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Photo Series Captures The Loneliness Of Living In New York City

“You can feel lonely even if you’re one of eight million people living in a city like New York.”<p>An evocative photo series is highlighting the feeling of loneliness in big city dwellers.<p>“Loneliness” by Luc Kordas includes candid photos of individuals out and about in New York City. Kordas told …

Loneliness

My Mother and Her Scammer

She was fooled by a group of expert criminals. The rest of us were fooled by her.<p>The voice mail was from my mother’s longtime stockbroker, in the private-client department at Charles Schwab. “We’ve had some requests for large cash withdrawals from her account,” she said, and asked me to call her …

Siblings

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Depression

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

7 ways to get ahead at work so you earn millions more

There is one thing most people don’t do that’s costing them millions: they don’t manage their careers. You must be proactive.<p>Most people simply have …

How our bodies react when we DON'T have sex revealed

The ways NOT having sex affects the body make grim reading for Brits going through a dry spell.<p>The good news is that statistics show that the average …

This Woman Tests And Reviews Sex Toys For A Living. Here's What She's Discovered.

While many of us spend our days counting down the hours until we finally get off from work, Cara Sutra spends her days getting off ― at work.<p>Sutra earns her living in part by testing and reviewing sex toys. Her eponymous website, Cara Sutra, boasts over 2,000 product reviews and features sex and …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

This is why poker players do so well on Wall Street

The top-earning female poker player of all time has moved from one high-stakes financial world to another — and the career switch makes more sense …

Wall Street

The Remarkable True Story of a “Dividend Millionaire”

Lessons from Hayford Peirce’s 30-year portfolio plan.<p>IN 1995, Hayford Peirce, a science-fiction and mystery writer by avocation, sat down in a …

Investing

10 Sex Tips You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

So worth the effort.<p>A little experimentation never hurt <i>anyone’s</i> sex life.<p>To help couples in long-term relationships stretch their imaginations, we asked sexperts from around the country to share one piece of unconventional advice. See what they had to say below.<p>1. Watch each other masturbate.<p>“How …

San Francisco

Earn passive income: 4 people share their successful strategies

Cutting back your spending isn’t the only way to save more. Finding ways to up your income can help you build wealth and hit your goals faster—and it …

How Famed Butcher Pat LaFrieda Ditched Wall Street And Built A $200 Million Business

Often called America’s most famous butcher, Pat LaFrieda is a 46-year-old Wall Street dropout who came back to his family meat business in 1994 and turned it into the distributor to the best restaurants in New York City. Founded in 1922, he runs Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, which was originally …

Wall Street

The Irrefutable Advantage Real Estate Investors Have Over Stock Investors

“Stocks have generally returned ~7-9% a year compared to 2-4% for real estate over the past 60 years.” —The Financial Samurai<p>That, of course, is only …

Investing

Try this low-cost portfolio with massive diversification

"Ultimate" isn't a term to toss around lightly. But in this case it fits. I believe the investment portfolio I'm about to describe is the absolute …

Investing

How Simple Math Can Change Your Life

Math is awesome. Wait!! Don’t click out of here to go read an article about Beyoncé and her twins! Stay with me so I can tell you why math is awesome. Because if you have a basic understanding of math and, more importantly, of compound interest, it might change your life. Are you ready?<p><b>Compound</b> …

A $200 billion investor just made 'a special decision,' and it highlights a huge risk in the stock market

<i>Sebastien Page has crisscrossed the US during his more than 20-year career in investing and risk management.</i><p><i>After working for Boston-based State Street Associates as a senior managing director and head of the portfolio-management group, the Canadian native moved to the West Coast to join PIMCO as</i> …

Markets

Some advice for the would-be trader with $10,000 and a thirst for the big score

A youngster with some money in his pocket, time on his side and designs on scoring big in the stock market has taken to Reddit in search of the kind …

38 Of The Most Inspirational Quotes...Ever

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p><b>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:</b><p>1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa<p>2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, …

How To Retire Comfortably On Just $500,000

Most financial advisor hacks are dead wrong. You CAN comfortably retire on a modest $500,000 investment portfolio.<p>Of course you’ve heard the warnings …

Investing

5 Strategies to Avoid Outliving Your Money | Investopedia

The rules for retirement are changing. In reality, retirement as a life phase is a relatively new concept when looked at in the context of all of …

How a 30-something couple got rich and retired by not joining home ownership 'cult'

Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung are a 30-something couple who retired last year with more than a million bucks in the bank. Now they travel the …

My father took out a $100,000 loan to buy my sister a vacation home

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>My sister has been going through a divorce. Her husband made very good money, but they were both financially irresponsible and …

Personal Finance

This investor blends Warren Buffett’s approach with dividend investing

<b>Brad Ferris</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Registered nurse<p><b>Portfolio</b><p>Includes shares in Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian National Railway Co., Metro Inc., Saputo Inc., BCE Inc., Rogers Communication Inc., Enbridge Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Married …

Navigating The New World Of Retirement Income

Have you ever wondered how your retirement savings will actually turn into income when you retire? After all, you need to withdraw enough to live on without withdrawing so much that your nest egg expires before you do. One of the most common methods used by financial planners is called the “4% …

A down payment turns out to be the biggest hurdle for millennial home-buyers

More than two-thirds of potential millennial homebuyers say that saving for a down payment is the biggest barrier to purchasing a home, and a fifth of them said that they'll get financial help from friends or family members to make the purchase, according the new research by TD Bank.<p>Student loan …

Student Finance

My mother lives in poverty and spends everything I give her — should I stop paying her debts?

<b>Dear Moneyist,</b><p>I would like to know your advice about how adult children can protect themselves from the financial obligations of their parents.<p>My …

Personal Finance

Opinion: How the wealthiest Americans got rich may surprise you

As much as everyone likes a good get-rich quick story, the rich typically didn’t make their wealth overnight, which should comfort investors who are …

9 Reasons to Love High-Yield Dividend Stocks

If you're like me, you have an affinity for shares of companies that pay dividends -- especially dividends with a little heft to them. There are many reasons why dividend investing is a good idea. Here are nine that top my list.<p>In theory, the money a company earns belongs to its shareholders. Many …

This is No. 1 financial regret of older Americans

Most Americans are filled with regrets — financial regrets.<p>Fully three in four, in fact, admit they harbor financial regrets, according to a survey …

Personal Finance