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The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

Real Estate

The 3 Bucket Approach to Retirement Savings | Investopedia

Do you know what tax bracket you will be in when you retire? Predicting future tax rates can be as difficult as predicting the stock market, interest …

Should I move half of my savings into an annuity?

<i>I'm 64 and recently met with a financial adviser who wants me to invest $400,000 of my $800,000 portfolio in an annuity. I read some nasty reviews of this annuity, but the adviser says it's the best annuity out there. What do you suggest I do?—Anonymous</i><p>Whenever an adviser suggests moving a big …

Retirement

The Biggest Retirement Mistake Of My Life

“I think I made the biggest mistake of my life,” a 58-year-old client of mine said. She was in tears while telling me how her financial advisor suggested she put all her money into high-risk stocks.<p>It was 2008.<p>Needless to say, she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The financial crisis was …

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual to the social service group in its 125-year history.<p>It was not donated by some billionaire …

Great Depression

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

The Brain

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

30 Best Foods for Constipation Relief

When you're <i>backed up</i>, it can leave you feeling bloated, sluggish, and all-around uncomfortable. If not being able to go to the bathroom is weighing …

5 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

These money mistakes could be costing you more than $1 million.<p>It takes $2.4 million to be considered rich in the United States, according to a 2017 …

Retirement

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced

He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference.<p><b>In 2013,</b> Colin …

Warren Buffett's best investing advice for beginners

<i>"When a person with money meets a person with experience, the one with experience ends up with the money and the one with money leaves with experience."</i><p>This was Warren Buffett's response, on his 87th birthday, when asked about his best investment advice.<p>He says that experience is the ultimate key …

Investing

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner – a life in pictures

The man behind the controversial magazine has died aged 91. Here we look back at his colourful life

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

3 Marijuana Stocks That Could Make You the Most Money in the 2nd Half of 2017

Here's why Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, and Insys Therapeutics could be the best marijuana stocks for the rest of the year.<p>For investors who …

Cannabis

Forget Warren Buffett — This Millennial Could Be the Next Great Investor

Alexis Assadi “semi-retired” at the ripe age of 28. But he’s no billionaire entrepreneur, nor the son of one. He’s an investor who purchased his …

Apartment rents are falling in the most expensive markets

And transaction volume of apartment buildings has plunged. Real Capital Analytics put the "story for the apartment sector" this way:<p>There is another side to this equation - the most important: rents. Because they pay for the whole construct, including the loans.<p>According to Zumper's National Rent …

Real Estate

Amazon is buying more than Whole Foods — it's getting 460 stores it can turn into warehouses and showrooms

Amazon can ship books, furniture and clothing across the Pacific Ocean in what feels like a blink of an eye. But when it comes to delivering fresh groceries to your doorstep, the e-commerce giant's logistical prowess wilts like a bag of salad left out in the sun.<p>That's because the long journey of, …

How to become financially independent in 5 years

Done with the job? Ready to do your own thing?<p>Those who are on track to be "financially independent and retiring early" -- or "FIRE" -- are.<p>You'd need to be fired up to sock away enough money to quit your job and retire in just five years. But it's not impossible.<p>Some people, like Claudia and …

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

What self-made billionaire Mark Cuban was doing at age 22

With graduation season in full swing, thousands of early 20-somethings are about to get a taste of the real world as they try to figure out what to …

Craig Newmark Founded Craigslist To Give Back, Now He's A Billionaire

On March 1, 1995, Craig Newmark fired off an email to his friends. Having been laid off from his job at Charles Schwab, where he had explored the early promise of the internet as a computer engineer, he decided he had reached a time in his life to “give back.”<p>Using his severance package and …

Startups

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

9 signs you're a bad manager — even if it doesn't feel like it

"Supervision is a critical function of leadership that is often overlooked," writes certified professional coach Rita Sever in "Supervision Matters: 100 Bite-Sized Ideas to Transform You and Your Business." "Yet the quality of supervision is often what makes or breaks a leader — and an …

Employment

Should I Pay Down a Mortgage or Invest the Money? | Investopedia

With interest rates at historic lows for the past several years, people have been wondering, “Should I pay down my mortgage or would it make more …

This chart shows how much of a head start white families have over black families

As far as simple statistical comparisons go, I can't recall any representations of it as striking as this chart from a recent report by the left-wing think tank Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University. As it shows, the median white household headed by a …

Demographics

See Tupac Meet Notorious B.I.G. in New ‘All Eyez on Me’ Trailer

Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. have their first encounter in the latest trailer for <i>All Eyez on Me</i>, the upcoming biopic about the legendary …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: What should I do with a $1.5 million real estate windfall?

<b>Certified financial planner Jeff Rose answers:</b><p><i>I have close to $1.5 million in cash after a real estate sale. As a senior (over 70), I think I can easily put away half a million and draw about 10% from it from the bank and whittle it down to zero over the next 10 years. That means, $48,000 per year,</i> …

Retirement