AJ Sherman

52 Flips | 4 Magazines | 20 Likes | 9 Followers | @adrian_sherman | Keep up with AJ Sherman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “AJ Sherman”

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

Real Estate

The Fed Is Considering Raising Interest Rates, But The Economy May Not Be Ready

The Fed balances concerns about inflation with its commitment to full employment.<p>Should we be more concerned about the pace of job growth or the threat of inflation? That is the question the Federal Reserve will face on Thursday when it decides whether to raise interest rates above near-zero …

10 hottest housing markets for 2015

Even though the housing market has been steadily recovering for a few years now, one thing has been keeping it from making a real comeback: first-time homebuyers.<p>But that will soon change, according to Realtor.com.<p>As the jobs picture improves, Millennials are going to be returning to the housing …

Trending: This Week in Sustainable Textiles — Featuring Archroma, I:CO and Zero Waste Scotland

Images (L-R): Image credit: Global Fashion Exchange; Image credit: Archroma; designer Orsola de Castro with BBC Radio Scotland presenter Janice …

Who's ready for happy hour? #TGIF http://bit.ly/1otFssS

Spicy Miso Ramen EXPRESS Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A SHORTCUT to making impressively delicious spicy miso ramen in a fraction of time. Links to ingredient online-sources and more photos on: http://www.ladyandpups... —Mandy @ Lady and pups<p><b>Serves: approx 8</b><b><br>Prep time: 3 hrs 30 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 30 min</b><p><b>Spicy miso paste and condiments:</b><p>** SPICY …

Sweet Corn Fritters with Sriracha

<b>Author Notes:</b> I live for sweet corn season. I come from a family that has proudly proclaimed themselves “corn snobs.” (Really, my mother feels the need to declare this to anyone and everyone, especially if she’s presented with a particularly offensive big-kernelled ear.) Consequently, I spent most …

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Restaurants and recipes for hot & sour soup invariably use cornstarch as a thickener, but it doesn't have to be that way. Yes, cornstarch plumps up the broth, but in doing so puts a hazy, viscous layer between us and the sour, spicy sting we crave. Chang's version is thickened with …

Poulet à l'Estragon (Tarragon Chicken) Recipe on Food52

• 1 chicken, 3 1/2 to 4 pounds, cut into 8 pieces<br>• Olive oil<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 2 cups chicken stock or water<br>• 2 tablespoons tomato paste<br>• 4 shallots, trimmed, peeled and julienned<br>• 1/3 cup heavy cream<br>• 2 tablespoons tarragon, minced, plus four sprigs<br>• 1/2 cup dry white wine<p>Season the chicken with salt …

Warning: The Market You Should Be Buying in Has CHANGED!

Did you know that the dynamics of markets (a.k.a. cities) for real estate investing changes? They change all the time actually. One year there may be …

The 21 Critical Questions to Ask Your Broker Today

Is your advisor taking advantage of you?<p>How do you know if your broker or financial advisor is ripping you off? Simple: Just ask.<p>OK, so maybe it's …

Are You Leaving Thousands of Social Security Dollars On The Table?

Choosing the right claiming strategy can add $100,000 or more to your lifetime retirement income.<p>Deciding when to take your Social Security benefits …

The Retirement Crisis Nobody Talks About: Long-term Care

If you become disabled, you may face huge bills for daily help. And, no, Medicare doesn't cover it.<p>When you try to gauge the biggest risks to your …

2014 CNBC's Disruptor 50

In the second annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC features private companies in 27 industries—from aerospace to enterprise software to retail—whose …

Chinese Greens 101: Shanghai Baby Bok Choy With Black Bean Sauce

Growing up, not having a plate of Chinese greens on the table for dinner was like not having rice—it was simply unthinkable. Quick to cook, simple and delicious, Chinese greens are a great way to add a vegetable dish to your meal. In this series, we'll be talking about some of the most common types …

Why You Should Be Making Seared Skirt Steak With Blistered Cherry Tomatoes and Polenta

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I've discovered that there's a subtle secret to a successful marriage. When your spouse does something that drives you crazy like, say, turning off the radio when she hears the words "Beatles Marathon," …

Where Are The Most Underwater Homes? These 13 Cities

Homes without enough equity to pay off the mortgage continue to plague the market, especially in the cities hit hard by the bust (basically, anywhere …

Sustainability and performance in textiles: can you have it all?

Consumers are increasingly considering the sustainability of their purchases as they gain access to an array of fabrics that are practically self-cleaning. Is it possible to make a sustainable and high-performance fabric – or are these two things mutually exclusive?<p>What constitutes a sustainable …

Your Beautiful Indian Rug Was Probably Made By Child Labor

If you’ve bought a hand-made Indian rug, it’s quite likely that it was woven by children, and quite often by slave labor, according to a new study by FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University.<p>The report, Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India’s Hand-Made Carpet …

What happens when Apple finds a child making your iPhone

There are more than 1.5 million workers making products for Apple, and some of them are children.<p>The company knows this, and it will tell you: In 2013, it audited 451 different facilities in 16 countries, and found 23 people who had been hired when they were younger than 16. Eleven were still …

Child Labor

This Report About Slavery And Child Labor In India's Handmade Carpet Industry Will Horrify You

Children are locked, abused, beaten, and forced to work up to 18 hours a day, according to Harvard University's investigation into India's exploitative labor practices.<p>India is the world's largest exporter of handmade carpets which are sold to major U.S. retail chains including Macy's, Neiman …

Global forced labour generates $150bn a year in illegal profits

Forced labour in the global private economy generates illegal profits of $150bn (£89bn) a year – three times more than previously thought – according to a report that lays bare the lucrative scale of the exploitation faced by millions of people trapped in modern-day slavery, coerced employment and …

The Food Lab Turbo: Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>This is the last in a series of three simple recipes I've been working on featuring fresh Mexican chorizo. The first were these simple Mexican chorizo tacos. The second were these chorizo sloppy joes. The last is a …