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3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

Early in your career, growth is the most important characteristic for a stock. As you get closer to retirement, income becomes more of a factor in determining which investments you make. Dividend stocks can give you both growth and income, and you can even find some stocks that pay out 6% or more …

How to Know If Someone Is Ready to Be a Manager

When you’re hiring a new manager, the stakes are high. You need someone who can effectively lead people, manage a budget, liaise with upper management — and, usually, do it all from day one. But what if a potential hire doesn’t yet have a track record in doing all of the above? Would you hire or …

Weird Things You Can Do In Excel - Excel TV

Excel is a data analysis and visualization tool. But is this all there is to Excel? We will let our in-house experts, accompanied by Excel MVP Mynda …

Data Visualization

5 Core Fixes to Improve Your Functional Strength

We get it: Guys care about sculpting a six-pack. It’s the crowning achievement of any fit dude, and probably requires the toughest combination of …

The new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your threat 'score'

While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect's potential for violence the way a bank might run a credit report.<p>The program scoured billions of data points including arrest reports, …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

18 AI researchers reveal the most impressive thing they've ever seen

This year especially, artificial intelligence (AI) has had a renaissance — Tesla pushed their self-driving autopilot out to all eligible cars, and Google and Facebook have both announced large investments in AI research.<p>The latest human jobs to be taken by robots include video game playing and …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

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Warren Buffett nailed why poverty in America 'does not make sense.'

While describing the high level of poverty in the U.S. — the richest nation on earth — Warren Buffett used seven simple words to perfectly articulate …

Income Inequality

How to Invest Money When You Don't Have Any

My quest to learn about finance as an ignorant twentysomething.<p>For months after college, my job was to sit in a windowless warehouse with dozens of other schlubs and type summaries of meetings dictated to me over the phone. The shift went from midnight to 6 AM. I'd eat the free Dominos my employer …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Motivation

Hurricane Katrina Was a Nightmare for Inmates in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.<p>On Saturday, August 27, 2005, two days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, Dan Bright was locked inside Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) on what he calls …

Funding Circle is doing so well it hasn't touched the £97 million it raised in April

Funding Circle's online platform lets savers lend directly to small businesses at more favourable interest rates than offered by traditional bank savings accounts.<p>Accounts filed with Companies House in the UK show Funding Circle Holdings, the parent company of both Funding Circle's UK and US …

Interest Rates

How Smart People Deal With People They Don’t Like

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

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<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Today the site may have the last deal you'll ever need for your career training needs.<p>For $69, you can pick up a lifetime subscription …

eLearning

5 Totally Doable Ways To Clear Your Mind

Our minds are constantly buzzing with activity, which stops us from being fully present and able to focus on what is going on right now. So what can …

Time Management

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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Google Analytics

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

Happiness

Virtual Assistants for entrepreneurs and professionals

Every task on your to-do list has to be done....<i>but not by you</i>.<p>Do you have more to do than you have time for? If you answered, "Yes," then a Time etc …

Social Media

13 Stocks Set for Huge Revenue Growth Even When Interest Rates Rise

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks that consistently produce strong revenue growth will outperform as interest rates rise, according to a new report by …

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

8 Types of Toxic Employees Behaviors That Are Destructive To Any Companies (And How To Deal With Them)

When you try to think of a leader at your place of work, you might think of your boss – you know, the supervisor in the tasteful office down the hall.<p>…

Employment

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books