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I stopped working at 34 and I'm convinced early retirement isn't about money — it's about lifestyle

<b>• The blogger behind Mr. Crazy Kicks saved and invested his way to early retirement at 34.</b><p><b>• He says there are two ways to get to early retirement faster: Increase income and decrease spending.</b><p><b>• The key is maximizing happiness per dollar.</b><p>The key to achieving financial independence is developing your …

Retirement

7 Books to Level Up Your UX Career

There’s a famous quote from poet and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche that captures how we humans approach life and legacy: <i>“Many are stubborn in</i> …

UX Design

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

Traders can make a killing chasing the 'smart money'

It's a strategy that would have worked this year if executed properly, as the stocks most widely held by hedge funds have outperformed the broader market.<p>Luckily for any aspiring smart-money tracker, Goldman Sachs maintains an index of stocks in which fundamentally-driven hedge funds hold large …

Investing

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Hedge Funds

The 10 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks With 4%+ Dividend Yields For Retirement Income

<i>Written for Sure Dividend by</i> <i>Bob Ciura</i><p>Most companies that pay dividends to shareholders pay their dividends on a quarterly basis. There are some …

UI/UX Designers: Hone Your App Design Basics With New ‘Adobe XD’ Tutorial Series

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe XD logo via AdobeXD, video screenshot via Adobe Creative Cloud<p><b>To help tackle complex</b> real world problems that …

How To Get Rich In Real Estate - Without Being A Landlord

Today I’m going to show you, hands-down, the easiest way to add rental real estate to your portfolio.<p>Don’t worry—you won’t have to leave your computer. Instead of hitting the streets to buy a four-plex or apartment building to rent out, we’re going to purchase a recession-proof real estate income …

Real Estate

Case Study: Home Budget App. UI for Finance.

Benjamin Franklin once said: “Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” Management of finance and accounts has been an actual …

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

Investing

PRO Weekly Digest: Focusing On Short Ideas In The Oil & Gas Sector

<i>Welcome to the latest issue of the PRO Weekly Digest in which we publish highlights from our PRO coverage. Comment below or email us at pro-editors</i> …

How to Create Amazing Articles Even If You Suck at Writing

If you read any of my blogs, you’ll know that I write a lot about <i>writing</i>Why? What’s the big deal? Why am I obsessed with this topic?On the personal …

Google Analytics

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

Personal Finance

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 …

Psychology

As Oil Busts, This Texas Tycoon Sees A Land Of Opportunity

<i>After selling 7 deals in 7 years for $7 billion, press-shy wildcatter Trevor Rees-Jones is better equipped than anyone to pick through the wreckage of the oil and gas bust.</i><p>As Trevor Rees-Jones steps down from his plane, two black labs bound out after him, followed by his wife, Jan, and her terrier. …

Ex-Googler Reveals How A.I. Will Transform Robots

By<p>Updated Jan. 8, 2016 10:16 p.m. ET<p>Friday afternoon at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas I sat in on a discussion on the <b>future of robots</b> and how they …

One of fintech's biggest pioneers is on an investing spree

He's just invested €1 million (£744,000, $1.1 million) into German startup Deposit Solutions, a company created to allow people to use products from multiple banks without having to actually switch banks, and to "transform the EUR 9 trillion European market of retail savings deposits with a unique …

Venture Capital

The End Of The Startup Gold Rush, Absurd Burn Rates And Tourist VCs

In 15 years as a venture capitalist, I’ve seen just about every market condition you can imagine. I started at Insight Venture Partners in 2000 at a time when the stock market was experiencing historic highs and tech companies were receiving massive private and public valuations. Capital markets …

Venture Capital

Opinion: Tony Robbins tells you how to make money like a billionaire

After watching the global financial system almost melt down, I began an amazing journey several years ago to find a way for individual investors to …

Bitcoin Explained

How to cut your tax bill by the end of the year

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to make some moves to lower your 2014 tax bill. This is the second installment of our two-part series …

Opinion: How comet mission helps in search for alien life

November 2014 may well be remembered as the time when humanity first landed a robotic probe on the nucleus of a comet.<p>Fittingly, the mission that accomplished this remarkable feat is called "Rosetta." In 1799, French soldiers discovered an ancient Egyptian tablet, inscribed in 196 BC with writing …

Switzerland Set To Greedily Grab Gold

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) could soon be obliged to begin acquiring gold because of a very specific question posed by a referendum.<p>On Sunday, November 30th, 2014, the Swiss will go to the polls to vote their response to a question titled <i>“Save Our Swiss Gold”.</i> If this were approved it would …

The NSA Gives Birth To Start-Ups

Former NSA chief Keith Alexander has been sweating it out in the spotlight this summer for converting his spy cred into a lucrative security consulting business shortly after stepping down from the National Security Agency. The Atlantic’s Conor Friedersdorf calls Alexander’s new IronNet …

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

Putting Together A Successful Kickstarter Proposal: How One Company Raised Four Times Its Target

When Dennis List and Nick Yap set out to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter last year, they hit their target on the first day and reached over $220,000 from backers in three weeks. List and Yap are the developers of ROCKI, a wi-fi music system that transforms any speakers into wi-fi speakers and enables …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Agua Caliente Solar Project

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …