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Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

How To Have A Happy Family – 7 Tips Backed By Research

<b>1) Having Dinner Together Matters</b><p>Kids who have dinner with their families do better across pretty much every conceivable metric.<p><i>A recent wave of</i> …

Brigham Young University

14 Crucial Questions about Stock Options

<i>In April 2012 I wrote a blog post titled The 12 Crucial Questions About Stock Options. It was meant to be a comprehensive list of option-related</i> …

Venture Capital

How Do Stock Options and RSUs Differ?

One of the biggest changes in the structure of Silicon Valley private company compensation over the past five years has been the increasing use of …

Finance

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality

How to invest in the 'Mint' emerging markets

Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey have been tipped as the next economic giants. Can savers make money or is this the latest investment fad?<p>The chances are you have probably heard that Mint is no longer just a peppermint sweet; it is now also an investment acronym which in the next decade or two …

5 Ways To Profit From A China Downturn In 2014

Is China’s economy headed for a crash in 2014? It’s an extreme question that would be laughed at by many. After all, most believe that China is the world’s new powerhouse off the back of near 10% annual growth over the past decade. And the vast majority of economists and policymakers are sanguine …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

I Learned Everything I Needed to Know About Marriage From Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's classic is 200 years old, but longtime spouses and relationship experts alike stand by the principles it presents.<p>When I teach Jane Austen’s <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>, I take great pains to un-sully it from students’ film-adaptation-induced misconceptions that it’s a “romantic” novel. As a …

5 Big Mistakes Investors Make -- And How To Avoid Them

PHILADELPHIA — Look around you. How do you compare?<p>Like the vast majority of people, you probably think you’re above average.<p>Although it’s impossible that the vast majority of people outshine half their peers, illusory superiority, as the phenomenon is called, is alive and well.<p>Take, investing for …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

Europe for beginners: what you need to know

Step one: slow down. Take your time.<p>It's tempting, when you plan that big first trip to Europe, to try to do everything, to fit every single …

The Federal Government Is Shutting Down

The Senate rejected House Republicans' latest budget bill, setting the stage for the government to close down at midnight.<p>The federal government has shut down.<p>Despite a month of debate and a week of frantic legislative maneuvering, Congress was unable to bridge its fundamental schism: Senate …

1 Giant Batch of Tomato Sauce, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor Brette Warshaw lets three-ingredient Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter feed her all</i> …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9°C? Adjust your thermostat, then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have …

Happiness

Where’s the next Lehman?

THE bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, an American investment bank, in 2008 turned a nasty credit crunch into the worst financial crisis in 80 years. …

Economy

The Complete Guide to Making Money in Your Spare Time

We all could do with a few extra dollars in our pocket, but unless your boss is a fan of giving you free money, you’ll probably have to work for it. …