Hillary Hoffower, provided by Published 8:15 am CST, Sunday, February 24, 2019 Mark Bunge You can accelerate your way to early retirement by following four key steps, according to early retiree Tanja Hester. The first two steps focus on cutting back the two biggest expenses that eat up your income: housing and transportation. Then, focus on making more money and investing the extra earnings so they compound. Saving enough money to retire early doesn't always mean adhering to a restrictive budget. Just ask Tanja Hester, blogger at Our Next Life who saved about 37 times her annual spending with her husband to retire early at age 38 without pinching pennies. In her book, "Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way," she said there are a number of ways to fast-track yourself to financial independence and create support structures to stay on that path. There are four key steps in particular that create a formula for a fast savings progress, she … [Read more...] about A woman who retired early at 38 says 4 strategies can help anyone save big without pinching pennies
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Teladoc has grown quickly both organically and through acquisitions, and now claims customers representing roughly 40 percent of the Fortune 500. Its revenue grew 62 percent year over year in its third quarter, to $111 million. Though Teladoc has been posting losses instead of profits, that's because it's spending about half its revenue on sales and marketing, growing its market share and cementing its leadership in the industry now so it can focus on profit later. With a long-term growth opportunity in telehealth, Teladoc could be a big winner over the next decade. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended Teladoc Health.)ASK THE FOOL T.W. of Ashland, Ky., asks: Please explain the difference between buy-side and sell-side analysts. They both study companies and make buy and sell recommendations, but buy-side analysts work in-house for institutions such as mutual funds and pension funds that buy assets, while sell-side analysts are often employed by banks and … [Read more...] about Motley Fool: Investing in telemedicine, how to become a billionaire and this week’s trivia
If you're shrewd, you can turn one thousand bucks into even more money. Here's how. R.L. Adams Published 3:27 pm CST, Monday, February 4, 2019 Photo: Kristin Duvall | Getty Images Photo: Kristin Duvall | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Kristin Duvall | Getty Images 7 Quick Ways to Make Money Investing $1,000 1 / 1 Back to Gallery If you're sitting on at least $1,000 and it's scratching an itch in your pocket, consider investing it rather than spending it on something frivolous. But the question that then beckons us is: Can you really make money quickly investing with just $1,000? The answer to that is a resounding, "Yes." While there are plenty of … [Read more...] about 7 Quick Ways to Make Money Investing $1,000
PUBLISHED: 09:28 01 February 2019 Peter Sharkey Having your investments actively managed really pay off, says Pete Sharkey. Picture: Getty Images Rawpixel Ltd. Having your investments actively managed can pay dividends, says financial expert Pete Sharkey My youngest niece, the baby of the family, was 18 last month. Having a drink with my brother-in-law at the party thrown in her honour, he asked ‘how did nearly two decades whiz by in the blink of an eye?’ I didn’t have a well-practiced, suitably sage response prepared, so a disbelieving shake of the head had to suffice. It’s quite staggering to think of how the world has changed in less than two decades. My niece doesn’t know about pre-internet, pre-Google, pre-Amazon days and she’s never seen a mobile phone the size of a house brick used solely for phone calls. She wasn’t even born when the new millennium arrived: you remember, midnight on 31 December 1999 when … [Read more...] about Why managing your investments is crucial
With unemployment low, you need to enrich and empower your company's existing leaders so they'll stick around. Here's how. Krister Ungerboeck Published 11:00 am CST, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: M_a_y_a | Getty Images Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Unemployment is at its lowest point since 1969, thanks to the job gains we’ve seen during the past eight years, as desribed in this article in the New York Times. Now, however, it’s up to companies to compete over the best talent. Employees can be … [Read more...] about Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice.