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10 top stock funds with a secret to success

John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group and an eminence grise of the mutual fund industry, will tell you that the low cost of running a portfolio …

Investing

Why is BlackBerry's stock up 45% this year?

BlackBerry is far from what it used to be, but based on its stock performance this year, the smartphone maker isn’t ready for a burial just …

Washington State's First Legal Marijuana Shops Set to Open Amid Chaos

The prohibition of marijuana in Washington state fell early Monday as a small number of retail shop owners received an electronic copy of a license to sell just-for-fun cannabis.<p>Those 2 a.m. local time (5 a.m. ET) emails bang-started a scramble for the actual pot, now waiting in the warehouses of …

Cannabis

Billionaire Carlos Slim Calls For Three-Day Working Week To Improve Quality Of Life

Slim made the comments when speaking to a business conference in Paraguay, suggesting that the workforce could be spread over a full week, with employees working up to 10 or 11 hours a day.<p>"With three work days a week, we would have more time to relax; for quality of life," the Financial Times …

Bill Gates

Opinion: Two drug stores to buy despite the market being high

New York (MarketWatch) — The stock market is near all-time highs, and this poses a challenge for the long-term conservative investors in stock …

Stock Markets

Uber Is Generating A Staggering Amount Of Revenue

Uber keeps 20% of every transaction, which means Uber will be netting about $2 billion on $10 billion gross revenue.<p>What's more, most of Uber's revenue comes from 10 of its earliest cities, including San Francisco and New York. When its other 140+ cities mature, you can imagine that $10 billion …

San Francisco

Don't Quit Your Day Job: Secrets To Finding Work You Really Love

Let’s face it. Most adults spend the vast majority of their non-sleeping time at work. Not with their loved ones. Not with their hobbies. Not at the beach building sand castles. At work.<p>So doesn’t it make sense to find work that is truly satisfying?<p>Jon Acuff, one of today’s most compelling voices …

Stock Markets

3 Best Life Insurance Companies to Add to Your Portfolio

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (BRK.A) holding its highly attended annual shareholders meeting this past weekend, we decided to check …

Investing

Listen to your mother: 6 tips for a better financial future

In honor of Mother’s Day, why not make your mother happy and listen to her advice? After all, she’s right about everything, isn’t she? From your …

Personal Finance

How to Be a Jedi with Your Finances

Happy Star Wars Day! Today, Star Wars fans worldwide celebrate their favorite movie franchise, wishing each other “May the fourth be with you” in …

Personal Finance

Seven tips for saving money in a recession

news Monday, May 4, 2015<p>It's become clear that this recession isn't going to be ending any time soon. It's been said, 'When times get tough, the …

How to deal with expensive friends

Shares 0<p>No matter what I do to prevent it, spring budget creep always seems to take hold this time of year. Sometimes it seems as if the dollars …

Personal Finance

How Being Organized Can Save Money: Organization Ideas For All Corners Of Your Life

Being organized can improve almost every aspect of you life.• When you’re organized, you spend less time searching and you remember important details. …

Personal Finance