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6 Wall Street blogs you should be reading

<b>Bill McBride, Calculated Risk:</b> Housing is McBride’s area of expertise. He started writing his blog in early 2005. “I wanted to express to my friends …

Wall Street

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In

To millennials who haven't started investing in stocks yet: it's about time to start.<p>Picking individual stocks can be risky and confusing for those …

Stock Markets

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Indiana University

This Should Be Your Retirement Savings Plan When the Stock Market Crashes

Right after a major stock market selloff is probably the last time you want to submit to a financial health checkup. But if you're planning on …

Stock Markets

Forget early retirement – people who saved enough say a ‘mini retirement’ is just as rewarding

For some people, early retirement just isn’t feasible. But neither is the rat race.<p>That’s where a mini-retirement comes in.<p>Coined by Tim Ferris in …

Retirement

3 High-Growth Stocks That Could Soar

These three stocks have delivered massive growth over the past five years and could very well continue that growth into the future.<p>High-growth stocks …

Investing

The Mission’s best Mexican and Latin American restaurants

Although the Mission District may be losing its Latino residents — according to a 2017 city report, since 2000 the Latino population of the neighborhood has decreased from 33 percent to 15 percent — the neighborhood is still the culinary heart of San Francisco’s diverse Latin American …

Mexico

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Salesforce

3 Monster Stocks in the Making

Looking for growth potential? Look to China.<p>For investors willing to take on above-average risk in pursuit of huge returns, the Chinese tech sector …

Investing

Anthony Bourdain remembered: Love, criticism and his thoughts on Bay Area food scene

The legacy of cookbook author and television personality Anthony Bourdain — who was found dead of an apparent suicide on Friday morning in a hotel room in Alsace, France, where he was filming his CNN food travel show “Parts Unknown” — cannot be overstated.<p>From the very beginning with his …

Anthony Bourdain

3 big lifestyle moves to make so you can retire early

When I tell people that I’ve retired early I get a variety of reactions.<p>But once the surprise (which is always part of the reaction in some measure) …

Retirement

This Retirement Savings Strategy Is Your Best Ticket to Riches

Find out why now's a better time than ever to get started.<p>The key to saving for retirement is to start as soon as you can. Many would-be investors …

Investing

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

Trading

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Invested $500 in FAANG 6 Years Ago

Warren Buffett said it best: "Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." One of those big trees in the …

Investing

The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018 | The Press

So many wineries, so little time. Considering how many wineries populate the Bay Area and its surrounds (as in, thousands), figuring out where to go …

Wine

The 18 Best Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2018

We’re almost to the halfway point of the year, and so far … not so good. The market has disappointed, and the investing landscape has shifted …

Investing

Run-up in home prices is 'not sustainable,' Realtors' chief economist claims

Home values have been rising for six straight years, and the gains have been accelerating for the past two years. <i>Unlike</i> the last housing boom, the gains are not driven by fast and easy mortgage money, but instead by solid buyer demand and very low supply. Still, <i>like</i> the last housing boom, some are …

Real Estate

Road trip guide: Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

What to know before you hit the road.<p>With nearly 650 miles of coastal views, it’s no wonder that State Route 1 — more commonly known as the Pacific …

We tried 8 of the best burritos in San Francisco — here's the champion

San Franciscans obsess about burritos the way New Yorkers fawn over pizza and bagels.<p>I recently set out to find the best very burrito in the City by the Bay.<p>For this list, I analyzed noteworthy burrito rankings from Zagat, FiveThirtyEight, Thrillist, Yelp, FourSquare, The Daily Meal, and local blog …

Drink Wine on the Cheap at These 10 Places

There’s fine wine in this city, and it can be had without busting your budget. Thankfully, there are many places around town that want to make sure you have the chance to taste greatness with discount prices.<p>And, the 50 percent phenomenon isn’t restricted to California wines, classic wine bars, nor …

Best outdoor bars and restaurants in San Francisco

For those gorgeous SF days and nights when being inside just won't do

Exploring restaurants along scenic Highway 1

The Bay Area is filled with places to eat and drink, but one of the overlooked areas for eating and drinking is also one of the most interesting: the coast along Highway 1, heading towards Half Moon Bay. Many of the restaurants have the triple-threat of gorgeous views, delicious food and ties to …

Road Trip: Gold Beach, Oregon to Mendocino, California

We finally pick up California Highway 1, that iconic coastal road, for winding narrowly among redwoods, curving past small villages, and skirting …

Zagat

Why You Should Visit California Wine Country Now

With a new Japanese-inflected hotel-restaurant hybrid that even the locals are talking about, Sonoma is having a moment.<p>Many think of Sonoma County as the relatively laid-back sibling of the more-polished Napa/St. Helena corridor. But Sonoma’s Healdsburg feels white-hot these days thanks to the …

Bay Area hikes that are even better after the rain

Many of the region's best waterfall hikes haven't been much to look at the past few drought-ridden years. But that's changed in a big way recently.<p>Waterfall lovers are in heaven right now, thanks to a bit of March rain. All over the Bay Area and beyond, Northern California's prettiest cataracts are …

37 Things to Let Go of Right Now

There are plenty of things people say you should <i>start</i> doing to help improve ourselves, but there are a few habits we should all let go of as well. Make this year your best year yet by letting go of thoughts and actions that can bring you down, and instead begin habits that will make you happier. …

Self-help