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Senate panel approves bipartisan bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from firing

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to approve a bipartisan bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired in the midst of the Russia investigation — putting pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote by the full Senate.<p>The committee …

Donald Trump

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

Self-improvement

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

18 stocks that could rise 25% in 2018

If Bitcoin's too crazy a ride for you, here are 18 stocks that analysts say could enjoy their own personal bull runs in 2018.<p>The "18 stocks for '18" list includes oil and natural gas drillers and drug makers. It also spotlights an internet travel company and high-tech firms that make the digital …

Natural Gas

Bill Gates says people with these 3 skills will be successful in the future job market

If you're thinking about what's next for your career, consider taking the advice that Microsoft co-founder and self-described futurist Bill Gates has about the job market.<p>He frequently works with inventors and industry disrupters,reads books about the future of humanity and funds projects to …

These 9 Tax Deductions Are Going Away in 2018

Learn what the tax bill just took away from taxpayers.<p>The new tax reform bill is now law, and taxpayers can expect a lot of changes to take place in …

Personal Finance

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions

Forget perks like nap pods and climbing walls. It's how your employees feel after asking them these questions that will make the most impact.<p>A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, …

The dollar’s days as the world’s most important currency are numbered

For at least 70 years, the US dollar has been the world’s dominant currency. Central banks around the world hold a large portion of their reserves in the US currency, while private companies use it for international transactions. The trade in US Treasury bonds is the world’s deepest, most liquid …

Central Banks

Introduction To Dividends: Conclusion

Managing Wealth<p>Simply having income does not mean that you also have significant wealth.<p>Investing<p>Investing in dividend-paying stocks can be an …

14 of the Best Morning Routine Hacks Proven to Boost Productivity

These morning rituals will give you a boost toward success.<p>Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle and predilections while squeezing the most productivity out of your days is a trial-and-error process. One size doesn’t fit all. You have to know yourself in order to …

Time Management

This Is What Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and 13 Other Successful Leaders Eat for Breakfast Every Day

Warren Buffett is known for choosing his breakfast according to the market's performance.<p><b>• Scientists aren't necessarily convinced breakfast is the most important meal of the day, Tech Insider reported.</b><p><b>• Still, many successful people take the time to eat a balanced breakfast.</b><p><b>• Others, however, like</b> …

Cramer Remix: Amazon may not be as powerful as it seems

Jim Cramer revealed why Amazon, the ‘Death Star,’ isn't able to destroy whole businesses yet.

Why Wall Street Is Getting Worried About Apple's Stock Price

Since Apple shares hit an all-time record of over $176 a few weeks ago, Wall Street analysts have been growing more cautious. On Monday, several …

61% of Retirement Savers Are Making This Costly Mistake -- Are You?

If you fail to take a required minimum distribution from your retirement account of, say, $8,000, you could be taxed a whopping $4,000! Learn more …

Retirement