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For 2016, 5 Small Businesses Women Can Start Fast

<i>By Benjamin Pimentel</i><p>It's tough to start a small business. But some are easier to start than others -- those that are less about who you know, and more about what you know.<p>As you're considering a fresh start for 2016, think about turning skills you already have into a new business. Using this …

The top 24 best business schools for your money

We took a look at our list of the 50 best business schools in the world and re-evaluated them on a ratio of starting salary to tuition to determine which schools give you the best bang for your buck. The higher the starting salary and lower the tuition and fees, the better the school fared on this …

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

Wedding Budget Tips: How I Threw a Luxury Wedding on a Ridiculously Small Budget

Funding your dream nuptials does not have to equal the cost of a small island! Here, real brides share how they threw big, luxurious weddings on meager budgets.<p>"I threw a beautiful luxury wedding at a members only club in New York City's financial district for 60 people for under $10,000 including …

Weddings

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Spanish energy giant Abengoa's collapse predicted by 17-year-old

As Spanish engineering and renewable energy giant Abengoa struggles to avoid becoming the country’s biggest bankruptcy, it has emerged that a 17-year-old schoolboy predicted its collapse a year ago, spotting accounting discrepancies apparently overlooked by both Deloitte and Standard & Poor’s.<p>Pepe …

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The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

This startup will fund your wedding, but if you divorce you have to pay them back

SwanLuv is currently accepting applications from soon-to-be-wed couples who think they've found everlasting love, Geekwire reports. After you've filled out the form, the company will make its own assessment of your bound and give out a loans of up to $10,000 to fund your dream nuptials.<p>The catch? …

U.S. Expats Who Know the Rules May Avoid All Income Taxes

A previous article considered a fictitious U.S. taxpayer named George to show how a U.S. expat could legally exclude $100,800 from his 2015 income …

The Reason Powerful Men Prey on Women or Cheat May Surprise You

The number of public men destroyed of late through sexual scandals is simply staggering. Within 48 hours of each other we heard that IMF head …

Turn Your Organic Waste Into Energy for Your Home

HomeBiogas, an Israel-based startup, has created an affordable and compact anaerobic digester that converts organic waste into cooking gas and liquid …

Sustainability

How to stretch your employee benefits dollars

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Recently, I spoke about employees transitioning to part-time work in “semiretirement …

China Rebuilt A Bridge In Just 36 Hours. This Timelapse Video Will Leave You Amazed.

Chinese engineers have not only accomplished something amazing but also proved that you need decades to finish a construction. In a recent time-lapse …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

The Best-Kept Home Mortgage Loan Secret

There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all know about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA, Federal Housing Administration. The vast majority of home loans are guaranteed through these three …

How I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks

Financial voyeurs of the world, rejoice! I dug out all our old tax returns, pay stubs, and my net-worth spreadsheet to pull together the story of our 10-year journey from nearly zero net worth to millionaire status — and early retirement.<p>This article answers a lot of questions, including: How much …

Mathieu Flamini has been keeping it a secret for seven years... but his pioneering company could revolutionise the green energy industry

• <b>Mathieu Flamini and his business partner created GF Biochemicals in 2008</b>• <b><br>Arsenal midfielder has not told anyone about the energy company for years</b>• <b><br>It</b> …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

This startup claims it will build three Hyperloop systems by 2020

The LA-based startup will begin the projects in 2017 and complete them by 2020, Lloyd said during a presentation at the Web Summit, a tech conference in Dublin.<p>Lloyd, who is a former Cisco executive, also announced at the conference that the company had raised $26 million of its $80 million series …

There are some things the oil and gas industry isn't telling investors

That is the subject of a new report from The Carbon Tracker Initiative, which looks at a range of scenarios that could blow up oil industry projections for long-term oil demand.<p>Historically, Carbon Tracker says, energy demand has been driven by population, economic growth, and the efficiency (or …

8 US housing markets where the rent is just too high

The trouble is, renting in some cities is prohibitively expensive. For instance, in the city of San Francisco, 78.1% of 1-bedroom homes are going for at least $2,500 a month. Meanwhile, 66.8% of 1-bedroom rentals in Boston were listed for $2,000 a month or more.<p>Now for renters who are no longer …

Gucci’s Focus on the Present

On Friday night, Minsheng Museum in Shanghai debuted <i>No Longer/Not Yet</i>, a new exhibition curated by Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele in collaboration with legendary stylist Katie Grand. Featuring the work of art-world heavy hitters like Jenny Holzer and Rachel Feinstein—the show looks at …

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13 US housing markets where speculators are making a killing flipping homes

This practice of buying a house, fixing it up, and then quickly selling it is a popular way to book a quick profit.<p>"After curtailing flipping activity last year due to slowing home price appreciation and shrinking inventory of flip-worthy homes, real estate investors have started to jump back on …

The secret strengths of older workers

When Shawn VanDerziel became a manager a decade ago, he inherited a large, motivated workforce of people who truly cared about their roles. The only complication: most of them were approaching — or well beyond — pension age.<p>VanDerziel, now 44 years old and chief human resources officer for the …

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts.<p>It really is as simple as Henry Ford …