Mason Davenport

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Money Saving Minute: How much could you save by ditching branded medicines?

Save a small fortune by ditching Nurofen, Panadol and Rennies for own-brand equivalents.<p>A host of big-brand drugs firms have been charging far more for painkillers virtually identical to their cheaper alternatives.<p>Nurofen hit the headlines last week when it was accused of misleading the public by …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

How Wall Street hijacks your money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Robert C.S. “Bobby” Monks, author of “Uninvested: How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money & …

Investing

How I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks

Financial voyeurs of the world, rejoice! I dug out all our old tax returns, pay stubs, and my net-worth spreadsheet to pull together the story of our 10-year journey from nearly zero net worth to millionaire status — and early retirement.<p>This article answers a lot of questions, including: How much …

Stock Markets

A 3-step retirement savings plan for 20-somethings

<i>I'm a 20-something college grad who, like many of my friends, would like to begin preparing for retirement. Unfortunately, personal finance wasn't the sort of thing that was taught in school. What, specifically, should I do to get started? --S.V.</i><p>You're hardly the only young person who feels he …

Retirement

How dividend investing can help you raise your family

Over the years, I've written dozens of columns about dividends: Dividends are great for retirees, dividends get a tax break, dividend stocks have outperformed non-dividend stocks, dividend stocks pay you to sit there and do nothing.<p>All true. But today, I want to explore a benefit of dividend …

Investing

Planner takes a holistic approach to building his wealth

<b>Paul Philip</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Financial planner and adviser<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Real estate, low-fee index funds, permanent life insurance<p><b>The investor</b><p>For more than 20 years, Paul Philip has run his own financial-planning business (fwbsecurities.com). He bought his first real estate property at the age of 22.<p><b>How he</b> …

Retirement

The Pain-Free, Proven Way to Achieve a 200% ROI, Build $1.5M in Wealth & Earn $300 Per Hour

I’d like everybody to meet Joe. Joe is a pretty average guy earning $50,000 per year and has a little over $10,000 in savings. Joe has also recently …

Personal Finance

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Web Design

ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone

<i>This space telescope that orbits the Earth can be controlled by you. Plus, the company is planning to form educational programs for kids.</i>Created by …

10 Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Launched My Kickstarter Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In June of 2012, I launched my first Kickstarter campaign for a previous startup I was involved in -- iPad-case company Origami Slate. Though we reached our goal, there were a lot of hurdles we went through to accomplish our success – …

Crowd Funding

Being a CFO in an early stage startup - Things that make me go hmm...

I’ve never talked much about my experience as CFO, probably because it’s not as interesting as the product stuff I’ve found a passion for.<br>From day …

Product Management

Weird! Quantum Entanglement Can Reach into the Past

Spooky quantum entanglement just got spookier.<p>Entanglement is a weird statewhere two particles remain intimately connected, even when separated over …

Quantum Mechanics

Stock Losses Can Actually Be a Tax Benefit

Nobody wants to lose their shirt in the stock market, nor do they want to pay the government a ton because of capital gains, which is where tax loss harvesting comes in.<p>Used by all sorts of investors, tax loss harvesting is a strategy in which you offset gains in the stock market by realizing …

Proposed Changes Put Roth IRA Advantages at Risk

Millions of U.S. investors are smitten with the Roth IRA. Contributions to the retirement vehicle topped $500 billion by the end of 2013, according to a report by the Investment Company Institute, a mutual-fund trade organization.<p>But President Barack Obama's 2015 budget includes a pair of proposals …

How Entrepreneurs Can Put Away More Than $200,000 a Year for Retirement -- Tax-Free

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You work and you work and you work, and you save, but it never feels like you’re stashing away enough money. There are always so many expenses it can become overwhelming.<p>But fear not. There’s at least one way entrepreneurs can save a …

Retirement