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22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

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Buy-to-let is taxed more in Britain than Germany, France or US - before the new tax

Even before George Osborne's shock new tax on buy-to-let, landlords here pay more than in most other major economies<p>When George Osborne announced that he was cutting the amount of mortgage interest relief landlords could claim, he stated that the aim was to level the playing field between landlords …

This one sentence from an official housing body about Britain's property market is terrifying

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said in its RICS Residential Survey for October that UK house prices were expected to rise by 4.5% per annum over the next five years (a cumulative increase of around 25%).<p>And this one sentence from the chief economist at RICS, Simon Rubinsohn, is …

Guess How Amazon and Two Other Firms Are Changing Operations - Forever - Small Business Trends

Amazon and Uber are re-imagining the delivery business — creating a whole new market for freelancers in the process. Meanwhile, the way eCommerce is …

America's most popular sandwiches

<b>(CNN) —</b> White or wheat? Mayo or mustard? Hero or gyro?<p>However you slice it -- and there are a million ways -- almost everyone has a favorite sandwich.<p>The origins of the hands-on meal date back centuries, but it was popularized in 1700s England by John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, who …

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5 Reasons Startup Founders are Wise to Learn Some Coding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there’s one piece of advice that I could share with you during my journey as an entrepreneur it’s that you need to take the time and energy to learn how to code. This is something I've been working hard at over the past year. If you …

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 …

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'The Hateful Eight' Official Trailer

Tarantino’s latest hits theaters this Christmas.<p>After teasing the film back in August, The Weinstein Company has released a brand new full-length …

Facebook is now a $300 billion company

The largest social network ever created started trading today worth $306 billion by market cap. It closed the day at $292 billion.<p>Let’s put that into context: Facebook, a company designed to sell ads against the every whim of its 1.55 billion users, is now nearly half the size (about 44 percent) of …

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

This is Why Your Business isn't Growing

By<p><i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

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The 25-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Trying to Find Millennials Better Jobs

Liz Wessel says her startup has solved the conundrum of how students and recent college graduates can find jobs.<p>When WayUp CEO Liz Wessel interviewed to work at Google soon after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, she told the recruiter, "This is my two years' notice."<p>Wessel …

Facebook 'a waste of time', say entrepreneurs

Owners of small businesses say they are not sure their social media strategy is making any difference<p>Small businesses owners spend an average of between six and 10 hours a week marketing their companies on social media – but this could be a total waste of time, according to a new study.<p>In a survey …

6 Ways You Can Become Unique

Your success and that of your business depends upon understanding and articulating what makes you better than everyone else.<p>In the final season of Mad Men, Don Draper is asked by the CEO of a small computer services firm if advertising might help his business. Don's immediate response is to ask: …

'The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World’s Finest Actor'

Call it the encyclopedia of all things Bill Murray.<p>The legacy of Bill Murray is an epic yet enigmatic tale of its own. The actor has sent out …

Rejoice: Epson is getting rid of printer cartridges

You decided on a whim to go to a baseball game. You bought your ticket online and the game starts in just over an hour. Before heading out, you go to print your ticket. But what prints is a washed-out, mainly magenta mess of lines. You’re certain it’s only been a couple weeks since you changed out …

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