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Buffett to Berkshire Shareholders: Be Prepared to Lose Half Your Money

There's a price to pay if you want long-term riches.<p>Few investors can match the track record of investing performance that Warren Buffett has …

Tops Of 44 'Safer' Dividend Nasdaq Equities: Comcast By Gain; Vodafone By Yield For March

46 of 52 NASDAQ Index dividends were presumed "safer" because they showed positive one-year returns and free cash flow yields greater than dividend …

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

5 Experts Predict What Will Happen to Stocks in 2018

The stock market may be reaching new heights, but how stable is it?<p>A year ago there were real concerns that this bull market, the second-longest …

Investing

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

Venture Capital

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

Middle Age

5 Ways to Leave Your Job on Great Terms

Ready to move on from your current role? Here's the right way to make your exit.<p>After putting in your time at your present company, you're suddenly …

The 3 Dividend Stocks You'll Wish You'd Bought 10 Years From Now

To paraphrase Warren Buffett, time is the friend of these wonderful companies.<p>Warren Buffett has often said that his ideal holding period is forever. …

The medical world is taking inflammation (even more) seriously thanks to a new study

There’s a reason why inflammation is one of the biggest buzzwords in the wellness space: Experts say keeping it at bay via anti-inflammatory foods, …

Wellness

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

The top 50 dream companies for business students around the world

Google is on top yet again.<p>The company is famous for its appealing perks, great pay, and an exceptional workplace culture— so it's no surprise that undergraduate business students find the search giant to be the most desirable employer.<p>Universum, a global research and advisory firm, surveyed …

Bank of America

A Minimal, Sleek CV Portfolio Template That Looks Professional But Not Boring

<b>Every job seeker</b> knows the importance of one’s CV—it can have a huge influence whether you get that coveted position at your dream company.<p><b>For people</b> …

Graphic Design

Recruiter shares 5 tips to acing a job interview at Google

Today over at the Recruitring Blog, Sujay Maheshwari published a very interesting email. In it, a Google recruiter reportedly shares the five key components of acing a project manager (PM) interview. Granted, this is specific to a PM, but the tidbits within offer valuable insight to anyone applying …

A psychology professor shares a 4-part system that will help you accomplish your goals

But it turns out that fantasizing about the future can actually drain energy away from putting your goals into practice.<p>"The more positively people think and daydream about the future, the less effort they put into realizing that future," Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York …

Productivity

A VC Explains Why It Takes So Long for Startups to Raise Money

<i>This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Venture Capital

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Employment

Chance the Rapper, Jerry Seinfeld, and More: See All the VIPs Who Turned Out for Tonight’s State Dinner

This evening, foreign dignitaries and national treasures are occupying the White House South Lawn as the Obama administration hosts its swan song state dinner cooked by chef Mario Batali. The event comes less than three months after President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, then in …

How to Make the Clinton Family Enchiladas

Few presidents had a better reputation as a food lover than Bill Clinton, and what better way to celebrate that than with this recipe.<p><b>President 42:</b> …

Yale Made 93% a Year on Venture Capital in Past Two Decades

Yale University’s original $2.7 million investment in LinkedIn Corp. produced $84.4 million in gains for the school’s endowment after the company …

Venture Capital

18 Dreamiest Drawers Everyone Needs in Their Home

Talk about cabinets of wonder...<p>Guests will never expect what's tucked inside these savvy organizers.

This Is the #1 Renovation You Should Make Before Selling Your Home

Scott McGillivray's tips for updating the most important room in your house—on a budget!—are pretty genius.<p>After buying and selling hundreds of …

Venture capitalists increase scrutiny on start-up deals amid stock market anxiety

On the fundraising trail this month, entrepreneur Jason Fritton is getting an unusual question from venture capitalists: How soon can you produce profits?<p>Making money quickly was rarely a demand during a near-record influx of start-up capital, with investment into U.S. start-ups rising to almost …

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Identity Theft

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

7 books to read before you quit your job

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur — except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-employment

Innovations in Finance for Social Impact

What is the next great innovation in mobilizing private capital for social purpose?<p>When E. H. Harriman, the President of the Southern Pacific …

Innovation

15 Cheap Backyard Ideas

1 of 21<p>Decorate a Wall with an Espaliered Tree<p>For a high-end backyard look without high-end expense, try this interesting technique: Espalier a tree. …

How demanding is an associate position at a venture capital firm?

<i>Answer by Crystal Huang on Quora.</i><p>This has been thoughtfully answered by the other posters, but I’ll throw in my two cents because I get asked about …

Venture Capital