Tushar Gupta

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How much you really need to earn to take home $100,000

For many American workers, earning a six-figure income is an impressive milestone. But it might not mean as much after accounting for state and local …

Retirement

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Warren Buffett is worth $87 billion — here are 9 of his best pieces of advice on success

When it comes to getting rich, Warren Buffett is in a class all his own.<p>The 87-year-old founder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is worth $87 billion. He first became a millionaire when he was 32.<p>Buffett's skill and success with the stock market has reaped major benefits and earned him a nickname: …

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts?

Sorry to break it to you, but you are probably a “dumb fuck”. This is according to statements by a young Mark Zuckerberg anyway. Back in 2004, when a 19-year-old Zuckerberg had just started building Facebook, he sent his Harvard friends a series of instant messages in which he marvelled at the fact …

Social Media

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

How does high cholesterol cause cancer? Study sheds light

New research from the University of California, Los Angeles has found a previously unknown molecular mechanism involving cholesterol that may promote …

This diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke

After showing that the "MIND" diet can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's, researchers are now tackling stroke.<p>The MIND (Mediterranean-DASH …

You’re Probably Taking Too Much Ibuprofen, Study Says

Many people are taking more of pain medications like ibuprofen than they are supposed to, according to a new study.<p>Although taking too much of …

A Doctor Argues That Her Profession Needs to Slow Down, Stat

<b>SLOW MEDICINE</b> <b><br>The Way to Healing</b><br>By Victoria Sweet<br>289 pp. Riverhead Books. $27.<p>Doctors today often complain of working in an occupational black hole in which patient encounters are compressed into smaller and smaller space and time. You can do a passable job in a 10-minute visit, they say, but it is …

Medicine

WTF is wrong with rich people?

<b>(Salon/Ilana Lidagoster)</b><p>The rich are greedy and selfish, and offshore schemes make them even richer<p>Lucian k. Truscott<p>November 11, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>I live in Sag Harbor, New York, out on the East End of Long Island in the Hamptons. The village of Sag Harbor was founded in 1707, and the house I rent …

Jared Kushner

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Chinese and Singaporean students the best in the world — but it's unusual in the US

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon CEO and richest person in the world, has amassed his wealth by being creative and trying unorthodox ways of solving problems.<p>It seems he and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, use the same approach for their children's education.<p>"We tried all sorts of things ... Mandarin lessons, the …

I tried getting 9 hours of sleep every night for a week — and it's more clear than ever why we're all sleep-deprived

For many people, sleep is a precious, often gets neglected, resource. In fact, 35 percent of American adults routinely do not get enough sleep, clocking in less than seven hours of rest per night, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although powering through the day …

Sleep

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've found that a surprising number of professionals -- the majority, in fact -- have dreamed about, or at …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

McDonald's, Realty Income, and Apple Inc. run businesses that throw off plenty of dividend-friendly cash flow, and that makes them great …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

Millennials are the most likely to do this shameful thing to their spouses

The way they handle their money in a relationship can be problematic, experts say<p>This is one secret millennials desperately want to keep.<p>Nearly one …

4 Ways to Save More for Retirement

Do you want to put aside more cash so you can retire comfortably? Here are four changes you can make to maximize your savings.<p>Although around 60% of …

The 4 Biggest Tax Breaks for High-Income Households

Ever wonder how high-income households keep their tax bills relatively low? Here are the four biggest tax deductions for households making over $200,000 per year in income, according to data collected by the Tax Foundation -- and I'll guarantee that #1 will surprise you.<p>If you take out a loan and …

Retirement

After almost 10 years as a financial planner, I've found the best way to keep track of my money is still a simple spreadsheet

But in order to reach your goals, you have to control the chaos. One of the easiest ways to keep track of your financial progress is to monitor your net worth: everything you own minus everything you owe.<p>Think of it like taking a photo of yourself every day for years— eventually, you'll be able to …

How I cut my $80-a-week grocery budget in half without eating less

<b>• Kenny Gould followed one of the USDA's food plans for a month. It cut his normal grocery budget almost in half — from $80 to $42.</b><p><b>• He shopped at a different store each week: his local chain, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and a food co-op.</b><p><b>• He was able to buy plenty of healthy food and still save</b> …

Personal Finance

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing

Investing

Bitcoin and Ethereum crash: Can you get rich from a price drop? 3 alternative ways to invest

Thinking about investing in a virtual currency like bitcoin or Ethereum-traded ether? These cryptocurrencies are digitally traded tokens that can be …

10 genius things to do with $100

Finding a spare $100 in your bank account or back pocket can make even the most stoic saver feel giddy. That rush from extra “unexpected” cash might …

Ask a Fool: What are the best books for beginning investors?

As a novice in the markets, the smartest thing you can do is to start learning from the masters.<p>Q: I know little about investing, but I want to start. What are some good books for beginners to learn about it? – Reese M.<p>Reese, congratulations – not only on your decision to start investing, but for …

Investing

ETF Investing: How to Shop Around and Pick the Right Fund

Have you ever stood in the cereal aisle of a grocery store, bewildered by all the options? Variety often makes a decision harder — even if trying a …

These 3 Stocks Are Up Over 500% in the Last 3 Years

Image seeing your investment of $10,000 grow to more than $60,000 in just three years. That would be awesome, wouldn't it?<p>Investors who bought big enough stakes in three stocks in mid-2014 and held on don't have to imagine that scenario. <b>Eagle Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: EGRX), <b>Exelixis</b> (NASDAQ: EXEL), …

Biotechnology

Should You Buy a House or Rent? | Investopedia

Owning a home has long been considered the American dream, and buying a house has typically been considered a good investment and an important …

5 Stocks That Pay You to Own Them

You take risks by investing. Why not own businesses that directly reward you for those risks?<p>The best part of investing is the opportunity to get a …

Prepd

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