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Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

Investing

I Was Ripped Off by Someone I Thought Was a Friend. Here's What I Learned.

If I had dug a little deeper, I would have seen the truth.<p>When I first met Chris, I felt a real kinship. He was accomplished, had a strong following and had the successes that I had been struggling to achieve. Not only did he understand marketing, manage a team of virtual assistants and run ads at …

Entrepreneurship

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

3 Components of the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Can you clearly demonstrate value when faced with a time crunch?<p>After filming two seasons of <i>Entrepreneur</i> <i>Elevator Pitch</i>, I've come to realize that there are three key elements to delivering the perfect pitch.<p>Our show is unique when it comes to pitching: Potential entrepreneurs have just one minute …

Entrepreneurship

The 4 Words Every Hiring Manager Wants to Hear, According to a Headhunter

One short sentence is they key to landing the job.<p>Nick Corcodilos has been working in HR for years. He began working as a headhunter in Silicon …

Employment

The best sites for finding a new job in every industry

You're probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you're deep in the job search trenches, you might even be getting "customized" alerts from every single one of them.<p>But how many of the job postings cluttering your inbox are opportunities you actually want? Or are a good fit …

Employment

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

Your 50 Top S&P 500 Stocks For Yield, Gains And Upside In May

"The S&P 500 is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities. The index includes 500 leading companies and captures …

Investing

Where to Place a Stop Loss Order When Trading

Updated April 19, 2018<p>A stop-loss order is simply an order that closes out your position at a specific price. It controls your risk by limiting your …

Trading

How to Invest Like Peter Lynch

Most of Lynch's investing "secrets" are rather easy to learn.<p>Peter Lynch is widely regarded as one of the best investors in history, having achieved …

Investing

How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

Employment

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Hiking

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Productivity

5 Professional PowerPoint Tips for Building the Ultimate Presentation

I remember the presentation well, but for all the wrong reasons.The keynote speaker at a well-known project management conference had decades of …

Public Speaking

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

The indicator with an almost perfect record of predicting US recessions is edging towards a tipping point

• <b>The US yield curve is flattening, a normal scenario at a time when the US Federal Reserve is lifting interest rates.</b>• <b><br>When the curve has turned</b> …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Sheet Pan

Four Misleading Investment Metrics To Watch Out For

Here are five such metrics to be careful while considering

Investing

18 Things Rental Car Companies Won’t Tell You

There's a lot of verbiage in car rental contracts. Do you really need insurance? Should you add a driver? We asked travelers what's really under the …

Jeff Sessions Trumped -- Are Marijuana Stocks About to Skyrocket?

An upheaval in the U.S. marijuana industry could be on the way. But the operative word is "could."<p>President Trump once ranked his own <i>The Art of the</i> …

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

Employment

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

Not Enough Experience on Your Resume? Rise Above 'Requirements'

Only a unicorn ticks every box of a recruiter's job description. Skills and experience aren't all acquired only at work. You are more than a mere list of your employers and what you did for them. When in doubt, apply anyway.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re looking …

How to Create the Perfect Résumé, According to a CEO and Ex-Google Staffer

See the difference between an ordinary résumé and an extraordinary one.<p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you don’t simply …

Retirement Series: Already 50? How To Retire At 62

It is always wise to start saving for retirement at an early age. However, this wisdom seems to be in short supply when one is younger.<p>We discuss a …

Retirement