Jason Iverson

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Great apps for creative kids

From baby Van Goghs to tiny Van Halens.<p>Did you know that art can help boost your child's interest in science? While hands-on experience with a pencil, brush, or instrument is important, it's more likely that children will have a smartphone or tablet in their hands. In their spare time—instead of …

Apps

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

Self-improvement

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

”Somebody once told me the definition of hell:<p><i>“On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Motivation

7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape

Lucy's 3 million-year-old bones were discovered in 1974, but even today, they're still yielding new insights about human evolution.<p>One day during the …

Humanity

20 Things All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

As parents, we are bombarded with information on how we should be raising our kids. Attachment Parenting, Internet Safety, Stranger Danger and Sugar …

32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

10 Internet Safety Rules to Teach Children Before They Go Online

From making sure they don’t fall for phishing scams to reminding them to never reveal personal information online, children just getting their start …

These 5 Big Pharma Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap

It's hard to believe, but over the past year, the pharmaceutical industry has fared worse in the stock market than the energy sector. Some sword-rattling from political candidates sent the<b>SPDR S&P Pharmaceutical ETF</b> crashing to a level it hasn't seen since late 2013.<p>Despite the recent drop, the ETF …

Grab A Second Monthly Paycheck With 3 Monthly Dividend Payers

Times are tough for seniors, savers and income investors. The Fed’s zero-interest-rate policy (ZIRP) has wreaked havoc on average investors. One-year CDs currently pay an average 1.25% and money market accounts pay an average of 0.11%. Average investors just can’t afford to live on Social Security …

Investing

3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

Image source: Getty Images.<p>While many companies' shares are risingpast their fair values right now, others are trading at potentially bargain prices. The difficulty with bargain shopping, though, is that you may be understandably hesitant to buy stocks wallowing near their 52-week lows. In an …

6 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves Higher

As part of your daily routine as an active trader or investor, it's important to track the stocks in the market that are making the biggest …

Trading

3 High-Income Utility Stocks That Are Ready to Boost Dividends

Utility stocks are known to be classic defensive plays when everything is going wrong in world markets.<p>With skittish stock markets around the world, …

5 Great Stocks on Sale Now

Forget "sell in May." Shares of these solid businesses are just begging to be bought right now.<p>Forget the old "sell in May and go away" mantra. With …

3 Stocks for Beginning Investors to Buy

No matter what your experience investing in stocks, these three businesses are a great place to start.<p>Investing in the stock market might seem …

3 Cheap Growth Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Image source: Getty Images.<p>With the stock market in nearly nonstop rally mode over the past six years, investors haven't needed to look far to uncover an abundance of growth stocks. But not all growth stocks are created equal: While some could still deliver extraordinary gains, others appear …

5 Great Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy In April

Looking for an easy way to boost your portfolio’s long-term returns? Here’s one: buy and hold top-quality dividend stocks—especially those that raise their payouts every single year.<p>Analysis from Ned Davis Research backs that up: from 1974 through 2014, non-dividend-payers eked out just a 2.6% …

14 Cheap Stocks to Buy Now From Goldman Sachs

Value stocks are in demand and becoming scarce again, according to <b>Goldman Sachs</b>.<p>"Today not a single sector screens as being both cheap and …

Investing

3 Top Stocks to Buy Your Grandkids

If you want to give your grandkids a head start in life, consider giving them shares of these three stocks. Our choices might surprise you.<p>The …

Buy These 4 Warren Buffett-Approved Dividend Stocks at a Deep Discount Today

Warren Buffett is arguably the most famous investor of all time. Most investors know that he invests in great businesses for the long run, but few …

20 stocks poised to crush earnings season

Earnings are the growth engine that power stocks.<p>That's why investors pay extremely close attention to consensus earnings estimates by Wall Street analysts.<p>However, these "sell-side" analysts have a long history of being very conservative. They often mirror the guidance offered by companies, which …

Wall Street

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

5 Stocks to Buy and Hold for 20 Years

Image source: General Electric.<p>According to legendary investor Warren Buffett, the best holding period is forever. While most investors may not have quite that long of a time horizon, the key to successful investing is buying high-quality stocks at reasonable prices and holding them for a very long …

5 Dividend Stock Gems With Buyable Charts

In addition to filtering stocks by quantifiable metrics such as yield and growth prospects, by using technical analysis, we increase our chances of …

Investing

6 Biotech Stocks Under $10 to Trade for Big Breakouts

As part of your daily routine as an active trader or investor, it's important to track the stocks in the market that are making the biggest …

8 best cheap stocks to buy on this dip

Finding the best cheap stocks is not simply about looking at price. There are a host of stocks that have sold off for good reason, particularly in a …

4 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy in March

Image source: Lendingmemo.com.<p>Stocks with unusually high yields may look enticing, but they can be ticking time bombs. After all, high yields are frequently a by-product of a cratering share price -- and that may spell disaster for unsuspecting investors.<p>That said, our Foolish contributors think …

This Stock Has A 14.39% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASD: AINV) has been named as a Top 10 dividend-paying financial stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent <i>”DividendRank”</i> report. The report noted that among shares of financial companies, AINV displayed both attractive valuation metrics and …

PSA: You Can Borrow a Free Child Car Seat from AAA

If you’re expecting little visitors or traveling with a child and don’t want to lug the car seat through the airport, contact AAA. Members can borrow …

Airports

Three Rock Solid High Yielding Dividend Stocks In the Energy Sector

<i>Souce: Pixabay</i><p>It's been a disappointing 12+ months for many energy dividend stalwarts. <b>Kinder Morgan</b> (NYSE: KMI)cut its dividend by 75% in December. <b>ConocoPhillips</b> (NYSE: COP)slashed its payout by 66% two months later. With crude and natural gas prices so low, the companies don't have much of a …