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5 Reasons the Bull Market Will Thrive in 2018 | Investopedia

With its ninth anniversary coming up on March 9, does the bull market still have legs? Definitely, in the opinion of the nine market gurus …

Economy

Schwab Bank Investor Checking Account Review

Charles Schwab Bank is a banking division of one of the largest brokerage firms in the United States. It offers a full range of banking services, …

Worried About the Equifax Data Breach? Here’s How to Freeze Your Credit

A credit freeze makes it next to impossible for thieves to open accounts in your name.<p>By now, you've probably heard about the <b>Equifax</b> data breach. …

Why it seems like everyone else can afford the things you can't

You're pretty sure these people don't make a lot more than you do.<p>So how are they able to spend that kind of money?<p>Maybe they're up to their ears in debt, or they're trust fund babies, or they'll never be able to retire. Or maybe they've figured out the secret to money, which is: You can have …

Personal Finance

Guatemala for first-timers

With its diverse indigenous culture, rich Maya heritage and colonial charm, Guatemala is an intoxicating adventure for both the jaded and novice traveler. That said, visiting for the first time can be a daunting experience. Embassy warnings, economic hardships and a bewildering range of things to …

A Buyer's Guide to Short Sales and Foreclosures

Short sales and foreclosures are two distinct types of transactions that share the common denominator of being distressed properties, which involve a …

The Second Coming Of iPad

With new hardware and a next-generation operating system heavy on tablet-specific improvements, Apple is on a campaign to make the iPad your primary computing device.<p><b>Apple CEO Steve Jobs</b> had a favorite analogy for the post-PC era: Computers were trucks, and tablets were cars. He liked to compare …

Top Road Trip Apps for a Smooth Ride

Tis the season to set out on the open road.<p>And while in-car entertainment options have NEVER been better (streaming services, podcasts, and access to …

Road Trips

Best Apps to Help You Beat the Memorial Day Travel Rush

1Password introduces Travel Mode to protect data during trips

As part of an update pushed out on last week, popular password management app 1Password introduced a new feature that lets users selectively erase …

App Store

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Google Translate

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years

In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for 40 percent of all Americans.<p>It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he graduated from the University of Chicago in 2007.<p>As a philosophy major entering the job market on the brink of the Great …

Retirement
Prehistory

2 Highly Unconventional Tips to Help You Save Money and Invest More Wisely

Don't buy a house and don't send your kids to college.<p><i>What are the most useful money investment and saving tricks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author,</b> …

College & University

Baja California Is the Ultimate Road Trip

A weekend of flavorful tacos, fresh ceviche, and local wine? Yes, please!<p>"You don't want it ripping off!" began my fellow rider. “It” meant my face. These words only remind me that I’m completely out of my element here.<p>I’m preparing to drive from San Diego south to Mexico’s Baja California …

Mexico

Report: iPhone 8 will feature vertical dual camera for VR shooting, stainless steel band; iPhone 7s slightly thicker

Japanese blog <i>Macotakara</i> has published a new report with details on Apple’s next iPhones expected later this year. Apple’s new flagship iPhone 8 is again said to feature a modern take on the iPhone 4 design in terms of materials. <i>Macotakara</i> also says the new iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus models, which …

Mobile Technology

Muslims too revere Jesus Christ, and Easter should be a time to commemorate his teachings

Easter is a time for thinking about Jesus, for Christians and others. Sadly, though, we in Britain today take too little notice of the example of the man whom the holiday commemorates. That might sound odd coming from a Muslim like me, but it's true – and I'm not alone in thinking so.<p>Jesus, who is …

Christianity

In Puerto Escondido, great food, low prices, super surf. What's not to love? (Maybe a few things, but just a few)

Not long ago I began looking for a place where I could spend a few months relaxing while spending very little money. My destination would have to offer a leisurely lifestyle, great weather, even better food and — to reiterate — as a writer, an affordable price tag.<p>Last summer I settled on Mexico, …

Mexico