Alex Guzman

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India’s ATM crisis proves that demonetisation failed and cash remains king

For weeks now, ATMs across India have been displaying the “no cash” sign. The situation came to a head in the past few days, setting off a panic wave.<p>Many of the counters have run dry in states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Manipur. …

India

A century before apps and spreadsheets, there was a Japanese budgeting system that still works today

<i>Kakeibo</i> is the Japanese word for a budgeting journal. (You pronounce the word "kah-keh-boh.")<p>The idea is to keep track of how much you're earning and how much you're spending; the ultimate goal is to save more.<p>If that sounds ridiculously simple, it is! No apps, no digital technology, no fancy …

Budgeting

Trump Is Right. Amazon Is a Master of Tax Avoidance

The president is meddling with one of the country's biggest companies, but he's right on a couple of important counts.<p>There are plenty of reasons to …

eCommerce

7 Exercises To Get Flat Abs Like Disha Patani

Bollywood star Disha Patani is surely a fitness junkie. Scroll down through her Instagram handle and you will know why. The actress won many …

10 Money-Making Skills You Can Learn for $10 or Less

These can be some slim times for your pocketbook. Post-holidays, pre-summer, you might feel like turning over couch cushions to make up for your most …

10 apps parents warned to look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children's phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be "off-limits".<p>The list was created by an American …

5 major ways shady Americans cheat on their taxes

We’re way more likely to cheat on a partner than Uncle Sam<p>Americans are cheaters.<p>Roughly 6% of Americans admit to having knowingly cheated on their …

7 Rewards Programs That Will Save You Major Money

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>Each product we feature has been independently …

Is Ethereum Fall Coming To An End?

After weeks of decline, many ETH traders are left wondering if this free fall (less than a month ago ETH was around $900) is about to be over or more …

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and videos, friends and groups and so on -- with you before you go. Thankfully, Facebook makes …

Stories of Rejection From 8 of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs and Leaders

These innovators share how they learned from their setbacks.<p>No matter what you do, if you decide to pursue entrepreneurship, you’re going to have to deal with a lot of “no’s.” But it isn’t the setback that defines who you are, but how you handle it. You want to make sure that if you hit a brick …

Entrepreneurship

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

What to Look for in Your Facebook Data—and How to Find It

You've likely heard by now about Cambridge Analytica, the shadowy, Trump-affiliated data analysis firm that reportedly siphoned off information …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Parents burned and beat their teen daughter after she said no to ‘arranged’ marriage, police say

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>Sometime in mid-2017, Maarib Al Hishmawi’s parents told her they had found a man for her to marry.<p>Soon, he would pay the family $20,000, they said, according to investigators in Texas. After that, 15-year-old Maarib would move to another city and be his bride.<p>When …

Crime

How You Can Deduct That New Car -- up to 100 Percent! -- on Your 2017 Tax Returns

The Trump tax plan offers deductions for SUVs, trucks and passenger cars.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As part of the new “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," many entrepreneurs may not realize how much more they can deduct for 2017 new car purchases on their tax returns, due …

Entrepreneurship

How I Became the CEO of a Multimillion-Dollar Company -- Without Going to College

You too can build a strong foundation for your future by using that spare study time to dive deep into the skills that'll be most applicable for the real world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at a list of successful entrepreneurs, and it’s pretty easy to spot the …

Entrepreneurship

What an ex-CIA agent says you should never do while traveling

What do you look for in a hotel room — close to the pool? Great view from the window?<p>Well, it turns out the most important thing is that it isn’t on …

Final day: $1,000-$1,300 off Apple's 15" MacBook Pro with no tax in most states

Exclusive<p>Today is the last day to exclusively save $1,000 to $1,300 on Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pros, from the base model all the way up to loaded …

MacBook Pro

This hardcore 10-minute workout will help you burn calories even when you’re not exercising

This hardcore 10-minute workout will help you burn calories even when you’re not exercising<p>Hitting a workout wall? This 10 minute strength workout …

Why criminals love BlackBerry phones

iPhone is usually the first example that comes up whenever someone talks about encrypted smartphones and law enforcement’s inability to crack that …

I'm a 28 year-old engineer living in Singapore who makes $48,630 — here's what I spend in a week

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.</i><p><b>Occupation:</b> Structural Engineer <b><br>Industry:</b> Consulting <b><br>Age:</b> 28</b> …

Black Lightning

Saudi Arabia: What to know before you visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saudi Arabia is opening to tourists.<p>The conservative, often closed-off country has announced plans to roll out a new visitor visa from April 1, 2018. When it goes live, it'll allow travelers (including women 25 and older) to enter the country once in 30 days.<p>It's part of a bold plan to …

How a dating app is changing romance for Egypt’s conservative millennials

The idea behind Harmonica is to approach dating in line with local cultural norms.<p>Two years ago, 29-year-old Sameh Saleh, a technology entrepreneur …

California High School Teacher Alleges Years of Sexual Harassment By Students

Eva Rieder, a California high school math teacher for 15 years, told her local school district’s board of trustees this month that she has …

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

Customer Service

Mexico cartel holds two special agents hostage

<b>Two members of a special investigative police force who disappeared in Mexico a week ago have been shown in a video posted on YouTube.</b><p>The two agents from the Criminal Investigation Agency appear sitting in front of five masked men who force them at gunpoint to read a statement.<p>The armed men are …

Human Rights

Militants Storm Indian Army Base, Killing Soldiers and a Civilian

SRINAGAR, India — A brazen weekend attack by heavily armed militants who stormed an Indian Army base in the Jammu region killed at least five soldiers and a civilian, army officials said on Sunday.<p>It was one of the deadliest attacks on the army in recent years, and Indian officials quickly blamed a …

Load up on CompTIA certification training for less than $8 per course

Learning will always be the cornerstone of any progressing career. And if you make your living (or want to make your living) as an IT pro, you’d better be ready to pick up new skills and learn new disciplines even faster than most.<p>In the IT world, there’s no more bankable training than …

The Taxation of Social Security Benefits Has Created Quite the Dilemma

This archaic tax has the potential to both help and hurt the Social Security program.<p>According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), almost 62 …

Retirement