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I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

Top 10

10 Best Beaches in Hawai'i

1 of 10<p>Holopo'e Beach, Lāna'i<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hāmoa Beach, Maui<p>3 of 10<p>Punalu'u Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Hāpuna Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>…

How To Pay Off Your 30-Year Mortgage In A Fraction Of The Time

The housing market has been going up, and as a result, a lot of investors and homeowners are finding themselves benefitting from substantial appreciation on their home values. Investors often approach me with the problem of too much “lazy” equity in their homes.<p>Sophisticated investors know the …

Personal Finance

17 Gorgeous Indian Hill Stations You Miss Out On Every Summer Because You End Up Going To Shimla

1. Coonoor Where: Tamil Nadu Source: Taj Holidays Said to be the quieter of the three Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is one of the most beautiful …

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Trespassing

Store Closures Set To Accelerate This Year, Warns Bloomberg's Matt Townsend

<i>By FS Staff</i><p><i>The following is a summary of our recent FS Insider podcast, "</i><i>Retail Apocalypse Picking Up Steam, Says Bloomberg's Matt Townsend</i><i>," which</i> …

Take the Most Beautiful Train Ride in the U.S. for $97

If you want to see the best of the west coast, take a train.<p>Disembarking from Seattle, Washington and running all the way to Los Angeles, California, …

Trains

This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

If you're looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new …

Florida

Nine affordable Mexican beach resorts for 2018

From boisterous spring break trips to romantic honeymoons, beach vacations never go out of style. Luckily, placing yourself in this relaxing setting doesn’t require deep pockets. In fact, plenty of sandy strands around Mexico offer budget-friendly options. Proof: Oyster.com pulled together nine …

Riviera Maya

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

24 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Chick-fil-A

By 2020, the fast-food chain is expected to be larger than Wendy's, Burger King and Taco Bell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A’s history dates back to the 1940s, when its founder S. Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf House. Two decades after …

The cheapest time to visit the top 11 travel destinations in the world

Mapping The Most Isolated–And Beautiful–Roads In America

Plan your next road trip–or at least dream about it–with this interactive visualization.<p>I hate cars in cities, but I love real road trips. You know, the ones in which there’s no set route, no obligations, and no timetable whatsoever. You find a place to sleep every night, decide to stay in some …

Hiking

Anthony Bourdain's Top 5 Things To Do in His Favorite City

'I'm endlessly fascinated.'<p>It’s no secret, Tokyo is one of Anthony Bourdain’s favorite cities. “I’m endlessly fascinated,” he says. “I’ve been many …

Japan

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

How to Install Gutters

Gutters and downspouts are two unappreciated heroes of our homes. They don’t only protect our roofs, but they also greatly reduce foundation issues. …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Air Travel

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

The 29 coolest small US cities to visit in 2018

National Geographic has released its list of the 29 best small cities in the US— and it's giving us some serious travel inspiration.<p>The travel magazine worked with branding advisers at Resonance Consultancy to produce a "small-cities index" that drew from statistics and mentions on Instagram and …

We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to make a move in the near future or …

Home Improvement

Buying a rental property is cheaper in the winter — here are the 26 best places to make money as a landlord right now

Winter is the best time to buy a home— and that includes scooping up a rental property.<p>HomeUnion, an online real estate and investment firm, recently released a list of the best places in America to score a bargain on a rental property this season. They compared return on investment figures for …

Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls

As one of the first postwar suburban shopping centers in the US, the Northgate Mall in northern Seattle defines classic mall architecture.<p>Its architect, John Graham Jr., pioneered the dumbbell, big-box shape for malls, in which two rows of stores face each other and a department store anchors each …

Urban Design

9 things real estate agents don't want you to know

One of them could save you thousands -- and another could cost you big-time.<p>In 2016, close to 5.5 million homes -- including single-family dwellings, townhouses, and condos -- were sold across the country.<p>In nearly 90% of those transactions, the buyer, the seller, or both used a real estate agent. …

Real Estate

You might want to turn yourself into an LLC under the Republican tax plan

There has been an a lot of discussion about how, under the Republican tax plan, highly paid professionals will want to turn themselves into LLCs in order to take advantage of special cuts for business owners. This week, the Tax Policy Center produced the clearest analysis I've seen yet …

Chick-Fil-A Feeds Stranded People at Atlanta Airport -- On a Sunday!

Fast food restaurant chain Chick-Fil-A is famously closed on Sundays, but that didn’t stop them when people stranded at the Atlanta Airport needed …

31 Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

Big things are underway in Ohio's capital city. Columbus, once an important manufacturing hub for buggy carriages, is witnessing unprecedented growth …

Travel

The Coziest Restaurant in Every U.S. State, Mapped

If you haven't already read Meik Wiking's best-seller, 'The Little Book of Hygge', Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when …

Dining Rooms