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6 things I stopped giving a sh*t about after traveling to a developing country

Jealousy.<p>Whether I was jealous about Tom’s new designer shoes or Jane’s new high-paying job, I used to let jealousy overwhelm me to the point where …

Developing Countries

Business Travelers Are Using Mobile Apps — But Not Necessarily the Way Employers Wish They Would

Business travelers around the world are using mobile apps for services including airlines, hotels, online booking, and car rentals.<p>What aren’t they …

Tourism

The 5 worst financial mistakes new parents can make

Having a baby brings excitement and joy — and a whole new set of money worries. How will you afford diapers and daycare? Soccer and swim lessons? And finally (yikes!) college?<p>Pitfalls abound, but so do opportunities to get your finances in order. With careful attention and a little discipline, you …

Personal Finance

2 millennials created a non-profit startup incubator that’s trying to solve one of San Francisco’s biggest problems

Walking between the public library's bookshelves, he recognized several men from the local homeless shelter in Quincy, Mass., where he was living, waiting in line for the bathroom or surfing the web. Slumping in a chair, Benner used a ballpoint pen to doodle, distracting himself from the travails …

Startups

Nearly half of Japan’s working women are accused of “causing trouble” when they get pregnant

Getting pregnant should bring joy, but in Japan’s workplace, it can bring misery. Maternity harassment<i>—</i>in which workers are demoted, dismissed, unfairly treated, or verbally harassed because of pregnancy and childbearing<i>—</i>plagues female workers in the world’s third-largest economy. Survey results …

Maternity

15 reasons you should never travel to Washington state

1. Sunsets over the San Juan Islands just aren’t that pretty.<p>2. You think skiing and the scenery it entails sucks.<p>3. Going to a Bavarian village in …

World's Top 5 Haunted Hotels

Enjoy a spooky stay this Halloween season at one of our favorite haunted hotels. From former prisons to medieval mansions to the property that inspired "The Shining," these terrifying retreats offer adventurous vacationers an up-close encounter with the spirit world. While some play down the …

Horror

This Is What Happens to Your Debts After You Die

Your debts become the responsibility of your estate.<p>When you die, any debts you leave behind could eat up assets that you had hoped to leave to …

Personal Finance

It's time to start talking about a US recession

We're talking about "recession."<p>On the whole, the torrent of US economic data has been pretty good since 2009, which is when the last recession ended. From the labor market to the stock market, the trend has been growth.<p>Lately, however, Wall Street pros from Citi's Willem Buiter to Societe …

Markets

Brazil is once again cheap for travelers and expats. Here’s why.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Just two years ago, visitors to Brazil were in for an unwelcome surprise.<p>This country, where annual income averaged a little …

Read This Before You Book a Vacation Rental!

A summer vacation rental gives you the chance to live large. If you’re traveling in a group or with a family, it’ll save money over hotel rooms, …

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Yeehaw!<p>Global stock markets are galloping ahead and Japan's Nikkei index has surged by nearly 8%.<p>Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Jumping Japan:</b> Investors around the world are marveling over Japan's huge one-day rally, with the Nikkei 225 index …

Stock Markets

Are You a Real Entrepreneur or Just a Fake?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Merriam-Webster defines “entrepreneur” as “a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money.” In a broad sense, that might include every small business owner and perhaps even those who are self-employed, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Secrets Of Successful Analytics-Driven Marketers

Marketing organizations are making major moves into analytics technology – many of them for the first time. For best-of-breed companies, the results have been stellar, with major boosts in marketing effectiveness, ROI and revenue. But others struggle, due in part to problems integrating data-driven …

Marketing

Soaring dollar puts the world on sale for Americans

Americans have long complained that the dollar doesn't buy much anymore. Suddenly, the dollar's problem may be that it buys too much — a change that has huge implications across the global economy for consumers, businesses, investors and governments.<p>The U.S. currency's value has surged over the …

Why Airbnb has the perfect business model for Cuba

Airbnb is one of the first US companies to head for Cuba, and the platform for renting someone else’s home, or a room in it, is ideally placed to take advantage of newly-relaxed restrictions on doing business in Cuba—but not for the reason you might think.<p>The obvious advantage is that Cuba’s …

Cuba

The French Piste Project: the definitive photo album of the French Alps

A new website that collates in real time photos being taken by skiers, snowboarders, walkers and workers in the ski resorts of France has been launched by the tourist board of the French mountains.<p>The French Piste Project (thefrenchpisteproject.com) aggregates into its live feed all images from …

12 Places to Squeeze the Last Few Ski Days Out of this Season

A recent weekend visiting Vail and Beaver Creek in Colorado convinced me that spring skiing is a pretty great thing. Sure, its detractors point out …

Skiing

2015 MotoGP TV Schedule | Fox Sports Live Coverage

For American motorcycle-racing fans, the world be miserable without MotoGP on TV. Thankfully, Fox Sports provides coverage of the entire 18-round …

The Top 10 Things We Learned About The Economy And Markets In 2014

US Trust's Chief Market Strategist Joseph P. Quinlan has put together a list of the top 10 macroeconomics lessons from 2014 in order to show what investors should watch next year.<p>"We thought it might be instructive to look back, not forward, at some of the lessons of 2014," Quinlan said. "It helps …

Markets

What Do Your Mobile Habits Say About You?

<i>Ran Avrahamy is the Head of Marketing at</i> <i>AppsFlyer</i><i>, the cross-platform App Analytics.</i><p>Do you obsessively check your smartphone? More and more today, we walk into classrooms, restaurants, offices or any physical space full of people and even if Michael Jackson reanimated and walked into the room, no …

The Rising Costs of U.S. Income Inequality

BERKELEY, Calif. - During the last several decades, income inequality in the United States has increased significantly -- and the trend shows no sign of reversing. The last time inequality was as high as it is now was just before the Great Depression. Such a high level of inequality is not only …

Economics

E-commerce expected to grow even faster this holiday season

Online retail spending will rise 16% this holiday season, a much faster clip than last year, as U.S. consumers feel more confident about spending and …

Google Messenger: another reminder of a confused Android app approach

User choice is fantastic, but Google’s consistent app duplication on Android continually confuses and annoys with redundant features<p>Why would Google want to confuse its own users by introducing a third, separate messaging app for mobile? Surely that wouldn’t make sense, given the clash of native, …

Introducing Mobile App Analytics Fundamentals on Analytics Academy

So you’ve built an app? Awesome! But how are you tracking success? Does anyone know about your app? Do you have a good monetization plan? <br>Today we’re …

Yours, Mine, Or Ours? How Money Wrecks Your Marriage

It’s normal for married couples to fight—sex, relatives, and even the drum set in the living room are all fair game. But fights about money are the most precarious, because they’re the most common indicator of a divorce down the line. Whether you’re splitting or sharing finances, communication is …