Adam Steele

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Behavioral economics has a plan to fight poverty—and it’s all about redesigning the “cockpit”

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe was just trying to keep up. The ER at the small rural hospital was always packed and the top brass had urged him to move patients through more quickly, so when a woman in her sixties came in complaining of head and neck pain, he briskly examined her, hustled her off for an x-ray, …

College & University

Inside Airbnb's Plan to Partner With the Real Estate Industry

A common story: An apartment tenant has a few short trips coming up, and decides to list their abode on home-sharing service Airbnb to turns those …

Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey's wake

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Addressing a real estate conference in flood-ravaged Houston this month, longtime investor Ray Sasser detailed his strategy: buy up to 50 flooded homes at deep discounts, then fix and flip them for a hefty profit.<p>FILE PHOTO: Houses are seen partially submerged in flood waters …

Real Estate

Simple Cryptocurrency Portfolio Setup And Management Based On Risk Tolerance

<i>First</i>, if you believe that Bitcoin is a fraud, like Jamie Dimon, then you will not gain any value here. A fundamental assumption is that you are …

San Miguel De Allende Is 'Travel + Leisure' Magazine's Top City Of 2017

This stunner is closer than you think.<p>Short-haul travelers, rejoice: the top city in the world, according to Travel + Leisure magazine, is just south of the border.<p>San Miguel de Allende, Mexico snagged the number-one spot on the mag’s annual list. The 2017 rankings were determined by survey results …

Croatia's Krka National Park waterfall limits visitor numbers to prevent overcrowding

Visitor restriction measures have been put in place at an ever-popular Krka National Park waterfall in Croatia for safety reasons and to prevent too much pressure being placed on the natural phenomenon. Director of the park, Krešimir Šakić, recently announced that a limit has been placed on the …

National Parks

10 great reasons to visit Croatia

Croatia is one of the last unspoiled gems of the Northern Mediterranean. With breathtaking coastal vistas, hidden islands and incredible food and …

10 Destinations in India That Will Make You Want to Travel Again

St. Augustine rightly said, “The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page.” However, <b>India has some of the most exotic locations</b> …

Weekend Getaway: Wilmington, North Carolina

One of the very best things about a weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina, is that you can combine beach fun with city fun on any given day. HBO …

The World’s Most Dangerous Trail Is Open for Business

The Caminito del Rey footpath in southern Spain near Malaga was closed indefinitely in 2001 after five people attempting to cross the dicey wooden …

Google Maps

5 apps to help grads start saving and investing

You've got the diploma. You've moved over your tassel. Now the real work begins. When you’re paying off student loans, saving and investing may seem like the last things you can afford to do. But it’s never too early to start squirreling away some money for the future, even if it’s only a few bucks …

The world’s most dangerous path is reopening to hikers

The "most dangerous path in the world" is reopening for its third season after a gruesome accident caused it to close for 15 years.<p>The Caminito del Rey is a precarious walkway pinned to the edge of a gorge in southern Spain. After five people plummeted to their deaths in two years, the wooden …

Teachers cash in, big time, by putting lessons up for sale

Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning …

11 Travel Backpacks Made for Exploring the World

Pack up one of these top-rated travel backpacks and hit the road for an adventure you'll never forget.<p>Carrying a travel backpack can make life on the road much easier than with a suitcase. Some are great for week-long trips across Europe's countryside, while others are ideal for quick weekend …

Gold And Silver: Opportunity Of A Lifetime?

Over the past 39 years, I have rarely used the words “opportunity of a lifetime.” However, I feel there is a good chance of another one in progress. Let’s look at gold since the late 1970s. History may not exactly repeat, but often it rhymes.<p>In 1977, when my firm, Dohmen Capital, was founded, I …

Stock Markets

3 Industries Being Disrupted by Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is rearranging the way that entrepreneurs finance their creative endeavors, whether they're artists or engineers.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding is rearranging the way that entrepreneurs finance their creative endeavors, whether …

Real Estate

Is It Time To Sell Everything But High Quality Stocks?

<b>Seeking the Seeking Alpha Community's Advice</b><p>My goal with this post is to solicit feedback about a strategy I am considering for my IRA. The obvious …

15 of the best places to camp around the world | Photo Gallery

There are few more rewarding feelings than pitching your tent and spending the night beneath the stars. Whether you want to escape to a remote …

How this woman funded her record-breaking trip to every country in the world

Giving it all up to travel the world is a dream for many; for Cassie De Pecol, it's reality. Not only did the former corporate worker quit her job to hit the road, but she just set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for visiting all the countries in the world in the shortest amount of …

World Records

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. …

6 Ridiculously Italian Things You Need To Do At Least Once

Oh, Italy — the birthplace of delicious, guilt-inducing carbs and sculpted naked statues. You simply can’t visit the boot-shaped country without …

Italy

10 Fairy Tale Places to Visit IRL

Create your own fairy tale by visiting one of these totally gorgeous and inspiring locales. When stepping foot into one of these wonderful and whimsical haunts, you’re transported into a wonderland worthy of a Disney movie or a bedtime story. These are the kind of places that you don’t just see — …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

Investing

Opinion: ‘Boring’ stocks get more exciting as Trump rally fades

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The two-plus months since Donald Trump’s election has been exciting for stock market investors. Still, they need to …

Stock Markets

3 Types of Gold Stocks You're Best Off Avoiding Right Now

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Following three years of red, physical gold regained its shine in 2016 by adding roughly 9% in value from where it began the year. It's also begun 2017 on the right foot, with gold rising by about 4% to more than $1,195 an ounce.<p>However, when looking at the bigger …

3 Stocks to Buy During a Stock Market Crash

A stock market crash is inevitable, but it can also be the perfect time to invest. Stock market crashes, which are driven by panicked investors, are defined as quick drops of 50% or more from a previous high. Since 1950, the <b>S&P 500</b> has had just one -- the Great Recession. But when the next one …

7 iPhone Apps That Will Make You Rich In 2017

Many people start off the new year with the goal of saving more money. However, saving money is easier said than done (especially if you love …

How To Make 12% Annually (Forever) From Stocks

“Efficient market” proponents are wrong – you <i>can</i> bank returns of 10%, 12% or more from stocks regularly.<p>But you need to <i>ignore</i> common Wall Street …

Your New 2017 Travel Bucket List

<b>The 7 under-the-radar cities you must visit this year</b><p>BY MEREDITH HEIL<p>1/9/17<p>Photo: Tourism PEI/Carrie Gregory<p>With the holidays behind us and a long winter ahead, we've got one thing on the mind: travel. This year, make a resolution to get off the couch and finally put all those PTO days to use with …

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …