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This 20-Year-Old From Brooklyn Is So Successful, He Owns His Own Chinese Factory

Inventor Alex Shlaferman, 20, founder of Vante Toys, has already done it, and not just once, but multiple times. The first time he was only 15.<p>And 2014 will be another milestone year, he says. He expects his consumer-products company, founded when he was 16, to do about $10 million in revenue.<p>His …

Credit Cards

CHICAGO FED PRESIDENT: A Strong Dollar Is Putting Downward Pressure On Inflation

"The dollar, it puts downward pressure on our inflation ... and we're at the point where we have to get inflation up," Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans told a conference hosted by Goldman Sachs.<p>"As long as inflation is under 2 percent ... it tells us that the monetary authority …

Here's What Google Teaches Employees In Its 'Search Inside Yourself' Course

The most popular class — titled "Search Inside Yourself" — regularly has a wait list stretching six months.<p>"I know this sounds melodramatic," a Google employee reported on an after-course examination, "but I really think this course changed my life."<p>The class has been taught at Google since 2007 …

Mindfulness

10 best cities for millennials to buy a home

Slide 1 of 12<p>Typically, first-time buyers account for roughly 40% of all home sales; today they account for 28%, according to Lawrence Yun, chief …

5 Best U.S. Cities for Renters http://www.go-tst.com/qoobZ (New York Isn't One Of Them) ... FYI

Despite price hike, Chipotle serves up success

Despite raising prices for its burritos earlier in the year, fast-food chain Chipotle reported strong second quarter sales and higher profits on …

How To Not Suck… At Understanding Credit Card Rewards

(photo: frankieleon)<p>From rewards points to airline miles to cash back, there are many, many ways to earn so-called rewards by using a credit card. …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Finance

5 Stocks Set to Soar on Bullish Earnings

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- Short-sellers hate being caught short a stock that reports a blowout quarter. When this happens, we often see a …