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There Would Be No USA Freedom Act Without Edward Snowden

In which we try to remember where real change comes from.<p>Now that the president has signed the admittedly lukewarmish NSA reform bill, there are certain people who deserve to crow a little.<p>The passage of the USA Freedom Act paves the way for telecom companies to assume responsibility of the …

Surveillance

5 Reasons Job Applicants Don't Hear Back

One of the most common questions job candidates have during their searches is “Why don’t employers or recruiters call me back?”<p>Here are five reasons and ways to improve your odds for getting a response:<p><b>1. An unpolished resumé</b> Your resumé is the first impression that hiring managers and recruiters …

They Did What? 7 Secrets to Staying Motivated

Being motivated is an awesome feeling. You’re excited. Thrilled. You can’t <i>wait</i> to go out an conquer the world. You say yes and make plans. And you …

Motivation

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

8 Best Ways to Earn More Interest on Your Savings

If you need a safe place to park your money, you have a lot of options—as long as you don't expect much in the way of yield for now. Short-term …

Goldman Sachs: 8 Most Disruptive Industries | Inc.com

You may have seen <i>Inc.</i>'s Best Industries for Starting a Business report. Friday, the investment banking firm Goldman Sachs published a report titled "The Search for Creative Destruction," which profiles the firm's own version of an industry hot-list. Here are some of these disruptive trends that may …

Natural Gas

The Most Secretive Companies: 24/7 Wall St.

From 24/7 Wall St.: While many investors may think corporate communication is unclear, some companies are far more candid than others. In fact, According to corporate communications consulting firm Rittenhouse Rankings, clear and transparent language in investor letters is indicative of reliable …

7 financial skills that every 20-year-old needs to learn http://bit.ly/17clYBx

Des Moines Tops List Of The Best Places For Business And Careers

Last week’s jobs report for July showed unemployment dropping from 7.6% to 7.4%, which marks the lowest rate since December 2008. Good times, right? Not exactly. The rate fell in part because more and more Americans have ceased looking for work. Wage growth has been anemic and the recovery from the …

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The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom (Full Session)

Investing terms and questions explained

July 26, 2013 | 1:21 PM<p>Below you’ll find a guide to some commonly asked investing questions and terms.<p><b>U.S. Treasury securities</b><br>U.S. Treasury securities, like bills or bonds, are issued by the U.S. government. When you buy a U.S. Treasury security, you are lending money to the federal government for …

Investing

Your questions on investing answered

July 26, 2013 | 1:49 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/07/26/your-money/your-questions-investing-answered/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Investing

7 Sneaky Savings Strategies for <br>Generation Y

Try these tricks to build a better financial future.<p>As a group, we young adults are divided on the issue of savings. More than half of us can pat …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

Work-Life Balance: 5 Ways To Turn It From The Ultimate Oxymoron Into A Real Plan

One of the questions I am asked the most is, “How do you do it? How do you balance work life and home life?” The honest answer is, “I don’t.”<p>I don`t do it all. No one can. For years I battled the guilt of not being able to do it all, especially during the period of my life that I was a single …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

5 Tips to Make Your Dreams Come True | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How badly do you want your dreams to come true? Dive deep into these 5 tips and let me know what you think, I’m here to help you.<p>Tip #1: Write It …

10 Cognitive Distortions that are Stressing You Out and Sapping Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The sculpture, Parable with a Skull, by Jaroslav Róna features a giant skull resting atop a person’s back weighed down on their hands and knees, and …

Outsourcing

A Serial Entrepreneur's 4 Keys to Success | Inc.com

Since I began researching for my book, <i>Hungry Start-up Strategy</i>, two years ago, I’ve interviewed over 200 entrepreneurs. Bill Seibel is one of the few against whom I would not bet.<p>He started three companies: the first was a financial failure; the second was a financial success; and the third is a …

Startups

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Four Ways To Get Your Employees To Care Like Owners

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I took our five-year-old daughter to a friend’s birthday party. At the gathering I met the owner of a budding local martial arts school. His passion for the art form and his business were contagious. He loved everything he was doing, but worried about the rapid …

Leadership Secrets from Successful CEOs | Inc.com

There's no one right way to be a good leader. One style of leadership might work well in one company, but not in another. Ultimately, leadership styles are a personal reflection of each individual leader. They are, in a sense, a reflection of each person's inner genius. With that in mind, I …

Leadership

5 Ways to Get and Keep Motivated | Inc.com

I've posted about motivation many times, but I recently ran across this short and sweet recipe from Omar Periu, one of the world's top motivational speakers. The toplines are adapted from my conversation with Omar, but the commentary is my own:<p><b>1. Always act with a purpose.</b><p>If you don't know <i>why</i> …

Motivation

32 Tricks You Can Do With Wolfram Alpha, The Most Useful Site In The History Of The Internet

It's not a search engine, it's not an encyclopedia, and it's not a calculator, but it's a little bit of all of that. It's really the only member of its field.<p>Originally developed as an online version of Stephen Wolfram's Mathematica software, its basic functionality is that of a math equation …