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The Brilliant Blunders and Investments that Made Warren Buffet a Billionaire

Quora | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business

What's the shrewdest, smartest maneuver you've ever seen in business? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

What A Trump Presidency Means For The Markets

Nikolai Kuznetsov | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Nikolai Kuznetsov

U.S. President Elect Donald Trump came in to the Presidential race as an underdog, but came out on top. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by a smal...

The Money Mistake

Catherine A. Wood | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business
Catherine A. Wood

If you refuse to make the sacrifice of investing in yourself, who will? No one. You are the only one who will invest in you.

A Look at Betterment: The Easiest Way to Begin Investing

Bob Lotich | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Bob Lotich

If you're looking for a single investment platform that offers professional investment management at very low cost, and doesn't require a fortune to open, Betterment is the service for you. It combines all of these features and a whole lot more.

Some of the Biotech Industry's Most Recognized Investors Are Focusing on the Zika Vaccine

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

It's become a well-known fact that investors want to see traction or significant need before they go all-in and bet their money on a new idea.

Fintech Beyond Payments: The Wall Street Invasion

Nikolai Kuznetsov | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Nikolai Kuznetsov

When the results of the 2016 Extel survey, which names the best of the European financial community in various different categories, were announced in...

Are Food Trucks a Good First Commercial Real Estate Investment?

Richard Maize | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Richard Maize

The street-food business, which includes food trucks, is a $1 billion industry that grew by 8.4% between 2007 and 2012. Between 2010 and 2015, the food truck sector of the business experienced an even higher growth rate of 9.3%. However, despite the sector's boom, investing in a food truck may not be for everyone. A food truck is a good first commercial real estate investment for people who know food and can manage the expenses and develop a solid business plan.

Investing For Beginners: Four Smart Ways to Invest Your Money

Tom Casano | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Tom Casano

There are countless ways to invest money that can give you a greater return, some of which may be surprising for first time investors. However, the risks of each method varies, and some methods are riskier than others.

Me or We?

Ryan Phipps | Posted 08.02.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

COFFEE SPILLS I spend all day on Fridays with my son, a 1.5 year-old and my daughter, a 3.5 year-old. These are days filled with fun, love, chaos, a...

IRS Wishes Baby Boomers A Happy 70 ½ Birthday!

Mark Steber | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

Happy 70½ Baby Boomers! It might surprise you to learn that in most cases you MUST start taking money from your traditional IRA, 401(k), and other r...

Community And Crowdfunding: A Response To The Harvard Business Review

AdaPia d'Errico | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
AdaPia d'Errico

Recently, the Harvard Business Review came out with an intriguing commentary entitled "The Unique Value of Crowdfunding Is Not Money -- It's Community."

Culture Is the Elephant in the Room?

Paul Pizzala | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Pizzala

Culture comes from leadership. You cannot call out the culture of the company without calling out the leadership. When leadership supports a degenerative culture it becomes the elephant in the room.

The Multi-Generational Home Is Depressing Home Sales

Dean Graziosi | Posted 05.27.2016 | Education
Dean Graziosi

The reports and surveys are still coming in and they're telling us that in record numbers the millennial generation is staying at home with their parents. The latest number I heard was 32% of this generation are still at home. This hasn't been the case for around 100 years, but what's the problem?

DIY for Home Improvement - Not Funding Your Retirement | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty

The media aren't over-stating this retirement issue. There really is an economic catastrophe overtaking those over-65. One out of seven of the over-65...

Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank Answers, What Pitch Have You Been Waiting For?

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

To Win at Investing, You Have to Give Up Control | Posted 05.16.2016 | Fifty

Let's face it. The smarter you are (or think you are), the more likely you are to believe that investment outcomes are within your control. This is a ...

The Days of Reckoning for Highly Funded Startups: Square.

Mary Buffett | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Mary Buffett

There will be a day of reckoning. Sooner or later the investment community will begin to expect sustainable profitability from their highly touted investments, regardless of how photogenic the CEO may appear at conferences.

Hockey: A Sound Investment Or Skating On Thin Ice?

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

This marked the end of my sports-related investment strategy. Ah, the untold wealth that could have been. And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling kids.

How Do You Know When Your Company is Ready for an Angel Investment?

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Tech, Data and Ag

Robynne Anderson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Robynne Anderson

Many have the impression that technology is for "new" sectors; that farming - which represents a third of the world's population, half its poor, and i...

Investments Are Life Changing (Except When They're Not)

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

For my entire adult life, I've been encouraged to invest in my future. You know, in a financial sense. And so I took a bunch of jobs in the arts. This...

Advantages of a Traditional IRA - Disadvantages of a Traditional IRA | Posted 04.15.2016 | Fifty

Traditional IRAs are a great investment vehicle for retirement for those who qualify to contribute to them (there are some limitations), and they have...

Things That Matter to Investors | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty

Many of the comments we received from clients, friends and acquaintances express frustration with the current economic and political environment inves...

The 2016 EU Presidency Country: Slovakia -- Europe's Best Kept Secret

Michael Jacobsen | Posted 09.09.2016 | Business
Michael Jacobsen

The 2016 EU Presidency country is a little known, landlocked country often confused with its neighbor-Slovenia. You will be hearing more about this region in the years to come. Get ahead of the trend, and discover Europe's "forgotten" country

Purse Power: 10 Tips Every Woman Must Know About Money and Wealth

Patrice Tartt | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business
Patrice Tartt

Over the next decade, it's reported that women will control two thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and be the beneficiaries of the ostentatious transfer of wealth in our country's history. Evaluations range from $12 to $40 trillion dollars. Will you be in the number and what is your plan to get there?