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Give your child the gift of stocks for Christmas

Sure, you could fight the lines for a Playstation or a Hatchimal. But for a present with the potential to keep a child engaged well into adulthood, …

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

Low oil makes this stock a good long-term bet

Things have rarely looked so bad for Fluor and the construction management services industry in general. Unlike some other firms in the industry (e.g. KBR and McDermott), Fluor has a history of being a well-run company with an effective management team that rarely makes serious mistakes. FLR is not …

How to clean install Windows 10

Windows 10 has been available for a couple of days, and 14 million machines have already been upgraded. If you're anything like me and you have a custom PC or you just want a nice and clean install of Windows then you'll want to format and start over. Microsoft hasn't been exactly clear about that …

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Learn this beginner-friendly coding language that's used by sites like Google and Dropbox

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Stack Commerce Whether web development is your calling or web developers' six-figure salaries are, coding is an undeniably great skill …

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Batter Up: A Few High Yielding REITs

Using the baseball analogy I often tell my readers that it’s too early to leave the game in the bottom of the fourth inning. Of course, I’m referring to the commercial real estate cycle in the U.S. in which markets have finally thawed out and incremental leverage begin to accelerate.<p>While I spend …

AirHelp wants to help passengers claim the $3 billion that airlines owe them every year

Every year, 8 million passengers rack up of a total of $3 billion in unclaimed compensation for disrupted flights, according to New York-based startup AirHelp.<p>Y-Combinator alumni and lifelong friends, AirHelp founders Henrik Zillmer, 34, and Nicolas Michaelsen, 32, claim they have assisted over …

Now You Can Really Cut the Cord: Pirate TV Service Now Has 500 Free TV Channels

The biggest barrier for cord cutters today remains the same as it was a month ago and a year ago: live TV. Eliminating your standard pay TV …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

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Land This Bargain 12.1% Yield Dividend Stock Even Cheaper Than President Ellison Did

There’s an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on May 13, Altisource Residential Corp’s President, George G. Ellison, invested $1,007,154.40 into 56,000 shares of RESI, for a cost per share of $17.98. …

Dividend Channel

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How to collect up to $1,500 in monthly rental income without becoming a landlord

Nowadays, it’s hard to find safe stocks that yield much more than 2%.<p>[np_storybar title=”So, Mike Babcock, you want to buy a condo in Toronto? Here’s …

Top 10 Best Free Antivirus Software Of 2016 — Computer Virus Protection

<i>Short Bytes: fossBytes brings you a list of 10 best free antivirus software of 2016 for different kinds of platforms such as best antivirus for</i> …

Buy These 3 High-Dividend Oil Stocks While They’re Still Cheap

NEW YORK (The Street) -- The price of oil has recovered to around $60 a barrel since hitting lows under $50 in mid March. The recovery in oil prices …

MONEY 50 (2015 Edition): The World's Best Mutual Funds and ETFs

This list of the world’s 50 best mutual and exchange-traded funds can steer you safely toward your goals—even when the going gets rough.<p><b>Here’s the</b> …

Billionaire Investors Reveal Their Biggest and Best Stocks

Last week a roster of the best and most influential investors in the world gave us a glimpse into their minds and their portfolios. Once a year, the heavyweights of the investing world converge on Lincoln Center in the Upper West side of New York City to give their money, their time and some of …

The Texas Job Recession Is Now Literally "Off The Chart"

The paradoxical, utterly nonsensical "data" releases continue.<p>On one hand, the government's Department of Labor reported earlier today that in the …

6 Simple Yet Effective Home Staging Ideas Under $40

You don’t have to be an avid HGTV viewer to recognize the value in sprucing up your home before putting it on the market. In fact, a Coldwell Banker survey found that staged homes—those deliberately decorated with an eye toward enticing buyers—tend to sell in <i>half</i> the time that non-staged properties …

The 3 Best Diversified REITs You Can Buy Today

A look into three diverse real estate investment trusts you can buy today.<p>Tell your friends and co-workers that you are looking for the best …

5 Great REITs With Attractive Yields

These diverse real estate investment trusts are delivering both income and price appreciation to investors.<p>Real estate is anchored to the ground, but …

5 Best Stocks to Invest In REITs

There are hundreds of REITs to choose from, so how should you decide which to invest in?<p>Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, should be held in …

GOLDMAN: Here are the 14 best stocks for fat dividends and huge buybacks

And so with Goldman seeing stock prices get near their target, the firm has a basket of stocks that return cash through buybacks and dividends.<p>We've highlighted the stocks in Goldman's "Total Cash Return to Shareholders" basket, which provides investors more than a 14% total yield on a trailing …

Investing

Opinion: The only 5 investments you need to own

I write a lot about individual stocks, and while I dabble in stock-picking, the vast majority of my personal portfolio is in rather unglamorous …

Investing

How to invest $1,000

So your tax refund arrived (or is on its way). How will you spend it?<p>Consider investing. The typical tax refund is $2,800. After you pay some bills, buy your next vacation flights or eat that steak dinner (medium rare, please), you could have about $1,000 left to spend freely.<p>Investing is the …

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Five Oil Stocks To Buy As Two Top Oil Traders Call A Bottom

Last month, we penned a piece here on Forbes titled, “Five Stocks With Triple-Digit Potential If Boone Pickens Is Right About $80 Oil.’ That article was read by almost 200,000 people. Oil proceeded to bounce by 20% over the next two weeks, and the five stocks we mentioned in the article went up an …