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How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.<p>Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes …

A dashboard gadget that will totally change how you drive

Navdy, a $499 heads-up display system, is on the front end of a category-altering technology.

Fort Lauderdale

Dremel showcases new DigiLab Laser Cutter that brings precision crafting to makers

Dremel recently unveiled its new DigiLab Laser Cutter at the World Maker Faire in New York. Leaning on a history of top-rated consumer-focused products, Dremel is hoping its latest product will cash in on the at-home maker trend that’s become more popular in recent years.<p>The Dremel DigiLab Laster …

Printing

After years of struggling to build wealth, I realized the key to having more money was just a new way of approaching it

<b>• This plan leaves only a little disposable income, requiring a reconfiguring of other expenditures.</b><p><b>• But, over time it helps pay down debt — and since savings are prioritized, increased retirement and college funds.</b><p>When my husband and I first started building a life together in our 20s, we treated …

Personal Finance

The secret of happy children? Get rid of teachers and ban homework

Schools could save money, turn out happier pupils and improve education. All they need to do is ignore politicians and follow my simple tips<p>There is a certain irony in the announcement that schools are to start trialling “happiness lessons” for eight-year-olds. It’s a bit like Vlad the Impaler …

Education

Best Motorcycle Values of 2017

1 of 11Next Last<p>In the last few weeks we’ve categorized the <b>cheapest motorcycles of 2017</b>, as well as the <b>most expensive motorcycles of 2017</b>. But what …

5 engaging books about money and wealth to pick up in 2017

When it comes to vacation reading, books about money don't spring to mind as good page-turners. But that's an unfair impression: In any brokerage or …

Life, Men, and Love: 26 Pieces of Advice From My Dad That All Women Should Hear

Some of the best advice I've ever received has been from my dad, but I didn't quite realize that until I got older. My "all-knowing" father spits out life lessons every other sentence, so I usually respond with an eye roll. But as I began to come across experiences in my life where his words were …

Relationships

Opinion: Ditch your New Year’s resolutions and set 3 realistic money goals for 2017

New Year’s resolutions, plans, goals, declarations and intentions — I’ve tried them all.<p>What they have in common is that they work, right up to the …

9 Smart Money Moves To Make In January

January is a clean-slate month. You’re starting fresh in a new tax year and you’ve got 12 months ahead of you to work toward your financial goals, whatever those might be. Maybe this is the year you finally beef up that emergency fund, or the year you get serious about paying down debt.<p>These …

Personal Finance

5 mistakes Americans are making with their money

Americans have a long way to go when it comes to understanding and managing money.<p>A recent report from the financial literacy center at Champlain College compiled state and national data to assess the big picture when it comes to Americans’ financial behaviors. The results were pretty …

Personal Finance

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

2.8 million Samsung washing machines recalled due to explosions

Things are not going well for Samsung.<p>The company responsible for the infamous exploding Galaxy Note7 is now recalling a whopping 2.8 million of its …

These horizontal charts show history from a whole new perspective

Without a foundational, tree-trunk understanding of all parts of history, we often forget the things we do learn, leaving even our favorite parts of history a bit hazy in our heads.<p>Blogging about history is asking for trouble. Portray nearly any story or person as an Aladdin or a Jafar and you'll …

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10 High Paying Side Jobs That Are Easy to Land

Earn at least twice the average hourly rate in the U.S.<p>Earning extra money on the side can be easy when you know what types of opportunities to look …

Why this stock picker switched to index investing

<b>Michael Wiener</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Cryptographer, working for a technology firm<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Four exchange-traded funds (ETFs): Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index (VCN), Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI), Vanguard Small-Cap Value (VBR) and Vanguard Total International Stock Market (VXUS)<p><b>The investor</b><p>Michael …

What 7 of the World's Smartest People Think About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) will end us, save us or—less jazzy-sounding but the more probable intersection of both—eventually obsolete us. From …

Here's everything you need to know about money, on a 4-by-6 inch index card

A commenter, Alex M, asked for the actual index card.<p>Although he was originally speaking in metaphor, to prove his point, Pollack grabbed a pen and four-by-six inch note card, and scribbled the basic financial rules he'd been following the past decade.<p>Pollack's next blog post, titled "Advice to …

'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds

Ordinary investors are never short of resources offering to help them choose a home for their money. For those who pick investments for themselves, ratings and buy-lists exist to highlight the best-regarded funds.<p><i>Reader Service: Manage your investments with ease using our partners AJ Bell Youinvest</i> …

Investing

A simple change of mindset has made it 10 times easier for me to save money

One such habit, from "Mr. Money Mustache" — who saved two-thirds of his take-home pay to retire comfortably at age 30— particularly resonated with me: <b>He thinks about money as something to invest rather than something to spend</b>.<p>"I like the idea of keeping all money invested," he explained to Farnoosh …

5 Money Things People Young And Old Should Do Before 2016

Forget binge-watching Netflix and take a few minutes to work on your financial health.<p>So it's the week between Christmas and New Year's and if you aren't shushing down a ski slope somewhere, you've made a date with Netflix to binge-watch everything you've missed. We get it. And as much as we'd like …

Retirement

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

6 Quick and Easy Money Fixes to Make on Your Days Off

Get a budget app to track expenses, check CD rates and insurance coverage, set retirement accounts to auto-rebalance, and start 2015 taxes.<p>If you’ve …

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

The Hyperloop Will Begin Testing In Nevada In 2016

Full speed ahead!<p>The startup company Hyperloop Technologies — which takes its name from Elon Musk’s proposed invention but has no direct connection to him — announced today that it will build a test track for the ultra-fast transportation service in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Located within an …

High-speed Rail

Sentri – Smart Home Monitoring Made Simple

Put a spin on your brushing with the Be. Battery-Free…<p>Stay safe while on your bike with the Corky Rearview…<p>Revolutionize your shower experience with …

Mastering Your Money Happens One Step at a Time, So Don't Get Discouraged

When you’re drowning in debt, managing your personal finances probably seems downright impossible. You read all these headlines about investing and …