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How Much You Should Have Saved (by Age) | Investopedia

Knowing how much you should have saved toward retirement at each stage of your life will help you answer that all-important question: “Have I put …

Retirement

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

4 Ways to Boost Ranking For Your Own Branded Terms

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're likely already familiar with optimizing your site for specific keywords. You may have a list of specific keywords and phrases you're targeting, or you may be more in the "add amazing content and see what …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

5 Good Questions: Drivers

Your driver is probably going to be the most technologically advanced and expensive club in your bag. New models arriving in pro shops feature …

New Golf Clubs for 2016

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10 Hot Fairway Woods and Hybrids

About Face

How wedges regained their edge<p>When the USGA rolled back the rules on grooves starting in 2010, the fear was that the ability to get short shots close to the hole would suffer. But five years later, the data suggests otherwise. The PGA Tour averages for scoring, proximity to the hole from the rough …

New High-Tech Irons

Today's irons are a club and a half longer<p>Sure, the newest high-tech irons are thought to be better, but we wanted to put them to the test. For example: <i>Could a current 6-iron beat a 5-iron from a decade ago?</i> Our research says yes. Although the loft of a new 6-iron is slightly weaker than the loft …

How To Do Everything In Golf

Golf Novice? Try the Best Max Game-Improvement Clubs

Max game-improvement clubs are popular because they cater to the handicap set that most of us fall into — the double digits. They are for the golfers …

The advantages, and possible pitfalls, of launch monitors

<i>This week is Golf Digest's annual Hot List Summit, a congregation of scholars, scientists, retailers and testers searching for the same goal: What clubs belong in your bag? Assistant editor Joel Beall is your Hot List Summit correspondent.</i><p>When searching for new equipment, there are two types of …

The 4 Easiest Ways to Supercharge Your Social-Media Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When two out of three Internet users across the world is active on social media, you don’t need much of an introduction to how all pervasive this medium has become in the last decade. The average American spends 2.7 hours every day on …

The Essential Ingredients to Startup Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here.</i><p>Even before ever starting my own business, I knew I wasn’t going to make it working for someone else. Did you ever have that feeling?<p>Of course you did.<p>More than …

Simple ways to boost your savings

There are some simple steps you can take to boost your savings, and the first one is creating a smart budget, financial experts say.<p>To become a super saver, you have to figure out where your money is going and cut back in areas where it shouldn't go, says certified financial planner Michael Dalton, …

Fake It Until You Make It: How to Believe in Yourself When You Don't Feel Worthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever feel like you don't quite deserve your success or aren't fully qualified to do what you do? That common feeling is what psychologists call the "impostor syndrome," a phenomenon where successful people feel like frauds waiting …

10 Questions to Ask Before Naming Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's in a name? When deciding what to call your company, the answer is plenty. A business name can be too broad--or too confining. It can be too quirky--or not memorable enough. The challenge is to pick a name that's catchy, but also …

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his new book,</i> What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know <i>(McGraw-Hill Education, 2013), Cohen describes how young entrepreneurs would benefit from what he calls “getting the cash registers out of their eyes.” In this edited excerpt, he</i> …

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've got a killer new product or a service that will have the world beating a path to your door. But is it really something people want? Or is it just something you think they want?<p>Having solid information about what your customers want …

Why Raising Capital Is a 4-Step Process

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs care most about turning their vision into a real business, but often lack sufficient capital. Yet going hat-in-hand to investors asking for money could lead a startup CEO to lose control of their company. Sell a big stake in …

How to Get the Most From Your PR Firm

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Recently, I discovered a great Quora post: “As a startup, how do you get the most out of the first PR agency that you hire?”<p>Coming from the agency side, it’s a question I wish I got more often. Here’s what startups need to know when working with PR firms:<p><b>1.</b> …

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Cybersecurity Plan for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cybercriminals are increasingly preying on small businesses, which often lack the expertise and resources to adequately protect themselves. Last year, companies with one to 250 employees were the victims of more than 30 percent of all …

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.<p>"We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there …

The Rising Threat of Patent Trolls and What You Can Do to Protect Your Startup

Picture this: You're a young entrepreneur, and you've just launched your first startup. You debut an amazing iOS app--one that allows users to pay for your service with a tap of the screen, and people are downloading it like crazy. Your model is scaling and the media has taken notice.<p>All of a …

Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pukka Headwear is not your typical straight-laced golf business. Every January at the golf industry's biggest trade show, the Findlay, Ohio-based golf accessories company hosts a beer pong party. Its 44-year-old founder, Shawn Rogers, …

5 Pay-Per-Click Mistakes That Can Cost You Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the fastest ways to draw more potential customers to your website is pay-per-click (PPC) advertising. Using tools such as Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing and others, business owners can display ads in the sponsored results …