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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google has announced a massive reorganization.</b> It will become a subsidiary of an entirely new parent company called Alphabet.<p><b>2. Here's everything you need to know about Google's new CEO, Sundar Pichai.</b> He's the former head of Chrome and Android.<p><b>3. There's an interesting theory doing the rounds</b> …

Thinking Of Moving? Here Are Some Cities You May Want To Avoid

Or you may want to get in on the cheap housing and hopes for tomorrow.<p>If you're looking for the right place to settle down, the possibilities can be dizzying.<p>The good news is that the personal finance site WalletHub released a study on Monday ranking the United States' largest cities in order of …

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …

9 Ways to Look Like the Smartest Person in the Room (Even When You're Not)

When you are truly in the company of brilliant people, it's hard not to feel intimidated. Genius Moncef Slaoui of GlaxoSmithKline shares what helps regular people be super smart.<p>Is there a more threatening word than "brilliant"? Taught to revere the truly exceptional in our midst--the mathematical …

Self-improvement

The 4 Things I Had to Give Up to Save My Marriage

"I watched my husband throw a bag over his shoulder and walk out the door, testing what life would be like apart."<p>When people tell you that marriage is hard, you think they're talking about arguments over the dishwasher and dirty socks. You know there'll be sleepless nights with newborns and maybe …

7 Essential Tips for How to Nail an Interview

Leave your iced coffee at the door.<p>Growing up, I hated that my mother was at the office all the time. But as I entered the working world, and even earlier as I started interviewing for internships, I realized her years of experience meant she had a wealth of knowledge when it came to interview do's …

Employment

37 ways to un-rig the U.S. economy so it no longer favors the rich

Joseph Stiglitz, Elizabeth Warren and the Roosevelt Institute weigh in on the defining issue of the 2016 elections<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>May 16, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A new report written by scores of progressives economists has laid out an detailed agenda to …

From Emoticons to Emoji: The New Punctuation

If you can say it with a 😃 or a 💜, why not? Less is more, especially with texts, which are meant 2 b short. The great advantages of texting and email are the three e's: They're easy, effective and effortless. But the downside of electronic messaging is the lack of nuance. Oftentimes, without …

15 Male Trendsetters To Follow On Instagram

The picture-based social network has become an ingenious platform for showcasing the latest and greatest in fashion, even among men, who — let's face it — probably aren't poring over glossy magazines for style inspiration.<p>From models to personal stylists to execs at the leading men's lifestyle …

Photographers

Opinion: 7 reasons to buy Google stock

Google Inc. GOOG, -1.02% got a bit of a bump in recent days on news of a big-time hire, snapping up Morgan Stanley MS, -2.14% exec Ruth Porat to make …

This number may predict the stock market bubble

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — As the bull market in stocks and bonds shows no sign of slowing, investors are trying to time the inevitable: when it …

Why IRAs are better than ever

Only a few years ago, IRA contributions were limited to a measly $2,000 a year. Plus, strict income limits prevented many folks from being able to …

How The Fed Fostered The Oil Glut And Price Drop - Wall Street Losing Patience

Let’s start with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> article, “Banks Struggle to Unload Oil Loans,” which reveals the Fed’s role in encouraging excess oil production that led to the inevitable price drop (italics are mine):<p>Energy-sector deals have been a bright spot at a time when once-lucrative businesses, …

Currency hedging takes on new importance for global stock funds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the dollar surged in the last 12 months, David Marcus, head of the Evermore Global Value fund, steadily increased his stake in Europe. He now has 60 percent of his portfolio invested in companies in the euro zone, the largest stake among any global fund tracked by …

Investing

Energy companies and exporters expected to drag on S&P earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Energy companies and those relying heavily on international sales are expected to be the biggest drag on earnings this …

S&P 500

Father Offers Wisdom to His Kids Through Powerful Double

Florida-based photographer Brandon Kidwell uses his artistic skills as a powerful way to give valuable advice to his kids. In a series titled <i>Wisdom For My Children, Life Lessons Through Photos</i>, he creates double-exposure images that convey different teachings. It's a personal project that took form …

Kids

5 Types of Business Insurance You Never Knew Existed

Since launching my small business I have been constantly looking for different types of business insurance. There are so many options out there so I decided to write an article to help everyone out.<p>Insurance is one of those things that entrepreneurs hate to think about but know they need to have. …

7 things to do with your money when you get your first real job

With the second one, though, you have a prime opportunity to start setting yourself up for success.<p>"I think it's a big transition," says financial planner Michael Solari. "Especially coming from college, not making any money, to coming home with a paycheck. People's heads spin about what they …

Personal Finance

House Democrat Demands Details On Secretive For-Profit Student Debt Forgiveness Scheme

The public is financing a mass debt-forgiveness scheme largely in secret for distressed private student loan borrowers who attended schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc. A top Democrat in Congress is calling for more information.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Obama …

If the passenger in the seat next to you buys a snack or a movie, you probably will too

If the passenger sitting next to you on a flight buys a snack or a movie, does that make it more likely that you, too, will buy something?<p>Yes, says Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Pedro M. Gardete. He examined what’s known as social effect—when our behavior is influenced by the …

In-flight Entertainment

9 Fast Recipes to Rescue Your Valentine's Day

If you haven't planned for Valentine's Day, don’t worry. From beautiful French toast to rich, chocolatey molten cake, here are nine fast recipes to …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

7 Super-Fast Ways to De-Stress at Work

Bookmark for...always.<p>Here's a hard dose of reality: If you're married to your job, it will inevitably drive you crazy. Yes, even if you're head over heels in love with it. We know this allllll too well, which is why we're <i>always</i> in search of ways to de-stress. The catch? We have no time to spend in …

Skin Care

Where to Move If You Want a Job, More Money, or Lots of Single People

A new Census tool reveals which large cities are the nation's leaders in earnings, unemployment, and unmarried young people.<p>Springfield, Massachusetts, is the most single. San Jose, California, is the most international (richest, too). Provo, Utah, is the youngest workforce in America, and McAllen, …