Dan Billman

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Why Traveling Solo Might Be the Best Thing a Woman Can Do

One summer I had an internship in Denver, so I packed up my car in Berkeley, California, and made the drive alone. I stayed in a few motels along the …

$1 Billion Cannabis Market by 2020 -- and Only 1 Small-Cap Marijuana Stock Is Set to Profit

Medical Marijuana Inc. could profit from huge projected growth in the hemp CBD market -- but there are also huge risks.<p><i>This article was updated on</i> …

Cannabis

The Most Stunning Caves in America

For active outdoors enthusiasts, some days it feels like everything has already been done, nothing new remains, everything is meaningless and maybe …

25 U.S. Attractions Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The …

Using Crude Oil's Mean Reversion To Spot The Next Uptrend

In watching the news, we've all been bombarded with reports of crude oil's current bearish trend.<p>But what if I told you that for all the negative …

How the Top 1% Keeps Getting Richer

The wealthiest invest less in housing and more in stocks, generating higher returns.<p>Why are people like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg so incredibly rich? Sure, they’re great businesspeople, and they had the right ideas at the right time. But most importantly, when their businesses …

What NOT to Do When You're Trying to Get a Mortgage

While buying a home is one of the most exciting and rewarding things you'll do in your life, it can also undoubtedly be one of the most stressful. …

Personal Finance

Planning for extra costs when buying a home

When it comes to buying a home, the mortgage may be just the beginning of your costs. From insurance to inspections and beyond, get to know all of …

A Total Eclipse Will Sweep The U.S. In August, And People Are Going Nuts For It

On Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will be visible across America. The last time the contiguous United States saw a total eclipse was 1979, and it will be the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years, reports The Associated Press.<p>A partial eclipse will be visible throughout the United …

South Carolina

Pennsylvania: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

If you are a frequent reader of my posts, then you know that I am a huge fan of Pennsylvania hiking. With that being said, after hiking all 250 miles …

Hiking

MARK YUSKO: 'The US is going to have a crash and it will be massive'

In his keynote speech, Mark Yusko, CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, outlined where he sees the biggest opportunities and risks for investors are today.<p>Mark began with the big story of the SIC 2017 — demographics.<p>He believes that efforts to generate growth through fiscal stimulus and tax cuts …

Why Regime Uncertainty Will Eventually Sink Trump and the Markets

In the months since President Trump was elected, consumer and business confidence have soared, and the stock markets have, too. Many are betting that much-needed supply-side tax reforms and deregulation will be rabbits that Trump pulls out of his hat. But, economic growth remains tepid, and …

Economics

10 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Starting a New Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking about starting a new business? If so, you're not alone. More than 640,000 new businesses on average are launched in the U.S. each year. In many respects, small businesses serve as the lifeblood of the nation's economy.<p>But taking the leap by starting a business isn't …

Small Business

6 truths about money that are tripping you up

<i>— John D. Rockefeller</i><p>The irony of a strong financial life is that you don't really want it. You want what a strong financial life <i>represents</i>: options.<p>the ability to fail and try again someday<br>• more time, to be spent in personally meaningful ways<br>• stronger choices for our loved ones, e.g. schools and …

Preparing for an automated future

Technology will replace ever more New York City workers, but there's hope for humans<p>The writing is on the wall. The forces of automation that killed …

About to Buy High-Yield Dividend Stocks? Read This First

Three questions to ask before buying dividend stocks with really high yields.<p>Who doesn't like a stock that pays you to own it? That's exactly what …

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 …

House Republicans are proposing a big corporate tax cut that Walmart hates

If you ask an average American what policies from the Donald Trump administration they’re paying attention to, or care about, chances are they’ll answer with something like “building the wall” or “banning Muslim immigrants” or “repealing Obamacare” or “cozying up to Russia.”<p>If you ask corporate …

How To Get The Entire Star Wars Saga On Netflix

We have some good news for fans of galaxies far, far away: <i>Star Wars</i> episodes 1 (<i>A New Hope</i>) through to VII (<i>The Force Awakens</i>) are now available on …

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

<i>This article originally appeared at</i> <i>Observer.</i><p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they’re very …

The Truth About Where 11 Tech Breakthroughs Really Came From

Good artists copy; great artists steal.<p>It's like the famous quote mistakenly attributed to Pablo Picasso: Good artists copy; great artists …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

Two Ways to Simplify Your Leadership Style | Inc.com

<i>Tony Bridwell is a Partner for Partners In Leadership, a leading management consulting firm, where he works with leaders to create greater accountability across the workforce and facilitates enterprise-wide culture change. @BridwellTony</i><p>Leadership Is Easy, Right?<p>Here is what we know about being a …

Leadership

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Top 10 US mid-Atlantic national and state parks

The eastern states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland offer green spaces with stunning peaks and waterfalls, as well as wonderful wildlife<p>Delaware Water Gap national recreation area, Pennsylvania<p>The Delaware river forms part of the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In the …

National Parks

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need | Inc.com

In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George Bailey--and you might even remember the book inscription at the very end that …

Happiness

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …