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Blast from the past: A timeline of the Tim Hortons-Wendy's merger

Tim Hortons’ co-founder Ron Joyce and Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas at the time of the merger (Tim Hortons)<p>It all started so promisingly. Two folksy …

How to Negotiate a Deal to Save Money

Shares 171<p>Whether you are buying a car, appliance or TV, if you know how to negotiate you can likely pay less. In fact, negotiation is an important …

Opinion: Buffett followed this one rule in Burger King deal

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — To the legions of Warren Buffett fans out there, the billionaire investor’s supporting role in a deal to finance Burger …

Investing

The UK Has A Plan To Cut Off Russian Businesses From The Rest Of The World

According to Bloomberg, the U.K. plans to propose blocking Russia from the SWIFT banking transaction system, a move analysts say would effectively cut off Russian businesses from the rest of the world's financial system. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will put forward the proposal during a …

Russia

How To Get $50 Million in Five Easy Steps

Lest you think this headline is the story line of a 3 a.m. infomercial, read on because it is neither a Ponzi scheme nor a pipe dream requiring a series of books and DVDs for $29.99 in five easy payments. This plan is both shockingly easy and proven successful, so if you’ve got five to seven …

Perspectives from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

EIU Perspectives<p>Customer-led innovation is easier said than done. Explore how businesses are using customer insights:… https://t.co/QoIalxLeCp<p>6 hrs …

Gen Y: A Lost Generation of Investors

By Hal M. Bundrick<p>NEW YORK (MainStreet) Investors under the age of 34 have time on their side, with decades of potential market appreciation to …

Think 2013 Was a Big IPO year? Watch Out For 2014...

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As the bulge bracket banks dominate the start of earnings season this week, many metrics are being combed through to get a …

3 Steps Third-Age Entrepreneurs Should Take To Stay Innovative

As the workforce ages in developed economies, the number of older entrepreneurs is set to increase significantly. In many European countries over a third of the workforce are expected to be over fifty by the year 2020, with increasing numbers starting their own businesses or working for themselves. …

The secret to unlocking creativity at the office

Creativity happens when boundaries are crossed.<p>Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams were just small town teachers in Woodland Park, Colorado, when they came up with an idea they believed could change the way many students are taught.<p>They wanted a way to avoid boring lectures and tedious homework. So they …

Creativity

Rising Interest Rates Could Give Stocks An Extra Oomph In 2014

This week,<p>In forecasting the performance of the S&P 500, Kurtz argues that we could see further expansion in the price-earnings ratio (PER), which means prices will grow faster than earnings. And this PER expansion could come as interest rates begin to rise.<p>Here's Kurtz:<p>Figure 46 shows a strongly …

Markets

Should You Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

Shares 32<p>One of the oldest ongoing conversations in the world of cars is the lease vs. buy debate. There are passionate arguments on both sides of …

Let Me Tell You Something About The Internet Bubble ...

Matt Yglesias makes an important point here: Almost everyone talking about how there's a tech bubble these days has no recollection of what the late '90s was like. It was orders of magnitude more crazy.<p>Let me just share some observations, memories, and personal experiences from that time.<p>- The …

Gullibility

Turning $1,000 Into $42 Million

I have been writing for this magazine for 29-plus years, and with this issue I pass Lucien O. Hooper to become the third-longest-running “expert” columnist in FORBES’ 96-year history. Lucien may have been the most popular ever for what Steve Forbes recalls as his “conversational way,” and even …

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

We’re all looking for a way to secure a future. It’s common to have dreams of a good retirement, with plenty of money to enjoy life. However, you …

Best Money Tips: Ways to Score Free Stocking Stuffers

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on scoring free stocking stuffers, what your sleeping position …

Personal Finance

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Why All Leaders Should Read <em>Lord of the Flies</em> | Inc.com

All entrepreneurs have moments when they feel like young Ralph in William Golding’s classic novel <i>Lord of the Flies</i>.<p>Ralph is left deserted on a tropical island with a group of his peers. He is appointed leader, yet he finds it impossible to enlist the help and support of his fellow survivors. Most …

Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk: The Future Is Fully Electric | Inc.com

If you subscribe to computer scientist Alan Kay's line of thinking that the best way to predict the future is to invent it, it's probably best to listen up when Elon Musk is asked to gaze years ahead in time.<p>Interviewed at <i>The New York Times</i>'s <i></i>Dealbook Conference today by Andrew Ross Sorkin, who …

Tesla

Essential conversation skills for leaders

A leader's day is filled with conversations. Success comes from how effective leaders are during those talks. "You can define leadership as a series of conversations every day," said Richard Wellins, Pittsburgh-based senior vice-president of Development Dimensions International Inc., a human …