Wealth

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Success

These Are the Richest Billionaires in 18 European Countries — and How They Made Their Money

The richest is worth $71.1 billion!<p>Europe's wealthiest individuals are a mixed group.<p>Some of them hold fortunes derived from centuries-old dynasties, …

Europe

The poor get poorer and the rich won’t admit it

Labour’s John McDonnell has put a £70,000 price tag on wealth. So why are we all so desperate to be included in the ‘squeezed middle’?<p>People don’t want to be rich any more. It’s a world turned upside down. Genies are having to completely rethink their planning strategies in anticipation of an era …

Income Inequality

A wealth management veteran explains why understanding emotions is key to investing

Chris White<p><i>Individual investors are human beings, not robots.</i><p><i>As such, not all investment decisions are based solely on rational models or algorithms. In many cases a person's emotions or life experience can play the biggest role in a person's investment preferences.</i><p><i>Chris White is a financial advice</i> …

Personality

Does College Matter? Drop-Outs Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates Are Exceptions To The Rule

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates.<p>Zuckerberg …

College & University

The rich vs. poor myth

The fact the top 20% of households in Canada hold 67% of the personal wealth, while the bottom 20% hold no wealth at all seems, on the surface, to be …

Social Justice

Seven ways it helps to have rich parents

<b>From unattainable house prices to disappointing pay rises, the financial challenges faced by young adults can seem daunting.</b><p>How much wealth your parents have is likely to matter more than it did for older generations. Here's why.<p>1. Income growth has stalled<p>It used to be the case that young adults …

Budgeting

U.S. Court Sentences Multi-Millionaire Russian Hacker to a Record-Setting 27 YearsU.S. Court Sentences Multi-Millionaire Russian Hacker to a Record-Setting 27 Years

Roman Seleznev made more than $17 million selling stolen credit card numbers.<p>They say crime doesn't pay, but that's not necessarily true when you're a talented Russian hacker. Just ask Roman Seleznev, the 32-year-old master hacker who spent the last several years dividing his time between his homes …

Technology

Seven Reasons You’ll Fail as a Financial Advisor

By James Pollard via Iris.xyz If you’re a financial advisor, make sure you get The Ultimate Financial Advisor’s Guide to Getting More Clients. It comes with a money-back guarantee, because if you can’t get more clients with the information, I don’t deserve to keep your money. Is being a financial …

Retirement

Why ‘Billionaire’ Novogratz Holds 10% of His Wealth in Bitcoin and Ether - Bitcoin News

<b>Billionaire Michael Novogratz reportedly revealed that he has 10 percent of his money invested in bitcoin and ether. He also predicts that the price</b> …

Bitcoin

£70,000 puts workers in the top 5 per cent of UK earners – why are we so reluctant to acknowledge this?

When Austin Powers’ nemesis Dr Evil came out of deep freeze and held the world to ransom he hilariously imagined that one million dollars was a lot …

Social Justice

Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2016

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tilbury man a millionaire 26 times over

When Mike Montminy was dating his sweetheart, he told her to hang on to him because one day, he would win the lottery.<p>Two decades and two children …

Moneysupermarket pioneer sets up new financial advice business eVestor

One of the co-founders of Moneysupermarket.com is returning to the business world after a 10-year absence to launch a financial advice service he claims has the same disruptive potential.<p>Duncan Cameron’s jointly-owned eVestor service aims to cut the cost of full-service financial advice by 80pc. He …

The 10 Sydney suburbs with more spending power than 50 countries

They have harbour views, eye-popping house prices and spending power to rival a host of sovereign nations.<p>Sydney's 10 richest postcodes declared a …

Australian News

The Brexit campaign got 61% of its funding from just 5 of Britain's richest businessmen

The political campaign that led to Britain voting to leave the European Union on June 23 last year, was mainly funded by just five of Britain's richest businessmen.<p>That is according to the team who put together the annual The Sunday Times Rich List, which lists in order the wealthiest people, those …

Brexit

It costs nearly nothing to open a Chick-fil-A — but there’s a catch

Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the US, and it's also one of the cheapest to open.<p>The company grew by $1 billion to achieve more than $6.8 billion in sales in 2015, making it larger than every pizza chain in the country, according to QSR magazine.<p>Chick-fil-A is now the …

Black Market

Young people don’t care about your rich people problems

Let’s get Robin Hood on them and give their money to the poor<p>I am a poor young person and I don’t care about your rich people woes. This calculated apathy has come about after rich people got up in arms at Labour’s John McDonnell for daring to claim that earning between £70,000 to £80,000 per year …

Budgeting

7 modern 'wealth tribes' have been identified – but which one do you belong to?

It's all about 'Silver Spenders' now...<p><b>Back in the 80s it was all about the 'Yuppie' and now seven new cultural stereotypes or 'wealth tribes' have</b> …

Active vs. Passive Investing

<i>[Pam Krueger is the founder</i> <b>of</b> <b>"</b><b>WealthRamp</b><b>"</b> <i>and co-host of "MoneyTrack" on PBS. The national spokesperson for The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard,</i> …

Stocks

Property feeds the roots of inequality in Britain. Inheritance will entrench it

The homes passed on from this fortunate generation to the next will determine who is rich and who is poor in years to come<p>What did our grandparents leave us? That will depend on who they were and what they possessed, but in my case, not untypical of my generation, it wasn’t very much.<p>From my …

Budgeting

11 exclusive events around the world where you're most likely to spot a billionaire this summer

The world's richest people spend much of their time working to earn their fortunes. But they also make time for fun, and that often includes making appearances at some of the world's most exclusive events.<p>Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the ultra-wealthy, recently released its annual …

Festivals

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth

Home » Net Worth » Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth<p><b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> probably doesn’t need any introduction. He’s an American television host, comedian, writer, and …

Comedy

All the Ways Billion Dollar Power Couple Jay Z and Beyoncé Get Paid

With a combined net worth of one billion dollars, here's how the Carters have built their empire.<p>There is no doubt that Beyoncé and Jay Z are one of …

Beyoncé

Prince Net Worth: Who Gets Money Made By 'Purple Rain' Singer?

Legendary singer, songwriter and musician, Prince died April 21, 2016 after tragically overdosing on painkillers. Friday marks the first anniversary …

Prince

When Bernie Sanders Asks How Many Cars Billionaires Need, Twitter Responds with Question He Won't Answer

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is apparently outraged that billionaires can own multiple yachts and cars.<p>“How many yachts do billionaires need? How many …

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Mocks Greedy Rich People, is Also Rich

Bernie Sanders tweeted about billionaire's yachts. Twitter was quick to bring up his home on Lake Champlain.

Bernie Sanders

Should you invest overseas

Johannesburg - You could be forgiven for wondering if your South Africa-based investments will outperform following the recent downgrades to “junk” …

South Africa

National Bank invests C$6 million in robo-adviser Nest Wealth

TORONTO (Reuters) - National Bank of Canada is investing C$6 million in Canadian robo-adviser startup Nest Wealth and will license the financial technology company's digital wealth management platform, the companies said on Friday.<p>Toronto-based Nest Wealth manages investments for clients by using …

Banking

The 8 best pieces of saving advice from real people who banked a fortune

If ever I feel discouraged about my money — that I won't have enough to retire one day, buy a house, or take the vacations I want — I remember one thing: You don't have to <i>start</i> rich to <i>become</i> rich.<p>I learned that important lesson from the dozens of people we've profiled on Business Insider, from …

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