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10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

I’m a Financial Advisor Who Works With Wealthy Families — Here Are 8 Things I Make Sure Every Teen Knows About Money

Getting an early start is critical to building wealth.<p>For most teens, financial planning is a topic far from top of mind.<p>School, sports, and social …

Personal Finance

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Guitar

The 50 Best Life-Improving Things for Less Than $10 on Amazon Prime

A perfect list for if you have anywhere between $9.99 and $500 handy.<p>Solutions abound on Amazon. Sure, there are obvious solutions like getting a …

Shopping

How to Discipline Stubborn, “Unpunishable” Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>By<p>Jan 17 2018, 4:41 PM<p>Parents of strong-willed children …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

I'm a financial adviser managing $2.5 billion — here are the 7 most important things I can tell you about how tax reform will affect you

<i>Jordan Waxman is a financial adviser at HSW Advisors at HighTower in New York City. He manages over $2.5 billion in assets.</i><p>Tax reform is on the minds of individuals and businesses as we enter a new year. The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law December 22.<p>Below is …

Finance

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

20 Products On Amazon That Are Sure To Sell Out

Amazon has quickly become my favorite place to shop online — and it seems like I'm not the only one who appreciates the convenience of buying …

Shopping

5 Free Online Applications to Help You Design Your Dream Room

A free online room design application is a great way to quickly design a room or plan a room remodel. You can even plan a design for every room in …

49 Gifts For People Who Are Hard To Buy For

If there's a present I know a loved one absolutely has to have, I'll find a way to make sure they get it. But that’s pretty rare — most of the time, …

Shopping

Opinion: Why it’s now time to break from the stock market’s herd

“Rip Van Winkle would be the ideal stock market investor,” Richard Thaler, the Nobel prize-winning behavioral economist, points out. He adds: “Rip …

How to invest when a market bubble bursts

To paraphrase one of the great gems of Wall Street wisdom, "Nothing infuriates a man more than the sight of other people making money."<p>That's a pretty good description of what happens during the late stage of a stock market bubble. The bubble participants are making money (at least on a …

Stock Markets

These Are the Best Black Friday 2017 Deals From Every Major Retailer

Some are already online now<p>The ads for Black Friday 2017 have been released! After browsing bargains from Target, Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, J.C. …

Livable Sheds: Silly Trend or Ultimate Hack?

5 questions (and answers) every homeowner should consider before building.<p>So long, storage shed.<p>Homeowners across the country are converting these …

Home Improvement

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Real Estate

Walmart's Black Friday Samsung TV Deal Is Insane — and Sales Are Live Right Now

No need to wait until Black Friday itself.<p>Retailers like Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Sears have already published their Black Friday ads. So …

Workspaces Inspiration: Some Ideas to spice up your productivity

One in a while, we will throw together an Office Inspiration feature to spice up your next workspace idea. Is this something you would like to see …

Interior Design

3 TED Talks That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids

Parents today are barraged by advice. These talks will help you sort through it all and keep your sanity.<p>Parents today have it rough. Don't overschedule your kids, they're told, but don't fail to nurture their passions. Beware helicopter parenting, but if your kid gets anything more than a scratch, …

Parenting

Less Toys, More Joy: How to Avoid Having Too Many Toys

Toys have a way of taking over.<p>It starts innocently enough. You love your kids. You want to make them happy. But before you know it, you find …

Review: Amazon's new Cloud Cam gave me peace of mind

Amazon is today releasing its much anticipated indoor security camera. The company’s Cloud Cam is a fancy little Alexa-connected gadget that does so much more than just watch for prowlers. I tried it out for a week and the biggest problem I had was realizing I needed one in almost every room.<p>Cloud …

Smart Homes

29 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That'll Please Literally Everyone

They say it’s impossible to please everyone – but <i>they</i> clearly haven’t heard about the cult-favorite products on Amazon, because if they did, they …

Shopping

Aldi is launching a Nordic-inspired homeware collection with prices starting at £8.99

It's cosy and affordable<p>Now that autumn is here, it's time to hunker down and embrace those cosy evenings in. As that often involves a warm, fuzzy …

This Is What Really Happens When Amazon Comes to Your Town

Trust me, I saw my city transform—and not always for the better.<p>SEATTLE—Thursday is the deadline for cities bidding to host “HQ2,” as Amazon calls its planned second headquarters, and the competition has been intense. More than a hundred would-be hosts have assembled generous packages with …

Elaine Thompson

8 Items That Belong In Our Dream Bathroom

If you've ever put in hard time living with a less-than-aspirational bathroom as a renter or owner (NYC fam, don't be shy), you know the distinct …

Magnetism

Vacation Homes and Tax Planning

A second residence can generate tax benefits — if you plan ahead<p>It’s the summer, and many families will soon be creating treasured memories together at vacation homes. Whether you own a vacation home and rent it out, are looking to purchase or sell a property, or perhaps upgrade to a larger home, …

Target Is Selling Mid-Century Modern Furniture for a Steal

Target has been hinting about the release of its new budget mid-century modern furniture line all summer. The suspense probably killed a few design …

How to Choose an Infrared Space Heater

Unlike other supplemental heating appliances, infrared heaters do not heat large quantities of air, but instead, they emit infrared radiation that …