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Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for building wealth, and you can start doing it today

It's just two words: compound interest.<p>Understanding the power of this concept, and more crucially, putting it to work by saving, is crucial to building wealth over time, according to Katie Nixon, the chief investment officer at Northern Trust Wealth Management, which has $287 billion in assets …

From copycat to Goliath: A deep dive into China's massive WeChat

China has long been perceived as a “nation of copycats,” where the shanzhai mentality reigned supreme, but, while pirating still goes on there, China has already moved on to the next phase of its development. The same has happened with WeChat. What started out as a Chinese copy of Whatsapp has …

Chatbots

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

Millennials have a new shopping habit that could spell trouble for Forever 21 and H&M

These days you're as likely to spot a Patagonia fleece on the back of an explorer clambering their way up the side of a mountain face as you are to see it on a hipster sipping coffee in Brooklyn.<p>Practical fashion is en vogue, and it's being driven by millennial customers' desire to shop at brands …

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

Amazon has already made changes to its new try-before-you-buy Prime Wardrobe service

The e-commerce giant has altered how discounts work and how many items can be ordered.<p>In June, Amazon started testing a new service called Prime Wardrobe with the goal of boosting fashion sales by giving shoppers one week to try out clothes at home before paying.<p>Five months later, a check back in …

eCommerce

Yard dispute or political revenge? Rand Paul’s assault by a neighbor is a cautionary tale

It’s probably the biggest investment any person will make in their lifetime. But how many people do as much due diligence on their next-door …

Real Estate

Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but its upcoming Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are making an unprecedented debut -- for Bose anyway. The company is preselling prototypes by way of an …

Audiophile

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

'60 Minutes' just laid out the ugliest truth about the opioid crisis

Rannazzisi says he was pushed out of the agency in 2015 for aggressively going after the companies responsible for flooding pharmacies all across the country with opioid medications — primarily the distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen. They control over 80% of the …

5 Steps to Futureproof your 2018 Social Media Strategy

It's hard to succeed without a proper social media marketing plan. Here's how to get ahead.<p>Let's face it. It's not an easy time to be a social media marketer. After all, it's hard to build a social media marketing plan with all of the uncertainty that we face. However, in my time advising clients …

Public Relations

The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

Psychology

4 Reasons You Need To Play This 38 Year-Old RPG Now

<i>RuneQuest</i>‘s first edition.<p><i>RuneQuest</i>, is a child of the Carter administration. It’s a fantasy game set in the world of Glorantha, where characters do …

Board Games

Why Deutsche Can't Bank on Germany in Fight with U.S.

“<i>Zu gross, um Pleite zu gehen</i>” doesn’t have quite the same ring as “Too Big to Fail”, but, eight years on, the phrase might finally be catching on in …

17 Essential Free Online Resources for Entrepreneurs

David Mercer<p>Blogger Read full profile<p>Starting and running a modern business can be challenging to say the least. There are so many things to juggle. …

Employment

These Fashion Brands Will Change the Way You Shop

Not unlike the clothes on the runway or outfits in street-style snaps, my inbox sees trends, too. This year—even in the <i>last month</i>—I've been receiving …

Sustainability

The expensive ‘Italian’ shoes made for a pittance in east European sweatshops

A troubling study claims that workers producing UK high street brands are enduring low pay and poor conditions<p>Campaigners claim millions of shoppers are being led to believe the expensive shoes they buy in high-street stores are made in Germany and Italy – when many are actually made by workers on …

Eastern Europe

The $300,000 SUV: Bentley’s gorgeous obscenity

Here’s a fun thing you can do – if by “fun” you mean “shamelessly obscene, totally silly and sort of karmically destructive.”<p>Why not treat yourself to a long, luxurious visit to the Bentley Bentayga luxury SUV online configurator? Hey, you could do a lot worse.<p>All things being equal – and of …

Luxury SUV

Add Instant Ramen To The List Of Foods That Can Kill You

Are those cheap lunches worth a heart attack?<p>While we’re on the topic of foods that are the worst for your health, let’s talk ramen.<p>If your diet is heavy on instant noodles, then perhaps you’re not in the best shape anyway, but a study shows that even the occasional ramen dabbler might be heading …

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Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

I Hate The Devil Wears Prada Even More Today Than I Did 10 Years Ago

<i>The Devil Wears Prada,</i> released in June 2006, is now the age of a grade-schooler: If it were a human, it would be a 10-year-old scuffling along in …

Fashion in Film

No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson Proposed a New Kind of Government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Sleep

This New Drug Is Super Effective at Clearing Up Severe Psoriasis, Trials Find

Amazing!<p>Psoriasis shows itself as red and blotchy skin (often around the elbows and knees) and is caused by an abnormal build-up of skin cells. Its …

Northwestern University

Accessing the Universal Energy of Qi

Mainstream science does not yet acknowledge the existence of qi (chi), the invisible life energy of the universe that is said to flow through all things. Qi, also called prana by yoga practitioners, seems to exist somehow between the worlds of mind and body. The ancient masters speak of it as a …

3 Ways to Wear the Coziest Skirt Ever

It’s hard enough to drag yourself out of bed on any given day, but when the weather is anything less than ideal… forget about it. You begrudgingly pull on your workweek best while dreaming of cozy sweats — something that would never fly at your 9-to-5. But there <i>is</i> in fact a way to have the best of …

Clothing

5 Direct-Sale Sites That Will Save You Serious Money

<i>For</i> <i>InStyle</i><i>'s November issue, on newsstands now, we teamed up with Google to uncover your most-searched questions and problems. Then, we found the</i> …

Clothing