Summer’s officially begun, and that probably means you’re going to need something to read on your next trip to the beach or for the long flight to your vacation destination.
You’ll be kicking back, but you might as well bring something educational to accompany that magazine you picked up at the airport. To help you out, we’ve selected our favorite business memoirs, career guides, … Read More →
She’s so, so close to being debt free.
Jessica Elberfeld, 29, has paid down more than $100,000 of her student loans since she graduated college seven years ago and she’ll be completely done paying them off by the end of the year.
She borrowed a lot more than most people do for a bachelor’s degree. But Elberfeld is also paying … Read More →
The United Kingdom shocked the world when its citizens voted to leave the European Union Thursday.
The so-called Brexit has wide implications for the U.S. economy, which is already facing a slew of headwinds.
The chief of the U.S. central bank and top monetary policy setting official, Janet Yellen, forewarned earlier this week that Brexit “would negatively affect financial conditions … Read More →
With home prices expected to appreciate by over 5% this year, some are beginning to worry about a new housing bubble forming. Warren Buffet addressed this issue last week in an article by Fortune Magazine. He simply explained:
“I don’t see a nationwide bubble in real estate right now at all.”
Later, when questioned whether real estate and/or mortgaging could … Read More →
Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.
The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, and just maintaining our quality of life. But don’t worry, there are many ways for you to acquire new skills without breaking the bank.
Here are seven life-changing skills you can learn even if … Read More →
Study any successful entrepreneur and nearly every single one will point to a mentor as the key ingredient to their success.
Getting a mentor is arguably the most powerful piece of advice any budding entrepreneur can receive when embarking on a career in business. Research the wealthiest people in world and you’ll discover that they all had mentors. Warren Buffett’s … Read More →
Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the greatest investors that has ever lived and is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world with a net-worth north of $72 billion. He is well known for his commitment to value investing, and when he gives recommendations, people listen.
The other day I came across a quote from him where … Read More →
How can you spot a particularly smart person? Forget looking for a glasses-sporting, goodie-two-shoes with a neat desk and an elevated speaking style. What intelligence looks like in the real world and what it looks like in stereotypes are two totally different things.
When recent research has gone looking for correlations between high IQ or exceptional creativity and everyday characteristics, it … Read More →
Leaders have demanding schedules, and often find themselves trading sleep for more work time – effectively trading away work quality to get more work quantity. Some of my recent research indicates that this idea of compromising quality applies to the concept of leadership as well, with important implications for the performance of your team.
In a previous HBR article, I … Read More →
Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It’s true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in maximizing your personal financial growth, but these strategies pale in comparison to one major variable in your life–your income. Everything else being equal, … Read More →
Four entrepreneurs share their best suggestions for summer reading, from Stephen King’s On Writing to Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team .
Read the full article at: www.inc.com
Never stop learning. Add these books to your summer reading list! #entrepreneur #booklist #mpactwealth… Read More →
Read any personal finance site and you’re going to find the same piece of advice over and over again: Start saving and investing as early and often as possible.
It’s good advice. Simply saving money is the single best investment you’ll ever make, and the sooner you get started the better.
But it’s not always easy advice to follow, especially if … Read More →