Alan Fiedorek

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What Percentage of Your Income Should You Save Each Month?

How Much Money Should You Save Each Month?<p>How to Save for Your Financial Goals Successfully<p>Updated June 26, 2017<p>How much money should you save every …

How computing will change amid challenges to Moore’s Law

Mark Papermaster Contributor<p>Mark Papermaster is the chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology at AMD.<p>We are in the midst of a true inflection point in computing, and the very way we interface with technology daily is changing.<p>The rapid inclusion of embedded sensors and …

Take a glimpse at Europe's best national parks

Europe contains some of the most charismatic and cultured cities on the planet. But the continent is also blessed with an extraordinary array of natural landscapes, which lure travellers from far and wide.<p>From the glacier-carved fjords of Norway to the sun-baked gorges of Greece, many of these …

26 of the Best Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana's greatest river, these trips are guaranteed to help you make the most of summer.<p>26. North Central Minnesota<p>Once scarred by a series of open-pit taconite mines, this region …

Hiking

30 things to know about money before you turn 30

It's National Financial Literacy Month: How wise about money do you <i>really</i> feel? Sure, you could school some teens about the pain of student loans …

How Emotional Intelligence Helped the North Carolina Tar Heels Win the National Championship | Inc.com

Redemption.<p>That was the North Carolina Tar Heel's theme for the 2016-2017 season, after they suffered a heart-breaking loss to Villanova in the final seconds of last year's title game. Last night, they achieved that redemption by defeating fellow number one seed Gonzaga Bulldogs to become this …

College Sports

Many Couples Make The Same Mistake Before Having Their First Child -- Here Are 3 Ways To Avoid It

When you have a child, your priorities change. This may seem obvious, but it caught me by surprise when I was a new mom.<p>My career had always brought me a great deal of satisfaction. I had always loved working, so I had no idea how much I’d want to stay home with my baby during those early …

Personal Finance

How to Create a Monthly Budget

Creating a Monthly Budget<p>Following a budget each day can keep bankruptcy away<p>Updated February 14, 2017<p>Do you have a budget? Do you know where your …

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about it: How many times were you interrupted …

Jeff Bezos

Another way to measure retirement readiness: Your 'Power Percentage'

If I were to approach you on the street and ask you how your financial life was going, on what basis would you answer the randomly invasive question?<p>You can spin your wheels for years and then eventually wander around aimlessly, if you use the wrong metric to evaluate your financial standing. It’s …

Personal Finance

9 Surprising Amazon.com Perks for Teachers

We already love Amazon for its ability to get new novels to our Kindles in seconds, birthday presents to our homes in less than a day and for the …

Cloud Computing

5 Best Meeting Practices Every Leader Should Follow | Inc.com

A recent article in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported on an international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which shows that professionals, executives and business owners in the U.S. and 36 other countries now work a whopping 72-hour week.<p>The study went …

Management

The Very Best Apps for Saving Money Effortlessly

Saving money is fun! Just kidding, it’s honestly pretty annoying since it requires a delicate amount of personal control and the temporary …

Want your class to go green? These apps will get them hooked

With 2016 reported to be the hottest year since records began, the environment continues to make headlines across the globe. Climate change remains high on the agenda, renewable energy discussions roll on, and sustainability is becoming more involved in conversations about food.<p>It’s never been more …

Apps

5 of the world’s most unique, romantic luxury hotels

Be the new romantic. No more do you need to check into a luxury hotel with a view of the Eiffel Tower or travel to Agra to prove your love, Venice …

Luxury Lifestyle

Inching Your Way Toward Wealth with Your Phone

Inertia? Impulsivity? New smartphone apps can turn such vices into virtues<p>The young and the poor used to have to pinch their pennies for years to scrounge up enough money to invest. Now, thanks to the smartphone, their pennies are enough. Clever new smartphone applications turn two human vices — …

Dow Jones

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

We have all heard of, and probably some of us have tried to apply, the famous “10,000-hour rule” by Malcolm Gladwell, which states that spending …

How I Use Evernote to Keep My Entire Life Organized

Evernote is life-changing. I've been a happy user for years now (this isn't an ad, just the ramblings of an enthusiastic evangelist) and I seriously …

Productivity

Visiting U.S. National Parks Will Be Free On These 10 Days in 2017

Starting next weekend with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go on a road trip? Or maybe visit a national park you've never heard of? Here's a little bit of incentive: The National Parks Service just announced that they will offer free admission to all visitors for …

National Parks

Negotiate "Allowance Contracts" With Your Kids to Teach Them About Money

The sooner we learn about money, the more time we have to develop solid financial habits. An allowance is a good opportunity to teach kids how money …

Personal Finance

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The new year marks the 150th celebration of Canadian Confederation, and to commemorate the country’s birthday, Parks Canada is offering free …

National Parks

This is the best way to explore America's national parks

You could spend a lifetime trying to cover all of America’s remarkable national parks, and still not feel like you’ve made a dent. Whether you’re marveling at jagged desert spires, peeking inside ancient cave dwellings, or (safely) observing a grizzly bear in his or her natural habitat, you’ll find …

Best PS4 Games: From shooters to puzzles, these are the ones you need for your new console

So, you just got a new Playstation 4 or Playstation 4 Pro? Congratulations! Now that Sony's latest console has been out for a few years, you have an …

The Best Video Games of 2016

In the ninth episode of “Westworld,” the HBO television series that imagines an escapist theme park populated by human players and fantasy-fulfulling androids, a character named Dolores questions the appeal of the world outside. If humans are so eager to flee into her reality, she asks, as …

9 Money Resolutions to Make for 2017

New Year’s resolutions are a mixed bag: Some are easy to achieve, but most are doomed to fail from the very first day of January. This year, resolve …

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary<p>Updated on January 7, 2017<p>Imagine lying in bed at night and watching as red-hot lava rolls down the …

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list …