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Your Ultimate Guide to Fall Boots, 2015 Edition

There are few fall and winter essentials as pivotal as boots. But with seemingly limitless options, shopping for them can be pretty overwhelming. Not to worry, that's why you've...

Clothing

Samsung’s new Car Mode for Galaxy is its own Android Auto

Samsung just wrapped up its keynote event at the IFA trade show here in Berlin where it spent most of its presentation time discussing the trend of software powering everything in our lives, called Internet of Things. One peculiar new service in particular was an in-car dashboard app that works …

Android Auto

SmartThings Unveils A New Smart Home Hub

SmartThings’ smart home devices are getting a lot sleeker — and a lot more powerful — as of today.<p>The company today is releasing a new line of updated home sensors and a new, more powerful hub. In addition, SmartThings is rolling out a more simplified application centered around specific events and …

The One Thing You Have to Know to Invest on Your Own

You don't need pricey money managers to help you buy low and sell high.<p>With the 4th of July on the way, the editors here at Money.com asked me to …

This bull market will end with a bang, but not just yet

At some point, sky-high valuations in healthcare and technology will look excessive but we’re far from there<p>TS Eliot was briefly a banker but not an expert on markets.<p>No investor would have said “this is the way the world ends, not with a bang but with a whimper”.<p>Not the investment world. Bull …

Investors are ignoring obvious signs of the coming bear market

It immediately made me think of one of my favorite songs from The Who:<p>We are only a few years removed from one of the worst financial crashes in our history and investors have already put it out of their minds. Most importantly they have forgotten perhaps the greatest lesson of that time: overpay …

Investing

Why the market is ripe for contrarians

What goes up must come down; what goes down, must come up (eventually). This is an overly simple generalization of what contrarian investing is all about, but like all generalizations there's a kernel of truth to it.<p>History has proved there's a strong case to be made for "rotating" your portfolio …

Is Real Estate Really the Best Investment? Americans Think So

Last decade's housing bubble is becoming a distant memory. Mortgage rates are near historic lows, interest-only loans are back and everyone loves real estate as an investment again.<p>More than 1 in 4 Americans (27 percent) said real estate was the best investment for money they would not need for at …

15 Swimming Holes You Need to Visit ASAP

If the summer heat has you stuck inside clinging to your air conditioning, this list was made for you. Whether you want to sweat a little before your swim, or jump straight in from the parking lot, we've got you covered. Get outside this summer and beat the heat at one (or all!) of these beautiful …

Hiking