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Russian Military Intelligence May Have Tried to Hack U.S. Voting System

A leaked N.S.A. report shows Russia’s election meddling may have gone much further than previously reported.<p>Russian president <b>Vladimir Putin</b> was dismissive during the debut of NBC’s <i>Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly</i> when the anchor asked him whether Russian agents had interfered in the 2016 presidential …

Switzerland Is The Best Country In The World, According To A U.S. News Survey

It's got mountains, friendly locals and plenty of melted cheese.<p>On the heels of President Donald Trump’s election, the United States has fallen three spots in a global survey of the best countries in the world.<p>The survey, released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report in conjunction with the …

7 Ways to Sharpen Your Mental Game

If you really want to be mentally tough, you've got to train for it.<p>Top names in business and sports have one thing in common: they know winning lives in the mind, and they know how to get mentally prepared. To perform at our best we have to learn how to get motivated and focused, so we can …

A look at Tesla Powerwall ownership after 1 year as second generation is coming: 92% savings on utility bill

We reported on Nick Pfitzner just over a year ago when he became one of the first people to have a Tesla Powerwall in Australia. After now over a year of ownership, Nick shared his experience just as a lot more people are considering installing home energy storage now that the market expanded with …

I Have a Perfect Credit Score, and You Can Too! Here's How I Did It

Whether you realize it or not, your credit score can have a sizable impact on your financial well-being.<p>Most Americans are fully aware of the importance of maintaining a good credit score when trying to obtain a home loan, or when attempting to open a new credit card. If you have a poor credit …

5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Credit Score 100 Points

Improving your credit score is one of the best investments that you can make in your financial life.<p>Your credit score may determine whether you qualify for a student loan, mortgage, auto loan or credit card. Your credit score also may be used when you apply for insurance, rent an apartment or …

Personal Finance

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

How a transit janitor made almost $300K sitting in a closet

A BART janitor in San Francisco who raked in $271,000 in a single year, based largely on overtime work, was captured on video disappearing into a …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Trump’s continued defense of Putin confounds Republicans

By Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump offered a fulsome defense of Russian President Vladi­mir Putin over the weekend, leaving Republican lawmakers frustrated and flummoxed yet again by the president’s warm feelings toward the rival nation.<p>In a Fox News interview, Trump, …

Donald Trump

50 Small Town Business Ideas - Small Business Trends

When planning a startup, entrepreneurs may be tempted by the innovative atmosphere of the Silicon Valley or other large urban landscapes. But plenty …

11 Places You Have To Visit In Florida, USA

First things first, Florida is one huge state! Coming from Europe, it’s sheer size can be something of a surprise and indeed trips from places like …

ImmunoGen: Why This Neglected $1 Biotech Stock Is A Strong Buy Now

ImmunoGen (NASDAQ:IMGN) is a clinical stage biotech company that is focused on cancer therapeutics. It has developed an antibody-drug conjugate or …

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

America’s democracy has become illiberal

By Fareed Zakaria<p>, Columnist<p>Two decades ago, I wrote an essay in Foreign Affairs that described an unusual and worrying trend: the rise of illiberal democracy. Around the world, dictators were being deposed and elections were proliferating. But in many of the places where ballots were being …

Political Science

Getting Approval: 5 Steps to Establishing a Good Business Credit Score

No matter what the size of your business, good business credit is essential<p>No matter what the size of your business, good business credit is essential. If you want to establish lines of credit with vendors, apply for and get approved for a business loan or make a major purchase for your business, …

Reviews are a business’s best friend.

Once upon a time in the not so distant past, people asked their friends and colleagues for recommendations regarding everything from plumbers to …

Marketing

6 Business Ideas to Earn Online Money

Starting a business is not an easy task. It requires a lot of brainstorming and homework. You need to have a business idea that stands out and then …

Small Business

The 3 Things That Saved My Business When I Lost My Biggest Account

As a small company, how you prepare for the day you lose your biggest account determines if you live another day. The trick is to have been planning for it far in advance of any trigger event.<p>No matter what your business is, there will always be whale accounts. Balancing the big and small accounts …