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5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

DEUTSCHE BANK: Here are 16 stocks to buy right now

Bianco thinks the Fed will finally be ready for a rate hike in September, and expects to see more signals of a hike in the coming months. When this happens, Bianco says that stock performance will be dependent on long-term Treasury yields staying low.<p>Bianco adds that Greece, ISIS and the gearing up …

Investing

Billionaire tech investor Chris Sacca thinks everyone in Silicon Valley should read these 2 books

The current generation of entrepreneurs, investors, and programmers have a tendency to live in a bubble removed from the rest of the world, he tells "The 4-Hour Workweek" author Tim Ferriss in the latest episode of Ferriss' podcast.<p>They may be more highly educated than those who came before them, …

Tim Ferriss

Pre-paid college plans still exist, but they might not be your best option

If parents needed a nagging reminder to save for their children’s college, they need look no further than their calendars this week.<p>Friday (May 29) …

Investing

The War on Sugar and How We Can Win It

Today, nearly 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. For decades, Washington has been focusing on fighting the obesity epidemic without properly picking the right battles.<p>In recent years, the food industry has been able to insert over 10 different types of added sugars into our …

Stock Markets

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Travel

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

8 Reasons Victoria, Canada Is the Most Stunning Vacation Spot You've Never Visited

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Victoria isn't as crowded or busy as its nearby cousin Vancouver, which means you won't have to wait in line to take in its many attractions, from a world-class science and natural history museum to a public park where peacocks roam freely.<p><b>1. British Columbia</b> …

7 Top Futurists Make Some Pretty Surprising Predictions About What The Next Decade Will Bring

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the <i>next</i> 10 years?<p>To find out, HuffPost Science reached out to seven top futurists …

IBM’s Watson Wants To Help Pick A Therapist For You

Gone are the days of physically taking yourself to a new therapist and hoping it’s a good match. IBM is working with text therapy startup Talkspace to help find the best therapist for you within its list of online counseling specialists. But it could also help the IBM Watson computer to make …

Opinion: Countdown to the stock-market Crash of 2016 is ticking louder

Warning bells just keep getting louder and louder as the countdown to the Crash of 2016 keeps ticking. Wall Street’s in denial, but the Washington …

Big Data
Personal Finance

The Average American Spends $140 per Day. Here's Where It Goes -- How Do You Compare?

Can't find the leak in your finances? Here are some places to look.<p>In a world where your everyday needs can be met with the swipe of a plastic card or an automatic withdrawal from your bank account, it can be difficult to figure out where all of your money goes. That can lead to serious problems -- …

Retirement

Here's what you can earn working at Amazon

"We pay very low cash compensation relative to most companies," Bezos told Fortune in 2012, but Amazon does still offer some employees juicy compensation packages through restricted stock units.<p>We used data from Glassdoor to figure out the highest salaries, including stock, at Amazon. (To be as …

Enterprise Tech

I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

National Parks

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

GOLDMAN: Here are the 40 cheapest stocks on the market

"We expect the S&P 500 will reach 2100 by year-end, representing a 2% price gain from the current level," Goldman's David Kostin wrote.<p>Kostin notes that the health care and consumer discretionary sectors have been two of the best performing this year.<p>Kostin's new quarterly chartbook includes a list …

Investing

How Google, Facebook And Others Pay Their H-1B Employees

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kiran Dhillon is a senior editor for FindTheBest, where she tackles big datasets to produce interesting insights.</i><p>Legislative debate regarding expanding the H-1B visa program is heating up in the U.S. Senate. H-1B visas allow foreign workers — specifically those in technical roles—to …

These 7 apps can help you save money right away

But a number of apps are taking a swipe at making it a lot easier.<p>These smartphone apps will help you track your expenses and save lots of money.

Personal Finance

Ars Technica has obtained Oakland's entire license plate reader database

Through a public records request, <i>Ars Technica</i>'s Cyrus Farivar has obtained the Oakland police department's entire license plate reader database, just under 4.7 million scans taken over more than three years. The database is available to police without a warrant, and thus was accessible through …

Surveillance
Self-improvement

5 Ways to Validate Your Startup Ideas With $100

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>There is a misconception that is spread around the media that in order to win big, we need to risk big.<p>That the most successful entrepreneurs, business owners, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

Motivation