to Sharpen Your Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Everyone want nice crisp images, right? But there’s a difference between “crisp” and “crispy” as you’ll learn in the video below. Photoshop offers a …

A Wearable Device that Restores "Vision" to the Legally Blind

Artefact worked with eSight on the design of eSight 3, the only patented wearable in the world that restores vision to the legally blind. With eSight …

Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds | Investopedia

What if I told you there was a way to save $2.5 million tax-free forever? Interested?<p>By now you’ve probably heard about the health savings account …

Six quality stocks to buy and sit on in your RRSP

Trading stocks is tempting but not always the best way to build a retirement nest egg. Timing the market is not easy, and you could miss a stock's best gains.<p>Investors are often better off taking a Rip Van Winkle approach – owning quality stocks and sleeping through their inevitable ups and …

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

Smart retirement income strategies

Learn how to manage for inflation, market ups and downs, longevity, and more.<p>Key takeaways<p>Plan for a long retirement, inflation, market volatility, …

Rogue One's Killer UI Designs

UK design firm Blind successfully makes old aesthetics feel fresh<p>Spoiler-free comment on <i>Rogue One</i>: I was really impressed with the variety of UI …

“Superfund” a 529 College Plan for Even More Compound Interest Savings

With a 529 plan, you can save for your kids’ college and score some tax benefits in the process. It’s basically an investment account you can only …

Mobile Speed: Portable SSDs for photographers

Like many photographers, I spend a lot of time working in the field away from my office. By extension, that translates into a fair amount of time in …

Gear & Gadgets

Warren Buffett's Strategy to Get Income From Any Stock

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>If you rely on your investments for income, you may limit your portfolio to dividend-paying stocks, but this doesn't need to be the case. By using a simple strategy Warren Buffett suggests for <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) shareholders who need income, …

3 Tech Stocks Paying Big Dividends to Income Investors

Technology stocks and dividends go together like ice cream and chopped liver, which is to say they don’t, although there are always exceptions.<p>This …

3 Stocks You Can Safely Own Until 2030

Every stock comes with some risks. Even the most dominant company can fade into irrelevance over the long term if too many things go wrong, or if its competitive advantages disappear. Predicting the future is hard, and getting it wrong can be disastrous for your portfolio.<p>There are some companies, …

5 Stocks We'd Buy and Hold for the Next 20 Years

Warren Buffett certainly knows a thing or two about successful investing. He has minted his shareholders a fortune by purchasing great businesses and then hanging onto them for the ultra long-term. Knowing that, we asked a team of Fools to share a stock that they would happily hang on to for the …

4 ways you're screwing up the way your kid will manage money

Which is to say that everything you teach your kid about money today will translate into good or bad financial decisions 20 years from now. No pressure or anything.<p>And while it's impossible to ensure that you're setting them up for financial success, you can at least try to avoid some common …

How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k) | Investopedia

Is it possible to retire a millionaire without having a 401(k) plan? It’s true that a 401(k) can be an extremely powerful tool for fueling your …

This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Personal Finance

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>Investors had a …

This Is Why Mark Cuban Wants You to Buy in Bulk

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>“Don’t.” That was Mark Cuban’s surprising answer when we asked him on the set of Shark Tank last …

This guy saw his Microsoft coworkers struggle to manage their money, and it gave him the idea for a $150 million app

It was toward the end of the 2000s. Microsoft was making them all a lot of money.<p>But not all of their Microsoft colleagues were great at navigating the complicated world of stock-option vesting schedules, 401(k)s, and all the other stuff that goes into turning money into even more money.<p>That …

Black Rock

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

Venmo’s new money-making feature could be a big hit with millennials

Venmo has only just launched its latest feature but analysts already think it could develop into a significant source of revenue for the money transfer app’s parent company, PayPal.<p>The feature, called ‘Pay With Venmo’ makes it easier to make purchases in apps by providing a payment option similar …

30 Tax Exemptions You're Missing—and How to Get Them

Get 'em before it's too late.<p>The IRS gives U.S. taxpayers a gift each April: legal tax deductions. The government created a complex tax system, but …

How I manage my money in just 15 minutes a month

I hate waiting in lines, I hate doing the same thing over and over again, and I hate doing something slow if there's a faster way to go about it. The engineer in me goes absolutely nuts.<p>So when I started managing my own finances, I had to find a way to automate as much as possible so I wasn't …

Personal Finance

Money Talk: 16 Wealth-Building Strategies You Should Employ In 2016

<b>Editor's note</b>: <i></i><i>Ken Doghudje, the financial expert contributing to Naij.com, shares the sixteen main principles that helped him take the path of</i> …

This is the scariest statistic about millennials and retirement

And it turns out that most millennials don't know much about investing either.<p>The BofA/<i>USA Today</i> report mentioned above asked millennials what they felt they had expertise in (you could pick more than one category). Thirty-four percent said "Social Media." Twenty-three percent said "Health and …

Investing

How To Create Cinematic Film Look On A DSLR

It’s true that movie makers are using big gear which helps them get great results. But it is also true that a big portion of those results are not …

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

I’ve been shooting with digital cameras in my portrait and wedding photography studio for about five years now, and in that time I’ve taken well over …

Ben Bernanke on bubbles, bitcoin, and why he’s not a Republican anymore

Ben Bernanke was arguably the most powerful person in finance at the exact moment finance, essentially, broke.<p>The institution he had led since 2006, the Federal Reserve, was the world’s most important central bank, with wide-ranging responsibilities influencing financial markets, financial …

5 Unconventional Books to Make You a Better Investor

Most of us have read classic value investing books such as the “The Intelligent Investor” by Ben Graham and “The Most Important Thing,” by Howard Marks. I’ve enjoyed reading those classics and learned tremendously from them. I’ve also bumped into a few unconventional books, however, that I think …