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7 things you should start thinking about doing with your money once you hit 40

And if you made smart money choices in your 20s and 30s, you're beginning to reap the rewards: cars bought for cash, a nearly paid-off mortgage, the chance to travel, a well-funded retirement.<p>Life isn't always ideal, of course. Perhaps you live in an economically depressed region, or were left …

How Blockchain Technology is Changing Real Estate | Investopedia

Given the blockchain’s disruption of financial services, it’s hard to find a segment that has not been influenced by the technology. Cryptocurrencies …

Current is an app-controlled debit card for kids

Current is a new startup that wants to take allowances into the modern age through an app-controlled Visa debit card, via <i>TechCrunch</i>. It’s a clever idea at its core: credit cards are more prevalent than ever these days, and this is a way for parents to help kids safely learn how to use them, which …

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

<b>I’m not sure which scares me more: the fear that others will find out my secret, or that my husband will find out I told the truth about our</b> …

Spying

Law Professor's Epic Response to Black Lives Matter Shirt Complaint

/ Jul 13, 2016<p>A first year law school student wrote a complaint about her professor having worn a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during class. The …

Adobe Trumpets Need for Digital Signature Standard

Amid all the angst over Brexit, you may have missed a significant milestone the European Union recognized on July 1. That’s the day that the EU …

U.S. Postal Service

Building Your Business Plan

A critical part of developing a successful business is setting goals, determining the steps needed to reach those goals, and outlining how and when …

Urbanization has mostly meant growth in suburbs, not center cities.

The 1960 census marked the dawn of urban decline in the United States: It was the first to record population drops in pre-war industrial hubs like …

Zaha Hadid's final apartment building in New York looks magnificent, and we went inside

1/<p>Hadid's 135-foot-tall building lives at 520 West 28th Street on Manhattan's far west side. It's two blocks away from Hudson Yards, the new $20 …

Architecture

The Downside of Durham's Rebirth

The city carefully planned its economic revitalization. Why, then, is it so painful for some of the people who have lived here the longest?<p>DURHAM, N.C.—By some measures, the price of housing in this growing city is still a steal. Median home values in the area remain below the median price for …

This Is the Salary You Need to Buy a House in 12 U.S. Cities

Real Estate

What An Accelerator Taught Me That I Could Not Have Learned at Google

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recent debate has centered around the concrete value that accelerators offer, and how to know if an accelerator is right for your startup. While seasoned entrepreneurs who have one or two startups in their pocket may not go the …

Urban planning in London: future-proofing the capital

How do modern engineers and planners emulate their famous Victorian forebears, given the pace of change these days?<p>Londoners love to praise Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose railway bridges are still standing, and Joseph Bazalgette, who built the capital’s sewage system.<p>What the Victorians excelled at …

Small Business

10 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Fail

Entrepreneurs fail for lots of reasons. Most entrepreneurs fail, by the way, so lists that describe <b>why</b> they fail should be helpful if only as mirrors entrepreneurs can hold up to their faces.<p>It’s hard to be an entrepreneur for <b>at least</b> 10 reasons.<p><b>Not Smart Enough</b><p>Not talking about IQ here. …

Entrepreneurship

Geoff Manaugh's 'A Burglar's Guide to the City' is a unique take on urban planning

Despite its title, Geoff Manaugh's "A Burglar's Guide to the City" won't teach you how to break into houses. It won't help you outsmart wily cat burglars with ingenious home alarm systems, either. Instead, it explores something a lot weirder and more interesting: Manaugh argues that burglary is …

Urban Design

How To Satisfy Demand For The Biggest Job Of The 21st Century

Data scientist is one of the most in demand jobs of the future. These three companies are trying to fill the skills gap.<p>Harvard Business Review once called it “the sexiest job of the 21st century.”<p>Data scientist is not only the top job this year (the position ranked number one on Glassdoor’s top …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

Architecture

Investor: Who said black founders can't build a billion dollar company?

Troy Carter has a knack for finding unknown talent. He discovered Lady Gaga and manages pop stars like Meghan Trainor and John Legend.<p>He's also a successful investor, backing companies like Uber, Warby Parker, Spotify and The Skimm over the past five years.<p>His track record speaks for itself, which …

Venture Capital

The center of the tech revolution in finance couldn’t be further from Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is on a mission to disrupt finance. Even Jamie Dimon is worried about it. US venture capital funding for fintech startups reached $7.4 billion in 2015, up from $4.3 billion in 2014. But while the money’s flowing, the real action is in China.<p>According to a new report from Citi’s …

Silicon Valley

7 rookie investing mistakes — and how to avoid them

In the wake of the Great Recession, being a little wary of Wall Street is understandable. But it shouldn't keep you from investing in the stock market. In fact, not investing means you may be missing out on one of the greatest instruments for wealth-building out there.<p>But steering clear of stocks …

How to grow your startup with no budget

As an entrepreneur, you master a wide range of skills: You’re resilient, passionate, a leader, and always focused on your company’s success. The vast majority of entrepreneurs also come from a technical background, and the core team they build around them is often comprised of people with similar …

Marketing

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the startup dream.<p><b>Why do you think Silicon Valley culture encourages startups over small …

Small Business

Why Waste Architecture On Building? This Exhibit Shows How To Fix Cities With Architectural Thinking

In the early 1960s, a group of architects sought to solve the world’s problems by taking a cruise on the Aegean. Organized by the influential urban planner Constantinos Doxiadis, the Delos Symposion required nothing of delegates except that they enjoy the free-flowing ouzo and conversation. In …

Oxford University Press

8 pearls of wisdom that will change the way you think about money

Getting rich may have more to do with your mentality than anything else.<p>"If you follow the beliefs, philosophies, and strategies of the rich and take action, you have a legitimate shot at becoming a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire and the author of "How Rich People …

Scale Architect Pen

Designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban for Acme, the Scale Architect Pen serves two purposes for the house planner. It works with standard Brand …

Soylent

Sometimes Sci-Fi becomes real life. Available in powder or pre-mixed liquid forms, Soylent provides all the nutrition you need, including essentials …

Brooklyn is officially the most unaffordable housing market in America

But you should really think "staggeringly unaffordable housing."<p>As New York magazine and Bloomberg report, the borough has become the least-affordable housing market, relative to income, in the US.<p>In Brooklyn "a resident would need to devote 98 percent of the median income to afford the payment on …

Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas at annual Silicon Valley event

The UC Santa Cruz Center for Entrepreneurship's third annual Business Design Showcase took place on Saturday, May 30, at the UCSC Silicon Valley …

Silicon Valley

The Unintended Consequences of Borrowing Business Tools to Run a University

Strategies from the corporate world can help us streamline our institutions, but we must take care that they not jeopardize academic values.

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Greg Willerer may not seem like your average entrepreneur. The once full-time school teacher quit his job to follow his passion for farming in the most unlikely of places. Located not far from Downtown Detroit, Willerer launched his urban …