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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals still available (Friday update)

<b>Amazon Prime Day 2018</b> is history -- and it hit the record books as Amazon's biggest blockbuster sale ever. The 36-hour sale officially ended on Wednesday, so you're out of luck if you wanted a sharp price cut on Bose headphones, Toshiba's Fire TV or the Instant Pot slow cooker.<p>That said, we're …

Tech Trends

3 Top Index Funds for Your IRA

Index funds can help you be a better investor. Here are three that retirement savers should consider.<p>Getting the best return out of your retirement …

Investing

Home remedies for phlegm and mucus

Phlegm is a type of mucus produced in the lungs and lower respiratory tract. It is most noticeable when a person is acutely sick or has a …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Virgin Atlantic

You Only Need 5 Ingredients for This Chili Recipe

Everyone has a favorite chili recipe. Maybe it's a family recipe or something at your favorite restaurant in town, but we all have one. Over the …

Cooking

Clueless about bitcoin? Here’s your cryptocurrency crash course

Cryptocurrencies are a bit like the Kardashians: You’ve probably heard of them, but you may not really be sure why. They’re completely overexposed in …

Cryptocurrency

Tax return tips for 2018: 5 filing season savings moves and investments to maximize your 2017 refund

For all the drama over the recent overhaul to the tax code, there’s a good chance actually filing your taxes in 2018 — hopefully by the April 17 …

Personal Finance

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Many Millennials Now Have $100,000+ in Retirement Accounts. Here's How They Did It

Millennials are more thrifty than they get credit for.<p>If you’ve read the latest headlines, you know millennials get a mixed financial rap. Some …

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

2 Bitcoin Stocks I'd Never Buy, and 1 I'll Consider

Most bitcoin stocks aren't appropriate for serious long-term investors, but there are exceptions.<p>For the most part, I consider bitcoin, other …

5 Best Commission-Free ETFs at Fidelity in 2018

These five commission-free ETFs offered by Fidelity can serve as the building blocks for a diversified investment portfolio.<p>Commission-free …

You Have Just 100 Days Left to Get This Big 2017 Tax Break

The window is closing on a key way to cut your tax bill.<p>If you want to be rich, you need to start investing. The best way to invest your savings is …

Retirement

15 Healthy Grocery Items to Buy at Aldi

With groceries priced about 30 percent lower than at most other supermarkets, Aldi is undoubtedly a budget-friendly place to shop. What you may not …

$8 billion marijuana industry preps for a fight

Attorney General Jeff Sessionson Thursdayrescinded Obama-era protections for marijuana businesses and cast a dark cloud over a booming industry.<p>The news sent marijuana-related stocks tumbling, and had some wondering what might happen to an industry that took in $8 billion in sales last year and is …

Everything You Need to Know About Your New Instant Pot

Prepare to join the millions that are already obsessed.<p>January 03, 2018<p>If you got together with family and friends this holiday season, there is a …

40+ Fantastic Things You Can Do with an Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple’s latest wearable gadget and—in addition to better performance—it features optional cellular connectivity and GPS …

Apps

5 Surprising Buys For A Safe 55.8% Dividend Yield

If you’d invested in the average S&P 500 stock back in 1970, you’d be yielding <i>55.8%</i> on your original buy today. (And in just a few minutes, I’ll reveal 5 stocks whose strong payout growth will get you there <i>a lot</i> faster than that.)<p>Think about that: 55.8% is more than half of what you originally …

Why Stitch Fix Could Be the Next Netflix

The two companies may seem unrelated, but their strengths and opportunities are similar.<p>The market doesn't quite know which box to put <b>Stitch Fix Inc</b> …

Stitch Fix

The One Thing You Need to Do Now to Save Money on Airfare in 2018

Don't pay more than you have to.<p>With 2018 quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning next year's vacations.<p>To make sure you get …

Flying

Why Investors Should Start Taking Marijuana Stocks Seriously

The holidays are in full swing, and in the spirit of this time of year, sin stocks are in focus. The sectors that fall into this “sin” category …

These 3 Stocks Grew 30% in 2017, and They Aren't Slowing Down

Don't let surging share prices fool you into thinking that these three gems can't move higher.<p>2017 has been a great year for investors. The <b>S&P 500</b> is …

Investing

15 Tips That Will Make Your Morning Workout So Much Easier

Stop hitting snooze and get it out of the way early<p>If you’re not a morning exerciser, it’s probably because you’re not a morning person. And that’s okay! Sleep is a good thing—until last-minute assignments, chores, happy hour, and all the <i>other</i> things that come out of nowhere start derailing your …

10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is made in your liver and has many important functions. For example, it helps keep the walls of your cells flexible and is needed to make …

4 Tax Breaks You Won't Want to Miss

You may qualify for some huge tax breaks without even knowing it.<p>When tax time rolls around, you've got to grab every break you can. Missing out on …

Personal Finance

How the '5 Second Rule' Can Help You Fight the Urge to Procrastinate

Mel Robbins' provides a unique approach to eliminating procrastination and taking immediate action in life.<p>We have all done it -- hit the snooze button a few more times than necessary on a big day. The reluctance to face new challenges, make a phone call or finish a major project has affected us …

18 Ways You Can Make Money Right Now

Much is possible with a smartphone and a fast internet connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking for ways you can make money right now? If things are tight and your back is up against the wall, there's a path forward. In fact, there are many. Especially when it …

Small Business