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4 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 4%

These stocks offer high yields with even bigger upside.<p>With interest rates rising, income-seeking investors have more options to choose from as bank …

A new low down-payment option for first-time home buyers

Buyers looking for a low down-payment loan often turn to FHA loans, which require a down payment of 3.5 percent, or a Fannie Mae HomeReady mortgage, which requires a down payment of 3 percent. Now Freddie Mac has announced its HomeOne mortgage, which also has a minimum down-payment requirement of 3 …

Real Estate

Oklahoma couple puts 4,000 square foot home on market for $1

An Oklahoma couple has listed their four-bedroom, four-bath home for $1 in hopes of gaining high interest.<p>The Oklahoman reports that Dan and Sharla Bradley listed the more than 4,000-square-foot home on Friday.<p>Real estate agent Ryan Hukill said Wednesday that the couple has received “tons” of …

The $1,300 U.S. Rental Home Is So Hot the Canadians Are Bidding for It

Last quarter, Tricon Capital Group Inc. used proprietary software to scrape 100,000 house listings in the U.S. Sunbelt states. It put offers on 1,500 …

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined

Not only does venture capitalist Tim Draper think bitcoin is here to stay, he says it could be bigger than the internet.<p>When asked during a debate …

Cryptocurrency

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Investing

Millions of Americans Got Free Amazon Credits From a Lawsuit, and It All Expires in 27 Hours. Here's How to Check

Remember the epic lawsuit about e-books involving Apple and Amazon? We're just hours away from a really important deadline.<p>It looks like the end is finally here. Nine years ago, Apple and Amazon were embroiled in a giant lawsuit over e-books. The net result was that Apple wound up having to fund a …

eBooks

Lump-Sum Investing Is the Best Strategy, Except Now

In this market, dollar cost averaging provides a lower probability of large losses.<p>The combination of a long bull market, high valuations, rising interest rates and increased volatility can make investors nervous about putting money to work in the market. But many of those sitting on cash missed …

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

This 26-year-old With $148,000 in the Bank Is on Track to Retire at 37 — Here’s His Playbook

It's never to early to start saving for retirement.<p>Most people don’t start saving for retirement until they land their first “real” job as a …

Retirement

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Buffett to Berkshire Shareholders: Be Prepared to Lose Half Your Money

There's a price to pay if you want long-term riches.<p>Few investors can match the track record of investing performance that Warren Buffett has …

R.I.P., Bitcoin. It’s Time to Move on.

Not long ago, venture capitalists were talking about how Bitcoin was going to transform the global currency system and render governments powerless …

How much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary under Trump's new tax law, depending on where you live

Starting in February, many Americans saw a bump in their take-home pay thanks to President Donald Trump's new tax law.<p>The new law changed the 2018 tax brackets and went into effect starting this year.<p>The IRS released new guidelines in January, known as tax-withholding tables, that tell employers …

A robot can build this $10,000 house within 12 hours — take a look inside

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and costly — so some homebuilders are now automating part of the construction process.<p>The homebuilding startup ICON uses a 3D-printing robot that can make parts for houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of a 650-square-foot …

12 big blockbuster movies you may not realize are on Netflix — and a few on Hulu too

While Netflix's catalog of movies has decreased dramatically in recent years to focus on television, the streaming service still offers plenty of big, blockbuster movies that users may not know is available.<p>From recent hits like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Doctor Strange" to classic …

Budgeting, Savings, Investing, And Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is not just setting goals for savings and investing. Sure, they are an important part of it. But we believe it starts with …

22 Steamy Sex Hacks For People In Long-Distance Relationships

Anyone on that long-distance relationship grind deserves a standing ovation. Not only are you committing to putting in that extra effort every day, …

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

This One Simple Move Can Help You Retire $103,000 Richer

Most investors are getting this wrong.<p>Unsure about how much you’re shelling out in fees in your retirement accounts? You’re not alone.<p>A recent TD …

Retirement

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

A day-trading millionaire says he isn’t fazed by his favorite strategy blowing up

Seth Golden’s moment of fame came this summer, when the New York Times profiled him: The former Target logistics manager said he had made millions of dollars by betting on volatility—or more precisely, a lack of it. Since then, other people have wanted to know how they can get rich on this …

Stock Markets

Here's How Much It Costs to Mine 1 Bitcoin in the U.S.

While still profitable, bitcoin mining margins are plunging in the U.S. of late.<p>Cryptocurrencies may have hit their first real hiccup in more than a …

20 of the Best Stocks You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

“What’s your favorite stock?” Many investors, when asked a quick off-the-cuff question like that, may gravitate toward familiar names such as Apple …

We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and Costco

At first glance, Trader Joe's and Costco couldn't be more different. TJ's stores are fun, quirky, and smaller than most supermarkets. Costco is the …

The S&P 500 Has Gone Parabolic, So Hurry Up and Buy These 22 Stocks

The stock market is on fire almost one full month into 2018, and if history is any indication the next 11 months may be quite lucrative for …

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …