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Here’s the best time to buy airline tickets in 2015

Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.<p>Tuesday has long been considered the best day of the week to book …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

2014's Weird, Wild, Jaw-Dropping Innovations

2014 was a year that saw countless advances in science, technology, design, food and business. Here are just ten of the innovations that impressed and delighted us at <i>Entrepreneur</i> throughout the last twelve months.<p><b>1. Self-driving cars.</b> Google unveiled a prototype for its self-driving car this spring …

Opinion: Four oil stocks to buy now

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — OK, all you independent thinkers: Now’s the time to not just talk the talk in your investing, but actually walk the …

These funds and managers deserve a lump of coal

The market may be up double-digits this year, but that didn’t put a stop to naughtiness around the fund world.<p>My list has been made, and checked …

Tom Brady Does Brain Exercises So He Can Go To Sleep At 9 PM And Wake Up Without An Alarm

The main takeaway from the article: Brady plans every detail of his life so he can play football as long as possible, and he'll do anything he can to get an edge.<p>He diets all year round, takes scheduled naps in the offseason, never misses a workout, eats what his teammates call "birdseed," and does …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Can Your Financial Advisors, Attorneys & Accountants Build You A Unified Retirement Income Plan?

As you plan for retirement, you might find yourself with a whole army of advisors handling different aspects of your life, finances, and future. But are your attorneys, accountants, financial planners, investment brokers, money managers, insurance agents, and retirement advisors all on the same …

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Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse

MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 …

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Retirement Savings Calculator: How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

Our online tool helps you figure out how much money you really need to retire.<p>Our online tool helps you figure out how much money you really need to …

White guy killer syndrome: Elliot Rodger’s deadly, privileged rage

<b>Elliot Rodger (YouTube)</b><p>Can I go ahead and scream yet? It’s time for America to admit what it’s long resisted: White male privilege kills<p>Brittney Cooper<p>May 27, 2014 6:50pm (UTC)<p>Welp. Another young white guy has decided that his disillusionment with his life should become somebody else’s problem. On …

This Is How Successful People Turn Trauma Into Triumph | Inc.com

We all face unexpected upheavals in both life and business. Sometimes they're the result of positive news that can nevertheless be a stressful experience, like the birth of a child or a challenging new assignment at work. Other times, they're both traumatic and negative: for example, an illness or …

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …