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Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis
Artificial Intelligence

There are 3 ways people get rich, but only one way they hold on to their wealth

Rich people, he says, have a lot of money. Wealthy people have the security that comes with knowing how to manage however much money they do have so that they'll still have money tomorrow.<p>Sullivan, who is also the New York Times Wealth Matters columnist, characterizes wealthy spenders into three …

Personal Finance

The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Energy

This startup is looking to revolutionize lithium ion batteries

All eyes have been on Tesla’s planned massive battery factory, under construction just outside of Reno. But on the other side of the country, in …

Clean Energy

Donald Trump Defends Immigration Stance: 'I Don't Have a Racist Bone in My Body'

Amidst growing backlash over his controversial comments about Mexican immigration during his presidential campaign announcement, Donald Trump tells …

Banks are seriously worried about startups like TransferWise and are desperately trying to 'hedge'

One of the highest profile areas of attack on the banks has been in the international money transfer market.<p>London's TransferWise waged a huge PR campaign, bashing the banks for hidden fees and poor service, this year. In the process, it has earned a $1 billion (£640 million) valuation and reached …

Goldman Sachs

The Supreme Court Has Just Destroyed Marriage

Today, June 26, 2015, a day that will live in infamy, the Supreme Court has just destroyed the great battleship of marriage. Sent a kamizake pilot right through its bridge. Blown it to smithereens.<p>A sacred institution that was founded by God Himself in the Garden of Eden and that has lasted for …

LGBTQI

6 Bold Business Predictions for the Second Half of 2015 | Inc.com

I've been keeping my eyes and ears open for emerging trends, and believe we'll see the following six developments occur before December 31st. Each has significant implications for entrepreneur<p><b>1. Fixing the broken infrastructure.</b><p>The U.S. infrastructure is rapidly deteriorating to a point where we'll …

Customer Service

Why Did My Credit Score Drop After I Paid My Credit Card Bill?

Credit scores are complicated algorithms that weigh hundreds of pieces of information.<p>For years, the standard advice by many experts is that you …

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

The real reason why Apple wanted to acquire Dropbox before it became a $10 billion startup

But once it was clear the offer would never materialize into a real deal, Jobs went on a public spat, saying he will "kill Dropbox" with iCloud, Apple's own cloud file storing product.<p>Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, however, has taken Jobs' potshot comments with grace so far, saying, "He said he liked …

Dropbox
Investing
Investing
Investing

A financial planner explains how to prepare your money to weather 5 economic trends

Here are smart ways to manage the five trends that we think are important to you over the next five years.<p>The combination of too much global debt, aging demographics and low energy prices force many countries in the developed world to lower the interest rates they pay on short-term notes.<p>European …

Retirement

Fortune.com

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Print Media
Social Sciences
Same-sex Marriage

Guaranteed Approval Concept: Are There Personal Loans for Bad Credit Issues?

Nowadays getting any type of loan is becoming easier and faster to achieve. Your credit score is still relevant but not crucial any more.<p>If it is …

This startup wants to use special toothbrushes that track your brushing habits to help you save on health insurance

But one place the trend toward data crunching hasn't quite caught on is personal hygiene — and more specifically, teeth brushing. But Beam Technologies wants change that by using free Bluetooth toothbrushes to make dental insurance more efficient, Fortune reports.<p>Beam debuted a smart toothbrush two …

Health Care

Building the A Team - Advice for Start-ups

"Bet on the jockey, not the horse." Just about every investor I've ever spoken with has repeated this gem of wisdom in one form or another. Sometimes it comes out as, "invest in a mediocre product with a great team over a great product with a mediocre team"... or, "good teams pivot, bad teams …

8 Reasons Why You're Bad at Money

Stop trying to keep up with the Joneses.<p>Perpetually broke? Always holding your breath when you run your credit card, worried your balance has finally …

Personal Finance

This startup just raised $500 million from investors like Coca-Cola and Virgin to build a network of internet satellites

OneWeb, which is a London-based company working to build a satellite network for global broadband connectivity, confirmed the gigantic Series A funding raise in a blog post Thursday.<p>OneWeb, in its press release, says that its purpose is to "develop key technologies to enable affordable broadband …

Investing

How to Calculate NPV

1<p><b>Determine your initial investment.</b> This is “C” in the above formula. In the world of business, purchases and investments are often made with the …

Investing

IRA Tax Deduction: Plan Ahead to Maximize This IRS Tax Break

In order to get the biggest tax advantage from a traditional IRA, it helps to keep these things in mind.<p>Since nobody likes paying taxes, and …

Retirement