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The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

Can You Be Too Late To A Real Estate Market? 10 Investors Weigh In

More and more first-time investors are looking to get their feet wet in the real estate industry and add to their investment portfolio. But, how do they know if the time is right?<p>While investing in property can be a beneficial way to increase your holdings, following the ebbs and flows of the …

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

How To Profit Off Current Stock Valuations

The market is at its all time high.<p>What's new?<p>In an interview in early October, Buffett briefly spoke of his yardstick of how he determines whether …

13 Easy Investing Apps and Websites for Millennials

Take advantage of a simple way to earn money on the side.<p>No one has ever complained about having an additional source of passive income.<p>Although investing always carries its risks, it is undoubtedly one of the easiest ways to make money. All of your hard-earned income can be employed to generate …

Investing

Why I Believe Palestine is Jewish land

Since the mid-20th Century, there has been an unending struggle between Jewish Israelis and Muslim Palestinians over the rule of the geographic region. Muslims recognise Islamic-Palestine as the only legitimate country, while the majority of the Jewish people believe Israel is a legitimate state. …

A Small Business Guide To Selling On Amazon: Be Ready To Compete On Price

Amazon can truly be called a retail innovator, and since its inception as an online bookseller in the 1990s, it has forever changed the way consumers shop for products. Amazon’s reach is staggering — nearly 50% of internet users in the US live in a household with a Prime membership and amazon.com …

The Crash Cometh In 4 To 6 Weeks

A stock market crash on the scale of August 2015 is now approaching. In this piece, a follow up to this one written on June 30th, I explain why a …

Congratulations, College Graduates Of 2017: Time For You To Become Capitalists!

Contrary to what you might expect from the headline, this is a financial and not a political article.<p>Seeking Alpha has a large readership in their …

100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library | The Art of Manliness

<i>Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay</i><p>There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your …

Stock traders swear by these 12 technical indicators

However, if you dabble in the stock market on a day-to-day basis, or if you simply want to know what drives the thinking of other market participants, it can be very beneficial to understand the basics of technical indicators.<p>Many traders swear by them to help with the timing of their trades or to …

Trading

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview .<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said . "We want to …

Self-improvement

I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

Finance

Mathematician opts for stability with diversified ETF portfolio

<b>Raman Pall</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Mathematician<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Several exchange-traded funds – all Vanguard products – including (in order of portfolio weighting): U.S. Total Market Index ETF (VUN), FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Index ETF (VIU), Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF (VAB), FTSE Canada All Cap …

Hundred Thousand Dollars Of Income Portfolio - July Update

<b>Introduction</b><p>One year ago, in July 2015, I wrote the original article for the Hundred Thousand Dollars Of Income Portfolio. The series came about …

3 Actionable Ways to Become a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are so many people today with their sights set on big financial goals for their future. More specifically, there are many individuals today who are looking for ways to become a millionaire. In fact, there is no end to the different …

Self-improvement

3 Stocks Last Year's Top Billionaire Hedge Fund Managers Are Buying Now

Image source: images money via Flickr.<p>By no means are hedge fund managers perfect at their jobs, but some are much better than others, and it's worth keeping track of the things they're buying as potential ideas for your own portfolio.<p>Over the past year, three companies that have caught the eye of …

Why startups can’t disrupt the mortgage industry

Home loans are the Holy Grail of online lending. They come with high loan balances, steady returns and hefty fees. There also is a healthy liquid market for the securitized loans, and the debt is asset backed, which reduces risk and opens up the investor pool. On top of that, “establishment” …

Everyone on Wall Street has gotten a little too excited about a 'game changer' technology

Y<p>Blockchain is the technology <i>behind</i> bitcoin. Wall Street wants to use blockchain to simplify the way it processes transactions.<p>It promises to improve security, lower costs and increase the speed of transaction settlement. You can read a fuller explanation here.<p>Goldman Sachs says the technology "has …

Morgan Stanley

Bill Ackman Broke His Own Rules Investing in Valeant Pharmaceuticals

High-profile activist investor Bill Ackman has been in the headlines recently -- but not in the way he'd prefer. The collapse in the share price of one of his top holdings, <b>Valeant Pharmaceuticals International</b> , from its August high has saddled his Pershing Square funds with an unrealized loss that …

10-Point Checklist for Buying a House

Image source: Flickr user Nan Palmero.<p>If you're new to the homebuying process or if it's just been a while, the thought of mortgages, inspections, and house hunting can seem a little intimidating. However, as long as you know what to expect, it doesn't need to be. With that in mind, here's a quick …

40 Free Infographic Templates to Download

Infographics are extremely popular these days. They help readers understand and remember huge chunks of information in a fun, engaging form. As …

Infographics

Make Money from Home: How to Build an Online Business

Curriculum For This Course<p>24 Lectures<p>11:22:38<p>+ –<p>WEB DESIGN: How to Make a Website or Blog with WordPress and without Coding<p>5 Lectures</b> …

Savvy millennials reveal GMAT strategies | Financial Times

Business school students by their nature are overachievers. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the average scores for the Graduate Management …

One quote from Warren Buffett is the perfect advice for investing in the age of Uber and Netflix

While Buffett has been a wellspring of investing insights , one of the most integral parts of Buffett's outlook on investing has a bit of a medieval flair to it: moats.<p>While Buffett has been espousing this idea for years , and we've highlighted the idea indirectly before, a note from CLSA's Damian …

Investing

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Workouts

800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

<b>Dickinson, Emily</b> - Poems<p><b>Didion, Joan</b> - 12 Masterful Essays<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor -</b> A Raw Youth (Translated by Constance Garnett)<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor</b> - …

Literature

10 books about markets and finance you should read right now

But when you're hunting for the best resources on the topic, it's difficult to know where to start. Indeed, if you type "investing" into Google, you get about 293,000,000 results. The query, "investing resources for beginners" yields 187,000,000 results.<p>So, to help guide you in the right direction …

Investing

More Evidence Show That Feeding Kids Peanuts Before They Turn 1 Could Prevent Allergies

Allergy risk was cut by almost 80 percent.<p>With the rate of peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a new study has provided even more evidence that …