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This Is The Man Making Bill Gates So Rich

His secret weapon is a man you have probably never heard of: Michael Larson.<p>Gates hired Larson 20 years ago, when his net worth was a relatively paltry $5 billion, report Anupreeta Das and Craig Karmin at the Wall Street Journal, who just wrote a profile on the notoriously secretive Larson.<p>Larson …

How Much are Musicians Actually Making per Stream?

| <b>source:</b> Jun 27th, 2014<p>It’s no mystery that the future of the music business is in digital streaming. With the influence of smart phones and online …

Facts About Smoking

| <b>source:</b> May 30th, 2014<p>I am a smoker. I smoke roughly one pack of cigarettes a day-it is killing me both physically and financially. I have an awful …

Coffee may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

Need an excuse to drink yet another cup of coffee today? A new study suggests that increasing coffee consumption may decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes.<p>The apparent relationship between coffee and type 2 diabetes is not new. Previous studies have found that drinking a few cups or more each day …

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Insurance

Wedding Insurance? I Never Heard about it !

If you think that <b>Wedding Insurance</b> will cover break up before the actual wedding day, sorry to say <b>NO</b> to you.<p>SO, if like that, what is the <b>cover of</b> …

Small Business Administration

We support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.

Small Business

The best budgeting apps for iPhone and iPad

If you want to save money, budget for an upcoming purchase, or avoid the fees that come with late fees or overdraft fees (or some combination of the …

Life Insurance For Seniors and Baby Boomers

We specialize in life insurance for seniors and baby boomers. We only work with highly rated insurance companies. Let us be your personal shopper and …

Evernote Moleskine Notebook, it is One Smart Notebook

The best iPad apps for quitting smoking

If you are trying to quit smoking, and need some assistance, then check out our list of the best iPad apps for quitting smoking.<p>This is more than …

5 Pivotal Rules of Starting a Business

Building a startup company is something that one can not understand until trying to do it. It is painful, arduous and at times seems absolutely …

Husband and wife plead guilty to life insurance fraud

A husband and wife have pleaded guilty to life insurance fraud after fleeing to Iran and faking the husband’s death, according to the Toronto …

A Woman Got Into A Fatal Car Crash Seconds After Posting ‘The Happy Song Makes Me So HAPPY’ On Facebook

Please do not drink and drive. Or text and drive. Or selfie and drive. Or make an obvious statement on Facebook about how Pharrell’s “Happy” song makes you feel and drive. It won’t end well.<p>The wreck happened Thursday morning on Business 85 in High Point. Investigators say 32-year-old Courtney Ann …

Three Sisters Over 100 Years Old Share Their Secrets to a Long Life

To live a long and happy life, just listen to sisters Rubye Cox, Ruth Branum and Rose Shloss, who are each over 100 years old.<p>So how exactly did the …

Great Depression

A Real Life Story — Without Life Insurance

<i>This real life story is from</i> <i>www.lifehappens.org</i><i>, an excellent resource for unbiased information about life, disability and long term care …

The Good News About Cancer

| <b>source:</b> Mar 19th, 2014<p>Cholera, diarrhea, tuberculosis – some of the most deadly diseases to plague the human race throughout history are all …

Cancer

Want To Retire With $1 Million? Here's How Much You Need To Be Saving Right Now

We recently pointed out that starting to save early for retirement is extremely helpful, and also a useful chart showing how much you should have saved at different stages of your career to ensure a comfortable retirement.<p>To show how these ideas work, we figured out how much money you would have to …

Singer drops 60 pounds and dumps her boyfriend

Nina Osegueda was 19 years old, 5 feet tall and around 180 pounds when she remembers her boyfriend saying the thing no boyfriend is supposed to say:<p>"You know, you'd look better if you lost weight."<p>"No duh," she thought.<p>Like many teenage girls, it was nothing she hadn't thought to herself, every …

An Anonymous Billionaire Purchased A Record-Breaking $201 Million Life Insurance Policy

The life insurance policy the billionaire purchased is valued at $201 million.<p>Guinness World Records didn't reveal the billionaire's identity, but they did provide a couple clues.<p>The billionaire lives in Silicon Valley and they're "actively known in the technology space." (That still doesn't really …

6 Ways Life Insurance Can Benefit You

When you list the financial assets on your balance sheet, you might think immediately of your house, vehicles, retirement funds or financial investments. Another essential element in your financial plan, your life insurance, offers benefits that other assets don’t.<p><b>The Added Value of Life Insurance</b> …

Critical illness insurance: The neglected cover that could be crucial

Critical illness cover – which pays out if you get a life-threatening illness – has a bad reputation. But is it time to look again?<p>Critical illness cover used to be the bad boy of the protection insurance world. This is a type of insurance that should pay out a lump sum if you are diagnosed with a …

Tom Hanks's Insurance Scammer Is Going to the Slammer

Getty<p>Who would dare take advantage of Tom Hanks and his lovely wife, Rita Wilson? Who, we ask you?<p>Well, an insurance broker named Jerry Goldman had the temerity to grossly overcharge the couple, among others, with insurance premiums he'd increased up to 600%. Goldman also tried to cover his tracks …

Baby boomers care about retirement plans while millennials want pet health insurance

Differences between generations at work show up in conference rooms, communications styles and job satisfaction levels, as well as the most valued perks.<p>A new report from PayScale and Millennial Branding turned up many distinctions from levels of stress reported (millennials have the least) to …

Pets

How to Figure Out How Much Life Insurance You Really Need

Protecting the financial security of your kids is just as vital as keeping them healthy and making sure they get an education. Yet for many families, …

You could get insurance through your super fund. I Mamamia.

By AMY STOCKWELL.<p>Most people are familiar with insurance to protect your assets – your car, your home and contents, your pets, and your health. If …

5 Myths About Disability Insurance

Shortly after putting out the group’s first pamphlet on how disability insurance can protect your family, Stephen Brobeck, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America, started offering it as a benefit to his employees. “That work [15 years ago] made me aware that I was being an …

Knowing when you need life insurance

While life insurance isn't fun to buy, it's a critical part of many financial plans.<p>Few people get a shopper's high buying toilet paper, motor oil and toothbrushes. But perusing the aisles hunting down these items is like a shopper's paradise next to buying life insurance for most.<p>Life insurance …