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Paradise Papers Shine Light on Where the Elite Hide Their Money

It’s called the Paradise Papers: the latest in a series of leaks made public by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists shedding light on the trillions of dollars that move through offshore tax havens.<p>The core of the leak, totaling more than 13.4 million documents, focuses on the …

Corruption

How to Amass the First $100,000 of Your Portfolio

No statement has better summed up the emotional and practical struggles confronting average people attempting to build a better life for themselves …

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2/<p>Aaron Davidson / Stringer / Getty Images<p><b>"Wealth flows from energy and ideas</b><b>."</b><p>Figuratively speaking, money does grow on trees; and the trees are …

Self-improvement

How to negotiate a higher salary

What strategies do you use in negotiations?Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr<p>Some people are born negotiators, but for everyone else, it can be a difficult skill to master.<p>When it comes to negotiating a higher salary, the stakes are pretty higher. It's important to come …

Body Language

Stop Whining and Start Hustling

Nothing is better than meaningful success, and nothing is worse than regret.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everybody knows at least one person who is often complaining about their problems. It seems like the world is completely against this person, and despite their …

Entrepreneurship

Can This 22-year-old Coder Out-Bitcoin Bitcoin?

<b>By Robert Hackett</b><p>Photograph by Julie Glassberg for Fortune<p>September 27, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Vitalik Buterin, creator of the fast-growing new …

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4 Personal Cornerstones of Successful Entrepreneurship

Habits rule us, guiding us through life. Instituting helpful ones puts us on an upward trajectory, even when we're on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A “successful business” will hold a different meaning for each entrepreneur reading this. What makes it a …

Entrepreneurship

I've read 12 books about money over the past year — and 3 key pieces of advice appear nearly everywhere

Over the past year, I've read one money-related book a month, from Benjamin Franklin's 1758 classic, "The Way to Wealth" to the more recent bestseller, Ramit Sethi's "I Will Teach You to Be Rich."<p>While each is fundamentally different in style — and varying in content — three pearls of wisdom about …

Self-improvement

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Personal Finance

The 6 Essential UX Tools For Every Designer

By Hannah Atkin<p>It can be extremely intimidating to any UX designer, particularly someone just starting out, to navigate the overcrowded world of …

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How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich | Inc.com

Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms--and they aren't willing to …

Self-improvement

This Is How Much Rent You Can Afford to Pay

Many landlords require that your income is 40 times the monthly rent.<p>Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on …

Personal Finance

Six things we learned about personal fitness in 2015

1. Wearable tech is here to stay<p>If wearable technology was spoken about for years as the future of fitness, then 2015 was the moment the future became the present.<p>The release of the Apple Watch, a successful Fitbit IPO and impressive sales of new Polar heart rate devices all indicate that this …

Here's what Warren Buffett said when Tony Robbins asked him how he got so rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett hasn't always been as incredibly rich as he is today. In fact, 99% of his wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.<p>The investing legend has been slowly building his fortune over the years, and today, the 85-year-old billionaire is one of the richest men in the world, …

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I asked a Wall Street billionaire for financial advice for someone my age — this is what he said

I wanted the best money advice the investor had for someone my age.<p>I'm 27, so this advice will probably be useful for most millennials — anyone aged 19 to 34.<p>Here are the key takeaways:<p>Noted.

Wall Street

A former Wall Streeter who travels the world on credit-card points says there's one card that's better than the rest

The former Wall Streeter turned "The Points Guy," travels the globe up to six months a year — and he does it for next to nothing, thanks to credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles.<p>When he's not jet setting, he's running his website, The Points Guy.<p>In an interview with Vice, Kelly shared the …

Personal Finance

16 Startup Metrics

We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of …

Innovating at Scale: The Companies That Don't Let Size Slow Them Down

<i>Nothing lasts forever — not even unicorns. But some unicorns live long lives.</i><p>The life cycle of consumer products is depressingly predictable. A …

An early-stage founder’s quick & dirty guide to growth

Growth is what founders and investors alike are constantly searching for. Growth enables startups to quickly create tremendous value in the market. Without growth you’re dead in the water. But according to Paul Graham, there’s a silver lining: “…if you get growth, everything else tends to fall into …

Become a Millionaire. Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover.

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Telling someone that you can get it done in five or ten years sounds like an unrealistic …

This Berlin fintech firm has raised €20 million to take its simple-but-brilliant savings product across Europe

The company, known as SavingGlobal in the UK, just raised €20 million in a Series B round led by Palo Alto-based Ribbit Capital and Index Ventures. Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner and Tom Stafford also took part in the round, which brought the company's total funding so far to €30 …

Interest Rates

Startup Advice

I usually tell people that everything I learned about being an entrepreneur I learned by F’ing up at my first company.<p>I think the sign of a good …

Richard Branson on the 3 questions you need to ask yourself before launching a startup

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Richard Branson, …

This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt the financial industry. By cutting out the middle man (i.e., banks) and lowering costs, they're able to make financial services far more efficient and consumer friendly.<p>Fundrise, a DC-based startup, may be building the biggest …

Real Estate

Who are win ?

Helen Cassan Dra Discovery 17 August 2017<p>This is probably the best mermaid proof to date. A diver enjoying the stunning scenery at the Great Barrier …

The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism

How tech became a civil rights battleground.<p>For Hank Williams, an entrepreneur based in New York, building a more diverse Silicon Valley isn't just an economic or moral issue. There are more pressing reasons, ones that no one in the industry or anywhere else likes to talk about.<p>"The problem is, the …

Silicon Valley