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The 7 Investments You Should Be Making in Your 30s | Inc.com

Whether you're trying to get a head start on retirement or just want to build your personal wealth, your 30s are a great time to start investing. You'll be more established in your career, making a salary comfortable enough to afford you extra cash to invest, but will still be young enough to reap …

Retirement

Trump trillion-dollar-plus deficits are putting America on a path to fiscal ruin

It became very clear this month that neither the Trump White House nor its allies on Capitol Hill want you to know that the federal budget is already in very bad shape ... and getting worse.<p>It happened when the Treasury, the official keeper of Washington’s financial results, issued its monthly …

Donald Trump

8 Easy Ways To Earn Passive Income, According To Money Experts

Wouldn't it be nice to earn income without worrying about it? I'm not talking about doing your regular 9-to-5 job, but through passive income. …

Personal Finance

Here's where you want to reside if you plan to live off of your Social Security benefits

If you plan to live off of your Social Security checks, you may want to consider relocating to a state where you will get more for your …

Retirement

Millennials ages 25-34 have $42,000 in debt, and most of it isn’t from student loans

Over 44 million Americans have student loans, with the average debt hovering around $33,000. And yet that's not the No. 1 source of debt for the …

Personal Finance

‘Amazing Grace’: How Aretha Franklin Took Us All to Church

Albums don’t “matter,” anymore. But they used to, and when they did, Aretha Franklin, who died on Thursday, was responsible for one of the very best: “Amazing Grace,” a live album recorded over two days in January 1972, at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in South Los Angeles.<p>The excellence …

Aretha Franklin

Criminal alien incarcerations — and the cost of jailing them — were falling before Trump took office: Study

Before President Donald Trump took office in 2017, illegal alien incarcerations were on the decline in the U.S.<p>The number of convicted inmates in …

Immigration

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

Nord Stream 2: Is Germany ‘Captive’ to Russian Energy?

President Trump has targeted Germany over its supposed dependence on Russian natural gas, and the proposed Nord Stream 2 is dividing the EU. What’s …

Nord Stream

From France to Denmark, bans on full-face Muslim veils are spreading across Europe

Earlier this month, Denmark became the fifth country in Europe to introduce a ban on face coverings in public places. The policy is widely viewed as being targeted at Muslim women who wear veils such as the niqab.<p>Despite protests in the country’s capital, police have started enforcing the law in …

Religion

Chinese Boeing 737 crash-lands at Manila airport

A Xiamen Airlines jet crashed while landing at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday night.<p>"On August 16, 2018, Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8667 from Xiamen to Manila experienced a runway excursion while landing at Manila Airport at 23:55 Beijing time," Xiamen Airlines said in a …

Aviation

Iowa farmers benefit when makers of hazardous weed, insect killers are held responsible

CLOSE<p>Dicamba drift is damaging soybean crops at an unprecedented rate, experts say.<p>This month, Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million to a former …

Agriculture

How Are 400,000 Americans Enslaved?

A health care worker was on a routine visit to the home of an Iraqi couple in suburban El Cajon in Orange County, California, in early 2016 when the …

Forced Labor

The Secret About Resumes No Recruiter Will Tell You

There are thousands of books and millions of websites about writing great resumes but none of them reveal this all-important secret.<p>For decades, job seekers have been told the importance of having a great resume. Rules and guidelines abound. Your resume should be no longer than one page, …

Employment

Hustle is for amateurs (do these 8 things instead)

Some spastic guy on Youtube, eyes bulging, frantically swears hustle is the solution to all your problems.<p>“If hustle isn’t bringing you results, you …

Motivation

America has a recycling problem — and China is making it worse

For the last 25 years, the U.S. has exported about one-third of its recycling, the majority of it going to China. Yet most Americans recycle without …

Waste Management

Nut Milks Are Milk, Says Almost Every Culture Across the Globe

It’s 2018, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is trying to figure out what milk is.<p>In a policy summit on July 17, FDA commissioner Scott …

New York University

Mexico’s new president has a radical plan to end the drug war

Leftist President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) wants to end Mexico’s militarized drug war.<p>MEXICO CITY <i>—</i> Juan Carlos Trujillo last saw his brothers, Jesús Salvador, 24, and Raúl, 19, a decade ago.<p>The two men and five of their co-workers from the Trujillo family’s scrap metal business were …

Mexico

19 Best Documentaries of 2018 - New Documentary Movies

1 'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?'<p>Shoes off. Sweaters on. Let the freaking out commence. Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for "Twenty Feet from Stardom," …

Fred Rogers

The Mass Grave Beneath a Texas Suburb

The recent discovery of bodies of black prison laborers beneath a construction site in Sugar Land, Texas, is forcing the state to confront its difficult history.<p>When archaeologists discovered the intact skeletons of 15,000 free and enslaved Africans at a construction site in lower Manhattan in …

Black History

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

What is Amazon's Man City documentary & how to stream it

Amazon will release a fly-on-the-wall documentary covering Pep Guardiola's side and culminating in their most recent title success<p>This week, Amazon will be releasing an exclusive fly-on-the-wall documentary series focused on Manchester City and covering their journey to becoming Premier League …

Manchester City FC

We tried Bokksu, a monthly subscription box service that sends delicious Japanese snacks you won't find easily in the US

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Bokksu<p>There are a few types of travelers in this world, differentiated by what they bring back home in their suitcases from the trip.<p>The …

Flavors

The Latest: California pot officials hear litany of problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a state hearing on proposed rule changes for California's legal marijuana market (all times local):<p>2 p.m.<p>The nation's largest legal marijuana market is struggling.<p>California cannabis regulators heard a long list of complaints and concerns Tuesday at a Los Angeles …

Cannabis

Omarosa claims Betsy DeVos said black students who booed her ‘don’t have the capacity to understand’

Omarosa Manigault Newman keeps making news as various sections of her version of events from inside the Trump White House filter out into the public …

Donald Trump

These Are All the Cheap Flights to Europe You Can Book Right Now for a Fall Getaway

Now is a great time to book a cheap flight to Europe for travel this fall.<p><i>Scott’s Cheap Flights</i> spotted deals from many cities across to the U.S. to …

Flying

Forty

CHICAGO — Forty-five state library associations (ALA Chapters) partner with the American Library Association (ALA) to offer a joint student …

Librarianship

The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery

Slavery in the United States was a business. A morally reprehensible — and very profitable business. Much of the research around the business history of slavery focuses on the horrors of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the business interests that fueled it. The common narrative is that today's …

Black History

How stashing receipts saved one man over a $1,000 in 7 months

Personal finance writer Michael Timmermann says he saved over $1,000 by holding off on extra purchases and holding onto his receipts instead. Here’s how.<p>Personal finance writer Michael Timmermann is keeping all his receipts and saving hundreds in the process.<p>The personal finance writer says his …

Personal Finance

How to become the best version of yourself

A lot of personal development content focuses on things like productivity, health, wealth and happiness. Which is fine, except these goals can …

Nelson Mandela