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The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

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GOLDMAN: Here are 15 great stocks with fat dividends and huge buyback plans

According to David Kostin at Goldman Sachs, S&P 500 companies will spend $2.2 trillion in excess cash in 2016, and 46% of that will be returned to shareholders in the form of dividends ($432 billion) or buybacks ($608 billion).<p>Additionally, the stocks of companies returning large amounts of cash to …

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4 ways the new overtime rules may affect your paycheck

In the coming months, millions of employees around the country could learn that they will become newly eligible for overtime pay due to a change in federal rules.<p>Everyone's first assumption is that the rule change will mean bigger paychecks. But that may not be how it plays out for some or even …

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Most popular stocks: Millennials vs. Boomers

People of all ages want Apple stock.<p>It's by far the most popular stock for almost all age groups, according to data from trading platform TD Ameritrade (AMTD) provided to CNNMoney.<p>Apple is the first stock most people buy when they open a TD Ameritrade account.<p>But what stock do people buy next? The …

How can I get an 8% return on my investments?

<i>I'd like to earn a steady 8% a year on my retirement portfolio. What investments do you recommend that can deliver that return? --M. A.</i><p>My mother's automatic response whenever I asked her for something she considered unreasonable (like two bucks for a movie) was "People in hell want ice water." …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …