John M McWilliams

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I'm a financial planner — here's the single best piece of advice I can give you about money in your 30s

If you want to be rich, you need to stop trying to <i>look</i> rich.<p>Here's the trap many 30-somethings fall into: You live in a swanky place in your town because you finally earn enough money to afford some nice digs. You look at your coworker or your neighbor and you see the fancy material things they …

Personal Finance

Lenovo celebrates ThinkPad's 25th birthday with a drool-worthy retro throwback

The iconic Lenovo (née IBM) ThinkPad laptop is 25 today. To celebrate, Lenovo is introducing the shamelessly-retro ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25.<p>This high-end machine packs respectable specs, and adopts the hardy aesthetic of ThinkPads from yesteryear. This includes a backlit seven-row keyboard, …

You can soon buy and store bitcoin directly with this British “neobank”

A British “neobank” called Revolut is working on letting its customers convert and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly in their accounts.<p>Revolut is technically not a bank because it doesn’t have a banking license from the UK’s financial regulator, but it offers many of the same …

Cryptocurrency

The AirPods rival that blows everyone away only costs $40 on Amazon

There are precious few products we’ve covered that have yielded as much positive feedback as the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Of …

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Data Synchronization

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

Working unusual hours creates a host of practical problems | Financial Times

Typical patients at the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center are no longer Hollywood executives or shift workers, exhausted by the demands of long or unusual …

Analysts Predict Big US Banks Will Need To Find New Ways To Boost Revenue As Economic Activities Change

Banking activity such as loans, mergers and acquisitions hit a four-year high in the fourth quarter, but sluggish demand for loans and a decline in …

LinkedIn releases redesigned iPhone and Android app with big, bright news stories

Today LinkedIn is releasing an overhauled iPhone and Android app, as well as a matching mobile website, all with a cleaner, sleeker layout that makes it much easier to navigate. The company's old design featured a sequence of nonstop gray blocks that were packed with information, but now LinkedIn …