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5 Best Travel Tech Accessories

With iPads, Kindles, smartphones and more, travelling with tech has become a bundle of wires, boxes, and screens. There are ways to minimize the clutter, and at the same time add additional gear that makes everything a lot easier.<p>Here is that gear. The 5 Best Travel Tech Accessories.<p><b>5) Cables</b><p>Now, I …

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How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Concept

And here you thought your hatchback was fast. The Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Concept ($TBA) is a study in compact speed with looks to match. Wider …

Zippo Stainless Steel Wallet

Zippo knows an awful lot about making metal things that go in your pockets, so when we heard they were working on a wallet, we were rightly …

Deconstructing Google's Strategy: Will Google Eat Your Business Next?

After Google’s I/O announcements, I flashed back to a dozen or so conversations I’ve had with executives and entrepreneurs about <b>what</b> Google is doing. Reading between the lines, some imagined buying yachts after a Google acquisition. Others feared downgrading to an inner tube if Google entered their …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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5 Questions You Should Ask at Every Job Interview

When you go into a job interview, you likely have rehearsed what you're going to stay to the interviewer about your skills and experience. But then …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

How Tesla Went From Near Failure To Stunning Profitability In Just A Few Years

It was only the 17th quarterly filing in the company's history.<p>But in the past two years, the firm has seen some remarkable milestones: It's now sold tens of thousands of cars, employs nearly 6,000 people around the world, and has plans to double the world's supply of lithium-ion batteries. …

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10 Reasons Why You Have To Quit Your Job This Year

People would complain that the software I wrote didn't work. My boss would say, "where were you yesterday" and I would say, "it was a Jewish holiday" even though there was none and he would say, "well…tell us next time if you leave." It was bad behavior.<p>I was a slave trying to escape but I didn't …

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CHART OF THE DAY: The College Bubble Has Popped

With the cost of tuition exploding higher, student loan delinquency rates on the rise, and wages for college grads going nowhere, young people are increasingly asking themselves if higher education is really worth it.<p>While it's true that the unemployment rate is lower for the those with college …

1. Use 100-Minus-Your-Age To Find Bond Allocation

You know the rule, right? Subtract 100 from your age and that’s how much you invest in equities. The rest goes into bonds.<p>Such cut-and-dry asset allocation no longer has a place in today’s low-interest rate environment. “100-minus-your-age as your stock-to-bond ratio is not the rule anymore. You …

4 Financial Myths That Can Hurt You

From the Loch Ness Monster to the latest urban legend, some myths persist even when people ought to know they aren’t true. These falsehoods can be fun, unless they are about money — in which case they can do a great deal of harm.<p>Here are four financial “facts” you should always take with a grain of …

How To Become A Billionaire In 25 To 50 Years

I breezed through the tenth floor exhibition space at Sotheby’s, viewing auction lots for their upcoming sales of impressionist, modern and contemporary art. Anthony Grant, my cicerone, informed me that there are at least a hundred prospective buyers of iconic pieces that sell upwards of $25 …

7 Websites You Must Visit When Buying a New Car

Buying a new car is a pretty stressful experience. You’re putting down a pretty large chunk of cash, and you’re making a commitment to allocate part …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

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FORTUNE — Mobile wallets as they are defined today are unfortunately a solution in search of a problem. Consumers are quite happy with their credit and debit cards…they work, they’re fast and they’re familiar. And retailers, while they may complain about credit card fees, have bigger strategic …

A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting

People often ask me: “Noah, what career path can I take where I’m virtually guaranteed to get a well-paying job in my field of interest, which doesn’t force me to work 80 hours a week, and which gives me both autonomy and intellectual excitement?” Well, actually, I lied, no one asks me that. But …

University of Michigan

The 3 reasons to make a trade

Shares hit the sweet spot of the six-month advance, the phase when, despite the move being obvious to everyone, they still go up.<p>Institutions, which …

Investing

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Did you buy an Apple product between those dates?<p>Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).<p>You'd have tens of thousands of dollars (see image).<p>We put 10 of the most popular Apple products of the …

Gear & Gadgets

As Tech Giants Scramble For Talent, It’s Buy Or Die

The writing’s on the wall. Mobile is the future, and it requires different skills than the web. Entrepreneurship is more fetishized than ever, making standard hiring tough. The result is days like today where Yahoo, Twitter, Salesforce, and Box all bought startups, and Facebook and Microsoft were …

Five Ways To Save Your 401(k)--And Your Retirement

Are you going to run out of money in retirement? Given the current low interest rate environment, it’s a real risk. About a quarter of baby boomers and Gen Xers who would have had adequate retirement income under historical average returns run short of money in retirement if today’s low rates are …

3 Tips For Surviving As A First-Time Manager

Your first management job is a big win – a sign that you’ve done something right in your career. It’s also the first time that your success is completely tied to the performance of other people.<p>Those other people are your former peers, maybe even your current friends, and everyone feels a little …

Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are all trying to turn into the same uber-company

• Hardware — mobile device(s)<br>• An app ecosystem<br>• Streaming media<br>• Cloud services—at the least, as a delivery mechanism for the above

Quick and Easy Money Making Ideas

Most of us have been in that predicament where we needed to raise some cash quickly, easily, and legally. Perhaps you are between paydays and just …

Your Nest Egg May Contain Sticks of Dynamite

Does the bond fund you’re holding as a way to buffer your portfolio from the risk of stocks, actually contain more risk than you think? These funds …