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The Single Most Important -- And Unconventional -- Estate Planning Tip You Will Ever Get

Today I’m going to share an unconventional estate planning tip. I say “unconventional” because this is not the sort of advice you’ll get in a book or from a financial planner. But this might be the most important advice you will ever get, and it is something I have put into practice myself: I …

5 Ways Couples Can Map Out Their Dream Retirement Plans -- Together

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Liz and Dan Carroll, of Portland, Ore., first began discussing their dream retirement plans in 1997, when they were seven years into their marriage.<p>At the time they were feeling financially stretched: They had two kids and were building a large home when …

Retirement

How to Save Money – Everywhere

Saving <b>money</b> is my passion! I consider myself a value shopper although I do very little actual shopping. Do I do extreme couponing or camp out at …

Personal Finance

VC Vinod Khosla To Startups: Be Foolish Enough To Make Your Dreams Happen

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is a fount of accumulated knowledge and wisdom about how startups work, not least because, as he put it today, he has failed more than anyone else in Silicon Valley.<p>Khosla spoke in what was a sort of mini-master class in entrepreneurship at Startup Grind, a …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

NBC will stream Super Bowl XLIX for free on February 1st

You'll also be able to stream the halftime show and The Blacklist<p>NBC's planning to stream a massive, 11-hour block of live programming around Super Bowl XLIX on February 1st — and you won't need a cable subscription to watch. This isn't the first time a TV network (or even NBC) has streamed the …

3 Confidence-Boosting Money Moves For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, And 50s

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>The older you get, the more confident you’ll feel about your money, right?<p>Actually, no. According to new research from LearnVest, it turns out that age doesn’t necessarily correlate with financial confidence in the way you might expect.<p>The study, which …

BlackBerry Classic Review: The Very Best of Yesterday

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

After Refusing A Room On Christmas Night, Hotel Decides Homeless Group Can Stay There For Free

(taberandrew)<p>A Delaware hotel that caught heat yesterday after reports that it had canceled room reservation booked for a group of homeless people on …

Consumer

BACKUP & EXPLORE<p><b>Go Big. Be Adventurous.</b><p>Protect your digital life with Seagate’s outstanding family of Backup Plus drives. From super high-capacity …

Georgia Tech rolls over Mississippi State 49-34 in Orange Bowl

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Trapped behind the line of scrimmage, Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas escaped by veering sharply and upfield, leaving a defender flailing and Yellow Jackets fans cheering another touchdown.<p>Thomas and his teammates were tough to tackle Wednesday night in the Orange Bowl, …

College Sports

Netflix to help parents send their kids to bed early on New Year’s Eve

In its all-seeing benevolence, Netflix has decided to help parents trick children into going to bed early on New Year’s Eve. According to CNN Money, …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

A Dozen Stocks To Buy And Hold For 2015

Investors Beware: The market’s professional skeptics predictably will warn investors about their oft-repeated doomsday scenario, now that the Dow Jones industrial average has pierced through the 18,000 zone and the S&P 500-stock index has again leaped to another all-time high, with the NASDAQ …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Three Ways to Improve More By Learning Less

What a world we live in. The information age, as it’s being called, provides us with exactly that: information. For bettor or for worse, any question …

Tsunami Millionaires: How Two Orphaned Brothers Survived Tragedy And Built A Business

Ten years ago, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the Boxing Day tsunami that devastated much of coastal South East Asia.<p>Aged from eight to 17, they faced a harrowing 200km trek across Sri Lanka to try to find out what had happened to their parents before flying back to the …

Five U.S. Electricity Myths Debunked

<b>Myth 1: Wind and Solar Will Displace Coal</b><p>Although growing in importance, wind and solar power are not expected to displace coal in the years ahead because they are only available “when the sun shines” and “when the wind blows.” The EIA’s National Energy Modeling System doesn’t forecast a wind and …

'Fixed' Price Contracts

Cell phone companies take advantage of a "hidden clause" allowing them to increase prices on contracts that appeared to be fixed.

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

NFL Storms into Playoffs: Pictures

Chinese phone maker, Xiaomi, now valued at a whopping $45 Billion

While most American’s probably haven’t heard of the Chinese phone manufacturing company Xiaomi, their immense success in China has propelled the …

Mobile

How Canada Goose Went From Small Outerwear Company to International Luxury Brand

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Growing up in Toronto, Dani Reiss never imagined a future for himself running the family business. His grandfather had founded Canada Goose, an outwear manufacturer that makes down goose down jackets and parkas, in 1957, and …

Clothing

Netflix Has A Plan To Help Parents Trick Their Kids Into Going To Bed Early On New Year’s

Let’s say you’re the parent of one or more rambunctious, screaming toddlers. And let’s say these hypothetical children are very, very excited about staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve. And let’s also say that you are in no way above lying to your children to avoid ringing in 2015 with them, …

Loving What You Do Is the Cornerstone of Wealth and Happiness

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a lot of advice going around online these days telling people to do what you love, follow your childhood passions, and live happily ever after.<p>I don’t agree with it.<p>I’ve been there, I’ve seen others, and it doesn’t …

Google Trends

Here Are 127 Must Have Android Apps According to Google

Apps, apps apps. You hear the word everyday, and it seems like there’s an app for everything. The sheer amount of Android apps out there can be …

Jim Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers officially part ways

Head coach Jim Harbaugh will leave the San Francisco 49ers, the NFL team announced shortly after their regular season finale on Sunday.<p>Harbaugh is widely expected to return the American college ranks and accept the head coaching position at the University of Michigan, which according to multiple …