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Junk Bonds Are The Investment Opportunity Of A Lifetime, Just Not Yet

An outstanding investment opportunity in high-yield bonds is growing closer. Let’s take a look at what you can do to identify the opportunity and act on it.<p>High-yield junk bonds can be an attractive asset class but, as the name implies, investing in them does not come without risk. As an investment …

Investing

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

Can Money Buy Happiness? It Depends - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

It’s well known that people who win the lottery aren’t necessarily happy, in fact many fall into depression when friends and family threaten them or …

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Dow Jones

Don’t fight the Fed; invest with it

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>New book details ways investors can learn to invest based on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. See full story.<p>No future …

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their ideas and …

Goldman Sachs gives away £17m to UK charities

The investment bank increased its donations to UK charities in the past year, with schools and universities the main beneficiaries<p>Goldman Sachs’s charitable foundation gave away £17.4m in the UK last year, up from £14.5m the year before.<p>Schools and universities received the largest proportion of …

Investing

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

Here’s why it could get way worse for gold

Gold has gotten little love this year. With a 1.25 percent drop on Monday, the precious metal has sacrificed what little gains it had in 2015. And it …

Economics

10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce -- so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business to-do list?<p>Apart from not having your own team of personal assistants, stylists and …

Greek stalemate to last until after Easter as Goldman Sachs warns of costly Grexit

Investment bank says "damage has been done" as creditors continue to squeeze Athens for more reforms in return for cash<p>Greece's bail-out stalemate showed no signs of easing after a long weekend of delay and frustration for Athens officials in Brussels.<p>Representatives of the Greek government …

Europe

Here Comes a New Wave of Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds

Hedge fund investors aren’t giving up just yet.<p>At least six new hedge funds are on track to start with at least $1 billion this year, according to …

Temporary vs Permanent Happiness (Self-Help vs Personal Development)

When you read Health Mind Power, you are reading personal development.<p>Not self-help.<p>I don’t write self-help, because I don’t like “self-help” and I …

Goldman Sachs Sees ‘Grexit’ Risk Rising

The risk of Greece exiting the eurozone is rising sharply, and with it the risk of unintended consequences, according to Goldman Sachs strategists, who warned Tuesday in a note to clients that even if Greece can strike a deal with its creditors, “the damage to growth will be done.”

Goldman Sachs

The Eight Worst Pieces of Financial Advice I've Ever Received -- and Why They're Wrong

As I was growing up and in my early professional years, I would often hear financial advice from people in my life who wanted to steer me down a …

10 Small, Unexpected Things That Will Make You Happier

Who would have thought that reading your old diary entries and listening to sad songs would make you happier?<p>We never get tired of thinking about happiness, do we? Life is so much nicer when you’re able to couple it with joy and gratitude.<p>We’ve published posts before about simple ways to be happy …

How to Ladder CDs

Shares 0<p>How to build a CD ladder? It’s a great question — unless you have no idea what a CD “ladder” even is. Let’s start at the beginning. A CD …

You won't be able to calculate how much money you'll need for retirement without knowing these 6 answers

Saving for retirement can be hard when you don't have a specific dollar amount in mind.<p>Nicole Lapin, author of "Rich Bitch: A Simple 12 Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together ... Finally," suggests using one of the many retirement calculators available online to estimate the amount …

This should be your first investment

Today's young adults face huge financial obstacles, with huge amounts of student loan debt, difficulties in getting good jobs, and overall lack of confidence about their future.<p>The last thing most young people are prepared to do is to start thinking about laying the groundwork for accumulating …

Retirement

Measuring Productivity

<i>“You can’t manage what you don’t measure”</i><p>At the end of the day:<p>1) How many tasks on your to-do list were competed?<p>2) How much of your time was spent …

Janet Yellen Is Freaking Out About "Audit The Fed" – Here Are 100 Reasons Why She Should Be

<b>Janet Yellen is very alarmed that some members of Congress want to conduct a comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve for the first time since it</b> …

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

401(k)s are very important to Americans' retirements — so important, in fact, that they represent nearly 18% of the $24.0 trillion in U.S. retirement …

Guy explains how he scored a job at a hedge fund straight out of college

To start-off, let me tell you a little about my background. I am a 22 year old who recently completed his undergraduate degree who dedicates the majority of my time and effort to researching and finding compelling investment ideas because I simply love doing so. Not too long ago, during my …

Which to do first: Small Task or Big Project? | Inc.com

Small tasks and big projects equally are important in our day-to-day routine. They additionally have something in common, they have to get done. If you oftentimes wonder what might be the simplest method of getting through your to-do list every day, whether you ought to begin small and then go big, …

Time Management

Three things we just learned about the queen of hedge funds

Her computer-driven Systematica Investments, recently spun off from BlueCrest Capital, is on fire and its biggest fund earned 9.5 percent returns last month.<p>But today we discovered a few new things about the 48-year-old Brazilian-born boss, thanks to Bloomberg's Lindsay Fortado.<p>Braga used a car …

The proven way to retire rich

Looking for more money for your retirement?<p>Who isn't? This study reveals that there is one sure-fire way to get it.<p><b>The study</b><p>Last year, the National Bureau of Economic Research with professors from the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University, and North Carolina State University, …

Retirement

Rand Paul says audit bill is ‘first step’ toward more say on monetary policy

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — A bill to audit the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy is just the first step in Congress taking greater control over …