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10 Essential Travel Items You Forgot to Pack

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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Actually Don't 'Create The Jobs'

In this war of words (and classes), one thing has been repeated so often that many people now regard it as fact.<p>"Rich people create the jobs."<p>Specifically, by starting and directing America's companies, entrepreneurs and rich investors create the jobs that sustain everyone else.<p>This statement is …

Entrepreneurship

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

Controversial Wall Street Strategist Gerard Minack Resurfaces With His Most Important Chart In The World

His final note, which was published on May 17, caused quite a stir at the time as he perfectly articulated how and why amateurs were so terrible at investing. He also proceeded to explain that this underperformance was basically the reason why pros stay employed. (Read more about it in our May 17 …

Wall Street

Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut

<i>This is a guest post by Jorg Stegemann, a headhunter</i> <i>focusing on Europe.</i> <i>You can read his blog, “My Job Thoughts: Career Advice From a Headhunter</i><i>,” and follow him on Twitter. His past articles for FORBES include “Seven Things A Headhunter Won’t Tell You.”</i><p>In today’s tough economic climate, a lot of …

Retirement Planning | Advice, Guides and Tools | GOBankingRates

Planning for retirement is a smart move for everyone, regardless of age. Choosing a retirement plan is the first step toward readying yourself for …

How To Opt Out Of Google’s Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name

Angry that Google is planning on using your face and name for the sake of advertisements?<p>Here’s how to make them not.<p>If there’s any upside, it’s that opting out is, quite seriously, two clicks away. Two clicks that I only discovered because I went out of my way to look and because I checked the …

Top 40 Buffett-isms: Inspiration To Become A Better Investor

When you hear Warren Buffett speak or read Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letters to shareholders you can always take away a few words of wisdom. Buffett’s message is simple, you don’t have to be an investing guru or know anything about finance to be a successful investor. Focus on good companies with …

How a Stay-at-Home Mom Built a Million-Dollar Business (from Her Living Room) through Passionate Online Marketing - Copyblogger

Kelly Lester’s business is hugely successful (she’s on track to make $1.5 million in 2013) and it came straight from the kitchen.<p>She’s built her …

Content Marketing

What Successful People Do During Lunch

Do you take your lunch break at your desk, staring blankly at your computer? You’re doing it wrong. Here are productivity-powering, energy-boosting tips for getting the most out of the midday meal.<p>Are you hunched over your desk shoveling salad again?<p>A number of surveys indicate that a leisurely …

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our …

Burberry's CEO Says Women Can't Actually Have It All

Photo: Via Bloomberg<p>The Lean In debate is getting even more crowded, and the latest expert to weigh in is Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry. While …