Ivan Escalante

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Revealed: the car brands most likely to be vandalised

<b>Motorists take note – new data has revealed the car brands most likely to be vandalised.</b><p>Insurance giant Churchill calculated the top 10 brands most …

More people in Washington state are driving without car insurance

The number of uninsured motorists in Washington state increased to 17.4 percent between 2012 and 2015, according to the Northwest Insurance Council, …

The risks surrounding driverless vehicles for commercial fleets

<b>Next-generation vehicles</b><p>The transition to self-driving vehicles has already begun, and as more and more appear on British roads, companies that rely …

This Theoretical Dude Pays The Cheapest Car Insurance In America

You pay obscene amounts of money just for the privilege of driving your car. But have you ever considered not doing that, maybe by not being a person …

The Best Companies in Finance and Insurance

Finance and insurance tend to be fields with long hours and little work/life balance, but not all companies fit the mold. Below, the companies that …

Future of Financial Services 2015 - Reports - World Economic Forum

How will disaggregating forces across the value chain change the insurance landscape in the future?<p>Connected cars, homes and lifestyles may still be …

Student develops tech which could prevent deaths in vehicular accidents

Archit Agarwal, an engineering student of UPES, has bagged the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2018 at the recently held Festival of …

Top 10 Most Expensive Car Insurance Claims Ever

There aren’t many things in this world that can give you the same feeling as sitting behind the wheel of a sports car built for maximum speed. The …

This Insurance Company Is Most Likely to Ding You After a Crash - Even If It’s Not Your Fault

Expect a $300 bump, on average.<p>If you get into a car accident, you may wind up having to pay more for your insurance—even if you weren’t at …

Microsoft Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Services And Powers Progressive's Chatbot

Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to deliver the most significant productivity boost and labor disruption since the industrial revolution. The news offers polarizing viewpoints on AI that range from curing cancer to overtaking the human race. Before we work ourselves into a tizzy over the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Strange, Ugly Car That Everyone Wants

The taxonomy of the auto industry these days mostly breaks down to three branches: big, fast and green. A fourth class all but vanished in 2014: …

Land Rover Range Rover

Millennials: 1 in 6 now have $100,000 socked away

Millennials are pushing back against the stereotype that their money management skills are lacking, as 16% now have savings of $100,000 or more, double the amount of young people who had socked away that much in 2015, according to a new Bank of America survey.<p>The perception that Millennials — …

Demographics

Why do my friends all seem to have more money than I do?

<b>It seems like I’m falling behind my friends financially. They take nicer vacations and drive more expensive cars than mine. How am I really doing</b> …

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data) | Inc.com

Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on teams--but the data shows they don't.<p>Not really.<p>The folks behind TalentWorks figured …

Employment

Adding These 7 Quick Changes to Your Morning Routine Can Make You Happier

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>Sometimes it’s the big things that make us happy—the birth of a …

8 money mistakes to avoid in your 20s

Ah, to be in your 20s. Brunches are frequent, hangovers are less debilitating, and all the big, serious life stuff seems so far away. So top off your bottomless mimosa, my friend, because you've got absolutely nothing to worry about when it comes to your finances <i>… or do you?</i><p>Well, I've got good news …

Man totally disappears behind his amazing invisibility cloak which he wants to sell to a spy agency

This is the moment a man disappears behind a so-called invisibility cloak - and he says he wants to sell the technology to the military.<p>The video …

Harry Potter

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray paint and the rungs of an old wooden chair where Matt Peters used to sit. A stereo plays country music, left on by the renter who now uses the shop.<p>“It smells so …

Mental Health

‘The Shape of Water’: A Visually Stunning Fairy Tale About the Beauty of Otherness

The latest from acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (‘Pan’s Labyrinth’) is a 1960s-set fable about a charming mute woman who falls for a …

Horror

6 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset

The world is always rich in opportunities, but only for those who can see and seize them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Succeeding requires that we engage in the process of our own personal growth. It can be incredibly hard to remain forever open to being wrong and …

14 of the Best Morning Routine Hacks Proven to Boost Productivity

These morning rituals will give you a boost toward success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle and predilections while squeezing the most productivity out of your days is a trial-and-error process. One …

10 jobs with the biggest pay increases — plus 10 with shrinking salaries

The future of health insurance in the United States may be up in the air for now, but one thing is sure: Working in the medical profession is still …

Health Care

How To Invest $1,000 Right Now

If you had $1,000, what would you do with it?<p>Take a vacation? Buy Bitcoin? Splurge on holiday gifts?<p>Here are the 5 best ways to invest $1,000 right now.<p><b>Start an emergency fund</b><p>Your first investment should be to set up an emergency fund.<p>Whether it’s an unforeseen medical expense, home repair or …

Personal Finance

Jeff Bezos, Julia Child, and 17 more highly successful people who changed careers after age 30

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their adult lives.<p>Here are 19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change …

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams | Inc.com

It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, tired, and instead of trying to pivot once more, you …

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …