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7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than later.<p>1. If you want to 'do what you love,' you have to work three times as hard as …

Self-help

McMaster Has the Islamophobes Worried. Good.

Trump’s new national security adviser can be a powerful counterweight to the baleful influence of Steve Bannon.<p>When America’s most influential Islamophobes are upset, you know the president made a good choice. “Score one [for] the swamp,” whined Robert Spencer upon hearing the news that Donald …

Norway Is the 'World's Best Democracy' — We Asked Its People Why

<i>The United States was downgraded to a "flawed democracy" in a recent index that examined 167 countries. NBC News traveled to the world's top-ranked democracy, Norway, to ask them how it's done.</i><p>OSLO, Norway — A look of puzzled amusement creeps across Aurora Aven's face when asked if she plans to …

Foreign Policy

6 full-body UFC workouts for strength, endurance, and fat loss

Strength, speed, flexibility, and endurance are cornerstones of a fighter’s training regimen. Together they build the kind of athleticism that …

What Conservatives Get Wrong About Trump's Immigration Order

There’s reason to reserve judgment, but no cause for giving the president the benefit of the doubt.<p>Late Sunday, <i>National Review</i> published an editorial on Donald Trump’s executive order titled “Trump’s Order on Refugees: Mostly Right on Substance, Wrong on Rollout.”<p>Echoing arguments circulating …

Immigration

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Donald Trump

Mexico digs in and Trump lashes back as border wall standoff deepens

By Joshua Partlow<p>, Bureau chief<p>William Branigin<p>, Staff writer<p>MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, President Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto sought to ratchet down the tension, speaking for an hour over the phone Friday morning and agreeing, at least …

Donald Trump

10 Investing Rules You Should Know by Heart

So you want to invest -- or perhaps you're already investing. That's great! After all, relatively few of us have pensions to look forward to in retirement, so it's more on us than ever to sock money away for the future and grow a meaningful nest egg. As you invest, here are 10 rules you should know …

This Is What Happens to Your Body While You're Running a Marathon

Athletes, rejoice: We’ve officially entered marathon season. The New York City Marathon took place last Sunday, and in upcoming weeks, race …

New York City

An ex-Googler-turned-startup CEO shares the best question to ask the hiring manager at the beginning of a job interview

But starting the interview off with a question for your interviewer can be a great way to establish a two-sided conversation, right from the get-go, she says. "However, you should be strategic. If the interviewer clearly has a script of questions and wants to get back on track, don't push …

Employment

Hungarian lawmakers reject anti-migrant proposal

Hungary’s prime minister failed to stop asylum seekers from being resettled in his country under European Union quotas on Tuesday.<p>Viktor Orban’s proposed amendment to the constitution would have barred "foreign populations" from being sent there. Hungary is supposed to take in 1,294 migrants under …

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Self-improvement

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

Investing

Wake up America! This Is The Real Problem With The US Economy

It’s a political season, so we’re hearing a lot of the usual arguments the economy. Should we raise taxes or lower them? Negotiate trade agreements or abandon them? These are important questions, but they are not the central economic issue that we face today. Productivity is.<p>As economist Robert …

Economics

Does Your Company Give You Stock? Great. Sell It.

By<p>Oct. 26, 2016 5:47 p.m. ET<p>You wouldn’t draft all Pittsburgh Steelers on your fantasy football team or cut off your friends to spend every minute …

Wait for Pokemon on the Nintendo Switch

Between remakes and later variants of existing games, <i>Pokemon</i> handheld RPGs are almost an annualized franchise at this point. However, there’s still …

7 Expert Tips To Take On The Challenges Of Trail Running

The Expert: Kylee Schuler<p>Growing up with an elite distance-runner dad, it’s no surprise that Kylee Schuler followed in her father’s footsteps. Having …

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

Entrepreneurship

Your bike's secret to staying upright is actually a mystery

Everyone knows how a bike stays upright — the gyroscopic forces induced by the spinning wheels, and the “castor effect” created by trail. Or do they? …

5 Personal Finance Tips to Teach Your Kids While They're Young

The money habits children develop when they're young can shape their financial future. That's why it's important to set them on the right path early on. Here are a few key financial tips to start with.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>Money in your pocket today is worth more than the same amount you might …

4 Money Habits That Made Warren Buffett a Billionaire (That Will Work for You, Too)

These surprisingly simple changes can make a huge difference to your net worth.<p>What makes Warren Buffett one of the riches people in the world? Unlike fellow billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, he did not create a ground-breaking high-tech product. Instead, Buffett's wealth …

LeBron James is finally going to college (kind of)

Preps-to-pros star is taking classes at the University of Akron.<p>LeBron James has gone a long way toward helping kids in his community. His "I …

Total Recall: LeBron's mighty mind

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published on July 22, 2014. LeBron James' photographic memory originated ... many years before.</i><p>Playing video …

Three Ways to Make $1 Million in Three Years or Less in the Stock Market

There are so many people who want to make a million dollars at some point in their lives. After all, why wouldn't you want to make that much money? There are a number of ways that you can do this, but for most of us, we don't naturally have careers that will earn us a guaranteed million dollars …

Stock Markets

For Denver Broncos, sweet-16 of a different kind may be elusive

Going on the road on a short week against a division rival is usually a challenge for most teams.<p>For the defending champion Denver Broncos, it is extra difficult this week.<p>Coming off their first loss of the season, the Broncos will be without coach Gary Kubiak when they visit the reeling San Diego …

NFL Week 6 Picks: Game-by-Game Over-Under Predictions

Even more amazing than Vegas' ability to put lines to different matchups is the ability for our friends in the desert to come up with a total for each game that usually ends up coming close.<p>Last week, the NFL played 14 games from Thursday to Sunday. Seven went under the Vegas point total. The other …

Cash is piling up faster than Warren Buffett can invest it

Warren Buffett has the kind of money problem most people would envy: a growing mountain of cash.<p>Nearly $73-billion piled up at Berkshire Hathaway by mid-summer, more than Buffett's conglomerate has ever held before.<p>And the total continues growing every day Buffett doesn't make a major investment …

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

Success

Hillary Clinton told Wall Street she’s ‘kind of far removed’ from the middle class | VICE News

Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has refused to release transcripts of paid speeches she delivered to big banks on Wall Street firms in recent years. But remarks from the speeches apparently have surfaced through an email included in a hack published by …

Nomad Horween Leather Strap Dresses Apple Watch, Charging Wallet Boosts iPhone

<b>Horween Leather Co. and Nomad: Tradition Meets Technology</b><p>The Horween Leather Company has been producing some of the world’s best leather since 1905. That’s five generations of craftsmanship, with the Chicago company still making its high quality leather by hand.<p>Nomad got its start in 2012 with a …