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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

This is the scariest job interview question — and how to answer it

There’s nothing quite like the spine-tingling jolt of getting called in for a job interview after weeks of sending out your resume, crossing your …

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the numerous titles available on the market.<p>For those wondering how …

Five Great Pickle Recipes to Go With Wild Game

Pickles are fun to make at home, and they go great with a variety of wild game recipes. Dill pickles are the obvious go-to pickle recipe—and for good …

I Kept a Spending Diary for a Week and This Is What I Learned

Religion, sex, politics, and money. They’re the taboo topics we’re not supposed to talk about, but damn if they aren’t the most important issues women should be discussing! We totally understand that even among your closest BFFs, it can be awkward to lay your finances on the line. (We <i>all</i>spend too …

Personal Finance

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

8 Best Personal Finance Apps of 2018 | Investopedia

Managing money, sticking to a budget and even handling investment decisions are easier than even before with today's crop of personal finance …

Personal Finance

How to Take Control of Your Money in 2018: A Month-by-Month Guide

The most ambitious, life-changing goals all have two things in common: They make you feel instantly weak at the knees, and at first glance, they …

Trump Time Capsule #50: 'I Alone'

No one will ever be able to say, looking back, that Donald Trump was concealing the kind of leader he wanted to be.<p>His convention speech last night, as discussed in a range of <i>Atlantic</i> coverage, was especially notable for the trait Yoni Appelbaum identifies here: what would be called in any other …

How This Guy Rakes In $20,000 a Year By Visiting Garage Sales

You can make even more if you have a heart of stone<p>Every Saturday morning, I go to old people’s houses and rob them blind.<p>I’m not a criminal, per se—just a picker: someone who buys and resells other people’s unwanted stuff. There are millions of pickers in America just like me who share …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

How American Politics Went Insane

It happened gradually—and until the U.S. figures out how to treat the problem, it will only get worse.<p><b>I</b>t’s 2020, four years from now. The campaign is under way to succeed the president, who is retiring after a single wretched term. Voters are angrier than ever—at politicians, at compromisers, at …

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Personal Finance

This is why America uses the electoral college to elect presidents

After a 36-day recount of Florida voters' ballots, there was a verdict — but to many Americans it didn't seem like a legitimate one.<p>Though Democratic candidate Al Gore had earned about 540,000 more popular votes than Republican candidate George W. Bush, Bush had edged out Gore with 271 electoral …

THE DRIFTERS: Why the Supreme Court makes justices more liberal

<i>Editor's note: This story first appeared in Boston Review. At the time of original publication, Antonin Scalia was still alive. Scalia died this year.</i><p>When Justices William Rehnquist and Sandra Day O'Connor left the bench last year, conservatives were in an anxious mood: though pleased at the …

10 Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer</i><p>If your credit score has taken a nosedive, you'll need to start using credit responsibly to rebuild it. This can get tricky, however, since many forms of credit require good credit to qualify to use them. That's where credit cards for bad credit come in; these …

Farmers on bikes use neighborhood lawns to grow food, and you can too

<b>Here’s how to use other people's land for organic garden plots, and get bike-riding farmers to help from harvest to market.</b><p>Several years ago 27-year …

'Magic Mushrooms' May Permanently Alter Personality

Just one strong dose of hallucinogenic mushrooms can alter a person's personality for more than a year and perhaps permanently, a new study …

Do Psychedelic Drug Laws Violate Human Rights?

The prohibition of MDMA and hallucinogenic mushrooms restricts "cognitive liberty," according to some activists.<p>By the time drug-policy lawyer Charlotte Walsh took to the stage on the final day of the recent Horizons Psychedelic Conference, we had already heard several persuasive talks on the …

Shakespeare on Trump: Money Made the Man

Donald Trump -- as anyone not blinded by celebrity and wealth can see -- is a mediocre man: homely, boorish, romantically inept (he's on his third purchased spouse!), inarticulate, not very bright, and an underperformer who owes his financial success to luck, both of birth and circumstance. Despite …

These Are Some of Justice Scalia's Most Colorful Quotes

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday at the age of 79, leaving behind a long list of provocative opinions and colorful quotes.<p>The …

Antonin Scalia

Why Aren’t You Bowhunting for Gobblers Yet?

Cally Morris, host of The 15-Yard Files on fieldandstream.com, said we’d kill a turkey at 4 yards in this spot. I had my doubts. But the tom walked …

Hunting

Could The Future Of Urban Farming Be Found Inside Of An Old Shipping Container?

When Michael Bissanti opened Four Burgers in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008, he knew he wanted to create a fast food restaurant with a strong sense …

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

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9 Banh Mi Recipes for Desk Lunch Domination

Bored with your usual smoked turkey or PB&J sandwich? Take lunch to the next level by making your own crunchy, creamy, spicy, tangy banh mi.<p>The …

How to Make Foolproof Mashed Potatoes

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

9 Cozy Fall Stews

Warm, hearty stews make the perfect cozy meal on a chilly fall evening. From umami-packed acorn squash stew to tender lamb tagine, here are nine …