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Cut the cord but miss PBS and local news? AirTV links broadcast signals with streaming set-up

Free, local TV channels are often forgotten amid the ever-accelerating quest for more broadband-delivered streaming content.<p>AirTV could make it easier for cord cutters to add those local channels into their viewing portfolio. The new AirTV device (out now $119.99) connects to an antenna to capture …

Televisions

The 25 best countries to buy rental property and make money on the side

Buying a rental property is a wise way to earn passive income.<p>As a landlord, you're getting paid to own something, rather than paying to own it. The mortgage is often covered by rental income from tenants, and if you play your cards right you'll profit after covering insurance, taxes, and …

Real Estate

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

A hedge fund that focuses solely on marijuana is crushing it

When Sean Stiefel told his dad two years ago he was going to invest in an Uruguayan cannabis company after getting pitched on the deal by a broker, the reaction was laughter.<p>But that bet paid off in a big way. Stiefel, along with his partner John Kaden, invested in International Cannabis Corp — a …

Venture Capital

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

Investing

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

The 5 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Right Now | Inc.com

While there are many cryptocurrencies available today for use and for investment, I believe that there are five that fall into a class of their own, based on market cap, increases in value in recent years, mass market acceptance, and other factors. Please note that this list, as well as my list of …

Cryptocurrency

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to …

Central America

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 …

10 Vegetarian Lunches You’ll Never Get Tired of Eating

Bonus: They’re super easy to pack.<p>When I was a kid there was never much variety when it came to my lunches, especially since I was a vegetarian: My …

These Are the 50 Best ETFs to Invest in Now

The MONEY 50 expands with a brand-new list.<p>Two broad trends have come to dominate the fund universe over the past decade: the triumph of low-cost …

3 Top Indian Stocks to Buy to Profit From the World's Fastest-Growing Economy

Why you should get serious about investing in India, and why these stocks should help you start.<p>As a Foolish investor, you know why diversification …

Best Index Funds for 2018

Here are some of the best passively managed funds you can add to your portfolio.<p>If you're an investor who doesn't want to focus on individual stocks, …

Stock pickers are piling into these 6 stocks

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has released its quarterly list of the most overowned stocks held by active managers.<p>The set is part of a larger report on "active managers' holdings" from the bank's equity and quant strategy group that was sent to clients Tuesday.<p>To be considered overowned, …

Investing

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

18 Predictions for 2018

Here's what to expect from bitcoin, Apple, the stock market, Congress, the marijuana industry, and Social Security in the year that lies ahead.<p>2017 …

5 Biggest Trends That Will Affect Your Money in 2018

And how to capitalize on them.<p>On a day-to-day basis, Wall Street seems to have the attention span of a gnat. One day, stocks sell off because of …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

I recently published an article on Inc.com saying that people who read are going to be a mile ahead of those who do not. I received a lot of feedback from aspiring entrepreneurs asking where they should begin. After I gave myself some time to think, I listed what I believe are the five best books …

Entrepreneurship

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already been announced for the new year and have highlighted the memoirs, career guides, and analyses we're most excited about.

The 20 Coolest Gadgets of 2017

Another hellish year on this mortal plane is about to come to a conclusion. Soon, hopefully, the abject mediocrity will fade and we’ll forget …

4 Business Books You Need On Your Christmas List | Inc.com

For me, 2017 has involved a lot of business travel. And whilst the novelty of spending hours in yet another airport quickly wore off, travelling is at least a great opportunity to pick up a book and learn something new.<p>Growing a business is hard, and often there are very few people to turn to to …

Sports Industry

Why Do Employees Quit Their Jobs? Because Bosses Don't Provide Them With The 1 Thing They Want the Most | Inc.com

Employee turnover is an expensive habit, with some estimates for total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90 to 200 percent of someone's annual salary.<p>Adding insult to injury, Mercer's Global Talent Trends report revealed that 34 percent of employees plan to leave their company within 12 …

Entrepreneurship

The Coziest Restaurant in Every State

1 of 50<p>Alabama: SpringHouse Restaurant<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Alaska – Moose-AKAs<p>3 of 50<p>Arizona – Mix Up Bar<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Arkansas – Ozark …

Dining Rooms

4 Revolutions Made Possible by the Blockchain Economy | Inc.com

Blockchain has quickly become a polarizing figurehead for a new generation of optimistic innovators. And though much of the attention is stuck covering the transient, yet lucrative financial returns found in cryptocurrency markets, the long-term implications of the backend technology may turn out …

Blockchain

These are the 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

With the holidays near, it may be time to treat yourself and your family to some new restaurants.<p>You can start by consulting restaurant reservation site OpenTable, which just released its annual list of its 100 best restaurants in America. The list is based on over 12 million reviews from OpenTable …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three stocks have the potential to be huge winners over the long term.<p><b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) changed the world by helping to bring computers …

Investing