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I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

Infographic: What graphics design trends are hot for 2018?

Are your visuals current enough to hold viewers’ attention?With the speed of change that drives online content creators, keeping your website fresh …

Infographics

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

First Pot-Focused Fund Lets Americans Legally Invest In Hot Biz

It's been difficult for Americans to legally invest in the world's booming marijuana business but a new online fund will let you do it at the click of a mouse.<p>Canadians are bringing a new meaning to the term "investor high," with the world's first marijuana-focused exchange-traded fund opening on …

Cannabis

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Cooking

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

Meet the 29-Year-Old Disruptor Turning the Senior Care Industry on Its Head

<i>This profile is part of “The Fortune Entrepreneurs” list. See the full package here.</i><p>Don’t let Josh Bruno’s charming smile and young age fool you. He …

These Exceptions Allow You to Withdraw Retirement Money Early, Penalty Free

Retirement funds are appealing because you can save money before taxes. The downside is, if you withdraw early, you typically have to pay a penalty. …

Retirement

13 strategies to save a fortune, from real people who retired before 40

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to win the lottery, inherit a windfall, or even earn a Wall Street salary to retire early.<p>Consider "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Tentrr Is the New Airbnb for Campers

One weekend last summer, Michael D’Agostino fled Manhattan for a campground in the Catskills, where he and his wife hoped to enjoy a respite from the city’s frenzy. He pitched his tent at the last available site, which happened to be near the bathroom and the parade of people passing in and out of …

New Jersey

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Startups like Spotify are relying on Pager, an 'Uber for healthcare'

Pager made a name for itself as the “Uber for doctor house calls.” Instead of ordering a car, anyone in San Francisco or New York can schedule a …

The Isometric Bodyweight Squat Challenge | Men's Health

You also increase the time your muscles are under tension. The result: bigger, stronger glutes and quads.<p>Here’s how it works: Hold the bottom of a bodyweight squat for 30 seconds, and then stand up and perform one full squat. Then do a 30-second hold again, but follow it up with two bodyweight …

GOLDMAN: Here are 19 great stocks shoveling tons of cash to their investors

Dividends and share buybacks help increase value for people holding a stock, and there's a lot of money to be had as companies shovel record amounts of cash back to shareholders.<p>In a note to clients Thursday, Goldman Sachs' Amanda Sneider gave insights into a lot of the firms's investment …

Zeetings Adds Interactivity And Analytics To Your Presentations

Tired of making (or watching) the same old PowerPoint presentations? An Australian startup called Zeetings gives you new tools to interact with your audience and track their engagement.<p>“Despite the fact that we’ve got completely new capabilities in our hands in terms of technology, presentations …

What's keeping this 30-year-old super saver from buying a home?

Daryl Marritt paid off a $47,000 student debt in one year while earning a salary of $45,000.<p>The 30-year-old from Brampton, Ont., then turned his attention to saving. Using low-cost index funds, he maxxed out his tax-free savings account and put a whack of money in his registered retirement savings …

Home builders are about to make a ton of money

U.S. home ownership is <i>plummeting</i>. No one's buying houses anymore. If this trend continues we'll be a nation of renters in a few years. Goodbye American Dream. It's just awful.<p>Actually, that's just a bunch of B.S.<p>Today, I'm going to show you how you can actually make money off what many consider to …

Home Ownership

This Is Warren Buffett's Best Investment Advice

Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the greatest investors that has ever lived and is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the …

The 7 hottest FinTech companies in Silicon Valley

According to recent numbers, the US is the leading country in investments in FinTech in the last year (up 200% from the previous year).<p>Payments and lending startups are both receiving huge sums of money — even big investment banks are interested in emerging players so they don't get left behind in …

Backed By Tim Draper, DataWallet Pays Users To Share Their Online Data With Businesses

Consciously or not, there’s a kind of deal we make when we use many online services — in exchange for free access, we accept ads and give up some of our personal data. Now a startup called DataWallet is planning to make that exchange a little more rewarding, with real cash.<p>Brands often want access …

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 2

<b>Key Points</b><p>Stocks, bonds and cash are the building blocks of your portfolio.<br>• It's important to understand the different types of stocks and bonds and why one may be a better choice than another.<br>• Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds can simplify your investment selection.<p>Dear Readers,<p>Last week I …

We asked 4 robo advisers and 4 human advisers for portfolios for the same investor

Slide 1 of 11<p>MarketWatch wanted to find out what you actually get when you ask for investing tips from a so-called robo adviser.<p>We rounded up …

If You’re Starting Out In The Stock Market And Have No Idea What To Do With Your Money (Or If You Don’t Have Any Money To Start With), Read This

Marketwatch says that millennials are too scared to put money in the stock market. Okay, fine, they got that data from Bankrate, where it was …

Opinion: How to buy stocks now if you’ve missed this massive bull market

A previous version of this story, published April 2, misstated the source for chart data. The story has been corrected.<p>Have you missed the rally? …

What To Buy If Greece Exits The Euro Zone

Earlier last month, we discussed why the chance of a long-term solution to keep Greece in the Euro Zone was slim, due to three reasons:<p>1) Currency unions such as the European Monetary Union can only work in the long-run if wealthier states directly subsidize poorer states with no strings attached. …

Economy

Here's the surprisingly conservative budget of a 26-year-old who earns over $200,000 a year

Now 26 and living in Wisconsin, Jacobs earns more than $200,000 working as a software-implementation architect and consultant for a software company.<p>Tim Jacobs is not his real name; for professional reasons, he has requested to remain anonymous.<p>Jacobs is in a unique position because he earns a high …

This should be your first investment

Today's young adults face huge financial obstacles, with huge amounts of student loan debt, difficulties in getting good jobs, and overall lack of confidence about their future.<p>The last thing most young people are prepared to do is to start thinking about laying the groundwork for accumulating …

Retirement

Things to Remember when Starting a Design Business

Have you been thinking about starting a design business? With all the outstanding reasons to do so, we can certainly see why. You might be drawn by …

How Smart People Prey on Idiots and Take Their Money

The latest episode of the delightful Above Average series <i>The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People</i> explains how smart people prey on idiots and take their …