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5 Ways Extremely Successful People Find Fulfillment

Happiness is a byproduct of action.<p>We live in world of commodities. Dominant cultural narratives send us messages that we are not enough and that true happiness comes from external objects.<p>The problem with this message is that, no matter how much wealth we acquire, there is always something better. …

Happiness

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

No charges in Sandra Bland's death, rules grand jury

Sandra Bland, 28, was found dead in a Texas jail cell on July 13, three days after she was arrested during a traffic stop<p>A grand jury decided on Monday that no felony crime was committed by the sheriff's office or jailers in the treatment of a black woman who died in a south-east Texas county jail …

Here's What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

Living Rooms

Australia enacted one of the largest gun reforms ever nearly 2 decades ago — and gun deaths plummeted

Forced to react to yet another mass shooting, President Barack Obama reiterated points he's made before: That the US is the "only advanced country in the world that sees these mass shootings every few months" and "this type of mass violence does not happen in other developed countries."<p>That wasn't …

Guns

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

Jeb Bush’s Tax Plan Is a Large Tax Cut for the Wealthiest

In recent weeks, Donald Trump has torn up the usual Republican script on taxes. He has called for tax cuts for the middle class while complaining of “outrageous” tax breaks for multimillionaires, especially hedge fund managers.<p>On Wednesday, Jeb Bush joined Mr. Trump by issuing a tax plan that ends …

The stock market is seeing 'one of the lowest risk periods of the past forty years'

Risk-adjusted return measures have been around for some time now, but following the financial crisis professional money managers and asset allocators zeroed in on these formulaic performance metrics like never before.<p>One of the most well-known risk-adjusted return formulas, the Sharpe Ratio, is …

Investing

Oil sinks below $40 for 1st time since 2009

Welcome back to a world of sub-$40 oil.<p>Crude crumbled below $40 a barrel on Friday for the first time since March 2009.<p>It's a watershed moment for the meltdown in energy prices that began last fall. Keep in mind as recently as June 2014 crude was hovering north of $100 a barrel.<p>The latest crash in …

Oil

How rich Warren Buffett was at your age

In fact, 99 percent of his immense wealth was earned after his 50th birthday, reports Business Insider.<p>That doesn't mean Buffett, 84, was a late bloomer in any sense. He started his financial path toward wealth at a very young age and built his fortune slowly over the years, decade by decade — …

Demographics

17 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

Psychology

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

Small Business

7 Secrets From A Wall Street Trader

To an outsider, the life of a day trader may seem glamorous—watching the market minute by minute, waiting for the perfect opportunity to make vast amounts of money in a single trade. But the reality can be quite different. Long hours, low returns and inconsistent income comprise the other side of a …

Five Stocks Billionaires Think Can Double In Price

At Billionairesportfolio.com we strive to curate the best ideas from the world’s best billionaire investors and hedge funds. Many of the richest investors primarily pursue situations where they believe they can influence change in a company, and subsequently create tremendous value for shareholders.<p>…

The Entrepreneur Lighting Up Communities in Need

This startup created a new kind of light bulb--and it's making its way to those who need it most.<p>On a cold Denver night in 2010, Steve Katsaros walked past a building under construction that was lit up like a Christmas tree by incandescent bulbs strung along each floor, all powered by a diesel …

13M users on, EyeEm launches a marketplace to let you turn your photos into cash

Photography community EyeEm has lifted the lid on an all-new marketplace where its users can sell their own images.<p>EyeEm Market launches today after an extended beta period, and the Berlin-based company is emulating other photo-centric companies by letting those who perhaps hadn’t considered making …

Wall Art

11 Often Overlooked Tax Breaks That Can Save You Hundreds

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Charitable donations, check. Student loan interest, check. Major medical expenses—you’ve got a receipt for every doctor’s visit.<p>With less than a month to go until Tax Day, you’re probably zeroing in on anything that could help lower your tax bill.<p>But …