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Millions of Americans Got Free Amazon Credits From a Lawsuit, and It All Expires in 27 Hours. Here's How to Check

Remember the epic lawsuit about e-books involving Apple and Amazon? We're just hours away from a really important deadline.<p>It looks like the end is finally here. Nine years ago, Apple and Amazon were embroiled in a giant lawsuit over e-books. The net result was that Apple wound up having to fund a …

eBooks

10 of the best things to do in Vietnam

1. Light a lantern in Hoi An<p>Every <i>Tết</i> (Vietnamese New Year), Hoi An is transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour and light for its Lantern Festival. …

Vietnam

My Unique System For Choosing The Best Stocks

How do you pick the best stocks? Focus on all three profit drivers.<p>My unique screening system ensures focus and discipline.<p>But there's much more to …

Investing

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

5 Financial Challenges Your Kids Will Face With Your Estate

Many parents fail to get their financial affairs in order, neglecting to take care of such things as wills, living wills and powers of attorney. But …

Retirement
Investing

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

United Airlines passenger gets $10,000 voucher to give up seat on overbooked flight

The smartphone video that went viral last year showing a United Airlines passenger being dragged out of an overbooked flight prompted several large airlines to vow to end or dramatically reduce the number of passengers denied a seat.<p>The nation's airlines have made good on that promise.<p>The country's …

Flying

Want to Be a Successful Investor? Leave the Mutual Funds Behind.

There are better ways to invest than mutual funds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For whatever reason, many people give their money to a mutual fund manager, who probably isn’t getting them the returns they deserve. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town …

Investing

Why Depreciation Is The Biggest Perk Of Real Estate Investing

Investing for retirement is historically fraught with risk and fear. Investors in this group are generally older, ready to press on the brakes and work less yet still need a reliable source of income. Of the myriad opportunities available, one investment vehicle stands above the rest as far as …

Real Estate

The Ultimate Backpacking Guide to Vietnam

The backpacker scene<p>You’ll find the whole spectrum of backpackers in Vietnam. No matter the motivation, they’re here. Some come to see how the …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

There are $3 eats on Sunday in Tacoma’s Lincoln District, plus Lunar New Year entertainment

This Sunday, diners can check out as many of the Lincoln neighborhood’s restaurants as they can stomach during a $3 food stroll.<p>Ten restaurants will …

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

16 Essential Vietnamese Restaurants in OC’s Little Saigon

Few culinary traditions boast the kaleidoscopic range of flavors and textures of Vietnamese cuisine. Built on the principles of the five fundamental tastes (spicy, sour, bitter, salty, and sweet), what began initially as a food culture built around preserving food and avoiding waste evolved into …

This "Swiss Army Knife" Tiny House Is Just 96 Square Feet

If you and your belongings plan on co-existing peacefully inside the tiny home of your dreams, it's absolutely pertinent to come up with a game plan …

Tiny House Movement

Meet the unconventional portfolio manager who crushed Wall Street last year while barely watching the market

Alex Umansky may be one of the hottest portfolio managers on Wall Street right now, but you won't catch him scanning news headlines or closely monitoring the market.<p>He's probably deep in the weeds, researching new ideas and combing through financial statements, annual reports, and corporate …

Investing

This Is the Best Place to Live in Every State

MONEY finds the sweetest spots.<p>What’s the best place to live in your state? It should be someplace that pairs strong economic and educational …

Demographics

How to Sell a House in 2018: 5 Tips to Get the Edge This Year

If you want to know how to sell a house in 2018, face the facts: It's a new year, and that brings a new breed of home buyers to your front door. …

Real Estate

How to prepare for the end of the bull market

The vast majority of investors will be caught totally by surprise when this bull market in stocks finally comes to an end. Cultivating a healthy sense of skepticism will help protect you from the irrational exuberance that invariably accompanies a market top.<p>This is far easier said than done, …

Stock Markets

Top Vanguard Funds for Retirement Diversification | Investopedia

Choosing investments can feel overwhelming. There are thousands of investment choices for you to evaluate and choose from, especially when trying to …

Investing

Warren Buffett Just Won a 10-Year Million-Dollar Bet: Here's Why

Thanks to a twist of fate, he actually won $2.2 million. Following Buffett's lead, you could win big, too.<p>Superinvestor Warren Buffett has …

Investing

Want to Make More Money? Warren Buffett's Best Advice This Year | Inc.com

Ten years ago, investor Warren Buffett made a wager with Wall Street. This New Year, he won. "I argued that active investment management by professionals - in aggregate - would over a period of years under-perform the returns achieved by rank amateurs who simply sat still. I explained that the …

Investing
Investing

If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today - Update 25

This article is Update 25 to my original article entitled "If I Had to Build An Income Portfolio Today".<p>My original article laid out the basis and …

Investing

Robert Reich: Trump Voters, He’s Taking You For Suckers

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>Almost one year in, it’s time for another update for Trump voters on his election promises:<p>1. <b>He told</b> …

Digital residency pays off big for Estonia

Estonia is expected to get a 100-to-one-euro return on investment for its e-Residency program, which lets anybody start a business from afar. It is …

Icos

7 signs Apple may be slowing your old iPhone

When should you seek out Apple's new $29 battery replacement? Here are some pretty good indicators.<p>On Thursday, Apple apologized for failing to tell us the truth right away: The company had been secretly throttling the speed of older iPhones to keep them from unexpectedly shutting down. The fix? A …

Apps

Banks are looking to use artificial intelligence in almost every part of their business: Here's how it can boost profits

LONDON — Banks are getting excited about the potential of artificial intelligence in finance, with hopes that AI could both cut costs and boost revenues.<p>Artificial intelligence has advanced in recent years and financial services companies are now looking at its potential applications in both …

Artificial Intelligence

34 things you need to know about the incoming tax law

It's official. Congress has ushered through the first major tax overhaul since Ronald Reagan was president.<p>The measure, which President Trump signed into law on Friday, is about to shake up life for millions of Americans. It will redistribute the country's wealth. It could sway decisions about …