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Spain Travel: 9 Gorgeous Sights in Southern Spain You’ll Love

While studying in Seville, Spain, it was always nice to put my work down and see the incredible places that Southern Spain has to offer. As a travel …

European Travel

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

Too many people make the same mistake before leaving their job

Too often, we move onto the next opportunity if we're not feeling challenged, want to make more money, in a rut, or feeling like we're not having any impact. We end up carting around the same issues that plagued us in previous roles to our next post without taking an honest look at how we show up …

Employment

Want to Invest in the $6 Billion Marijuana Industry? Here Are 3 Stocks You Can Buy | Inc.com

bvThere's no question, legal marijuana is a growth industry, in every sense of the word. Legal cannabis sales reached $6.7 billion in 2016, and experts predict that number may triple now that California has voted to legalize recreational use. Bloomberg forecasts that the industry may reach $50 …

Cannabis

The Best Frozen Items From Costco

Here's looking at you, Costco freezer section. Yes, the items come in bulk, but since they're frozen, they'll last for practically forever. These are our favorites and go-to items, from staples like smoothie packets and ground beef to indulgences like mochi ice cream and frozen burritos. Go ahead …

Cooking

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

Listening For The Popping Sound

Based on exaggerated valuations, it is likely U.S. equities are in a bubble.<p>How have past bubbles unfolded?<p>We look at six past equity bubbles to get …

How to Get Inquiries Removed From Your Credit Report

Learn More About the Credit Inquiry That Affects Your Credit Score<p>This is How Multiple Loan Applications Could Affect Your Credit Score<p>How and When …

Credit Report

I studied millionaires for 5 years, and many of them use a wealth-building strategy anyone can implement

One common denominator they share, however, is that they control how much money they spend.<p>Most people, however, are neither cheap nor frugal. Consequently, they are not cautious about their spending.<p>If you don't make a lot of money, this character trait can lead to credit card debt and poverty.<p>But …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

How to Use an LLC to Build Family Wealth

How Families Can Invest Together With an LLC<p>Pooling Money and Investments to Build Family Wealth<p>Updated August 27, 2017<p>One of the best uses of a …

6 Ways to Buy Gift Cards for Less

How to Buy Gift Cards for Less<p>Updated December 14, 2017<p>Forget about paying full price for gift cards. Here are several ways to get the gift cards you …

Listen Up! These 6 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter About Money, Startups, Tech and More | Inc.com

Credit the mass proliferation of smartphones, the breakaway success of shows like Serial and NPR's Fresh Air, or the retro radio quality of the format , but Americans are now more obsessed with podcasts than ever. More than 57 million Americans now listen to at least one podcast per month, …

Self-improvement

The Best Vanguard Funds

Many investors use funds as their primary way to put their money to work, and the Vanguard Group has been a leader in making low-cost funds available for their clients to invest in. In particular, Vanguard is especially well-known for its top-performing index funds, which are among its most popular …

Investing

The $450 Credit Card: A Surprisingly Good Deal

By<p>Updated Jan. 11, 2017 5:19 p.m. ET<p>Paying $450 a year for a credit card seems crazy, but for certain people, mainly big travelers who pay their …

Personal Finance

How to create a beautiful garden in a small space

As property prices increase and budget constraints make small houses the only viable option for many, it is fortunate to be able to have a little …

Landscaping

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

How to Get Rich in Real Estate: 4 Different Cycles

People decide to start investing in real estate for many different reasons: to supplement their monthly salary, to gain a source of passive income, …

How to Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra is Apple's latest desktop operating system, which succeeds OS X El Capitan and adopts a new name to bring it in line with iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The OS will come pre-installed on all new Macs once current stock is depleted and is a free download for existing Mac owners.<p>The main new …

Operating Systems

How To Quit Working In 10 Years With $580,000 In Savings

A high income earner can easily quit working in 10 years by living frugally and focusing on dividends.<p>A single fund can provide an income earner with …

iOS 10 How-To: Hate pressing the home button to unlock? Change this setting on Touch ID iPhones and iPads

iOS 10 includes a lot of new stuff, from a revamped Messages app to a redesigned Apple Music experience. While most of it is superior to iOS 9, there are some choices that are more questionable. iOS 10 updates the lock screen with a new widgets view, but it also removes the iconic Slide to Unlock …

Touch ID

How to Start a Small Business

Got an entrepreneurial spirit? It may be time for you to start a small business. The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as any business with fewer than 500 employees. Over 99% of U.S. businesses fall in this category. Ready to start one of your own? Here are some tips to …

Small Business

5 Amazing Spanish Castles Photos

For more than 1,000 years, castles were erected in Europe for the purpose of protection. They were intended to fortify borders and store ammunition, and were the sites of defense-strategy meetings and even battles. Their grand architecture and prime hilltop locations (with panoramic views) also …

5 Signs You Should Stop Talking and Just Start Your Own Business, Already

<i>Many people talk about starting a business, but few actually do--so how do you know when you should start?</i><p>Most people have at least thought about owning their own business, even if they haven't thought very seriously about it. If everyone acted on these plans immediately, the world would be filled …

Best personal finance blogs for Millennials

How do you know which are the best personal finance blogs for you?<p>Managing your personal finances is one of the hardest do-it-yourself …

The complete guide to cycling to work

Crowded, sweaty subways. Delayed buses. Canceled trains. The general aura of pre-work angst. In cities around the world, the morning trek to the office via public transport is far from invigorating.<p>It doesn’t have to be this way.<p>Cycling to work is often faster and cheaper than taking public …

Swimming Pools

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

Motivation

Know the 8 most important advantages of buying an investment property over investing in stocks. Know the 8 most important advantages of buying an investment property over investing in stocks.

One of the longest standing and most complicated questions in front of any investor is whether to buy an investment property or stocks. Both types of …

Learn How to Become Rich and Find Your Path to Financial Freedom

Truths That Can Help Set You on the Path to Financial Freedom<p>Updated July 03, 2017<p>Building wealth can be one of the most exciting and rewarding …

Personal Finance

Retiring abroad? Taking your money requires planning

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For those who want to retire abroad or move back to the U.S. after years working overseas, …