Sunil Bhagdev

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How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart In Global Food Safety

A group of leading retailers and food companies including Nestlé and Walmart have signalled their commitment to “strengthen consumer confidence” in the foods they purchase by announcing a major blockchain collaboration with IBM. The consortium will work with ‘Big Blue’ to identify the “most urgent …

Blockchain

Behind the scenes with Tezos, a new blockchain upstart

Alice Lloyd George Contributor<p>Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>A conversation with Dean Kamen on the myth of “Eureka!”<br>• Using drones to build the ambulance fleet …

Blockchain

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum.<p>This shift is probably being driven by a few factors. Despite its recent appreciation in value, as a …

Google, IBM And Lyft Want To Simplify Microservices Management With Istio

Google, IBM and Lyft have partnered to deliver an open source project called Istio that aims to streamline the management and security of microservices. The project has garnered the support of the key industry players such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Weaveworks and Tigera.<p>https://flic.kr/p/cRzBij[/caption]<p>…

Microservices

Get all you need to become a certified cybersecurity expert for only $69

There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

How we're paying off our 15-year mortgage in 5 years

This home had everything she was looking for, including an attached garage, open floor plan, updated kitchen, walk-in closet, and a big backyard on a half-acre lot.<p>She told me that this was THE ONE and as soon as I got home from out of town, I had to see it.<p>My wife has excellent taste and the …

Personal Finance

How To Get Rich In Real Estate - Without Being A Landlord

Today I’m going to show you, hands-down, the easiest way to add rental real estate to your portfolio.<p>Don’t worry—you won’t have to leave your computer. Instead of hitting the streets to buy a four-plex or apartment building to rent out, we’re going to purchase a recession-proof real estate income …

Real Estate

Investing Rookie? Start With These 3 Stocks

Here are two dominant companies and an index fund that every beginning investor should consider for his or her portfolio.<p>If you're just getting …

Investing

10 Small Money Moves That Can Have a Big Impact

10 Small Money Moves That Can Have a Big Impact<p>These Changes May Seem Minor, but They Can Have a Major Impact<p>Updated September 21, 2017<p>When it comes …

Personal Finance

12 tried-and-true money tips, whether you're living comfortably or paycheck to paycheck

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don't need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need …

3 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Grow Your Retirement Portfolio

Want low-cost dividend stocks with high yields? Here's why AbbVie, Cisco, and Ford could be solid picks for retirees.<p>If you're looking to grow your …

Investing

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Investing

Roth or traditional IRA? For max contributors, it’s no contest

An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect figure related to IRA savings because of an error in the study data. It has been corrected.<p>Is …

Retirement

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Investing

Five tips for investing in your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s.<p>Don't worry. You're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started …

The Very Best Apps for Saving Money Effortlessly

Saving money is fun! Just kidding, it’s honestly pretty annoying since it requires a delicate amount of personal control and the temporary …

Personal Finance

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

11 Things Every Traveler Should Experience In Montreal

There’s never been a better time to visit Canada.<p>Montreal feels like a European city, minus the jet lag (depending on where you’re coming from). …

Travel

7 trips you need to add to your bucket

Let’s go everywhere…<p>There are millions of places to travel and very few days to actually do it. One cannot expect to see the vast globe in one …

How Homeowners Can Get a Retirement Savings Boost from Uncle Sam

The idea bounces around in the head of just about every homeowner, or at least every homeowner over 50: <i>If I fall short on my retirement savings,</i> …

Retirement

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Selling

5 Tax Breaks You Could Get for Buying a Home

Image source: Getty Images.<p>For many people, buying a home is the single best thing you can do to save money on your taxes. While most are only available if you itemize, there are five major tax breaks homeowners may be able to use. Here are the details on each so you can estimate your annual tax …

How to Pay Off A 30-Year Mortgage In 15 Years -- Without Being Scammed

The 15-year fixed-rate home mortgage is far and away the best option for consumers because of the low interest rate. All other things the same, including originations fees, the 15-year rate in today's market is 0.75% below the 30-year rate.<p>I recently assessed a $240,000 loan to a borrower with a …

Personal Finance

Mortgage Refinancing Guidelines

You’ve heard about the benefits that can come from refinancing your mortgage, like possibly saving you money on your monthly mortgage payments, …