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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Pest Control

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

7 Exercises You Can Do Without Leaving Your Hotel Room

Interest in working out while on the road is on the rise — but not all travelers have access to a gym. And according to a 2017 study from the Cornell …

Workouts

Better Than Bonds? A Look at Uncapped Fixed Index Annuities

For safety and performance, it could be time to consider including them in your retirement portfolio to diversify your asset allocation.<p>Most people …

The 7 Easiest Ways To Save More For Your Retirement

In a <b>recent post,</b> I pointed out that none of us appear to be contributing enough to our 401(k) plan accounts to fund a retirement that doesn’t require reducing our standard of living.<p>Many of us, when faced with that reality, struggle with how we could possibly save more. Following are some thoughts …

The 19 coolest, most overlooked places for a summer holiday in Europe

1/<p>Pretend you're in a Bond film at the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro.<p>Montenegro provides a less obvious alternative to neighbouring Croatia, and it's not …

19 Hidden Amazon Shopping Tricks You Should Be Using—Even if You're Not a Prime Member

All the ways to be an Amazon power user.<p>Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in …

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

The Fatal Branding Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make

Dear Liz,<p>Will you please take a look at my LinkedIn profile, and give me feedback on it? I’m job-hunting but I’m getting no responses. What am I doing wrong?<p>Thanks,<p>Nico<p>Dear Nico,<p>Personal branding is hard. We think that writing a LinkedIn profile is a simple matter of throwing some words at the …

Employment

9 of the biggest missteps even the most successful people have made

Every entrepreneur has a unique journey and faces their own challenges. For me, my entrepreneur journey started off amazing.<p>At 27 years old I had sold a company for eight figures. I was a multi-millionaire. This was very short lived. Not two years later I had purchased a company, built it, grown it …

Success

Oprah Just Gave A Master Class in Public Speaking. Here's What CEOs Should Learn From It

Even if you didn’t watch the Golden Globes on Sunday night, you’ve probably heard about Oprah Winfrey’s speech. While accepting the Cecile B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Winfrey delivered a masterful speech that brought the house to its feet. The speech was stirring, and the social …

Public Speaking

Everything You Need to Know to Adapt to Omnichannel Commerce (A Guide For Business Owners)

Back in the days when ecommerce business owners sold a handful of products through their own websites, or when people had a single brick-and-mortar …

Social Media

Ten Job Search Hacks Everybody Needs To Know

If you job hunt in 2018 the way you did in 2005, your job search will last a long time.<p>You have to adopt a new job search strategy and tactics now!<p>Here are ten job search hacks everyone should know.<p><b>1. LinkedIn Headline-Writing For Job Seekers</b><p>If you’re not working right now, you can announce your …

Career Development

Practical money advice from a self-taught financial advisor

<b>Curtis Carroll turned his life around in San Quentin by learning the stock market, and now he’s teaching others to do the same. Here, he shares some</b> …

13 Smart Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Financial Advisor

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>What to know before you decide<p>Everyone needs a little help with some aspect of a financial plan. Whether it’s investing, …

Ten Things You Never Want To Say At A Job Interview

The more preparation you do before a job interview, the less stressful the interview will be.<p>One part of your preparation is to write up a list of questions to ask at the interview.<p>Start with the job itself. Do you know where the job is located — where you’ll go to work every day? That’s something …

Employment

The top 10 rarest yet important questions an interviewer should ask

When you’re interviewing candidates for a position in your company, you want to make sure that you’re hiring the very best talent available. The more …

Tax Consequences of Inheriting a House From a Deceased Parent

Losing a parent is never easy, and dealing with the tax issues of inheriting your parent's home just adds to the stressful time. Though your parent's …

Retirement

Tips And Tricks For Plus-Size Hikers

When you look through outdoor magazines, watch adventure movies, or even go into most outdoor stores, you typically don’t see plus-size …

Plus Size

10 Useful Chrome New Tab Extensions To Keep You Inspired

The Internet is an amazing place, but great power comes with a great responsibility. To get things done and stay away from watching funny videos or mindlessly scrolling Facebook you must give yourself a helping hand.<p>According to ZDNet, Google Chrome is the most popular Internet browser in the world …

Entrepreneurship Taught Me I Suck At These 10 Things!

Being a entrepreneur isn’t something I grew up wanting to become. I’m not sure growing up I even knew what an entrepreneur was. I did know my dad …

Cops talk down homeless man from Santa Rosa electrical tower

A homeless man perched on an electrical tower in Santa Rosa Wednesday evening in an apparent act of protest, prompted the Pacific, Gas and Electric Co. to cut off power to 22,000 residents in the area while police talked the man down.<p>Officers were dispatched at 7:45 pm to West Sixth and Jefferson …

San Francisco

The Hot 8 Brass Band - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music

New Singles

11 Picks From Warren Buffett’s Bookshelf

Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. In television appearances, in frequent conversations with students, and in his annual letters to shareholders of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Mr. Buffett can often be counted on to add …

Dow Jones

Experience Travel | USA TODAY

The Best Management Article Of 2014

Good news: Harvard Business Review has announced that Bill Lazonick is the 2014 HBR McKinsey Award winner for the best HBR article in 2014 for his brilliant, hard-hitting piece, “Profits Without Prosperity” (September 2014 HBR). Lazonick is a professor of economics at the University of …

A Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting

In theory, everyone understands that preparation can make or break an important meeting. The more work you do before you walk into the room, the more productive and efficient you’ll be. But who has the time to properly prepare? Our checklist makes meeting prep quick and easy—be sure to print it out …

PureWow: Women's Fashion, Beauty, Life Hacks & Recipes

Le YAY! Le Creuset’s Lavender Cookware Is on Major Sale (but It Probably Won’t Last)<p>Clear out the cabinets and make room for the prettiest lavender …

5 Signs Your New Business Venture Will Fail

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re gearing up to embrace the wonderful world of entrepreneurship. Before you set out to earn your millions, though, do a quick attitude check to be sure that you aren’t unintentionally sabotaging your goals.<p>If you agree with any of …

Entrepreneurship