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6 ways to control overspending in retirement

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) puts the number of risks that you might face in retirement at 15. Some of those risks you can manage or mitigate, and some you can't. But one risk that you should be able to control is that of overspending.<p>According to recent research conducted by the SOA, most …

Why iWatch Is So Important For Apple: Can It Still Create New Markets?

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) September is about to get a whole lot more crowded. The company has pushed up its launch plans for its rumored iWatch, …

Design a Mobile Career Site That Candidates Will Love

<i>This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent blog.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine that iPhone and Android devices are less than a decade old. In a few short years, smartphones have transformed how digital audiences communicate, stay productive and access information — but mobile recruiting experiences …

Business Interest in Africa Still Strong Despite Ebola

The Ebola crisis has closed several borders, suspended some international flights and slowed economic activity, especially in the three hardest-hit countries in West Africa.<p>But U.S. observers say the crisis will pass eventually and, despite immediate concern, the often-fatal disease has done little …

India's Narendra Modi launches bank accounts for all

<b>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.</b><p>Nearly 40% of Indians have little access to financial services and are often at the mercy of moneylenders who charge extortionate interest.<p>Mr Modi has …

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.<p>The escalating conflict in Ukraine, …

Credit Card Company Sues Credit Card Website Over Listing Information About Its Credit Cards

And it's turning into a battle over links. Got it?<p>A legal dispute that started with First Premier, a credit card issuer, demanding that a credit card review website take down all its information is narrowing into a battle over links.<p>In federal court today in South Dakota, First Premier, a South …

Louisiana's Disappearing Coastline Threatens Entire U.S. Economy

A dramatic visualization of the forces bringing the Gulf of Mexico up to New Orleans' back door<p>An unholy trinity of forces – levees along the Mississippi River, sea level rise due to climate change, and fossil fuel extraction – have caused about 2,000 square miles of southeastern Louisiana to …

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China's Rush to Flush: The Rise of Toilet Paper

Chinese consumers are well known for their interest in luxury goods, but enterprising manufacturers are now rushing to take advantage of their more private interest in other comforts of modern life. In the country that invented papermaking, the use of household paper – including facial tissues, wet …