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Switzerland might be ending banking as we know it

I can pretty much guarantee you that the biggest story not being covered in the traditional business press right now is that Switzerland is holding a referendum later this year to consider ending fractional reserve banking (!).<p>Yes, you read that correctly. That paragon of the banking industry is …

Great Depression

Using Fear To Become Successful

For the past 19 years, I have hustled and worked very hard to push my life forward. I overcame incredible odds, like not being legally allowed to work, not understanding the language of the place I lived and still having to find work, not having the opportunity to go to school, and questioning if I …

Japan's Emerging Culture Of Innovation: The Invisible Things Can Be The Hardest To Change

Over the past 50 years, Japan has helped to shape the world’s technology landscape. Looking at the massive global impact made by companies like Sonyand Toshiba, we can see an interesting comparison to the nature of technology developments in Silicon Valley and the United States. While Silicon …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

The Virtue of High Expenses and Low Income

Written by Robert Kiyosaki | Tuesday, October 27, 2015<p>Read time:<p>Why the rich think differently about the idea of money<p>For most people, the idea of a …

100 Million People Are Now Using Google Photos

Google announced yesterday that Google Photos has just crossed the huge milestone of 100 million active users per month. The news comes less than …

4 DIY Takes on the Hottest Off-the-Runway Trend

Everyone loves a white button-up. It’s the classic go-to for a fresh punch of polish or a crisp injection of Goldman Sachs banker-boy authority. And even if you’re in a pinch (whether out of laundry or have coffee dribbling down your front), it’s easy to pull a Brooks Brothers’s drop-in and …

Interview: Stunning Infrared Portraits Document Indigenous Tribal Cultures of the World

Barefoot nomads roaming the desert; tribe members laughing together, their faces covered in paint; youths on horseback galloping across Tibetan plains–these are the subjects of <i>Still Points in a Turning World</i>, a fascinating series by photographer Terri Gold that documents the few indigenous tribal …

Indigenous Peoples

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

Dr. Dre earned $620 million last year, but this year Diddy, Jay Z, and Drake all surpassed him

Last year, Dr. Dre made the most money in hip-hop after Apple purchased his company, Beats Electronics, for $3 billion. A year later, Dre has slid into fourth place behind Diddy, Jay Z, and Drake.<p>According to Forbes, after coming off the big $620 million personal payday from Apple, Dre has seen his …