Jacob Bender

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Craft Beer

‘Shaker,’ ‘farmhouse,’ ‘Craftsman’: Which keywords sell homes fastest?

When it comes to listing your home, choose your words carefully.<p>Seattle-based Zillow analyzed more than 60 keywords used in 2 million real estate …

Real Estate

A Traveler’s Guide to Tokyo’s Secret Bars

Here are the best of the city’s hidden cocktail dens—and all the clues you’ll need to find them<p>In front of Martha bar in the Ebisu area of Tokyo.<p>Jeremie Souteyrat for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 14<p>•••••<p>By<p>Finn-Olaf Jones<p><b>LEAVE IT TO THE</b> Japanese—the people who many claim improved whiskey—to master …

Wall Street

How much retirement income is enough in your country?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate.</i><p>Over the rest of the twenty-first century, the global human population is expected …


6 Ways to Fund Your New Startup (That Actually Work)

Funding your startup doesn't have to be hard. There are a variety of options available.<p>Like it or not, money is everything in the world of startups. Without it, you are never going to make your dreams a reality. Funding your startup is the first big obstacle you have to overcome, before you start …


Here are 15 jobs at Microsoft that will pay you more than $170,000 a year

Customers love Microsoft, Wall Street loves Microsoft, and, importantly, developers and engineers increasingly love Microsoft.<p>Which means that it is attracting some top talent — and continues to pay them the big bucks to keep them around.<p>Here are the top-earning jobs at Microsoft, with data taken …