Ben Miller

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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 …

I Quit Eating Out for 30 Days: Here's How It Impacted My Budget, My Lifestyle and My Values

When I was a kid, I would finish lunch and ask what was for dinner. Not because I was hungry, but because I was already looking forward to what I was going to eat next. My Dad often remarks on how my appetite outpaces my brother's. In a culture where women are still supposed to want salads and …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

The retirement questions to ask before it's too late

Regardless of how old you are, it's never too early to start thinking about retirement. It will be here much sooner than you think and if you find yourself unprepared, there may be no way to make up for the lack of preparation in the past. If you're close to retirement, there are a unique set of …

The James Webb Space Telescope's First Mirror Has Been Installed!

NASA has announced that they’ve installed the first of the James Webb Space Telescope’s mirrors. The part is one of eighteen that will eventually be …

James Webb Space Telescope

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Technology… Almost No One Knows About #7.

You might appreciate modern technology for how it has simplified your life, but most people don’t consider the fact that plenty of trial, error, and …

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire at 56?

To most of us who have to go to work every day, retirement sounds wonderful. Getting out of the rat race early sounds like an even better idea. …

Social Security

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

What's Your Money Personality Type?

Your personality has a huge effect on how you relate to money.<p>Though researchers disagree on just how much of our personalities are dictated by our …

Spread Your Wealth to Save Money

Having your checking and savings accounts, along with other financial products like loans, at the same bank may provide benefits, such as preferred …

Budgeting for three phases of retirement keeps spending on track

He and his wife, Sharon, 60, have seen friends immobilized due to “silly accidents” and watched their parents slow down with age.<p>“We are dipping into savings to take advantage of travel, develop those memories in the early years of retirement,” Mr. Green says.<p>Mr. Green is in what experts describe …

How To Increase Your Credit Score Lightning Fast

Having a poor credit rating will cost you thousands over your financial life in the form of high interest rates and fees. It will also prevent you from getting approved for many conventional loans. A credit rating is very important, but there is one misnomer here: how do you get good credit if you …

Credit Cards

Best Money Tips: Smart, Simple Ways to Cut Your Electricity Bill

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found simple and smart ways to lower your electricity bill, the best exercise for weight …

MacTrast Deals: Active Wrap Wireless Headphones: The Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headset

- Nov 16, 2015<p>Today’s MacTrast Deal helps you rock out to your tunes during your workout, with no annoying wires in your way, or any worries about …

Headphones

How to manage a multi-vendor cloud environment

As companies become increasingly comfortable adopting cloud-based options, multi-vendor cloud environments could become the norm in many enterprises. …

Netgear Arlo Q review: Netgear's reliable Arlo Q camera simplifies DIY home security - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Netgear Arlo Q is responsive and reliable, with a 1080p HD resolution, motion and sound alerts, two-way talk, night vision, activity zones and free 7-day event-based cloud storage (you can pay a monthly fee for continuous recording, as needed).<p><b>The Bad</b> Netgear is behind the curve in …

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Heads Toward Active Dunes

On its way to higher layers of the mountain where it is investigating how Mars' environment changed billions of years ago, NASA's Curiosity Mars …

Relativity's Long String of Successful Predictions

When he unveiled his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein wasn’t exactly met with applause. Almost no one else could do the math necessary …

SLS Rocket Could Help Scientists Answer Big Questions

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "SLS Rocket Could Help Scientists Answer Big Questions" and other …

Space Exploration

OLYMPEX exposed: Inside the flying NASA lab that’s probing our rain clouds

<b>JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.</b> – I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now – from below, on the receiving end of an all-day rain; and from above, …

This is What the Moon Looks Like Through a DSLR on a Fixed Telescope

If you have a telescope or lens that’s powerful enough, you can watch the moon transit the sky through the live view on your DSLR’s LCD …

Earth stole water and more from the young Moon

Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon.<p>New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its moon, our planet may have snatched up easily vaporized material known as volatiles, including water and other molecules. As the newly formed moon …

Carbon Nanotubes Found in Human Lungs For the First Time

What’s that up your nose? Researchers have found carbon nanotubes lurking in the lungs of children in Paris, marking the first time the tiny tubes …

Particles

Technology's rapid expansion puts lawyers on alert

The digital revolution, while benefiting consumers, is also attracting scammers who are taking advantage of technological advances, according to a representative from the Federal Trade Commission.<p>“For many years, we’ve said scam artists follow the headlines. But now they’re also following the …

Huawei Develops Ultra Fast Charging Smartphone Battery Technology

Huawei has announced that it has developed some new quick charging battery technology for smartphones.<p>The company’s new technology can charge a …

Artificial skin senses touch and heat

Photograph: Bao Research Group/ Stanford University<p>Artificial skin with electronic mechanoreceptors. Photograph: Bao Research Group/ Stanford …

Lost Spirits Technology’s Thea One Reactor

On alcohol-related press junkets, where brands push their product to the media, distributors and industry reps, after about the third drink someone …

Hey Joe Coffee Mug Boasts Integrated Coffee Maker

With a mug, you can enjoy your favorite coffee at home, with a Hey Joe coffee mug, you can enjoy your favorite coffee anywhere. Cool? Let’s keep …