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Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Most Amazing Hiking Trails in America : Travel

Ruckel Ridge Loop (9.6 miles)<p>Columbia River Gorge, ORThough it’s one of the most challenging hikes in this gorge full of taxing trails, the Ruckel …

Four 6% Yielders That Will Beat The Market For Years

Most of your friends are going to struggle to make <i>any</i> money in U.S. stocks for the next five to seven years. They’re battling not one, not two, but <i>three</i> major headwinds:<p>Low yields,<br>• High valuations, and<br>• Rising interest rates.<p>Historically, half of the stock market’s returns (or more, depending on the …

Investing

2 Dividend Aristocrats That Turned $1,000 Into Over $200,000

Dividend Aristocrats can be multi-baggers, too.<p>Many income investors love Dividend Aristocrats, the elite group of companies that have raised their …

How I Went From Making $13,000 To Six Figures Without Spending A Fortune

Dispel the notion that you cannot start your businesses until the time is right, until you have “X” amount of dollars in your bank account or until you have shifted your routines to accommodate the perceived time you think you will need. You can start your business, and you can do it today.<p>I went …

Social Media

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

Kissinger: Trump's Foreign Policy Style Is 'Remarkable and New... People Need to Open Their Eyes'

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gives us a new understanding of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy and predicts its success:<p>“Liberals …

Tom Brady's Brand Is Toxic. Here's the Brutal Truth Why

You can be a winner and still have a toxic personal brand. Don't let what happened to Tom Brady happen to you.<p>Tom Brady was back in the Super Bowl, and that's great for him (even though the Philadelphia Eagles won the game).<p>But you know what isn't? It's the fact that most of America hates him.<p>I …

The best of Thailand: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Camping and snorkelling, Mu Ko Surin national park</b><p>The Surin islands in the Andaman Sea about 50km from the mainland are surrounded by coral reefs and considered the best snorkelling destination in Thailand. There are numerous day trips but to really experience the magic, stay a few …

National Parks

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

How to Build a House Cheaply: 7 Sneaky Ways to Save on Home Construction

Want to know how to build a house cheaply? That's understandable, given the median price of erecting a single-family home is $289,415. That's more …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Fractional Ownership And Blockchain Make Buying Prime Property In India Easier Than Ever

For young Indians, traditional ways of saving money such as low-yield bank bonds and gold are no longer attractive. Instead, the allure of higher returns in a short time period is prompting them to explore investment avenues such as mutual funds and real estate. Specifically, fractional ownership …

Real Estate

How to Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn

This specific section of your LinkedIn profile unlocks the keywords needed to make sure potential employers and prospective clients can find you on the platform.<p>If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

Have These 6 Key Traits? Then Now Is the Time for You to Quit Your Job

Are you wasting your time working for someone else? Ask yourself if you have these 6 key traits to unlock your inner entrepreneur.<p>Elon Musk is headed to Mars. Lady Gaga keeps going platinum. Whatever Richard Branson touches seems to turn into gold (or red).<p>Why do some people become successful …

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana stocks.<p>Why? Start with Canada's expected legalization of recreational …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

This Pot ETF Is Flying High: The End Of Another American Prohibition

Marijuana stocks are in rally mode after California's long anticipated first legal recreational sales week sets into full swing.<p>But California isn't …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

15 Great ETFs for a Prosperous 2018

How do you follow up a performance like what the market did in 2017? That’s the question most investors are asking after last year’s breakneck 25% …

ETFs

Why North Korea succeeded at getting nuclear weapons — when Iraq and Libya failed

North Korea was considered too poor, authoritarian and vulnerable to succeed with its nuclear and missile programs. And yet Pyongyang has acquired advanced nuclear weapons capabilities — and, at the end of November, tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.<p>Why has North Korea succeeded when …

North Korea

Opinion: 3 ways to transform your 1-person business into a $1 million operation

Many people dream of ditching the hassles of corporate America and starting their own business. Who hasn’t yearned to for the day when they could …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work

We are creatures of habit and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to think about the task.<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're …

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Outperformed Ethereum in 2017

One lesser-known virtual coin is up nearly 170,000% this year.<p>It may be the holiday season, but cryptocurrencies have been playing the role of St. …

Cryptocurrency