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The best investment of the decade turned $1 into $90,000

The decade is almost over, and one incredibly volatile investment stood out from all the rest as the best of […]

How the wealthy protect their assets in recessions

Rich investors have more options than the less affluent It seems that most economists are somewhat pessimistic, with 38% of those surveyed […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

Is retirement dying? The old work model is disappearing for Boomers, Gen Xers

More Americans are opting to work well into retirement, a growing trend that threatens to upend the old workforce model.  […]

Ken Fisher Has a Side Bet on a Risky Corner of Wall Street

Billionaire Ken Fisher made his name and fortune picking stocks. But over the years he’s also become a huge player […]

How I got sucked into the cryptocurrency craze and walked away with $13 million

This is the first-person account of Dan Conway, an ex-middle manager in corporate America who made a fortune betting his […]

I looked into ‘house hacking’ to live for free, but there are a few reasons I’ve decided it’s not for me

As someone who’s obsessed with optimizing their financial life, I like to take advantage of any opportunity I can to […]

This city’s real estate market is the least likely to tank during the next recession

The Federal Reserve may not be currently forecasting a recession, but sooner or later the U.S. economy’s fortunes will turn for […]

You’re fooling yourself if you think you can retire early with kids

The FIRE movement naysayers are right. Retiring early is nearly impossible if you have kids. Don’t be fooled by the […]

Meet the A.I. landlord that’s building a single-family-home empire

Data science helped Amherst Holdings CEO Sean Dobson make a fortune in the housing crash. Now he’s deploying A.I. to […]