Ivan Bernal

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A 24-year-old college dropout explains how he went from $10,000 in savings to $4 million in real estate

"It was always in the back of my mind that I never wanted to work for anyone else," he explains. "I was going to college and doing what everyone else was doing, and one day I stopped."<p>Henkel got his real estate license in only eight days and, two weeks later, he started looking for properties to …

Real Estate

Reader Stories: Can you really get rich quickly from fix and flipping homes?

<i>Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. These stories feature</i> …

The pursuit of passive income: Is it time to become a landlord?

<i>This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson.</i><p>If you visit personal finance or investing blogs on a regular basis, you’ve probably read countless …

Getting Wealthy With a Budget

Have you ever looked at your yearly earnings and wondered, “Where did all that money go??” This is a pretty typical feeling around tax time when you …

What Are Dividend Reinvestment Plans?

In my previous post, I listed three things you need to start investing. Number three was opportunities. Sometimes those opportunities are unique, …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Big, Healthy Emergency Fund

Lauren writes to me, lamenting her difficulties with an emergency fund:<p>I want to have an emergency fund, but every time I think about the amount of …

NSA Has 50,000 ‘Digital Sleeper Agents’ Via Computer Malware, Says Latest Snowden Leak

Sleeper agents are among the most sinister spy assets: they lie in wait, wolves in sheep’s clothing, and then deliver a critical blow when activated. The NSA has 50,000 of those waiting for the literal push of a button, according to the latest batch of leaked Snowden documents, as seen by Dutch …

Choosing The Right REIT ETF

It may seem like madness to suggest buying REITs at a time when yields are soaring and anything associated with “income investing” is getting slammed. But with many popular REITs down 30% or more, now is precisely the time to start digging around for value.<p>This bond market selloff roiling all …

25 Ways The iPad Has Taken Over The World In Just Three Years [Gallery]

It seems like we’ve been using iPads forever now, but the greatest tablet computer ever made is still an incredibly young piece of gadgetry. In fact, it’s celebrating its third birthday today.<p>What other three year old do you know who has changed the world like the iPad has?<p>A ton of tech luminaries …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

The biggest cyber attack in the history of the Internet is happening right now

At this very moment, the largest cyber attack ever declared is emanating from a decommissioned, nuclear-war proof NATO bunker with five foot-thick concrete walls and a reputation for harboring spammers and cybercriminals. It’s all part of a dustup between CyberBunker—so named for the building just …

Cyber-attacks