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10 ways to get richer in 2017: Raise your credit, invest your cash and save more money

After getting into shape (lol), spending less and saving more tops the list of Americans' most popular New Year's resolutions, according to Nielsen's …

Personal Finance

Warm Ups for Weight Work Outs

Some people <b>warm up</b> before <b>Weight Work Outs</b> and some don't. Which one are you?<p>In the beginning of my <b>Bodybuilding career,</b> I really wasn't sure what a warm up was. I just did a few minutes of slight stretching and that was it. I always felt that the first set of the exercise was my warm up. For example …

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

5 Books to Help Strengthen Your Brand

3 min read<p>Every company, entrepreneur, small business, and even individual needs a strong brand. A brand will set your business, product, and even yourself apart from the competition, create a lasting impression with customers, and essentially help promote, market, and sell, sell, sell.<p>So before …

Marketing

5 Soft Skills You Need to Master for Workplace Success

These intangible qualities are essential to get ahead in the workplace.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>When it comes to to succeeding in the workplace, a college degree isn't necessarily enough. Nor is years of …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Key Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I sat down to write my book, <i>An American Hedge Fund</i> (which I now make free to the public), I wrote it with one key goal in mind, to provide entrepreneurs like me with access to the information they need to be as successful …

Entrepreneurship

1,700 Calories, 64 Ounces of Water and Not Many Carbs: What Kim Kardashian West Eats in a Day

Kim Kardashian West has been adhering to the Atkins 40 diet to drop her baby weight after giving birth to son Saint in December, sticking to a daily …

50 Side Jobs to Help You Make an Extra $500 or More This Month

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Treadmill Walking Weight Loss Workout Plan

Treadmill walking is a great way to burn extra calories each day to help you lose weight. Aim to burn 300 extra calories per day with cardio exercise …

The best ways to invest $5,000

Building up $5,000 to invest isn’t easy — no matter how you did it, the process likely involved a fair amount of penny pinching and going without. So …

How to Start a Business: 7 Steps to Get Started Today

Follow this formula for launching and starting to grow your new business.<p>While starting a business is no easy task, it's not as difficult as many entrepreneurs would think. Instead of obsessing over every minor detail or second guessing yourself, if you follow these seven steps, you can be on your …

Small Business

6 Basic Things Everyone Needs To Know Before Investing In Their First Stock

When it comes to the world of investment, there is an infinite amount of knowledge that a person can acquire to help make them a better investor. …

10 Free Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have

From time tracking to cloud data integration, these free apps will help you run your business smoothly and efficiently without spending a cent.

25 Best Financial Blogs

There is no shortage of personal finance blogs available on the Internet. If you have a question about anything from car insurance to mutual funds, …

Personal Finance

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

Opinion: Don’t buy mutual funds, but do buy the companies that sell them

It’s fine to buy mutual funds to put professional management on your side — as long as you keep an eye on the fees.<p>But now it makes more sense to buy …

Investing

This Market Cycle Diagram Explains The Best Time To Buy Stocks

<b>This Market Cycle Diagram Explains The Best Time To Buy Stocks by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Is it possible to time the market cycle to …

The 23 best free online business courses starting in March

<i>LinkedIn Influencer John A. Bryne published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Everyone has a "big idea." Some treat it as a passion, a higher calling to shape a better world. Others regard their idea as a means of escape or a way to make a name.<p>Either way, that idea is always there, a lodestar that …

The Seven Must Read Books that have to be in the Shelves of Budding Entrepreneurs!

Running your own business is the new cool. With increasing young guns venturing into the mean and competitive space, world is now seeing the new era …

Entrepreneurship

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

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

10 Personal Development Books You Should Read In 2016

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a freelancer, or working for someone else, <b>constant self-development is the key for a successful professional life.</b> …

Virgin Atlantic

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

How to invest for a comfortable retirement: 6 tips to manage stocks, IRAs, more - TODAY.com

Everyone wants a comfortable retirement, which means putting money you have saved to work for you in a smart way.<p>TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky has six areas to focus on when it comes to investing for tomorrow and position yourself for a secure financial future. Thursday on TODAY, Chatzky …

Retirement

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

The 3 Best Dividend Stocks for Beginning Investors

Whether you're young and just getting started investing, or have put it off for years, dividend stocks can be a fantastic way to build your portfolio. Whether they are the focus of your investing, or simply part of a bigger strategy, dividend stocks can make a huge difference in how well -- or how …

You could be making this 401(k) mistake

You could be cheating yourself out of some retirement money without even knowing it.<p>Two in three people saving money in a target-date fund are not using it correctly, according to a report from Financial Engines.<p>When you're choosing the funds for your 401(k), a target date fund (TDF) might be one …

The Best Way to Save and Invest for a Home

Where should you save if you want to buy a home in the next five to 10 years but don't want to use a savings account?<p><b>Q: I want to save to buy a home</b> …

Retirement